USC School of Cinematic Arts
Challenged by his acting coach to open up Daniel Swift has trouble letting go in his craft. Troubled by his traumas, Swift ventures into dangerous emotional territory and learns through the creative process of acting to express emotions previously hidden. This is a visually expressive short film about a practicing actor.
Ted Martland – Director
Theodore Martland co-wrote the feature film, Actors Anonymous (2016), based on the book of the same name, which stars James Franco, Eric Roberts, Scott Haze, and Emma Rigby. He completed his professional training as a director at USC film school in 2015, earning an MFA on the Annenberg Fellowship.