The Dog Walker

A thief posing as a dog walker returning a dog to his owners winds up in a fight for his life when he discovers the couple's home has a dark side.

  • Genia Starcev
  • Anita Williams
  • Kyle J. Tran
  • Daniel R. Cooper
  • Tanya Huston
  • Kenneth King
    Key Cast
  • Russell Erik Kohlmann
    Key Cast
  • Lily Buchanan
    Key Cast
    "The Girl"
  • Irina Abrahams
    Key Cast
  • Ashley Formento
    Key Cast
    "DCF Worker"
  • Tanya Huston
    Key Cast
    "Police Officer"
  • Paul Chen
    Key Cast
    "Police Officer"
  • Jeff DeSisto
    Key Cast
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  • Genres:
    Drama, Suspense, Thriller
  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 34 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    January 27, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    10,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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Director Biography - Genia Starcev

Genia is a Russian born American director, writer, producer, actress, and comedian.

She started acting in theater plays when she was 14 years old and made her first movie when she was 18. After immigrating to the US in 2001, she enrolled in Directing Classes at HB Studio and spent 4 years studying with Alexey Burago, the founder and artistic director of The Russian Arts Theatre and Studio.

Genia has produced and directed several short and feature films, web series and theatre plays.

In 2017 Genia was a judge for an online writing competition and directed the winning short script A Dog Walker. In 2018 she won the Best Supporting Actress Award in Planet Connections Theatre Festivity for her part of Serenity the Witch in the play “Man Frog and Other People”.

Currently, she is a member of Necessary I.T.E.M.S. Project – an award-winning independent experimental theater company based in NYC. She is also the creator of and acting in “How 2 Tuesdays”, “Ask a Bikini Model” and “Russian HR Lady” series on New Media Comedy TV – an Instagram and YouTube comedy channel.

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