Kepley - Directed by Michael Grant, Stephanie Katherine Grant



  • Michael Grant Director Secret Life of the American Teenager, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

  • Stephanie Katherine Grant Director The Goldbergs, Criminal Minds, Max Rose

  • Stephanie Katherine Grant Writer The Goldbergs, Criminal Minds, Max Rose

  • Michael Grant Writer Secret Life of the American Teenager, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

  • Elizabeth Mitchell Producer Lost, The Purge: Anarchy, Revolution

  • Michael Grant Producer Secret Life of the American Teenager, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Brooklyn Nine-Nine

  • Stephanie Katherine Grant Producer The Goldbergs, Criminal Minds, Max Rose

  • Elizabeth Mitchell Key Cast "Detective Gillian Kepley" Lost, The Purge: Election Year, Revolution

  • Aaron Stanford Key Cast "Detective David Logan " X2: X-Men United, 12 Monkeys, Perry Mason

  • Katrina Wandel George Casting Director Sacred Lies, UnREAL, Snake Eyes: G.I. Joe

  • Eugene Gearty Sound Designer Hugo (Academy Award Winner), Shutter Island, The Irishman

  • Michael Grant Composer Secret Life of the American Teenager, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Brooklyn Nine-Nine


  • Project Type: Short

  • Genres: Drama

  • Runtime: 20 minutes

  • Completion Date: October 1, 2020

  • Production Budget: 100,000 USD

  • Country of Origin: United States

  • Country of Filming: United States

  • Language: English

  • Shooting Format: Arri Raw 4K, Anamorphic

  • Aspect Ratio: 2.70:1


KEPLEY is a neo-noir thriller centered around veteran detective, Gillian Kepley. During Kepley's investigation of a troubling missing persons case, hidden truths from her past are uncovered. The case pushes her beyond her limits and forces her to confront mistakes from her burdened life, ultimately leading her to discover peace and redemption.













Director Biography - Michael Grant, Stephanie Katherine Grant Michael and Stephanie Katherine Grant are accomplished directors and writers. Their last short film, Dominion, was accepted to several film festivals including the LA Shorts Film Festival (Oscar Qualifier), Cannes Short Corner, Calgary International Film Festival (Oscar Qualifier), and Orlando Film Festival. Additionally, they completed two commercial fashion campaigns in 2018 for Brandy Melville and J. Lindeberg.


Michael and Stephanie Katherine Grant have also worked extensively as actors since moving to Los Angeles in 2009. Michael Grant starred as a series regular on the ABC Family teen drama SECRET LIFE OF THE AMERICAN TEENAGER for many seasons. Additionally, he has had supporting roles on hit shows such as Brooklyn Nine Nine, Crazy Ex-Girlfriend, Pretty Little Liars, Criminal Minds, and many others. Outside of his work in television, Michael has starred in numerous feature films, winning a Young Artist Award for Best Actor in a feature for his role in Where Hope Grows (Roadside Attractions). Stephanie Katherine Grant can currently be seen in her 8th season as recurring guest star, Emmy Mirsky, on ABC's hit comedy THE GOLDBERGS. She has also been cast in standout roles on shows such as STARZ’S Survivor’s Remorse, Criminal Minds, and Nickelodeon's Deadtime Stories. In addition to her TV work, Stephanie played a supporting role in the 2013 Cannes hit, Max Rose, playing the granddaughter of the legendary Jerry Lewis. For her work on The Goldbergs, she has won a Young Artist Award and Young Entertainer Award for Best Recurring Actress in a Television Show.



Directors Statement For us, filmmaking is more than just a profession. Filmmaking is a way of life. We believe in the power of film to transform and touch the heart of individuals. Through our filmmaking, we strive to create content that serves as a vehicle for love and truth.