Some Beasts

Filmmaker Biography:

Some Beasts Movie Poster

Some Beasts – Cameron Nelson

Cameron Bruce Nelson is a 2014 IFP Narrative Lab Fellow, who has written and directed several short films that have screened widely on the U.S. festival circuit. His first feature, Some Beasts, was one of five features selected for U.S. in Progress-Wroclaw and was a recipient of an Austin Film Society post-production grant. Nelson serves as the technical director at the Lone Star Film Festival and as an assistant programmer for Videofest. He lives in Dallas, TX.

Film Synopsis:

Working in an insular farming community in Appalachia, Sal Damon, a modern-day Thoreau, seeks solace from a past relationship. After a sudden death in the community and the discovery of a feral child living on the lam, Sal must reconcile his place in a world that lives outside of the law.

Some Beasts is the debut feature of Dallas writer/director Cameron Bruce Nelson, and stars Frank Mosley (Upstream Color), Lindsay Burdge (A Teacher), and Heather Kafka (Pit Stop).

This film was made possible with the generous support and partnership of IFP, USin- Progress, the Austin Film Society, and the Dallas Video Association.


Thursday, March 23, 2017: North Central Louisiana Arts Council, Ruston, LA, 7:00 PM CT
Friday, March 24, 2017: Arts Council of Central Louisiana, Alexandria, LA, 7:00 PM CT
Monday, March 27, 2017: Tropic Cinema/Key West Film Society, Key West, FL, 6:30 PM ET
Tuesday, March 28, 2017: Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA, 7:00 PM ET
Wednesday, March 29, 2017: Opening Nights Performing Arts/Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL, 7:30 PM ET
Thursday, March 30, 2017: Broward College Foundation, Davie, FL, 7:30 PM ET
Friday, March 31, 2017: Miami-Dade Co. Dept. of Cultural Affairs/South Miami-Dade Cultural Center, Cutler Bay, FL, 8:30 PM ET

Film Trailer (Taken from Indie Memphis FF 2015):