Dance Dads

What has been seen cannot be unseen.

For this year’s San Jose 48-Hour Film Project, filmmakers (and occasional podcast contributors) Drew Campbell and Jason Salazar wrote and directed this short, “Dance Dads.” When participating in this festival, filmmakers gather on a Friday evening, receive elements that must be in their film, and then script, shoot, and edit within 48 hours. Drew and Jason’s challenge this year:

  • Character: Ed or Edwina Griesman, Dance Instructor
  • Prop: A Paintbrush
  • Required Line: “Can You Keep A Secret?”

This is what happened. Funny, inspired, entertaining, and I can’t shake the feeling — all too real.

“Dance Dads” is officially a production of Beyond Forever Studios (“Donovan and Simms“) and Digital Chicanery.

About Derek McCaw 1962 Articles
In addition to running Fanboy Planet, Derek has written for ActionAce, Daily Radar, Once Upon A Dime, and The Wave. He has contributed stories to Arcana Comics (The Greatest American Hero) and Monsterverse Comics (Bela Lugosi's Tales from the Grave). He performs with ComedySportz San Jose and ShakesBEERience, in addition to occasional screenwriting and acting jobs. If you ever played Eric's Ultimate Solitaire on the Macintosh, it was Derek's voice as The Weasel that urged you to play longer. You can buy his book "I Was Flesh Gordon" on the Amazon link at the right. Email him at