Private Project

Back of House

'Back of House' is a 9 and a half minute short film drama about a woman being taken advantage of by her boss in more ways than one.

'Back of House' follows Elsie, a woman in her mid-twenties working at a cafe, as she uncovers her manager's intentions regarding her and their romantic relationship. This is happening as the cafe is facing pandemic-related shutdown, which forces a financially strapped Elsie to seek commitment.

  • Charles Mahood
  • Charles Mahood
  • Julie Amuedo
    Key Cast
  • Keith Nussbaum
    Key Cast
  • David Kennedy
    Assistant Director
  • Matt Ragsdale
    Sound Mixers
  • Ian Cooper
    Sound Mixers
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  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 25, 2022
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Film Color:
    Black & White
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Director Biography - Charles Mahood

Charles Mahood is a video producer and editor from St. Louis, MO, currently living in Kansas City, MO, with a BA in Communication and a concentration in Journalism from Truman State University.

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