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The Security of Fear

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Feature  |   English  |  USA  

NEWS! Glass House set to distribute THE SECURITY OF FEAR internationally. 

Story: Plucked from the headlines, this is the story of a struggling you man, Clive, who follows Trevor, a former professor to his country home on the bayou to gain a new perspective. While Trevor helps Clive deal with his demons, Clive is sucked into a mission to kill. 

Production Status: 

In Post-Production
Delivery Date:  June 2021

GenreA Psychological Thriller

Duration (in minutes): 90 minutes


  • Writer/Director: Jowan Carbin, an award-winning director

  • ProducerCarol Bidault de l’Isle, an award-winning producer. 

Cast (For full list visit: IMDB): 

  • Brad Dourif (Academy Award-nominated actor in One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, Lord of the Rings) in the role of DIGGS.

  • William Baldwin (Squid & the Whale, BackDraft) in the role of HASKELL. 

  • Devyn A. Tyler (12 years a Slave, Curious Case of Benjamin Button) in the role of KATE.

  • Sunpie & the Louisiana Sunspots - Special Appearance

The Security of Fear is a psychological thriller in the tradition of Repulsion, Rosemary's Baby, and Martha Marcy May Marlene; set against the beautiful, exotic backdrop of New Orleans, Louisiana.

Production Staff (for full list visit: IMDB):

  • Writer | Director: Jowan Carbin, award-winning director

  • Producer: Carol Bidault de l’Isle is an award-winning producer. 

  • Cinematographer: Award-winning Justin Zweifach  

  • Music ComposerJay Weigel

  • Color DesignKyotoColor |  Bradley Greer

  • Production Legal Counsel and Music SupervisorSuzette Toledano

  • Co-Producer & Additional Production CounselClaire Ambrosio


Additional Producers

  • Executive Producers: Second Line Stages, Derrick & Kathy Carbin, William Baldwin, Jowan Carbin, Chandu Shah, Frank E. Hart

  • Co-Producers: Edith LeBlanc, Jon Vogl

  • Associate Producers: Blair Davis, Bruce Hills,  Sandy Parker, Claire Ambrosio, Paul Balanon, Andrew Gelman

Budget$2.5 million USD
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Carbin's previous film - Welcome To Life :

  • Winner of: DGA award;  Best Student Short Film 15 min and under, Palm Springs International; ShortFest Regional Finalist for the Student Academy Awards; HBO Short Film Award; Second Prize Winner at the San Francisco Black Film Festival;

  • Official Selection: Sundance; Los Angeles, Urbanworld; Newport International Film Festival; Outfest; American Black Film Festival; Cinematexas International Short Film Festival; and Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival.

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