I met Ted Tremper when Often Awesome the series was named the 2012 Vimeo Awards best original web series. He handed me the award. Later that night he approached me and opened the door to a future podcast. I really enjoyed talking with Ted at the Awards and was looking forward to this conversation.
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Ted Tremper is an improviser, filmmaker, and writer hailing from Seattle, WA, currently living in Chicago, IL. His short film series, Break-ups: The Series, won the inaugural Vimeo Award for “Best Original Series” in October of 2010, which he learned while in quarantine in the middle of the Pacific Ocean while on tour with The Second City Theater. Since then, Break-ups the series has gone on to win numerous awards and film festivals all over the globe and has been featured in The New York Times, Washington Post, Onion A.V. Club, and many others. It can be found at www.breakups.us. His new series, Shrink, which follows the stories of a young psychiatrist performing his state-mandated 1750 hours of supervised clinical therapy, can be found at www.shrinkwebseries.com. If you’re ever in Chicago, please drop by the iO Theatre, Second City, or Annoyance Theatre to see him perform. Hugs optional. www.tedtremper.com
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