Private Possession

A seven minute psychological horror film about what a mental breakdown looks like from the inside.

  • Gabriel Kipling Tyner
    Director
    The Fallen, They Tried To Cut Florida In Half, Steroids are bad for the brain
  • Gabriel Kipling Tyner
    Writer
    The Fallen, They Tried To Cut Florida In Half, Steroids are bad for the brain
  • Rick Parrish
    Producer
  • Tatiana Warden
    Key Cast
    "Kassandra"
  • Mark Provance
    Key Cast
    "Father Thomas"
  • Brett Pokorny
    Key Cast
    "John"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    horror, faithbased, scifi, thriller
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 15 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 13, 2022
  • Production Budget:
    7,655 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Gabriel Kipling Tyner

Gabriel Tyner is an independent producer and director based in Central Florida. He has been a photographer since 1989, but by 1991 he started filming and editing his own movies. After getting a degree in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Florida, he worked as a director and producer at TV20 in Gainesville, Florida. Not satisfied with the film scene in Gainesville, he took a job with Fox News in Orlando. While in Orlando, Gabriel storytelling skills progressed to winning small festivals. In 2012, he moved down to South Florida to Teach TV and Film. While there he joined the board of directors for the Society of Professional Journalists and started working with Eye on South Florida news. At Eye on South Florida, Gabriel became a skilled producer and editor. He even directed his own cooking show called "Digin' Y'all" for the CW. In 2018, His first short film “The Fallen” got national attention on PBS. Currently, he has an episodic show on Amazon Prime about the music scene in Florida called "Cypress Sessions." His latest film "Private Possession" is about the invisible influences that heed us from reaching our goals, and is currently on the film festival circuit.

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Director Statement

What would a mental breakdown look like from the inside? Based on CS Lewis' book "The Screwtape Letters", follow Uncle Thomas as he struggles to fix those around him, while overcoming his own demons. His nephew, John, hopes to make lots of money by building a Tesla machine, so that his wife Cassandra can be comfortable, but the darkness has other plans. This story is about shedding light on the invisible forces that influence us. Through this film, we hope to show that there is an answer to the darkness and that these possibilities can brighten any situation.