Tate Steinsiek has begun shooting his feature directorial debut Dynamite: A Cautionary Tale.

Ian Harding, Evanna Lynch and Carol Kane star in the crime thriller alongside Brendan Sexton III, Leo Fitzpatrick, Chaske Spencer, Polly Draper and Ray Santiago. 

Jason Noto wrote the screenplay about a family man in New York in the late 1960s who unbeknown to his wife is a full-time dope fiend working in the illegal pornography industry with the FBI on his tail.

Ash Christian, Jordan Yale Levine and Max Bornstein are producing Dynamite: A Cautionary Tale for Ironclad Pictures.

Production on the anticipated 18-day shoot started on location in New York on December 2.

Steinsiek is an accomplished effects make-up artist who founded Ill Willed Productions in 2001 and whose clients have included The Jim Henson Company, DreamWorks, Lionsgate, MTV, Law And Order, SNL, The History Channel, Discovery, and HBO.