Video Q&A with Actor Tishuan Scott

Qulture writer Victor Yates talked with actor Tishuan Scott in Austin, Texas to discuss his film that premiered at SXSW Festival, The Retrieval. In The Retrieval, based in 1864, a 13-year-old black boy is sent north by a gang of bounty hunters, lead by a vicious white man, to retrieve a wanted man, Nate, played possessedly by Tishuan.

“Horror King” Bill Oberst Jr. (of GrindhouseMachete, and Death Valley) plays the head of the bounty hunter gang and his portrayal is as terrifying as it is quietly brilliant.

The film follows Nate and Will (Ashton Sanders) as they walk North and navigate the complexities of survival and self-interest.

Together the cast of talented actors create a powerful work that sits as a document of life during the Civil War. Sitting, watching the movie, at no point was I pulled out of the movie. The movie, written and directed by Chris Eska, was in the Narrative Feature category, with Short Term 12William and the Windmill, and Burma.

At SXSW, Tishuan won Special Jury Recognition for Acting in The Retrieval.

The supporting cast includes: Keston John, Bill Oberst Jr., Christine Horn, and Alfonso Freeman.

Click on the interview to learn more about this amazing new project and for more information on The Retrieval go to the website,

Tishuan Scott and Victor Yates @ SXSW Film Festival


Victor Yates

Writer and blogger Victor Yates’ work has appeared in the anthology, ‘For Colored Boys’ and in Windy City Times, GBM News, SGL Weekly, The Voice, The Catalyst, and Prism. His first novel is set to be released by Addison Craft Publishing.

7 thoughts on “Video Q&A with Actor Tishuan Scott

  • March 19, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    Sounds like an awesome film, can’t wait to see it!

  • March 20, 2013 at 12:33 pm

    I was at that festival it was awesome I missed that movie I wanta see next time!

    • March 20, 2013 at 5:03 pm

      Greetings Jasmine,

      Thanks for the comment. Hopefully you will get to see The Retrieval when it is out in theaters. It is also touring the film festival circuit as well. It stops in Phoenix, Seattle, and Ashland next.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.