synopsis

"Faced with the zombie apocalypse overrunning her town, Skye (Genevieve Gearhart) and her few remaining friends seek refuge in the only remaining house not swarming with zombies. But when a zombie slips past and infects Skye, she must now fear her friends who see her as a threat along with the zombies fighting their way in. With only two hours before she turns, can Skye find a way to survive for her daughter’s sake or must she accept her fate?"

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official trailer

Linda Palmer

Linda Palmer is an award winning writer/ director/ producer/ production designer with several films in distribution. She is the founder of Runaway Productions, and is partnered with co-creators, Deon van Rooyen and Lena Pousette, in the Cat Dexx Franchise. Her current feature film, 'Turnover', is set for release in 2019.

director

Genevieve Gearhart is an actor, director, dancer and choreographer. She was born in Philadelphia, PA, grew up in the New York area, and currently resides in Los Angeles. Genevieve was a latecomer to acting, as most of her time between the ages of 7 and 18 was spent training as a competitive figure skater.

Genevieve's work has been seen at the Getty Villa, REDCAT, the Ohio Theater, the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, the Williamstown Theater Festival, and several found spaces in Los Angeles and New York. She serves as Co-Artistic Director for The Speakeasy Society, an immersive entertainment creating unforgettable work in unexpected places.

Genevieve Gearhart

"Skye"

Shaun Piccinino (Peach-ah-nino) is an action actor/director who has starred in the hit television show the Deadliest Warrior, the award winning film The Lackey and over 30 videos games to date spanning from "Spider-Man: Web of Shadows", "Prototype 2", to the multi billion dollar franchise, "Call of Duty". *Currently just wrapped production playing Dr. Jekyll alongside Oscar Winning Hollywood Legend Mickey Rooney.

Growing up in Northern California and being raised on a virtual wildlife refuge of over 900 acres, Shaun grew up on stage since age 5 while studying Shakespeare with his father. His curiosity for film and TV brought him to Los Angeles in early 2001.

As a filmmaker, he was honored with the "Audience Choice" award at the 2012 SoCal Film Fest and the "Best Editing - Feature" accolades at the 2012 Action on Film (AOF) Festival for his multi-nominated feature film, The Lackey, which he starred, wrote, and directed. He was also nominated for "Best Fight Choreography" and "Best Screenplay" for the same film.

Now he'll be using his talents for the upcoming feature "When the Fever Breaks."

Shaun Piccinino

"george"

KRUIZ IS 14 YEAR OLD GIRL OF SAMOAN, SCOTTISH, AND IRISH DECENT. SHE LOVES HER FRIENDS, COOKING, SURFING AND HORSEBACK RIDING (BARREL RACING). SHE IS AN AWARD WINNING ACTRESS MAKING HER DEBUT ON A MOVIE SET BACK IN 2013 AS THE ROLE OF PAYTON FOR THE MOVIE "THE EVIL GENE". HER MOST RECENT WORK 'WE ARE BOATS" BY JAMES BIRD STARRING ANGELA SARAFYAN AND LUKE HEMSWORTH PREMIERED AS A WINNER OF THE AFI WORLD PEACE INITIATIVE IN CANNES AND IS NOW AVAILABLE FOR RENT/BUY ON DEMAND. HER ROLE AS THE HEALER IN THE DRAMATIC MUSIC VIDEO XANAX : A LOVE SONG WITH KRYSTA YOUNGS BROUGHT ATTENTION TO HER FIRST AGENT JENNIFER PATREDIS OF INNOVATIVE ARTISTS; IT WAS AN AMAZING EXPERIENCE WORKING WITH THEM. THE PAST 2 YEARS SHE RECEIVED NUMEROUS NOMINATIONS AND AWARDS FOR HER HER EXCITING DRAMATIC ROLE AS "RYA" IN THE SHORT "ZERO-ZERO" & AS PARIS IN "PASSAGE".

Kruiz Mauga

"Haley"

Violet Smith is an American actor and writer. She was born in the small town of Cave Junction, Oregon where she lived until moving to Montana for a short time and eventually relocating to Los Angeles by the age of 13.

She grew up on the stage, acting and dancing, from the young age of 4 years old. She continued to pursue her passion for the arts in high school as a member of Viewpoint School's Conservatories of Theater and Dance where she performed in countless stage plays and dance concerts.

Violet went on to attend college at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where she studied Communications with an emphasis in Marketing. After spending three years in the Marketing department of a High Tech company, Violet realized that while Marketing was fulfilling, her heart belonged in the arts. She hasn't looked back since, although she still maintains a few clients as an Independent Marketing Consultant.

Violet is currently working on the feature film When the Fever Breaks, to be released in 2015, and is thrilled to be a part of the production.

violet smith

"Claire"

Dylan grew up in the small town of Kenai, Alaska where he spent his childhood performing in community theater and creating his own projects. At age twenty, Dylan relocated to Los Angeles, California to further his career and artistic studies. He is an actor and writer, best known for his award-winning performance in the children's book adaption "The Box".

Dylan Wayne Lawrence

"Aaron"

Chadwick Armstrong is an actor/producer from Florida who moved out to California after going to school for Advertising. He has starred in "Not Another Celebrity Movie" playing Justin Timberlake and recently produced an Anti Bullying film titled "Strain". He is also currently producing a feature film, Monty, based on the late actor Montgomery Clift. In addition to producing and acting, he self produces online movie reviews for Armstrong Entertainment garnering nearly two million views on YouTube. He's also part of an Improv Troupe that performs monthly in Hollywood.

Chadwick Armstong

"Aaron"

Ryan T. Husk is a French American actor, writer, and producer from San Jose, CA. He moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in music after performing in various rock bands in the Bay Area. Once in L.A., he eventually got strongly coerced into trying theatre. The rest is history. Since then he's acted in many projects such as Star Trek, Embrace, and Conan, written three successfully produced plays, and produced a number of short films, web series, and independent science fiction films. He is also a huge fan of Star Trek, Lord of the Rings, all major sports.

Ryan T. Husk

"dean"

Tymaine Clay

 Born and raised in Queens, New York, Tymaine Clay always had an aspiration to be a writer, a husband, and a good father. Shortly after graduating from NYU with a Masters in Creative Writing and English Lit, two failed marriages, and a brief trip to California, all his dreams finally came true. A lover of sci-fi, action, and horror, he is always looking to find the heart and soul of a story. And being an entrepreneur, writer, producer, and director in his own rights, he has the opportunity to share stories true to the heart directly to his audience, starting with his first major feature film “When the Fever Breaks.” He is co-owner of the film company Break-A-Light Entertainment.

director

tymaine & Lucy Clay

Tymain and Lucy began this adventure of co-writing When the Fever Breaks back in 20?? inspired by personal events when Tymaine's mother was diagnosed with cancer. Tymaine Clay is a writer/ director/ producer making is feature film debut with When the Fever Breaks. He is the founder of Break-a-Light productions, and is partnered with co-creator Lucy Clay.

writers

Producers

Executive Producers

krisd mauga

Tymaine Clay

Steve Pisa

sheldon Berry

Tony warren

kruiz mauga

ryan t. husk
dylan wayne lawrence

BEST youth ACTOR

When the Fever Breaks is making it's premier in the festival circuit this October at the incredible SHow Low Film festival in Pinelakes, AZ.

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR

best horror

WTFB has been nominated for 4 awards

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