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Sleeper Agent

Set in the 1980s, three friends discover their theories on Russian Sleeper Agents are uncannily accurate too late.

  • Will Ammann
    Director
  • Samuel Reinhart
    Writer
  • Ian Wells
    Writer
  • Samuel Reinhart
    Producer
  • Ian Wells
    Producer
  • Danraj Rajasansi
    Key Cast
    "Hamish Galaway"
  • Ian Wells
    Key Cast
    "Scooter Barnes"
  • Lexy McAvinchey
    Key Cast
    "Susan Ivanov"
  • Samuel Reinhart
    Key Cast
    "Oliver Theodore Pattersky"
  • Judy Mina-Ballard
    Key Cast
    "Lucy Barnes"
  • Jackson Mach
    Cinematography
  • Jack Larkin
    Sound Design
  • Leo Martinez
    Editor
  • Jamie Weiss
    Production Design
  • Ryan Urzi
    Colorist
  • Max Shepardson
    Composer
  • Austin Dammann
    Gaffer
  • Ashley Popiwchak
    Makeup and Hair
  • Jake Dugger
    Assistant Camera
  • Bryan Taira
    Assistant Camera
  • Gabriel Knoos-Newton
    Assistant Camera
  • Max Shepardson
    Boom Operator
  • Jack Larkin
    Sound Mixer
  • Matt Garcia
    Sound Mixer
  • Larissa Salazar
    Key Grip
  • Aidan Jones
    Trailer Composer, Mixer, and VO
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Suspense
  • Runtime:
    13 minutes 16 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 27, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    700 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Will Ammann

Will is a Senior Directing Emphasis at Chapman University. As a director, his favorite genres are gothic horror and comedy. With these genres, he’s able to explore a variety of different visuals and characters, giving him a unique style to the stories he tells.

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Director Statement

Sleeper Agent is an 80s surreal fever-dream about college, friends, girls, and the looming threat of a Soviet Invasion. In these times of increasing paranoia, it seemed right to make a comedy about that era, and embrace the ridiculous nature of the conflict at hand.