Strongroom tells the story of Mickey, a small-time gangster, who stores all of his bank robbery loot in a safe under the watch of his sister, Lila. But when Mickey brings a new employee over to the house, Lila plans on being anything but a gracious host and it's apparent that the money might not be that safe after all.
Strongroom was shot on location in Elkhorn, WI in 2016 and is currently making its way through the festival circuit. The film was written and directed by Megan St. John and stars Stephanie Wohar, Cooper Johnson, and Brian Walsh. For more information on the Strongroom, please visit www.strongroomfilm.com.
After small town girl Gracie convinces her best friend, BJ, that they could make it big in Hollywood if they only had a little dough, the pair sets out to rob the town bank. But Gracie's plans are foiled when two boys happen to rob the bank at the same time and end up getting away with all of the cash. Now, with no money and no way of getting to California, Gracie will stop at nothing to get back her share of the robbery.
Broiled was filmed on location in DeKalb County, IL in the summer of 2014, with post-production wrapping in the winter of 2015. The film is currently making its way through the festival circuit and played at numerous festivals in 2016, winning "Best Illinois Film" and "Best Supporting Actress" (Elizabeth Steinholt as "BJ") at the Blue Whiskey Independent Film Festival, as well as "Best Dark Comedy" at the Festigious Film Festival. Broiled was written and directed by Megan St. John and stars Elizabeth Stenholt, Megan St. John, Andrew Klass, Jack Dwyer, Julie Mitre, Brian Walsh, Barbara Doyle, Kevin Edwards, and Kyle Dee. For more information on the film, please visit www.broiledthefilm.com.