Things I Missed

When a dysfunctional family has to cope with tragedy, loss, and disposal of assets, they find a roadmap to healing in a personal narrative that could help them discover all the things they missed. This film was created for the Louisville 2019 48 hour film project and took home several awards including audience choice.
Genre that was pulled “family film”
Required character: award winning author “Tilden Kefauver”
Required prop: a ticket
Required line of dialogue: “I’m not sure....can I call a friend?”

  • Herschel Zahnd
    Girl Number Three, On My Way To Hell, Lost In Time
  • Megg Ward
  • Richard Maxson
    A Horse A Piece
  • Herschel H Zahnd
    Girl Number Three, A Horse A Piece, On My Way To Hell
  • Austin Sheehan
    Manic, A Horse A Piece, Walk A Mile, Afro Vengeance
  • Sean Burton
    Der Vertrag, On My Way To Hell, A Horse A Piece
  • J.P. Lebangood
    Key Cast
    "Tilden Kefauver"
    A Horse A Piece
  • Ashley Anderson
    Key Cast
    "Jenn Kefauver"
    Manic, The Trimmer
  • DonShea Stringer
    Key Cast
    "Matt Kefauver"
    Der Vertrag, Let's Eat
  • Spencer Korcz
    Key Cast
    "Kyle Kefauver"
    Manic, Wretch
  • Anna Rogers
    Key Cast
    "Lilly Kefauver"
    Lost In Time, Dead House
  • Francis Whitaker
    Key Cast
    "Dick Duggin"
    Manic, Der Vertrag, A Horse A Piece
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  • Runtime:
    9 minutes 22 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 21, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    BMCC Pocket 4K
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Louisville 48 Hour Film Project "Best Of"
    United States
    August 3, 2019
    North American Primiere
    Audience Choice Award, Best Use of Character, Best Use of Louisville
Director Biography - Herschel Zahnd

Herschel Zahnd - is a Director, Editor, Cinematographer, Photographer, Producer, Writer, and Actor; and thats just on Monday. With hundreds of projects under his belt on both sides of the stage and screen, Herschel is the epitome of the kid that didn’t know what he wanted to be when he grew up; so he decided to do it all. In 2005 Girl Number Three became Herschel’s first feature film as a director, cinematographer, producer and editor. Renegade Art Productions, LLC; Herschel’s Production Company, has since produced, commercials, music videos, short films, documentaries, and TV pilots all over the world. For more info on Herschel and his wanderings please visit and

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Austin Sheehan - Born in Stevens point Wisconsin, raised in Phoenix Arizona, born in 1988. Austin moved to Louisville in 2011 as an editor for a local production house. After working several years creating corporate and commercial television, he pursued the path of writing, directing, and shooting him own films. Austin also created the film company Small Step Films in the process. Austin currently works on small to large scale film productions as either a writer, director, editor, director of photography or grip. Such recent films include Manic, One Must Fall, The Last Mission, and The Book of Daniel.