Watch Suspense Short Film Modern Gangster By Sam Brown

Watch Suspense Short Film “Modern Gangster” By Sam Brown

In Modern Gangster, suspense short film directed by Sam Brown, a delivery boy for the Pesaro crime family is tempted to see the contents of a package he has to deliver.

Sam is a Cinema and Media Arts student at Biola University with an emphasis in production. “I first picked up a camera almost 12 years ago, a small point and shoot that I would take into my front yard and document the grass. Now the cameras are bigger, and hopefully, the stories are better than “grass.””

Sam comes from a family of photographers and learned high-end photography at an early age. ” Growing up, I would make movies with my friends for school assignments. Recreating and improvising scenes from famous literature as if the book wasn’t good enough. I felt like an artist; I spent hours upon hours learning my craft. Once I realized I couldn’t learn enough on my own, film school was my next step on my journey.” Mr. Brown currently attends Biola University.

Credits for Modern Gangster include:

  • Producer: CODY GRUDT
  • Casting director: NICOLE HENDERSON
  • Director of photography: GUNNAR GODING
  • 1st assistant camera: ELLIS HOLCOMBE
  • Gaffer: MICAH SMITH
  • Sound mixer: KAYLEE SOMMERS
  • Editor: SAM BROWN
  • Colorist: GUNNAR GODING


Biola University is a private evangelical Christian university in La Mirada, California. Founded in 1908 in Los Angeles, the university has over 150 programs of study in nine schools.

The annual one-day Biola Media Conference seeks to advance the integration of faith and the arts. It brings together Christian media leaders and other Christians for education, inspiration, and networking.

Zach King, the popular filmmaker and YouTube personality is among the notable alumni of Biola University in film production space.


If you’ve enjoyed Modern Gangster, you can check other short films in Mystery Tribune’s online collection of crime, horror, mystery and thriller films here.

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