Ted Wilson has a chip on his shoulder about aliens. Space Aliens. What he doesn't know could kill him.

  • Eric C Player
    Moment of Anger, UndercoverUp, Political Fallout
  • Eric C Player
    The Singles Ward, UndercoverUp
  • Eric C Player
    More Money, More Family, Save Me, Nothing But The Best, Free Lunch
  • Kanarose Oonhateparuk
    The Kid Pound, Home of Thais, Moment of Anger
  • Allen Bailey
    Key Cast
    "Ted Wilson"
  • Maria Rojas
    Key Cast
    "Bored Counter Girl"
  • Project Type:
    Experimental, Short
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 54 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 8, 2019
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
    Sony 4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Shawna Shea Memorial Film Festival
    Southbridge, MA
    United States
    October 3, 2019
    East Coast USA Premiere
    Nominee: Best Comedy Short
  • LA LIVE Film Festival
    Los Angeles, CA
    United States
    October 12, 2019
    West Coast Premiere
    Official Selection
Distribution Information
    Country: United States
    Rights: All Rights
Director Biography - Eric C Player

Eric Player is a graduate of the Brigham Young University and Chapman University film schools. By day, he works as a freelance writer, and by night he stalks Hollywood with an armload of scripts and a crazed look in his eyes. He has produced, written, or been a part of over three dozen films; his movies have been seen in theaters all across the United States and Europe, including at the Newport Beach Film Festival, the 2010 Film Expo Asia, the 15 Minutes of Fame Film Festival, Top Shorts, the LDS Film Festival, and the Culver City Film Festival. His projects have won awards at many of the venues wherein they have been featured, most notably a Best Picture and Best Director nod from Roadhouse International Film Festival. His articles have appeared in publications as varied as The Leading Edge (BYU Sci-Fi Anthology), The Vintage Times, and Papercrafts Magazine (Just what it sounds like). Eric edits his own projects and the projects of others. He also works as a script reader and critic for writers and production companies on a per-script basis. He was most recently represented by the Montgomery West Literary Agency, and is the President and CEO of Panther Pictures, LLC.

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Director Statement

The Fruit is another in a long line of projects I have done for myself. I hope you enjoy it as well.