2015 Schedule
Interactive: March 13–17  •  Film: March 13–21  •  Music: March 17–22

Detective Calzone

Friday, March 13
9:30PM - 11:14PM

Detective Lenny Calzone works with his crime lab technician ex-wife, Michelle. Though he longs for something more, rising alimony payments are keeping him bound. One night, when a new piece of evidence arrives for an unsolved case, he’s faced with a truth that he can no longer ignore.

Section: Texas Shorts Competition
Premiere Status: World Premiere
Country: USA
Year: 2014
Runtime: 8min

Director: Austin Tolin

Producer: Austin Tolin, Nathan Smith, Michael Bartnett

Screenwriter: Austin Tolin

Cinematographer: Nathan Smith

Editor: Austin Tolin

Sound Designer: Eric Friend

Music: Brooks Ball, Anthony Davis

Additional Credits: 1st Assistant Director: Michael Mobley, Art Director: Rachel Immaraj, Sound Recordists: Rod Nino, Damion Haux, 1st Assistant Camera: Esther Garcia, Gaffer: Emmett Kerr-Perkinson

Principal Cast: Byron Brown, Adriene Mishler, Lashonda Lester, Kirk Johnson


Austin Tolin was born and raised in Tulsa, OK. Since completing the Radio-Television-Film program at the University of Texas, he has resided in Austin. His debut short film, ‘The Dividing Line’, was released in 2014.

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