The Girl with Shit in Her Teeth

Casey and Meg are introduced at their mutual friend Todd’s party and then immediately get ditched by Todd and Casey’s boyfriend Travis. Their awkward small talk goes off the rails when Meg keeps getting food stuck in her teeth and Casey just can’t let it go.

  • Chris Paul Russell
    Director
    Zombie in a Penguin Suit, Be Still My Heart, Little Gold Star
  • Jessica Mulder
    Writer
    Zombie in a Penguin Suit (Producer)
  • Jessica Mulder
    Producer
  • Chris Paul Russell
    Producer
  • Jessica Penner
    Producer
  • Landon Charles Hughes
    Producer
  • Arian Winn Russell
    Producer
  • Jessica Mulder
    Key Cast
    "Casey"
  • Alyssa Sabo
    Key Cast
    "Meg"
  • Landon Charles Hughes
    Key Cast
    "Todd"
  • Dave Neal
    Key Cast
    "Travis"
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    4 minutes 27 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    October 25, 2018
  • Production Budget:
    1,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
  • Portland Comedy Film Festival
    Portland, Oregon
    United States
    May 17, 2019
    Official Selection & Best Actress
Director Biography - Chris Paul Russell

Chris Paul Russell is an award-winning filmmaker based out of Los Angeles. Originally from Connecticut and educated at Emerson College, Chris finished his senior year with the award-winning crime film ‘Swink’. His next project, ‘Zombie in a Penguin Suit’, made over 10 months at a budget of $1500, went viral, amassing over 6 million views on YouTube. It was lauded as ‘the most stunning, deeply-felt zombie short film of all time’ (Film School Rejects) and covered by countless publications, including USA Today, Fast Company and the Huffington Post, where it landed on the front page. In the years since, Chris has written several features and directed music videos and short films, such as the award-winning ‘Be Still My Heart’. Recently, he raised $15K via Kickstarter for his supernatural revenge-fantasy, ‘Little Gold Star’. Currently, Chris has several feature projects in development, as well as several silly videos.

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