Shea Whigham as Dennis

Shea Whigham has been bringing his undeniable acting talent to the screen since his first major role opposite Colin Farrel in Joel Schumacher’s
Tigerland. Since then he has appeared in more dozens of films including All the Real Girls, Lords of Dogtown, Silver Linings Playbook, The Wolf of Wallstreet, American Hustle, and HBO’s Boardwalk Empire


Paulo Costanzo as Seth

Paulo is perhaps most recognized as Rubin Carver from the hit comedy
Road Trip. He has worked consistently in the comedy genre with roles in films 40 Days and 40 Nights, Josie and The Pussycats, Everything’s Gone Green, long running series Royal Pains for USA, and SyFy’s Expance.


Jill Wagner as Polly

Adored by car lovers everywhere as “The Mercury Girl” Jill will also be a familiar face to hard-core horror and sci-fi fans as Krista Starr on Spike TV’s
Blade and Larrin on Stargate: Atlantis. Shortly after filming Splinter, Jill began hosting ABC’s smash hit Wipeout. Splinter director Toby Wilkins later cast Jill as a series regular on MTV’s Teen Wolf.


Rachel Kerbs as Lacey

Newcomer Kerbs makes her feature film debut with
Splinter. As Lacey she holds her own opposite Shea Whigham, and brings an intensity to the role that will most assuredly bring her to the attention of Hollywood.



Director: Toby Wilkins

Born and raised in the UK, Wilkins moved to Los Angeles in 1995 to pursue a career in film. He has a decade of award winning genre films under his belt, including
Staring at the Sun which premiered at Sundance and received the Best Horror Short award at Stan Winston’s ScreamFest in 2005, and Kidney Thieves which won awards at several festivals in 2007. Wilkins has continued to make a name for himself with titles including Devil’s Trade and The Grudge 3, MTV’s Teen Wolf, and Chosen for Sony/Crackle. Splinter was Wilkins’ first feature film.


Cinematographer: Nelson Cragg

The award winning work of Nelson Cragg has been showcased at
Sundance, Berlin, Venice, and Cannes, but it was the gritty style of his work in the horror genre, (Boogeyman 2, 30 Days of Night: Blood Trails) that caught Wilkins’ eye, and led to their first collaboration: Devil’s Trade. This experience secured the foundation of their dynamic visual partnership and ultimately resulted the unique look of Splinter. Cragg has since worked on CSI, Homeland, Halt & Catch Fire, Breaking Bad, Elementary, and American Crime Story.


Composer: Elia Cmiral

Over the last ten years Elia has written over two-dozen scores for independent  and studio films. Include
Stigmata, Wrong Turn, They, Tooth and Nail, and the Pulse trilogy. Elia's musical style combines cutting edge production with the modern orchestra, bringing atmospheric cinematic themes to his unique score for Splinter.


Editor: David Michael Maurer

David started his editing career in primetime reality television, recieving multiple Emmy nominations for his work on
The Apprentice. Setting his sights on feature films, David made his mark with the Sundance award winning drama, Four Sheets To The Wind, which also received an Independent Spirit Award nomination.


Writer: Ian Shorr

Ian grew up in Park City, UT, and is a graduate from the USC film school screenwriting program. Other than
Splinter his credits include the indie action feature Rigged, and the ABC/Disney-produced web serial Trenches. He has two new feature scripts in developement, Exempt at Overture Films, and Substitution at Warner Bros. Ian only writes movies with one-word titles.