T.M. Felderstein

T.M. Felderstein

Director, Screenwriter and Producer

Los Angeles, California

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About T.M.

Todd Felderstein is a multi award-winning director/writer/producer across media platforms from screen to stage. His films have screened around the globe from the Cannes Film Festival, to Israel, Japan and in many of the major festivals right here in America. Todd's credits extend from Sony and Marvel ("Spider-Man") to many of the independent production companies throughout Los Angeles. He is a member of the Actors Studio West Directors Unit made legendary by such titans as Lee Strasberg, Dustin Hoffman, Marlon Brandon among many others.

With a lengthy background in the many facets of film and TV production, Todd continues to work with a wide range of talent from high profile actors to the young ingenue. He owns the live stage rights to Dan Millman's classic "Way of the Peaceful Warrior" which is being adapted for the stage. A former nonprofit executive, Todd established creative storytelling programs across the country in film, photography, stage among other media outlets in an effort for young people in challenged communities to further their own personal voices. Having served on many boards particularly focused on arts and education, Todd is on the teaching faculty at the Los Angeles Center of Photography and remains an active photographer throughout the world landscape.

Videos

Loglines

  • The Lucy Show

    The Lucy Show Adventure Drama Independent A reluctant psychic suspected of intuiting a mobster's brain is forced to flee her hometown in order to hide from organized crime while preventing a her own nervous breakdown.

Credits

  • Tzeva Adom: The Color Red

    Tzeva Adom: The Color Red (2017)
    Film (Action, Drama, Family, War and 1 More) Producer An altercation between an Israeli soldier and a young Palestinian boy is further agitated via social media that begs the question of doing what's morally right or instead siding with cultural bias.

  • Reservations

    Reservations (2016)
    Theater by Todd Felderstein Director Married for forty plus years, a husband tries to find the perfect moment to tell his doting wife a secret that will change their routine, and their reality, forever. WINNER, Short and Sweet Hollywood: Best Production, Best Actor, Best Playwright

  • The Owl and The Pussycat

    The Owl and The Pussycat (2016)
    Theater by Todd Felderstein Director When a reclusive bookworm's jealousy intervenes on the routines of a sexy neighbor, they become the most unlikely of roommates, lovers and eventual friends. Hollywood Fringe Festival

  • Train Station

    Train Station (2015)
    Film (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Producer "Train Station" follows a character known only as "Person in Brown" after he/she misses a train. From there, the directors take Brown on a fantastical journey and throughout it illustrate the infinite possibilities that exist when a single event interrupts a person's timeline. Each decision Brown makes leads to a different scenario, each one told by a different director. A record number of directors from every part of the world worked together over the internet to outline, write and create the film. Over 40 actors and actress, of various ages, races and backgrounds play the single character. Every time "Person in Brown" makes a new choice, we cut to a new city and follow a new actor, but the story continues on.

  • Camera Conversations

    Camera Conversations (2014)
    Series (Documentary and Biography) Producer Digital series that explores how people rise up from failure into successful careers and lifetimes.

  • Focus

    Focus (2014)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer Add a Plot »

  • Guardians of the Galaxy

    Guardians of the Galaxy (2014)
    Film by Marvel Studios Assistant Editor

  • D-TEC: Pilot

    D-TEC: Pilot (2013)
    TV Movie (Drama and Sci-Fi) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »

  • The Train Station

    The Train Station (2012)
    Film by Collab Feature Co-Director

  • Last Statement

    Last Statement (2011)
    Film (short) by Collab Feature Co-Director / Writer

  • The Road: Return to Funk

    The Road: Return to Funk (2010)
    Documentary by Menschworks Director / Producer

  • The Owner

    The Owner (2010)
    Film by Collab Feature Co-Director

  • In a Moment

    In a Moment (2007)
    Film (Short and Drama) Producer A woman stuck in a tragedy from the past, is forced to face the present as her husband tries to make her move on, causing her to contemplate what's left in her life.

  • Their Stories

    Their Stories (2006)
    Film (Short) Producer Each generation soldiering takes on new faces with very similar objectives. But what does it mean to 'fight for your country'? How do those who wear the uniform differ? 'Their stories' enlightens its audience with intimate details by those who have picked up arms, both willingly and unwillingly, to defend the flag. Written by T.M. Felderstein

  • Magic(s)

    Magic(s) (2006)
    Documentary by Menschworks Director / Producer

  • Truth.

