Meet 9-year-old Ted Henley-budding motel manager, and roadkill entrepreneur. Ted lives with his father in their run down motel on a desolate stretch of road. He earns his tiny allowance by collecting the roadkill that litters the highway. But when the motel cash register starts to run dry, Ted decides to turn his attention to collecting bigger game.


Craig Macneill is awarded a Jerome Foundation grant for production on the short film "Henley." "Henley" is based on the chapter "The Henley Road Motel" from author Clay McLeod Chapman's acclaimed novel "Miss Corpus" and marks the second collaboration between Chapman and writer/director Craig Macneill. Their previous film, "Late Bloomer," was an an award winning short film that screened at festivals and exhibitions worldwide.



Hale Lytle, Susan Misner, James Vidos, and James Mathew Ryan. 



Craig Macneill, director, screenwriter, co-producer

Noah Greenberg, director of photography, co-producer

Almitra Corey, producer, art director

Clay McLeod Chapman, writer, screenwriter

Zeltia Montes, music composer 

Samuel Miille, sound editor 

Joaquin Cuco De La Pena, first assistant director

Borja Campillo, digital camera technician

Misha Zubarev, first assistant director

Shane Tilston, associate producer

David Casas Reisco, second assistant director

Margaret Hobart, 2nd second assistant director

Steve Krashin, sound mixer

Gary Nason, boom operator

Eric Rooney, gaffer

Chris Smith, grip

Katie Nemec, hair, makeup

Lester Spellman, continuity

Francesca Braly, production assistant

Elizabeth Nall, production assistant

Paul Hugins, camera production assistant


2012, Short Film, 11 min. 



2013 Stanley Film Festival. 
2012 Sundance Film Festival
2012 Guanajuato International Film Festival 
2012 Anchorage International Film Festival 
2013 Glasgow Film Festival 
2012 New Hampshire Film Festival
2012 Cucalorus Film Festival
2012 Short Shorts & Asia 
2012 Short Shorts & Asia tour: Malaysia 
2012 Short Shorts & Asia tour: Short Shorts Int'l Mexico Film Festival
2012 James River Film Festival
2011 New Orleans Film Festival
2011 Hamptons International Film Festival
2011 Carmel Film and Arts Festival. *Winner of Grand Jury Prize for BEST SHORT FILM 
2011 San Diego Film Festival
2011 Gen Art Film Festival. *Winner of Grand Jury Prize for BEST SHORT FILM 
2011 BAM CinemaFEST
2011 Rooftop Films Summer Series
2011 Woods Hole Film Festival
2011 New York's Museum of Moving Images / Rural Route Film Festival