The Interrogation – Short Film


“The Interrogation” is a ‘light’ comedy about a hard-nosed detective who ruthlessly questions an unlikely suspect.  The short script was written by John Whetstone who won the 2nd Palm Street Films short script contest, was produced by award-winning filmmaker Dawn Fields, directed by Drew Mylrea, crowdfunded through and shot by cinematographer Kevin Pham in October of 2012 in Los Angeles.

The film had its world premiere at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and its Los Angeles premiere Dances With Films.

Be sure to “like” our Facebook page.



  • Produced by: Dawn Fields
  • Producer: James Popiden
  • Co-Producer: Debbie Rankin
  • Writer: John Whetstone
  • Director: Drew Mylrea
  • DP: Kevin Pham
  • 1st AC: Michael Chomieneic
  • Gaffer: Spencer Smith
  • Key Grip: Chris Warren
  • 1st AD: Ellie Drosdick
  • Still Photographer: Kim Marra
  • Makeup: Joanna Berdzinska
  • Wardrobe: Sasha Drosdick
  • Sound: Ted Short
  • PA Lily Granados
  • PA Natalie Cueva
  • Sound Design & Mix: Steve Lesieur
  • Original Music: CutshawKane
  • Edited by: Dawn Fields
  • 3D Sequencing: Enrique Q. Barajas
  • DI Assembly: Chris Salmassy
  • DI Color: Russell Bishop

Executive Producers:

  • Richard Kraus
  • Todd Niemi
  • James Popiden
  • Debbie Rankin
  • Phillip Kim Marra
  • Robert Horowitz
  • Sarah Rochelle
  • Susanne Leviness
  • Robert Hammond
  • Robert Pressley
  • Marcus Bradford
  • Roger Petefish
  • Sarah Mercer Chatel
  • Tron Griffin

Associate Producers:

  • Scott Geiter
  • Adam Greenhaus
  • K. D. Richardson
  • Kenneth Lemm
  • SetiTheWriter
  • Colin Chick

Special Thanks:

  • Valerie and Brian Shields
  • Roland Canamar
  • Steven Nash
  • Glenn Rosenblum
  • Cinda Snow
  • Holly Wampler
  • Jerome Wilhort
  • Joseph Greene
  • Christine Koehler
  • Robert Manni
  • Brian K. Heller
  • Robin Lara
  • Bill Ku

Thanks to the cast, the crew and all of those who donated to make this film possible!  We could not have done it without you!