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Valdis Haus: High Stakes

Dee and Sam, two bored 300 year old vampires, host a high stakes poker game. But the stakes are much higher than their guests ever expected.

  • Leah Leyva
  • Leah Leyva
  • Douglas Rivenbark
  • Leah Leyva
  • Dee
    Key Cast
    "K.A Cortland Haaf"
  • Sam
    Key Cast
    "Andrea Hasket"
  • Juels
    Key Cast
    "Emmet VanHalm"
  • Adrien
    Key Cast
    "Willis Miller"
  • Ash
    Key Cast
    "Harley Bevill"
  • Max
    Key Cast
    "Brandon Basara"
  • Ryan Suazo
    Production Designer
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Supernatural, Drama, horror, fantasy
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 44 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    February 20, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
Director Biography - Leah Leyva

Leah Leyva is a New Mexican singer/ songwriter and actor/director. She has fronted Leah Leyva and The Band for more than 8 years. They released their debut EP in 2017 and have played at a variety of local events and venues from weddings and breweries to SOMOS Abq. She won 1st place at Albuquerque Has Talent in 2011 and 1st place at Albuquerque’s Got Talent in 2018. Her short “My Only Love” was an official selection of Albuquerque Film and Music Experience 2015. In 2017 her film “The Inferno”, was an official selection of the Comics in Film Festival and it is now part of a Borderlands Media horror anthology, “Lady Bella Donna’s Tales from The Inferno”. This year Leyva’s most recent short film, “High Stakes” was a finalist in the NM Filmmaker’s Showcase.

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Director Statement

This film is part one of a weird world vampire anthology , Valdis Haus. Part two, Luann's Handmade Leather Goods, is coming soon!