Captain for Dark Mornings
A film by Scott McCullough & Nancy Froeschle

About the project

Short synopsis: "Not yet labeled as PTSD, Post Traumatic Stress during the Vietnam War fueled extreme incidence of crime, racism, rape, desertion, and fragging (killing of commanding officers). Told through the eyes of one dedicated Psych Medic, Captain For Dark Mornings offers a true, unflinching look at the trauma, both physical and mental, experienced by soldiers during one year of that war."

The Director, Scott McCullough

Scott McCullough is an award-winning filmmaker with powerful, inspired and kinetic intuition. He has garnered many prestigious national and international awards during his career with Fortune 500 clientele on hundreds of commercial spots and branded content pieces. McCullough brings a style and nuance crucial to cinematic storytelling in stylistic storytelling.

Hundreds of high-end productions to his directing credit, McCullough’s experience thrives. Target contracted McCullough launching his commercial career and he continues to work with Fortune 500 clients; Kubota, Pepsi, Ford, NASCAR, GM, Polaris, Jeep, Kumho Tires, Coors and Budweiser to name only a few. Other work the first-ever 70 mm NASCAR’s Thunder Dome 100% for RJ Reynolds, which was considered the world’s largest mobile theater. He has worked with most of the world’s top NASCAR drivers, including the legendary Paul Newman, Danica Patrick, Richard Petty, Tony Stewart, Dale Earnhardt, and Jeff Gordon - among others.

McCullough was discovered by rock icon Prince, who valued the precise shooting style founded on music and continued for several years on projects like Sexy MF, Get Off, and Diamonds and Pearls home music videos. Honored with 8 RIAA Gold music video certifications. Currently, Scott has many high-profile projects in development for film and television.

The Writer, Nancy Froeschle

Nancy Froeschle is a 2008 Nicholl Fellowships top ten finalist for her co-written WWI script, The Greater Glory. In 2016, her thriller, The Restoration, won first place in the Writer’s Digest screenplay competition and a finalist in the 2019 Writer’s Lab Competition sponsored by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman. Nancy has optioned a thriller and was hired to adapt both a WWII true story and a Vietnam War book to film. Martin Sheen and Dan Lauria are attached to the latter. In addition to other features, she’s written pilots for Lake Crescent and Riders, both supernatural dramas and is currently co-writing a thriller scheduled to film in December, 2019.