Joe Bailey, Jr.’s
first feature-length film.  After graduating from the University of Texas School of Law, Joe began working as a cinematographer and sound recordist in Austin.  Finishing up a postdoctoral fellowship at the law school in 2009, he enrolled in Steve Mims’ Production Two course.  A conversation after class about clemency, criminal process, and forensic science went on for days, and became this film.


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Steve Mims’s

award-winning short films have screened widely in festivals and on television.  The New York Times' Vincent Canby called his film AUNT HALLIE "A treasure...which belongs on everybody's list of the top ten funniest films ever made."  Mims's 2010 SXSW Showcase HONORARIUM was hailed as "a stunner of a short" by Marc Savlov for the Austin Chronicle.  His feature film THE PERFECT SPECIMEN premiered at SXSW and on SHOWTIME.  He has made music videos for Webb Wilder, Stephen Bruton, Los Straitjackets, the Austin Lounge Lizards and Billy Joe Shaver that have aired on MORE MUSIC, TNN, CMT, GAC, CMT EUROPE, M2 and MTV.  Television broadcasts include ITALIAN PUBLIC TELEVISION, CAMPUS NETWORK, USA NETWORK, ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT, THE LEARNING CHANNEL, and PBS.  Mims enjoys teaching through the University of Texas and Austin Film Works.