Many local filmmakers from the St. Joseph area were involved with the project headed up by Jim Conlon, who co-produced along with Larry Culbertson of Western Frontier Adventure. Conlon also edited the film. The film was directed by John Morris of St. Joseph. The film stars Stan Rippey of Mound City, Mo., Justin Rother of Craig, Mo., Julie and Jonn Casey of Union Star, Mo., and Joey Culbertson and Carol and Vane Huggins of Easton.
The announcement came April 22 during the festival’s gala awards ceremony at the Roxy Theater in Muskogee. Three other western films were also nominated in the same category. “Reckoning” also was nominated in the Best Costuming category.
Scout Pictures has won awards for previous projects including “The Scout” (2001), “Scout 2” (2004), “St. Joseph, Days of Civil War” (2007), “Days of the Pony Express” (2009) and “Hell Hole” (2009). A “Reckoning” trailer is available for viewing at the Scout Pictures website at www.scoutpictures.net. For more information on the Bare Bones International Film Festival, visit www.barebonesfilmfestivals.org.
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