DreamStalker Films

PSA – Don’t Drive & Text

30 Second TV Spot 1:

30 Second TV Spot 2:

Full Version:

Cast (in order of appearance):

Alanta Noel as Driver

Derek Lookingbill as Oogly-Bear

Matt Torrez as Pedestrian

Shannon Griffith as Van Driver

Eric Kask as Cop

Kyl Bodwin as Boy Scout 1

Nick Benzer as Boy Scout 2

Narration by Dennis Benzer


Writer, Director, Producer: Joseph M. Benzer

Writer, Producer: Nick Benzer

Writer, Producer: Dennis Benzer

Stunts: Matt Torrez

Composer: Nick Benzer

Music Performed by Nick Benzer and Scott Kos

Visual Effects Creator, Editor, Sound Designer: Joseph M. Benzer

Additional Crew: Laura Rappleye, Pete Haverson, Scott Kos, Dennis Benzer and all Cast


A Public Service Announcement about the dangers of texting while driving.


This Public Service Announcement is DSF’s tenth short film.  It was shot for Boy Scout Troop 87 as a final Eagle Scout project for Nick Benzer.

The film was shot in two days on December 12th and 13th, 2009 after just over a week of pre-production.  Post production was completed on January 1, 2010.

One of the 30 second spots is included as a commercial on “The DreamStalker Films Christmas Special”.

All versions of this PSA are featured on the DreamStalker Films Shorts Vol I DVD.

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