BLUEGRASS INDEPENDENCE Inductee
Chase Dudley was born on December 3rd, 1982 in Atlanta, GA. He received his first camera at age 15 as a Christmas present from his parents. He was first inspired to be a filmmaker after he watched the original "Child's Play" directed by Tom Holland.
Chase has directed several short films. "Past Due" was his first feature film and received distribution in the year of 2012. Following that, "Payton's Burden" received distribution in 2015 and won in the Best Drama catagory at The World Independent Film Expo.
In February 2015, Chase created his company name and logo "A Cut to the Chase Productions, LLC" with his partner, Samantha Stengel. In 2016, Chase directed his third feature film, "Marvelous Mandy," which received world wide distribution the same year with Legless Corps. His passion for directing and acting still stands strong to this day. Chase and Samantha Dudley are now in pre-production for their film "Payday" and have many more to come for everyone around the world to relate to and enjoy.