    Truth. (2005)
    Film (Short) Director Given only weeks to live after diagnosed with an "accoustic neuroma" brain tumor, a beautiful fashion model details her struggles with diagnosis and survival in this short documentary detailing the human spirit as she undergoes this risky surgery in an effort to save her life. Written by T.M. Felderstein

  • Trespasses

    Trespasses (2005)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director With a rash of slayings in the news, a homeowner takes matters into his own hands when a prowler breaks into his basement. But neither men are who they seem. The homeowner has hired the hustler to break into his home in order to kill him and get away with murder. However, a baby grand piano serves as an unexpected connection in this dark tale of loss and redemption. Written by James Scott Mason

  • Spider-Man, the Animated Series

    Spider-Man, the Animated Series (2004)
    Television by Sony TV Writer

  • Seventh Veil

    Seventh Veil (2003)
    Film Producer Add a Plot »

  • Spider-Man

    Spider-Man (2003)
    Television (Animation, Action, Adventure, Crime and 3 More) Writer An updated version of the classic animated adventure series. After being bitten by a radioactive spider, young Peter Parker finds that he now has spider-like super powers. Hoping to use his new-found abiilties for wealth and fame, he lets his ego blind him to the needs of others, and indirectly causes the death of his uncle Ben when he refuses to help a police officer catch a fleeing criminal. Humbled by his failure, he resolves to use his talents for fighting crime, and becomes the superhero Spider-Man. While he fights assorted super-villains, Peter also must balance his personal life, including his girlfriend Mary Jane, his job as a photographer at the Daily Bugle, and a an editor who has convinced himself that Spider-man is a criminal that has to be brought down. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • Astro Boy

    Astro Boy (2003)
    Television (Animation, Adventure, Drama, Family and 2 More) Writer Astro Boy tells the story of a youthful robot boy - Astro - modeled after the deceased son of a research scientist, Dr. Tenma. Originally intended to be kept a secret, the atomic-powered robot becomes a reluctant superhero who fights for justice and peace for humans and robots alike. Created in Metro City, he lives among a 'retro-futuristic' society populated by humans and robots. His creator Dr. Tenma, head of the Ministry of Science, builds Astro in his son's image. Astro never can fill the void that Dr. Tenma feels over the loss of his son. Tenma shuts down Astro, burns down the Ministry of Science and flees. Some time later, Astro is discovered by Dr. O'Shay, the new head of the Ministry. Dr. O'Shay takes in Astro and serves as his mentor. Driven by the belief that robots and humans should be friends, Dr. O'Shay is Astro's greatest ally. He provides Astro with a home, enrolls him in school and creates a robot family for him. Astro possesses superb strength, including jet-rocket ... Written by Anonymous

  • Luckytown

    Luckytown (2000)
    Film (Drama, Crime, Mystery and Thriller) Production manager If you find your dad, what happens next? When she turns 18, unhappy Lidda Daniels leaves Southern California to look for Charlie, her father, a professional gambler who abandoned her years before. On her way to Vegas, she picks up Colonel, a video store clerk whom she finds attractive even though they've never spoken. He's is happy to go, in part because he sees himself as a great poker player. It takes Lidda time to track down Charlie, who's involved in his own tangles: he's freshly back in Vegas for high-stakes poker with Tony, an old nemesis. Tony is jealous of Charlie over a woman, plus Tony has a new habit of hiring a hit man to kill anyone who beats him. Can anyone win? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Arranged Marriage

    Arranged Marriage (1996)
    Film (Drama) Miscellaneous Crew When a man fails to pay his rent again, his landlord offers him a deal. He can stay only if he accepts to enter an arranged marriage between him and the landlord's sexy French mistress who faces deportation. Things heat up quickly.

  • Maui Heat

    Maui Heat (1996)
    TV Movie Miscellaneous Crew Add a Plot »

  • Gesundheit

    Gesundheit (1995)
    Film (Comedy and Short) Producer During a torrential rainstorm on the worst of all New Year's eves, two flu-ridden lonelyhearts meet in the medicine aisle of a grocery store and, unable to speak because of their colds, do their utmost to attract the other through paralyzing sneezes and coughs. Written by Todd Felderstein

  • For the Boys

    For the Boys (1991)
    Film (Comedy, Drama and Music) Actor With the help of the singer and dancer Dixie Leonhard US-Entertainer Eddie Sparks wants to bring some fun to the soldiers during World War II. Becoming a perfect team they tour from North Africa to the Pacific to act for "the boys". Later they continue their work but when the author Silver gets involved into McCarthy's campaign and is being fired by Eddie, Dixie turns away from him, too. Written by Volker Boehm

Awards

  • Best Narrative Short - San Diego Jewish Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Best Narrative Short - Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Finalist - Emerging Filmmaker Showcase, Cannes Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Semifinalist - NBCU Shortfest
    (2018)

  • Best Overall Production - Short + Sweet Festival, Hollywood
    (2016)

  • Best International Feature - Westchester Int. Film Fest
    (2006)

  • Best Documentary - L.A. Indies
    (2006)

  • Best Soundtrack - L.A. Indies
    (2006)

  • Bronze Remi - Houston Worldfest
    (2005)

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