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Short Films- Competitive
The Letter Carrier
Canada, 2016, 18 min., Color, English
BLOCK 3 1860. A dark fairytale folklore in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virginia. The story of a boy and his family hidden from slavery and a parent's will to protect their freedom at all costs...
Jesse L Martin, Rick Cosnett
Jesse L.Martin
Betty Dubney, Melissa B Kyle, Patrick Sabongul
Kim C. Miles
Production Design
Tyler Bishop Harron
Carlos Valdes, Kenton Gilchrist
Candus Churchill, Julia Harnett, Tyler Layton-Olson, Serena Crouse, Mariesa Crouse, Gary Starkell, Jaelen Harnett
Costume Design
Syretta Wootton

Director Bio
Jesse L. Martin is an American actor and singer. He is best known for originating the role of Tom Collins in the musical 'Rent' (On Broadway as well as in the Film), NYPD Detective Ed Green for Ten seasons on 'Law & Order' and most recently Detective Joe West on 'The Flash'. Jesse founded Jim Butler Productions, wrote the Script and Lyrics for 'The Letter Carrier' and Co Directed the film. Rick Cosnett is an actor, producer and director. Born and raised in Zimbabwe his passion for acting has recently resulted in his portrayal of beloved characters on 'Quantico', 'The Flash' and 'The Vampire Diaries', in addition to feature films and acclaimed stage productions. 'The Letter Carrier' marks his directorial film debut. Rick has a long anticipated directing and producing project in the works, to shoot in Africa.