Red River County

: Narrative Feature
GENRE: Horror
STATUS: Pre-Production


In the remote region of Red River County, Texas... horrible secrets are about to be discovered... whatever you do... don't go to the sawmill.



Ma and Pa do not hide their racist beliefs... Their oldest son, Josh, doesn't either... but, he DOES hide his unspeakable impulses... Wade, his younger brother, knows ALL of their sick secrets... the ghosts that haunt their house have told him.    


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Cody Cowell - role of Pa

Mr. Cowell is an imposing 6'4 with a dramatic baratone voice.

He is a PRO- Beach Volley Ball player and loves studying martial arts.

David Lockhart - role of Detective Todd McCammon

Mr. Lockhart has trained at the American Conservatory Theatre in San Francisco. His stage credits include Spring Storm, Misalliance, Bodies and Hearts, and In The Face Of The Monster.

He was a writer, producer and correspondent for the show Internet Tonight (National cable channel TechTV); which won two regional Emmy's for "Best Entertainment Program" and "Best Educational Special."

David's independent film credits as a Lead include Minty The Assassin, Impression, Mere Mortals, Way Down In Chinatown, Last Shot, Hunt For The Macguffin, Alice In Storeageland and The Crow: Purgatory. 

Mr. Lockhart is also Founder of the non- profit arts charity Artistspalooza, which 'empowers artists to empower the world!' 


Troy Mittleider - role of Officer Troy Givens

Mr. Mittleider is a former Marine with Honors. He graduated from the School of Infantry with Top Secret Clearance with the State Department.

Troy studies at the Actor's Circle Theatre under coach Arthur Mendoza. He has studied extensively the art of Classical Theatre.

Troy starred in Waide Riddle's short silent film, Something Wicked Dwells.



For Troy Mittleider's Interview via YouTube - 

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C.J. Brady - role of Buds Brother

C.J. Brady hails from Seattle! He was one of the Leads in Waide Ridde's short silent film, Something Wicked Dwells. 

Presently, C.J. is studying with The Goundlings.    

Aaron Glazer - Producer/ Production Designer

Mr. Glazer was the Production Designer on Mr. Riddle's short film "Something Wicked Dwells."

Mikael Sharafyan - Wardrobe/ Dresser

Mr. Sharafyan is a graduate of the Fashion Institute of Design & Merchandising with a focus on the Advanced Study Program in Theatre Costume Design. He is a recipient of the Warnaco Scholarship. Mikael has designed for the Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles and has worked as a Cutter/ Digitizer at Silvia's Costumes, Inc. Hollywood. While at Silvia's, Mikael, had the honor of working with and being mentored by Academy Award- Winning Costume Designer Colleen Atwood and Emmy Award Winner Designer Peter Menefee. 

In 2011, Mr. Sharafyan was awarded Best Costume Designer at the L.A. Cinema Festival in Hollywood for the music video "Disasteroid," which as presented to him by actress Tippi Hedren.  

Waide Riddle - Writer, producer, director

Waide is the winner of 9 national poetry awards. His poems have been published in the Los Angeles Times, The Park Record Utah, California Quarterly, The Horror Zine. Com, The Horror Zine. Com Summer Digest 2012  and many other literary journals. 

His short story "Lovers' Morning Hold" was published in the anthology "Best Gay Love Stories 2005."

Mr. Riddle's story poem "The Chocolate Man: A Children's Horror Tale" CD story is a radio favorite at KUT AM Radio Austin at Halloween.

Waide has written, produced and directed four short films: Two Men Kissing, Washington Park, Lost Hills, California and Something Wicked Dwells/ The Silent Film. His films have premiered at Cannes Film Festival, Palm Springs Short Fest and over 50 other international film fests. 

UCLA Library of Special Collections has archived over 30 of his literary works.

As for Waide's 'day job'... he is a DJ whose music library consists of Classic Rock, Golden Oldies, Classic Soul & R & B, Today's Country and 1980's Dance vinyl. 

Red River County is Mr. Riddle's first feature to direct.  


Matthew Colchamiro - Editor

Mr. Colchamiro was the editor on Waide Riddle's first short film, Two Men Kissing.

He is an award- winning ProMax editor.

Currently, Matthew is cutting the indie feature "Naked Nerve Endings."

Christopher Morrison - Stunt Choreographer

Mr. Morrison is a director, writer, stunt choreographer who has worked on over 100 theatrical productions and films.

"... less than kind," the short film he wrote and directed, premiered out- of- competition at Cannes in 2008. He is a staff writer for Inland Lakes Productions and is slated to direct their first feature, "Double." He also has four produced plays to his credit. 

Christopher was the Stunt Choreographer on Waide Riddle's short film, "Something Wicked Dwells." 

Ron Geren - role of Buds Brother

Mr. Geren earned his BA in acting from San Francisco State University and attended the American Conservatory Theatre Master's Program. His credits include co- starring along side Paul Sorvino in "Greetings From The Shore" and a recurring role as Quentin on the "Drew Carey Show." Ron has fifteen national commercials to his credit including AT&T.

Ron feels very much at home on stage, starring as Buddy Holly in "Be Bop a lu la" at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland. His Los Angeles credits include "Around The World In Eighty Days" and "Merry Wives Of Windsor" performed at the Culver City Performing Arts Theatre.

Mr. Geren is also an accomplished voice over artist, director and photographer. 

Thomas Blankenship - role of Buds Brother


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