At What Cost

At What Cost is a crime thriller short film that tells a story about A young boy Ezekiel seeks to find money for his sick mother’s treatment. Ezekiel comes across challenging situations and tragic events due to his past with his family back tracks him from achieving his goal. These situations makes him even more desperate to do anything to get his mother’s treatment, even if it comes to doing something he may regret in the long run.

  • Jalen Tellis
  • Jalen Tellis
  • Jalen Tellis
  • Terence Blanton
    Key Cast
    "Ezekiel "
  • Tammie Prince
    Key Cast
    "Doctor Johnson "
  • Mr Brown
    Key Cast
    "Mr. Brown "
  • Chacadyah Prince
    Key Cast
  • Gabriel Lopez
    Key Cast
  • Seivon Brown
    Key Cast
    "Thug 1"
  • Sedell Brown
    Key Cast
    "Thug 2"
  • Whitesand
  • Redemption Music
  • Session Studios
  • Project Type:
  • Genres:
    Thriller, Drama, Crime
  • Runtime:
    26 minutes 18 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 17, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    30 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Gold Star Movie Awards

    December 31, 2021
    Best Short
  • Golden Reel International Film Festival

    January 1, 2022
    Best Social Drama
  • New Jersey Film Awards

    March 1, 2022
    Best Director of a Short, Best Actor of a Short
  • Indie Short Fest

    March 5, 2022
    Honor Mention of Best Young Filmmaker
  • Cinemount International Film Festival
    December 22, 2022
    Best Actor Male
Director Biography - Jalen Tellis

My name is Jalen Tellis. I am an African American Film director and I discovered my passion for filmmaking when I was little, I always had these crazy and amazing ideas that I would love to bring to life and I think filmmaking is the best way to do so.

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