Missouri Stories Production Lab

This educational and marketing program brings to life short films set in the world of winning scripts from the Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship. The writers participate as producers and experience all aspects of production. Completed films are submitted to film festivals across the country to shine a spotlight on Missouri locations and talent.

Boy Mom

Filmed in Kansas City in October 2021

Based on the 2016 Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship winning screenplay, No Man’s Land. Written by Michelle Davidson and Jeffrey Field. Directed by Colin Schiffli.

Lights

Filmed in Columbia in December 2021

Based on the 2018 Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship winning pilot script, Flyover State. Written by Meg Phillips Crespy. Directed by Lizzie Germann.

Assumption

Filmed in St. Louis in July 2022

Based on the 2015 Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship winning feature film, Cloister. Written by Peter Hanrahan. Directed by Alfredo De Villa.

Disordered, Recovered, Whatever

Filmed in St. Louis in June 2023

Based on the 2020 Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship winning feature film, My Best Friend’s Ashes. Written by and directed by McKenzie Moser.

Icebox

Filmed in Kansas City in December 2023

Based on the 2018 Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship winning feature film, Don’t Go There. Written by Jeffrey Field and directed by Patrick Rea.

Skips A Generation

Filmed in Springfield in March 2024

Based on the 2019 Missouri Stories Scriptwriting Fellowship winning feature film, Skips A Generation. Written and directed by Taylor Sade.