The Controller is a drama that strikes a mix between live action and animation, as William Fence (Bob Rue) must fight to save his kidnapped wife, Melissa Fence (Carin Sprague), from the hands of her abductors. To do so, he is forced to play an augmented reality video game. It is a race against the clock as he only has eight hours to beat the system if he wishes to ever see his wife again. Knowing that he cannot accomplish this alone, he enlists the help of the Armchair Combat Professionals. But will he stand a chance even with the assistance of this elite group of gamers? This independent film showcases a very diverse and colorful cast, as William struggles to complete his mission. There are many allusions to popular video games in this film. Supporting actors include Master Chief (John Dobradenka), PappaPooh (Vince Reign), and Capt. Jenkins (Laura Durant).