This is how your author-auteur is celebrating #oscars2018 — We’re releasing, for your consideration, the first trailer for our feature art flick Pill Head! And by “we’re” I don’t mean the “royal we + are,” I mean everyone from my partner and producer Karen Hess and star Emily Ahrens to the brilliant cast and crew who are making this project a reality. Enjoy and please share if you dig a good #indiefilm #artfilm #pillheadmovie Coming soon to a screen near you!
In the film, college student Theda is a pill addict who undergoes an experimental sleep therapy. When she awakes nearly a year later, she discovers the treatment has put her on the verge of a psychic breakthrough… Or a psychotic breakdown.
Starring Emily Ahrens as Theda. Also starring Alia Beeton, Christophe Parker, Kalin Robbins, Pascal Faivre, D’mitra Smith. Produced by Karen Hess, written and directed by Daedalus Howell.
Daedalus Howell is the writer-director of Pill Head and the upcoming Wolf Story, and author of the novels Quantum Deadline and the Late Projectionist, and the editor of the Bohemian and Pacific Sun. As a writer-filmmaker he creates and examines storytelling as an art, business and lifestyle. If you're in, or interested in the trade, sign up for his newsletter below. Learn how he went from small-town newspaperman to a feature film director here.