When Dark Secrets Come To Light

Our lives are not determined by what happens to us but by how we react to what happens. A young women finally has the courage to confront her tragic story.


  • Best in Festival - Aspiring Minds Film Festival (Dec 2014, Pleasant Hill, CA)
  • Official Selection - POST MORTEM  (September 2015, Aguascalientes, Mexico)
  • Best in Festival - Opificer Media Student Film Festival (November 2015, Brentwood, CA)
  • Best Actress (Connie Jo Sechrist) - Opificer Media Student Film Festival (November 2015, Brentwood, CA)
  • Best Writting - - Opificer Media Student Film Festival (November 2015, Brentwood, CA)
  • Official Selection -Pictoclik Showcase: Battle of the Film Schools (November 2015, San Francisco, California)
  • Official Selection - Blackbird Film Festival (December 2015, Cortland, New York)
  • Official Selection -Ozark Shorts (January 2016, Lamar, Missouri)
  • Official Selection - Ouchy Film Awards (July 2016, Lausanne, Switzerland)
  • Official Selection - Shortz! Film Festival (September 2017, Chico, CA) 
  • Official Selection - Qabila Film Festival (Ocober, 2015, Greek Campus, American University in Egypt)



Connie Jo Sechrist - Kate

Teresa Navarro - Monica

Vin Parr - Jeremy

Mike Guerra - Steve

Kevin Hayer - Caesar

Darva Campbell - Meeting Attendee

Ilona Horvath - Meeting Attendee

Yi Li- Meeting Attendee

Derrick Schrijn - Meeting Attendee

Joshua Charlesworth - Meeting Attendee

Blake Bauman - Party Guest

Bo! Campbell - Party Guest

Tony Alfaro - Party Guest


Director - Tony Alfaro

Produced by - Connie Jo SechristTony Alfaro

Executive producer - Vin Parr

Story By - Tony AlfaroBo! CampbellVin ParrKevin HayerBlake BaumanDerrick SchrijnA

Written By - Tony Alfaro

Cinematography by - Vin Parr

Camera Operator - Tony AlfaroBo! CampbellVin Parr

Slate - Darva Campbell

Gaffer - Joshua CharlesworthYi LiKyle OlveraVin Parr

Location Manager - Blake Bauman 

Makeup Artist - Darva Campbell

Wardrobe Supervisor - Darva Campbell

Assistant Director - Blake Bauman , Bo! CampbellKevin Hayer

Sound - Kyle OlveraDerrick Schrijn

Boom Operator - Derrick SchrijnJoshua Charlesworth

Editing - Tony Alfaro 

Original Score - Jared Newman

Sound Mixer - Cody BlumenthalTony Alfaro

Additional Dialogue Recordist - Derrick Schrijn

Color Corrector - Cody Blumenthal

Production Assistants - Cody BlumenthalApril CampbellIlona Horvath

Behind the Scenes Filming - Ilona HorvathYi LiDerrick Schrijn

Credits - Derrick Schrijn

Special Thanks - Simone Benech and Community Presbyterian Church

Behind The Scenes