Leads a storytelling-centric animation team in creating impactful visual experiences that have enduring legacies. Over fifteen years of comprehensive knowledge accrued in narrative development has facilitated an exceptional ability to grow teams to their highest potential. Passionate about merging art and technology in innovative ways while placing equal importance on collaborative, story focused culture.
Tackling projects of all sizes and styles has instilled my unique, fresh approach to the execution of brand experiences that resonate deeply with consumers. Managing teams that encompass animation, vfx, design, and interactive, while keeping them aligned to a broader creative vision, is a source of excitement and passion for me.
Television (Action, Comedy, Horror, Mystery and 2 More) Visual effects A group of clumsy paranormal investigators, lead by Joey Greco (Cheaters), find themselves in bizarre, inane and absurd nocturnal misadventures.
Sunny in the Dark
Film (Drama) Visual effects A reclusive family therapist craving the solitude of an exclusive downtown loft doesn't realize that he's not the only person living in the same space.
Film (Action and Thriller) Visual effects An 'urban explorer' is blackmailed into infiltrating a derelict building on the eve of its demolition in the hope he can recover a forgotten treasure.
Film (Sci-Fi) Visual effects Singularity Principle is a feature length science-fiction film about the consequences of renegade experiments into Parallel Universes. Co-written and directed (with Austin Hines) by physicist Dr. David Deranian, the film pays particular attention to accurate scientific detail and uses the fascinating science of parallel universes to bring audiences a story that will both illuminate and entertain. The story starts off with the disappearance of noted scientist Professor Jack Brenner (John Diehl) during a fateful parallel universe experiment. Jack's protege, Dr. Peter Tanning (Michael Denis) is being interrogated by Dr. Lawrence Cason (William B. Davis) of a clandestine Black-Ops Agency to learn about the experiment and to find out what happened to Jack Brenner. Lawrence makes it clear that he wants to know everything about the experiment, including how parallel universes can be manipulated... Written by Anonymous
Film (Horror and Thriller) Visual effects In 1885, a female doctor helping a group of people with their phobias becomes embroiled in a murder mystery surrounding a patient that may or may not be a vampire.
Film (Action, Comedy and Horror) Visual effects A notorious Middle Eastern terrorist (Dourif) is plotting a major attack on the U.S. that includes detonating a powerful nuke in the heart of Los Angeles; the only thing standing in his way is an unlikely duo formed by a mysterious vampire (Bailey Smith) and a rogue cop (Elliott) who reluctantly join forces to thwart his gang of motley terrorists before it's too late. Written by Anonymous
Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Visual effects Three stories of the mentally ill: 1. Artist begins taking orders from the dolls he exhibits. 2. Eight year old boy, cruel father, concerned teacher and hallucinatory monster come into conflict. 3. Professor convinced of the Mayan apocalypse prophesies, builds bomb shelter to save his family. Written by Tross
LAID: Life as It's Dealt
Film (Drama and Romance) Visual effects Caught in a downward spiral after his daughter's birth, Jason escaped to the city of Chicago, where he met Noah, a young male who introduced him to an alternative way of survival. Working in isolation from the "normal" world, Jason soon falls victim to an unhealthy existence. Now, three years later, Jason is still haunted by a heartbreaking past and the route he has chosen for both him and his daughter to survive. When he meets Amber, the "girl next door", who offers him love, stability and a possible way out, he jumps at the chance - only to find himself caught between two colliding worlds. Written by J.D. Stimson Jr.
Bad Kids Go to Hell
Film (Comedy, Mystery and Thriller) Visual effects The Breakfast Club meets The Grudge in this sexy, dark comedy-thriller! Six prep school kids from Crestview Academy, home to the spoiled offspring of society's elite, find themselves stuck in detention on a frightfully dark and stormy Saturday afternoon. During their 8 hour incarceration, each of the six kids falls victim to a horrible "accident" until only one of them remains. As each of these spoiled rich kids bites the dust, the story takes on a series of humorous and frantic twists and turns. Is one of the kids secretly evening the school's social playing field? Or have the ghosts of prestigious Crestview Academy finally come to punish the school's worst (and seemingly untouchable) brats? One thing is for sure...Daddy's money can't save them now. (Based on the best selling indie comic book series/graphic novel of the same name.) Written by Barry "Bazza" Wernick and Matthew Spradlin
Film (Comedy) Visual effects A disgruntled grocery store clerk can't quit living in the past until one night his store gets robbed and it changes his future forever.
