Daniel loses his wife and son in a car accident. While slowly recovering from his injuries, he rebuilds his son's video camera that was damaged in the crash. Infused with power from the moment of the crash, the camera develops the ability to stop time when Daniel presses the pause button. This discovery restores Daniel's sense of purpose, and he fills the vacuum in his life by taking responsibility for another victim, Sarah, a newlywed who lost her husband in the same accident. But Daniel's good intentions shift as the power begins to change him irrevocably...
Scott Cordes (Daniel)
Scott dreamed of being a rodeo clown as a boy in Nebraska, and tried his hand driving an alfalfa truck, radio DJing in small towns, and working on rock shows as a stage hand before becoming an actor. He starred in the independent feature Raising Jeffery Dahmer and also directs theater. Scott has three children, one of which appears opposite him in SUSPENSION as his character's son.
Annie Tedesco (Sarah)
Annie stars in TV series Granite Flats, and before that had appeared on such shows as Dexter, Modern Family, and Bones as well as over thirty national commercials. When she's not working she reads...A LOT. She has spent time in Northern Uganda helping refugees and started her own, fledgling charity group, Good Fridays. Learn more at annietedesco.com.
Caroline Vinciguerra (Jane)
Caroline started performing at age ten, as the voice of the doll Roxy in a children's board game. In addition to acting and modeling, she loves art, architecture, fashion, flowers, peanut butter frozen yogurt, shredding rock guitar and singing with her band, The Speedboys.
Dan Nichols (Josh)
An elementary school teacher by trade, Dan was finally able to admit he had the acting bug a few years after college. He moved from Kansas City to LA recently, where he booked his first audition, a commercial that aired in Holland. He studies at the John Kirby Studio and has acted in several independent projects over the last year.
Ethan Shaftel (Director, Producer)
Ethan got his start directing games for Hasbro, but before that had received filmmaking honors and scholarships from both AFI and USC. After games he moved into post-production, editing dozens of music videos and commercials for major artists and brands, as well as producing and directing screen content for major pop tours with his company easyAction.
Alec Joler (Director, Co-Cinematographer)
Alec is a filmmaker, animator, and painter, whose work has screened at festivals across the country and been exhibited in the Cochrane Gallery in Washington D.C. Alec studied at the CCAC in Oakland, and was part of the Fox Searchlab young directors program.
Aris Blevins (Writer, Producer)
Aris was raised in Milwaukee and is a graduate of USC film school. SUSPENSION is his first produced screenplay, but another feature script Dark is currently in development. Aris has produced several short films, one of which won the Sundance Film Festival Online Competition in 2003. He is the co-owner of Team A Design.
Kevin Obsatz (Producer, Assistant Director)
Kevin grew up in Minneapolis and worked at a local Public Access station in high school before receiving a full-ride to USC film school. His shorts have screened at festivals and on PBS television and he received an IFP Access Grant in 2001.