Honors Projects


Reagan ShullFollow


This Must Be The Place is a short film categorized as a Coming of Age Mystery with strong narrative ties to Magical Realism set in the heart of small town America. The key thematic ideas are identity, female relationships, isolation, friendship, and loss. This story emphasizes each person’s struggle for identity, and the isolation that can be brought upon themselves when they do not know who they are. Further, the difficulties regarding the search for one’s dreams without a strong sense of identity are also discussed in this narrative. Ultimately, this story is about dealing with isolation as we grow older, and how that struggle can affect our worldview when analyzing the direction of our own futures and our relationships, both old and new.


Theatre and Film


Film Production

First Advisor

Lucas Ostrowski

First Advisor Department

Theatre and Film

Second Advisor

Gordon Ricketts

Second Advisor Department

School of Art

Publication Date

Spring 2021

Shull Honors TMBTP FINAL.pdf (6746 kB)
Materials including the full screenplay, production budget, and conceptual materials.

TRAILER.mp4 (72085 kB)
The official trailer for the film.