The Butterfly, The Harp and The Timepiece

A story about a magic shop where no matter who you are you can get what you need. Stars Academy Award Winner Melissa Leo.

  • Rodney Vance
    Napa Valley Dreams
  • Joseph Lennon McCord
    Citizens United, the Movie; The Chronicles of Hollow Earth, the Next Race
  • Rodney Vance
    The Evidence, Lifestyle Magazine
  • Melissa Leo
    Mother's Day
  • Melissa Leo
    Key Cast
    The Fighter, Prisoners, Oblivion
  • Alex Ebert
    Key Cast
    All is Lost, A Most Violent Year, What to Expect When You're Expecting
  • Project Type:
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 45 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 1, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    25,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • None, awaiting world premiere
Director Biography - Rodney Vance

Rodney Vance directed the giant screen film 'Napa Valley Dreams' and worked as Head Writer on two multi-award winning television series (Lifestyle Magazine, The Evidence). He sold or was hired to write several screenplays and stage plays, one of which (Token) won the Judge's Choice Award in the Edward Albee International Playwriting Competition. He also wrote a published children's book called De'Monte Love (Visikid Books). He produced more than thirty stage plays and events, including an event for the Pan American Youth Congress at the Mexico City Sports Palace and one for a World Congress of Seventh-day Adventists at the New Orleans Superdome. He worked as an expert consultant in writing for the Government Accountability Office in Washington, D.C. and as a classical announcer for WGTS-FM in Washington D.C. and NPR member station WAUS-FM in southwestern Michigan.

He's Chair of the Department of Film and Television at La Sierra University in Riverside, CA, and a member of the Writers Guild, the Dramatist's Guild, the Television Academy, and, ahem, MENSA.

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Director Statement

Stories make us human by telling us who we are in the context of our family, our community, our spiritual community, and our nation. The stories we tell ourselves and each other determines a great deal of our behavior. To change the world - tell a new story.