Barnes & The Box

A tale that mixes film noir with colorful cerebral twists and turns. A thrilling mystery following the all-but-famous Detective Dennis Barnes P.P.I. (Paranormal Private Investigator) in his search for THE TRUTH! His local town is plagued by a woman’s sudden disappearance, and the only thing to blame is a mysterious BOX and a FREAK in a RAINBOW MASK. Have no fear – Detective Dennis Barnes is on the case!

  • Zachary Goodspeed
    Director
    Bat and Mask, Her Mess
  • Zachary Goodspeed
    Writer
    Bat and Mask
  • Zachary Goodspeed
    Producer
    Bat and Mask, Her Mess
  • Mike Nolan
    Producer
    Bat and Mask
  • Tim Flynn
    Producer
  • Frank Mahar
    Producer
    Bat and Mask
  • Zac Goodspeed
    Key Cast
    “Young Dennis Barnes”
    Modern Family, Mad Men, House Party Tonight’s the Night
  • Tim Flynn
    Key Cast
    “Detective Dennis Barnes”
    Bat and Mask
  • Ryan Burke
    Key Cast
    “Chip Daniels”
    Bat and Mask
  • Mike Nolan
    Key Cast
    “William Thorton”
    Bat and Mask
  • Angela Wilgenbusch
    Key Cast
    “Maggie Stacks”
  • Frank Mahar
    Key Cast
    “Retired Chief Eugene”
    Bat and Mask
  • Project Type:
    Feature
  • Runtime:
    1 hour 6 minutes 30 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 24, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    2.39:1
  • Film Color:
    Black & White and Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Private Screening at John & Nancy Hughes Theater
    Lake Forest, IL
    United States
    October 31, 2020
Director Biography - Zachary Goodspeed

Zachary loves making films. He grew up learning how to create content within the walls of his hometown church in Flint, MI. He then moved to Hollywood to focus on his acting career. He found success working on such shows as Modern Family, Mad Men, and True Jackson VP. He’s learned a lot from those experiences and now is happily married living in the north suburbs of Chicago and creating when inspiration strikes.

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Director Statement

It started as a looping track and a short story told by a dear friend. It then blossomed from those seeds into something that will bend and twist your brain begging you to stay present and be ok with always figuring it out.... enjoy.