American Vice

It all started when teacher, Kelly Busch began embezzling from her school under the guidance of vice principal Ellen Boone. Over time, their takes got bigger and their partnership blossomed into an affair. But when the new principal looks into the school's messy finances, it forces their hand. Will Kelly stay in her simple, suburban life with her husband, Scott or pursue an exotic life on the lam with Ellen?

Independent Shorts Awards
Silver for Best Comedy Short / Silver for Best Acting Duo / Bronze for Best Student Director

Los Angeles Film Awards
Winner of Honourable Mention


Writer & Director: Emma Gobillot
Producers: Zach Nagin & Kylan Tang
Associate Producers: Anatola Pabst & Meg Rice
Production Designer: Jin Rhim

Cinematographer & Colourist: Vihan Shah
Assistant Camera: Lucy Smith-Williams, Allison Cavanaugh
Gaffer: Diego Llaca
Key Grip: Kyle Schmidt, John Zeng, Lucas Mestrallet

© Vihan Shah 2024