Prior to undertaking their second feature-film, director Andrew O’Keefe collaborated with the team that would make Crime & Punishment¬† on the short film, Mother’s Day¬†which was produced by the company, Yonnie Piffin.

Mother’s Day is written by and starring Lee Mason who would proceed to the challenging role of Raskolnikov for Apocalypse Films‘ adaptation of Dostoevsky’s novel.

Mother’s Day is directed by Andrew O’Keefe, however duly assisted by Lee Mason as Co-Director.

Steve Jablonski produced the short film before teaming up with Apocalypse Films on Crime & Punishment.

Cinematographer Mark Morris and his team shot both films.

Mother’s Day premiered at the prestigious Flickerfest in 2014.