Cast: Brian Beck, Paul Coughlan, Eileen Carey, Michael Sheridan, Lillian Sheridan
Director: Michael Sheridan
Writer: Story by Michael Sheridan; Screenplay by Michael Sheridan, Brian Beck
Synopsis: A detective and his bumbling police officer sidekick must discover the truth behind a dead body found inside the apartment of a bickering couple.
Release Date: 2002
Murder by Accusation began as an experiment in digital filmmaking. It ended up as a fun piece of comedy that was shot in 2002.
The short was filmed using a mini-DV camera, edited utilizing Adobe Premiere 6.2 and Final Cut Pro 3.0.
I developed and directed the comedy, which starred Paul Coughlan and Brian Beck (both of whom co-wrote the screenplay with me).
The story follows Detective O’Brien (Coughlan) and Officer Harris (Beck) as they attempt to unravel the mysterious death of a man inside the house of a deceptively happy married couple.
In the end, the film was a lot of fun to make, and made us all laugh when we watched it.