Private Project

He'll Be Dead by Sundown

A young gambler decides to kill himself in the high desert after he can't repay a debt to a loan shark.

  • Chase Yi
    Director
    Coming Up for Air, Today's Special, Love and Honor
  • Josh Wordel
    Director
    Livin' It Up
  • Chase Yi
    Writer
    Livin' It Up
  • Chase Yi
    Producer
    Livin' It Up
  • Josh Wordel
    Producer
    Livin' It Up
  • Chase Yi
    Key Cast
    "Hiker"
    Coming Up for Air, Love and Honor, Today's Special
  • Josh Wordel
    Director of Photography
    Livin' it Up
  • Amanda Ortiz
    Hair & Makeup
  • Laura Wordel
    Craft Services
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Thriller, Drama
  • Runtime:
    15 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    January 4, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    5,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    3:2
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Chase Yi, Josh Wordel

Chase Yi was born on May 24th, 1992 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA, as Chase Joseph Maser. He is an Asian-American actor based in Los Angeles, California. He graduated from UCLA with a degree in Creative Writing (Poetry). In addition to acting and writing, Yi is also an avid singer and guitar player, performing regularly in West Los Angeles.

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Director Statement

This is the first short film produced by our creative team at Doyen Artists. Alongside my co-creator, Josh Wordel, we spent 4 days in the Arizona desert putting this film together and enjoying the rough and tumble creativity of raw filmmaking. We hope you enjoy it and stay tuned for more projects.