Fallen Driveis the story of a couple who arrives at their high school reunion with plans to exact revenge on a former classmate.
With a handful of characters living in moral ambiguity, this intense one-location thriller will keep you on the edge of your seat with anxiety-inducing scenes reminiscent of films by Alfred Hitchcock and the Safdie Brothers.
Fallen Drive had its world premiere at the 2023 Cinequest Film Festival, where its initial two screenings were so successful, the festival added a third.
Acclaim for Fallen Drive
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FALLEN DRIVE (2023) Review
By Felix Vasquez
“A powder keg of a thriller.”
“Packed with so many potent twists and enough healthy ambiguity that'll keep you debating long after the credits have rolled.”
FALLEN DRIVE: Revenge Noir with Complications
By Movie Gourmet
“An uncommonly textured revenge thriller, Fallen Drive should be a crowd-pleaser.”
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By Randy Myers
“An intriguing thriller... where things go deadly wrong.”
“Drive succeeds in curbing our enthusiasm for getting together by tapping into timely issues of this generation while telling an intriguing thriller that’s confined to an Airbnb where things go deadly wrong.”
The Essential Team
Writer, Director, Producer, Actor (Liam)
Acting credits include S.W.A.T. and NCIS: Los Angeles on CBS, Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists on ABC's Freeform Network, The Girl in the Woods on NBC's Peacock Network, and The Birch on Facebook Watch. He has written and directed a number of short films including Horned Frogs, Ex Addict, and Reckless Acts. Fallen Drive marks his feature film directorial debut.
Writer, Director, Co-Executive Producer
David is an award-winning director, helming a number of short films including Ex Addict, Reckless Acts, and Goodbye Again. Fallen Drive marks his feature film directorial debut.
Executive Producer, Actor (Ivy)
Maryana has been a successful content creator for many years, garnering a loyal following of over 700 thousand between YouTube and Instagram. Her acting credits include leading roles in the upcoming Lifetime film Bad Tenant and studio92 produced Horned Frogs.
Cash spent his childhood absorbed with filmmaking. He made YouTube videos, attended video production classes and bootcamps, and directed CCTV shows at the Portland Media Center in Portland, Maine. Then at 17 he moved to Los Angeles, and within a year he was on the set of Fallen Drive.
In addition to founding of the leading worldwide independent film magazine, MovieMaker, Timothy has produced and directed a number of films including the award-winning feature Men in Scoring Position and poker documentary No Limit.
Edwin has years of acting experience in titles such as Maggie (Hulu), Young Sheldon (CBS), Code Black (CBS), and Heroes (NBC). Later this year you can see him in Carry On, the Netflix thriller directed by Jaume Collet-Serra. Fallen Drive is his second collaboration with studio92, additionally acting in and producing Horned Frogs.
Director of Photography
Josua originally hails from Germany by way of Mongolia and is now based in Los Angeles. Through his multi-cultural background he is a true global citizen, which informs how he sees and captures the world on film. Josua's impressive body of work ranges from live broadcast to shorts and music videos, but he specializes in narrative fiction. His previous feature film credits include The Mongolian Connection and Harvest Moon, which was Mongolia's official 2022 entry to the Academy Awards for best international feature.
First Assistant Director, Associate Producer
Yelena immigrated to the United States, from Russia in 2018 and received her MFA in Directing from Chapman University. She has since been working as a Director's Assistant for one of Hollywood's veteran female directors, Martha Coolidge. As a writer/director, she is committed to making films centered around social issues and told from unique and diverse perspectives. Yelena has directed six short films and a TV pilot.
Kenji has done editing work for companies such as Disney, 20th Century Fox, Marvel, and Hulu. Fallen Drive is his first feature film.
Born and raised in Florence, Italy, Filippo works as a composer and orchestrator between Europe and Los Angeles. His recent credits include orchestrations for Gremlins: Secrets of the Mogway (HBO), Cobra Kai V (Netflix), Honor of Kings (Tencent Games). He has also been part of the music preparation team on projects such as The Mandalorian (Disney Plus), Fortnite (Epic Games), Fantastic Beasts (Warner Bros). Aside from film, his concert music has been played all around Italy receiving commissions from Italian music festivals (winner of the 2020 Ezio Bosso National Composition Competition).
With a diverse background from South Africa and England, Jakki brings a breadth of experience to her roles. Her television credits include Bosch: Legacy on freevee, Hollywood on Netflix, Criminal Minds: Beyond Borders on CBS and Deadly Delusions for the Lifetime channel. She has appeared in a number of feature films including The Dinner Parting and Sunset on the River Styx.
Phillip Andre Botello
Best known for his work opposite Jesse Eisenberg in the SXSW hit The Art of Self Defense, Julliard School of Drama graduate Phillip Andre Botello has appeared in over 70 film and television projects, garnering award recognition at numerous film festivals. Two of his previous films, The Dinner Parting and Sunset on the River Styx premiered at the Cinequest Film Festival. Phillip recently wrapped shooting the upcoming Universal Studios western The Night They Came Home.
Donald Clark Jr.
Donald's acting credits include Famous, written and directed by Michael Leoni, the Facebook Watch original series Turnt, Morgan's Secret Admirer on Hooked, and the feature film Roads, Trees and Honey Bees. Donald previously collaborated with Nick and David on their short film Goodbye Again.
Josh has years of theater experience, performing in productions of classics such as King Lear, Macbeth, and West Side Story. More recently he has made the transition to film and television with credits that include Criminal Minds on CBS, and the feature film Cagney and Lacey. Josh brings his unique brand of comedy to the role of Patrick in Fallen Drive.
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Runtime: 85 minutes
Location: Los Angeles County, CA
What's next for studio92?
In addition to seeking distribution for Fallen Drive, we're wrapping up post-produciton on our short film Horned Frogs.
For our next feature, Nick Cassidy and Tim Rhys wrote a screenplay titled Mischief Night, for which pre-produciton will begin shortly. Find more information on Mischief Night here.