*LAFP 2012 Founders Circle Grant Recipient*
The traditional idea of a crook is exploited and challenged in this intense drama that faces off a downtrodden ex-loan officer with the CEO of his former employer, Republic Bank and Trust, in an unflinching examination into the faults and failures that created the American mortgage crisis.
Directed By: Phillip Jordan Brooks
Produced By: Kendrick Hudson
Written By: Phillip J. Brooks and Byron Taylor
Starring: Scott Gannon Patton, Luke Eddy, Kurt DeVille, Mary Thoma, Bill Gallmann, and Leah Catherine Thompson
Gallery of Stills
Phillip Jordan Brooks was born in Shreveport, LA. He graduated from Caddo Magnet High School and immediately thereafter, he joined the Marine Corps, earning a few ribbons alongside an honorable discharge, after his four year contract expired. Months later he enrolled in Centenary College and began studying film theory and theater. Four years later he graduated from Centenary with a BA in Communications. After a couple years of directing commercials, D.I.Y. shorts, and doing other odd jobs (like waiting tables and making pizzas), he began work in the professional field of location management for major motion pictures, which he still does to this day.
Phillip is a writer, a musician, a photographer, an actor, a painter, an adventurer and a dreamer.