Best Screenplay Nominee - Fredrick Johnson

After Hours Trading

Year: 2017 | Country: United States | Duration: 102 minutes

Filmmaker: Fredrick Johnson

Fredrick Johnson is an award-winning filmmaker who has made short films,
documentaries, commercials and music videos. The Crimes of Pittsburgh is his first feature film as a writer/director. His films have won many awards, including the CINE Eagle and the Coca-Cola
Refreshing Filmmaker’s Award, and his work has screened at festivals around the world, including
the South-by- Southwest Film Festival; the Deauville Festival of American Film; the AFI Los Angeles International Film Festival; the Atlanta Film Festival; CineAsia Hong Kong; ShoWest Las Vegas; the One World Human Rights Film Festival (Prague, Czech Republic); and the Pan-African Film Festival (Los Angeles). Fred was born in Pittsburgh and earned an MFA from the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California. Miraj Grbic is a film, TV, and Theatre actor born in Sarajevo, Bosnia and herzegovina, Yugoslavia. Best known for his roles in Mission Impossible Ghost Protocol, Hailma’s Path, and The Hunting Party.

Synopsis: "Desperate for cash, a twenty-something college dropout teams up with a shady Eastern European con artist. But when he discovers his new partner-in-crime is on a mission to rescue a human trafficking victim, he must decide if he's in or out."