Betrayal

This Crime/Drama short film is about a gangster name David who has turn his back on his mob friends. The mob boss kidnaps David's sister and leaves him for dead. Fueled by revenge, David must rise up and rescue his sister.

  • Jerry Garcia
    Director
  • Jerry Garcia
    Writer
  • Isaias Sandoval
    Producer
  • Jerry Garcia
    Producer
  • Jerry Garcia
    Key Cast
    "David"
  • Annette Stark
    Key Cast
    "Laura"
  • Steve Sinatra
    Key Cast
    "Anthony"
  • Chris Banks
    Key Cast
    "James"
  • Charles Riley
    Key Cast
    "Todd"
  • Keith Wells
    Key Cast
    "Ethan"
  • Nick (Wolff) Quintana
    Key Cast
    "Kyle"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Drama, Crime, Action
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes 25 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    September 20, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Black Magic
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Art Institute of San Antonino
  • Art Institute of San Antonio
    San Antonio , Texas
    United States
    December 16, 2019
    North America Premiere
    Offical Selection /Winner: Best Cinematography
  • Hollywood Blood Horror Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    February 8, 2020
    Los Angeles
    Offical Selection /Winner: Best Crime Short
  • Independent Shorts Awards
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    March 14, 2020
    Offical Selection /Winner: Best Crime Short and Best Action Short
  • IndieX Film Fest
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    March 28, 2020
    Offical Selection /Semi-Finalist
  • Kosice International Monthly Film Festival

    Slovakia
    May 11, 2020
    Slovakia Premiere
    Frist Time Director/ Official Selection
  • Vesuvius International Monthly Film Fest
    Campania
    Italy
  • Monthly Indie Shorts

    United States
    June 1, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Indie Short Fest
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    June 6, 2020
    Finalist
  • Silicon Beach Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    December 13, 2020
    Official Selection
  • Super Indie Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    March 21, 2021
    Honorable Mention
  • Austin International Art Festival
    Austin, TX
    United States
    March 26, 2021
    Austin Premiere
    Award Winner: Best First-Time Filmmaker Short
  • V.i.z. Film Fest

    United States
    April 20, 2021
    Official Selection
  • ONYKO Films Awards

    United States
    May 1, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Accord Cine Fest

    United States
    May 3, 2021
    Award Winner: Best Crime Short and Best Student Short
  • Cooper Awards

    United States
    May 5, 2021
    Official Selection
  • Hollywood Indie Film Awards
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    May 5, 2021
    Award Winner: Best Student Short Film
Director Biography - Jerry Garcia

Jerry Garcia was born in Laredo, Texas on Jan. 31, 1992. He moved to San Antonio where he graduated with a Bachelor's of Fine Arts Degree in 2019. While in film school, he acted, edited, wrote and directed short films. His latest one was BETRAYAL, a short crime/drama film. It has been shown in film festivals in 2020 and 2021 where it won several awards including Best Crime Short and Best First-Time Director. He founded Viva La Films Productions in 2018 which is based in San Antonio, Texas. He is planning on moving to Austin, Texas to resume his filmmaking career.

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