"Steak Knives" is a 4 minute short film about a birthday present gone wrong as a husband gives his wife steak knives and all hell breaks loose.


  • Directed by: Chris Esper
  • Produced by: Audrey Noone
  • Written by: John K. Fiore
  • Cast: Audrey Noone and David Afflick
  • Director of Photography: Mark Phillips
  • Edited by: Felipe Jorge
  • Sound: Roland Khorshidianzadeh 


  • Official Selection, Ozark Shorts Film Festival (Ozark, MI) (2016)

  • Official Selection, Wiper Online Film Festival (2015)
  • Official Selection, San Antonio Laughs Comedy Film Slam (San Antonio, TX) (2015)
  • Official Selection, Sanford International Film Festival (Sanford, ME) (2015)
  • Official Selection, SENE Film, Arts and Music Festival (Providence, RI) (2015)
  • Best Opening Scene winner (Chris Esper & Audrey Noone), Stories by the River Film Festival (Quincy, MA)  (2015)
  • Official Selection, Stories by the River Film Festival (Quincy, MA) (2015)
  • Best Comedy Short winner (Chris Esper), Culver City Film Festival (Culver City, CA) (2014)
  • Official Selection, Culver City Film Festival (Culver City, CA) (2014)
  • Official Selection, #TOFF: The Online Film Festival (2014)