The Waystation

What happens when you find yourself trapped between heaven and hell? In a barren landscape - desperate to escape, desperate to survive - and your only lifeline is The Waystation? Starring Charlene Amoia,, Michaeal Antosy and Marianne Muellerleile, this short film examines the consequences of choices and how each choice a person makes can impact the rest of their life. Choices... good, bad and sometimes evil. We never know what they'll bring.

  • Shea E. Butler
    "The Trial of Ben Barry"
  • Shea E. Butler
    The Trial of Ben Barry
  • Shea E. Butler
    The Trial of Ben Barry
  • Charlene Amoia
    Key Cast
  • Michael Antosy
    Key Cast
  • Marianne Muellerleile
    Key Cast
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Women
  • Runtime:
    18 minutes 53 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 31, 2016
  • Production Budget:
    15,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Shea E. Butler

Shea is an award-winning filmmaker for her short films “The Trial of Ben Barry,” “The Waystation,” and the 2017 web series, “Trouble Creek.” She recently completed the short film, “Finding Home” and the feature film script, “Dare,” which she plans to direct in 2019.

Shea’s an alumni of Ryan Murphy’s Half Foundation Directing Fellowship and the Warner Bros. Television Director’s Workshop. She’s been a development executive, a segment producer for reality TV and a script supervisor for television and film with an MA in TV & Film. She’s a member of the Writers Guild, IATSE 871, Alliance of Women Directors and the Television Academy of Arts and Sciences, Sisters In Crime and the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators.

She is a certified scuba diver and avid horsewoman and was on a polo team that won a U.S. National 5 Goal Polo Championship. Born in Cairo, Egypt to American parents living abroad, Shea has traveled extensively throughout the world, her most recent trip being a horseback riding safari through the Okavango Delta in Botswana. Website:

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