Talent Guide

Ted Speaker

  • Discipline:Producer
  • Program Year:Fast Track 2013


Ted Speaker was a producer on Lynn Shelton’s 2009 Sundance darling, Humpday, and worked with Shelton on her previous feature, My Effortless Brilliance. Speaker co-produced Dusty Bias’s 2011 film, Prairie Love, which premiered at Sundance in 2011 and went on to win two Grand Jury prizes and an Emerging Filmmaker award for Bias. Speaker was an associate producer and composer on Amber Sealey’s award-winning second feature, How to Cheat (Los Angeles Film Festival, 2011), and is producing Dusty Bias’ upcoming sophomore feature, Big Man, starring Jeremy Davies and Melanie Lynskey. He also has a wealth of experience in programming, marketing, and sales, and is an accomplished musician and composer.

Current Project

New Mexican Rain


It's 1983 and 11 year-old Rain wants sex, the only problem is she has no idea what that means. With her self-absorbed parents distracted by their pending divorce, Rain is left alone to navigate the complexities of boys and love and everything in between.