Teddy Smith Lights Up Timothy Hines’ “Tomorrow’s Today” as the FIlm Sweeps Awards at Festivals Across the Globe
Above: Actor-comedian Teddy Smith brings hilarity, truth and light as Detective Frank to Timothy Hines’ “Tomorrow’s Today,” as the movie continues to sweep the festival awards..
“Tomorrow’s Today” continues to sweep awards at festivals across the globe, and it is in part due to the subtle and cool artistic talents of Actor-Comedian, Teddy Smith.
Director Timothy Hines reflects on his meeting Teddy Smith, “When comedian turned movie star Greg Kritikos and producer Dominick Martini first introduced me to Teddy Smith I had no idea how talented he was, how, when he auditioned for the part of detective Frank, that he would not only nail the part but bring facets of light and emotion to the role that was way beyond the well crafted script by Frederick Stroppel and Greg Kritikos. I saw Teddy do his stand up act some time later and I was in stitches. A comedian has to ride a fine line in expressing and exposing sometimes painful truths and also show the audience the absurdity in things. I have always felt the true difference between sanity and insanity is the ability to laugh at ourselves, our troubles, our frailties. Teddy is a master of this.”
Above: In “Tomorrow’s Today,” Teddy Smith confronts Charlie a small time hood who he’s trying to convince to go undercover for him to nab a mob boss.
“Tomorrow’s Today” is a comedic recovery story about Charlie Boy, a hopeless grifter trying to reform his ways, who collides with his loser friend named Tommy G who thinks he’s a dead ringer for Tom Hardy. They rob a liquor store to pay a gambling debt to a mob boss; only to find out the store is owned by the mobster! The more they try to fix it, the more it unravels as an innocent widow and her son are dragged into the mob boss’ focus. Teddy Smith plays a cop trying to get the petty thugs to do the right thing.
Above: Teddy Smith as Detective Frank in “Tomorrow’s Today,” Currently sweeping awards at festivals across the globe.
Timothy Hines adds, “We became friends beyond the set in that we share a particular optimistic view of kindness toward our fellow human beings. When I filmed with Teddy his performance was a joy and as we were shooting I knew I was capturing gold. To see him and the hilarious Greg Kritikos bounce off of each other; it was priceless to watch them click in masterful synergy. One of the funniest scenes in the movie is when actor Peter Plano and Teddy are on a stakeout and Peter is trying to get Teddy to try his wife’s homemade egg salad sandwich. The scene was entirely improved but was side split-tingly funny. When you see the film you can see the handheld camera slightly shaking from the laughter.”
Producer Susan Goforth agrees, “Audiences are loving Teddy. Big things are coming for Teddy Smith.”
The cast of “Tomorrow’s Today” is led by stand-up comic/actress Joanne Scorcia who was the last comic to headline at The Comedy Store in Los Angeles before it had to shutter its doors due to COVID-19. The cast includes Dave Morrissey Jr., Annunziato Carbone, Nicky Sunshine, Pascal Yen-Pfister, Teddy Smith, Heather Cole, Colin Buckingham, Dave Cremin, George N. Mikedis and Greg Kritikos.
Above: Teddy Smith on set with Katie Singleton, “Tomorrow’s Today” Set Decorator.
In the cast with teddy Smith is original supermodel Kelly Le Brock who has returned to the big screen with an emotionally stirring heartfelt special appearance in Timothy Hines’ new film, “Tomorrow’s Today”, and legendary Academy Award nominee actor Burt Young (Paulie in Sylvester Stallone’s “Rocky”), delivers a powerful special performance in “Tomorrow’s Today”. In Hines’ film Young plays Luca, the village sage who has his own painful past.
“Tomorrow’s Today” premiered at the International Day of Comedy Film Festival in Los Angeles April 5th and has been garnering awards and accolades at festivals across the world. Currently “Tomorrow’s Today” is the winner of the Los Angeles Cinematography Award for Best Editor, Winner Best Producer and Winner Best Song, the Winner of Best Song and Best Producer at the New York Cinematography Awards (NYCA), Best Ensemble and Official Selection at the New York Best Actor Award Festival, Finalist and Official Selection in the 4th Dimension Independent Film Festival, Semi-Finalist in the Asian Cinematography AWARDS (ACA), and Official Selection in the iDoc Film Festival, 4th Dimension Independent Film Festival, Spring Grove/Caledonia Film Festival, New York Flash Film Festival, Lit Laughs International Comedy Film Festival, and the Marina del Rey Film Festival®.
“Tomorrow’s Today” Official Trailer Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/embed/kP59WVBcGWU
Upcoming screenings for “Tomorrow’s Today” in festivals across the globe include the Marina del Rey Film Festival® on July 18th 7:30pm at the Cinemark 18 and XD theater in Cinemascope,
Spring Grove/Caledonia Film Festival – July 23rd-25th,
Lit Laughs International Comedy Film Festival – July 31st,
New York Flash Film Festival – August 1st,
The 4th Dimension Independent Film Festival – August 28th-30th,
Los Angeles Cinematography Awards – January 2022,
Best Actor Award Film Festival – February 2022,
New York Cinematography Awards – March 10th, 2022.