Rival of Deception
In the Spring 2015 Intro to Video Production course, students in one of my two lab sections opted to produce an original short screenplay drafted by their fellow classmate, John Skelton. John's story was arguably on the melodramatic side, but his ace in the hole to maintain believability was to provide the director and crew with solid performances vis-a-vis two student actors he had studied with in CCP drama courses prior to enrolling in my class.
The intense drama ensues when Mercy. one of the main characters, stumbles upon an devastating email on his fiancee's computer.
There are two edited versions included here, each revealing the story in a slightly different fashion, and each attempting to resolve the many difficulties students faced in trying to take on an ambitious project such as this.