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Wild Indian

Producers Lyle Mitchell Corbine, Jr., Thomas Mahoney


Two Anishinaabe men are inextricably bound together after covering up the savage murder of a schoolmate. After years of separation following wildly divergent paths, they must finally confront how their traumatic secret has irrevocably shaped their lives.

About The Team

Lyle Mitchell Corbine, Jr. (Writer/Director) is a filmmaker. His short film, Shinaab, played at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival, 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, and 2017 AFI Fest. The follow-up, Shinaab, Part II, premiered at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival. He was supported at the 2017 Sundance Institute Screenwriters Lab and 2018 Sundance Institute Directors Lab, and has been a recipient of numerous grants and fellowships from the Sundance Institute, McKnight Foundation, Time Warner Foundation, and the Minnesota State Arts Board.

Thomas Mahoney’s (Producer) recent credits include Karma, The Girl in the Photographs (directed by Nick Simon, executive produced by Wes Craven) and Anarchy Parlor (directed by Gage & Downs). Previously, he was VP of production at Cinipix, where he guided the production, and post-production of the independent action/horror feature Raze, released early 2014 by IFC Midnight. Thomas produced Removal (directed by Nick Simon) in 2009, released worldwide by Lionsgate. Thomas Mahoney is also a graduate of the American Film Institute Conservatory, and is currently Senior Manager of 2nd Year Production at his alma mater in Los Angeles.

Wild Indian is a Cinereach grant-supported film.