Experiencing Interruptions?

New Hire

Hiring your significant other is a bad idea.

  • Ted Marsden
    Daddy's Boys (Cleveland International Film Festival 2018), Making Partner (Channel 101 Best Show, Best Directing 2018), Street Cleaning (Channel 101 Best Editing 2017)
  • Ted Marsden
  • Cole Hersch
  • Cole Hersch
    Key Cast
    Funny or Die, Clickhole, Smosh, SuperDeluxe, Walgreens Mascot Liaison
  • Monica Loomba
    Key Cast
    UCB Messhall (RAT KING), Making Partner (Channel 101)
  • Jason Martin Castillo
    Squirrel (Sundance 2019)
  • Ted Marsden
  • Project Type:
    Short, Web / New Media
  • Genres:
    Comedy, Drama, Dark Comedy
  • Runtime:
    5 minutes 6 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 11, 2019
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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Director Biography - Ted Marsden

Ted Marsden is an award-winning writer, director, + editor.

He likes to create irreverent, character-based comedy. His short film New Hire made its premiere at the 2020 San Francisco Independent Film Festival, and was shown at the Mammoth Film Festival, Dam Short Film Festival, and Cleveland International Film Festival. It made it's international debut at Short to the Point in Romania.

He has created numerous episodic shows at Channel 101. His 7-episode show Making Partner won Best Show and Best Director in 2018. His 10-episode show Street Cleaning won Best Editing in 2017.

When he is not making narrative films, he is helping to create video marketing for progressive political campaigns, including Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, ACLU, Swing Left, and Beto for Senate.

He attended Emerson College and lives in Los Angeles. He rides his bike almost everywhere. He is developing his next short film.

You can check out his work here: www.tedmarsden.com

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Director Statement

New Hire is a dark comedic short that explores the unintended and disastrous results that come from hiring a significant other… I won’t say much more, only that it’s a bad idea.