DEAN PARKER stories for the hopeless romantic

"Both Woods and McDuffie are fantastic in their roles, bouncing off each other to build up to a tense standoff where there is no winning." - Indie Shorts Mag

A suicidal man forces his bartender to carry out his death wish through a life-defining conversation.

WINNER - Best Screenplay: 2020 Indie Shorts Mag Short of the Year Awards
WINNER - Best Emerging Artist: 2020 Picture’s Up! Film Festival
THIRD PLACE: 2020 Maumee Film Festival
NOMINEE - Best Student Film: 2020 Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival
2021 OFFICIAL SELECTION: Short. Sweet. Film Festival
​2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION: Los Angeles Lift-Off Film Festival
​2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION: The Roxbury International Film Festival
​2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION: Columbus International Film & Animation Festival
2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION: Charlotte Film Festival
​2020 OFFICIAL SELECTION: Studio City International Film & TV Festival

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Starring LeJon Woods, Chanse McDuffie, and Yang Miller
Directed and Edited by Dean Parker
Written by Raan Shalom
Produced by Mackenzie Keaton, Josh Lehrfeld, and Dean Parker

1st Assistant Director - Michi Heckler
2nd Assistant Director - Justin Adamson

Composer - Dalton Pritt

Art Director - Haleah DeMio
Art Assistant - Nick Englehart
Storyboard Artist - Daniel Ryan

Director of Photography - Christian Goode
1st Assistant Camera - Elijah Jimenez and Tony Shirk
2nd Assistant Camera - Sammy Miller and Logan Hall
Digital Imaging Technician - Mitch Grandy

Gaffer - Ben Carpenter
Key Grip - Daniel Ryan
Grips - Jason Grafe, Billy Gartland, James Bowersock, Nick Pierron, Michael Wyrick

Colorist and Visual Effects - Collin Black

Sound Mixer/Sound Editor - Michaela Chilenski
Assistant Sound Mixer - Meredith Wammes

Script Supervisors - Miranda Posey and Caelin Parsons

Special thanks to all our GoFundMe donors. This film would not have been possible without them.

Premiered at the Athena Cinema in Athens, OH on November 9th, 2019