Hard Pill to Swallow

Ainsley lives In a world where pills replace a natural consumption of food, emotions, and entertainment. She must decide what to do when Josh comes over, and she is out of intimacy pills.

  • Maddy Otto
  • Maddy Otto
  • Maddie Cope
  • Kiana Washington
    Key Cast
  • Sean Jones
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Short, Student
  • Genres:
    Sci-Fi, Romance
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 13 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 21, 2021
  • Production Budget:
    400 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Georgia
Director Biography - Maddy Otto

Maddy is originally from Manhattan Beach, CA, and
graduated from the University of Georgia is May 2021 with
degrees in Entertainment and Media Studies and
Communication Studies. While in college she developed a global perspective on international conflict in Paris, France. On UGA’s campus and in the Athens community, Maddy portrayed a passion for leadership and relational service. She served on the executive board of the non-profit organization SOUL, administering a union between SOUL and The Boys and Girls Club. Maddy also devoted time to the leadership team of UGA Wesley, an on campus ministry. She is honored to be an alumni of Alpha Chi Omega and advocate for domestic violence awareness in the local community. Additionally, Maddy has written, produced, directed, and filmed a wide variety of short films through her time at UGA Grady. She is currently a Project Management Specialist at Cox Communications in Atlanta, Georgia.

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