Private Project

Summerhaven: The Series

A strange small town high in the Rocky Mountains, where the dead walk among the living and can communicate with those from their past lives.

*Festival Winner: Best of Arizona Film, 31st annual Arizona International Film Festival (May 2023).

  • Stacey Cochran
    Eddie & Sunny
  • Stacey Cochran
  • Susan Miller-Cochran
  • Ryan Parker Knox
    Key Cast
    "Andre Parada"
  • Claire de la Vergne
    Key Cast
    "Sophie Larson"
  • Callie Hutchison
    Key Cast
    "Susan Parada"
  • Carlisle Ellis
    Key Cast
    "Older Sophie Larson"
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  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 31, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    8,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Arizona International Film Festival
    Tucson, Arizona
    United States
    April 25, 2023
    Official Selection
Director Biography - Stacey Cochran

As a neurodiverse director born into a working class background, Stacey Cochran was the first in his family to earn a Ph.D. (University of Arizona, 2022). Probably best known as the author of the novel Eddie & Sunny, a story of a couple and their two kids trying to break the cycle of poverty, Stacey co-wrote the screenplay that was adapted into a feature-length film starring Gabriel Luna (HBO's The Last of Us; Terminator: Dark Fate) and Joanna Vanderham (Cinemax's Warrior).

Summerhaven: the Series marks Stacey's directorial debut. The pilot episode was awarded Best of Arizona Film on May 1, 2023 at the 31st annual Arizona International Film Festival in its first festival submission and official selection.

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Director Statement

I am dedicated to diversity and inclusive excellence in filmmaking and honoring and respecting the history of the cinematic arts. My passion is creativity and teamwork and helping others to reach their greatest potential. My goal as a director is to make audiences think and to interpret what is real and what isn’t. While the inner workings of the mind and what might be called the supernatural can be unsettling, my main agenda as a director is to make audiences question the nature of reality… and of love. And to ideally come to terms with what those mean to them in order to deepen their sense of peace, wonder, and amazement with our world and with one another.