Private Project

Pocket Aces

A new poker player must face her worst enemy to build confidence in herself

  • Joe Felix Hauk
    Director
    More Important Things
  • Joe Felix Hauk
    Writer
    More Important Things
  • Alex Crump
    Director of Photography
  • Aedin Waldorf
    Key Cast
    "Nick"
  • Logan Allen
    Key Cast
    "Grey"
  • Will Critchfield
    Key Cast
    "Matt"
  • Braeden Severance
    Key Cast
    "David"
  • Meredith Neeb
    Assistant Director
    More Important Things, Olivia
  • Kirsten Staffeldt
    Assistant Camera
  • Will Critchfield
    Gaff
  • Sam Black
    Gaff
  • Paul Vassar
    Boom Operator
  • David Hauk
    Executive Producer
  • Joe Felix Hauk
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 41 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    July 12, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    500 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    Yes - Baylor University
Director Biography - Joe Felix Hauk

A filmmaker from Nashville Tennessee attending Baylor University. Joe's passion for film started by watching movies with his dad, a passion he brings to every project he's a part of. This is his second short film, his first being selected for two festivals.

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Director Statement

This film comes from the heart for me. As someone who struggles with trusting myself and not being able to get over my own self-doubt, I wanted to make a film showing someone coming face-to-face with their own fear.