directed his first film, "Countenances", in 1969.
film, "Naps", a live-action stop-motion animated short, took third place at the
Eastern Illinois University Film Festival in 1975.
In 1987 Ted won the River City Film
Festival in Baton Rouge with his video on "The College of Basic
Sciences". (Steven Soderberg was one of the judges of that festival.)
In 1988, Ted won Second Place in the
Southern Lantern Awards Tri-State competition for
direction of the "LSU Alexandria" documentary.
He has directed two thousand videos, and another thousand 3-D
animations in his twenty five years in production.
|In late 2002, Ted directed the
film version of Edgar Allen Poe's "Imp of the Perverse" from the stage
adaptation by Dr. Ray Sibley. "Imp" is now in post-production.
Ted has also written two features - "The Scheme of
Things" and "Two's and Three's" - which he is prepping to direct with Hi-Def
digital film. Both are darkly penned psycho-slasher thrillers.
Three's" is under consideration for stage production by a regional theatrical
company, as is his drama about the rise of Nazi idealism in "The Two
Ted's pet project is his science fiction trilogy "Orphan Train". Set
in a dark future when men can be owned by machines, a little girl battles
Robots, Aliens and Armies in her quest to retrieve her only posession. To see
some of the 3-D sketchbook on "Orphan Train" click the picture
Ted's next documentary project is a politically
inspired piece on the nature of truth, and the flow of life. It will contain
images from the more than 25 years of video and still photography that Ted has
taken while in Baton Rouge. The film will contain more original 3-d animations
to illustrate some of the concepts in unusual
One of Ted's specialties is
He has interviewed
everyone from Nobel prize winners to street kids.In 1997, Ted was one of the two filmmakers
who created the documentary feature film "Gutter Punks", which was recognized
worldwide for its gritty look at homeless teens. It was sold to Sweden and
Denmark for broadcast through Monarch
Films, and toured film festivals around the world, including the
prestigious Hampton's International Film
Ted is also Chief Creative
Officer for 3rd Coast Digital Films directing corporate documentaries, and as
CEO, directs long-range planning for 3rd Coast.
|Mr. Baldwin, CEO and Chief Creative Officer of 3rd Coast Digital
Films, Inc., is available to speak on a wide variety of topics, including but
not limited to screenwriting, animation, production, direction, and digital