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"Passenger" features the stories of Patrick Payne, a shuttle driver who finds whimsy and serendipity in his encounters on the road. Archival and original imagery accompany Payne's narration of "the drive," represented through childhood reflections and contemporary interactions with passengers.


  • Dana Beasley - Director, Cinematographer, Editor Director

  • Patrick E Payne - Writer, Narrator Writer

  • Dana Beasley Producer

  • Patrick Payne Key Cast

  • Dr. Janna Jones; Dr. Kurt Lancaster; Dr. Mark Neumann Northern Arizona University

  • Sam Werner - Production Assistant Northern Arizona University


  • Project Type: Documentary, Student, Short

  • Genres: Documentary

  • Runtime: 9 minutes

  • Completion Date: May 2, 2018

  • Country of Origin: United States

  • Country of Filming: United States

  • Language: English

  • Shooting Format: Digital

  • Film Color: Black & White and Color

  • First-time Filmmaker: Yes

  • Student Project: Yes

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