Film (Comedy) Special effects While a Middle Eastern dictator is fleeing his besieged country his plane crashes on the Mexican Border. He is inadvertently carried into Texas by illegal immigrants. Struck by a truck occupied by three cowboys he is taken back to their exotic game ranch where their housekeeper nurses him back to health as they slowly discover his true identity. Or do they? Written by The Producers
Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Visual effects On a Saturday morning, Frances jolts awake from a frightening dream. That afternoon, while on a road trip with four friends, a bizarre chain of events leads her to a secluded house where a little girl lives with a man she refers to only as, "The Doctor". Here, Frances uncovers grisly horrors the little girl is subjected to and as Frances fights to save her young soul, her friends fight to save themselves from the monster the doctor has created. Written by DIMPLES CAMP
The '56 Fire
Film (Documentary) Visual effects July 29th, 1956. 19 firefighters from the Texas Panhandle towns of Sunray and Dumas perish in a massive explosion at the McKee Refinery located between Dumas and Sunray. The film makers revisit the families and town folk still suffering the trauma of that day. The incident ranks today as the 6th worst fatal firefighter incident in the country, 9/11 being 1st. Written by Huck Ones
Stop the Presses
Film (Documentary) Animation department "Anybody who tells you they know what the news business will look like in 5 years is either lying or delusional", says Dan Gross, the ex-Senior News Editor at Newsweek. Once one the world's largest print publications, Newsweek dropped the print side of its business and went online at the end of 2012. But what was supposed to be a decisive step into the 21st Century turned into a cautionary tale. As Newsweek went under, the popular wisdom that online is the future wasn't realised. As publisher Christian von Thillo points out, the reality is that print is not dead yet. "It's not that people don't buy newspapers anymore, It's just some people's business models don't work anymore." Now the bane of modern newspapers has become aggregator sites like The Huffington Post, which make money from other people's content. "It's theft, pure theft", says Vandermeersch angrily. And once everything has been made free it is very hard to turn back the tide. "We're like a butcher who has given free meat ... Written by Anonymous
Video (Action and Horror) Visual effects "AFTER SUNDOWN" is an action-packed story of a young woman who uncovers a dark secret that has been laid dormant for centuries. Before she can even comprehend her discovery, she is plunged into a gory battle with a predatory vampire from the American Old West, who is in search for his vampire offspring that was taken from him so long before. He will stop at nothing and devour all whom try to stand in his way but with each bite he will recruit another undead soldier to serve him... With the help of Texas locals, the woman leads the fight in a wild clash against the vampire and his undead army to regain control of the human race and send the evil creatures straight to Hell! Written by Charys Caldarella
Film (Action and Thriller) Visual effects When millionaire businessman Ted Billings (Glenn Morshower) double-crosses his partners in a weapons deal, he decides to hire some protection. Billings enlists Eugene "Vash" Vasher (Lou Diamond Phillips) a mercenary-for-hire and soon, Vash is fighting off assaults on his boss from all sides, but on top of that, he doesn't even like Billings who has a hidden agenda. Among the shoot-outs and chases, Vash forms a bond with Emily (Yancy Butler) Billings' chief-of-security and Vash's former flame who's not all that she appears to be. Written by Anonymous
Film (Comedy) Visual effects Anachronistic fan-made spoof of _Brave Heart_ (1996).
Mirror Image: What Do You See in the Mirror
Video (Short and Horror) Actor In a time of cell phones, Internet and laptops who controls Harrisville? The past. The present. The future? Is the present repeating the past and what does the future hold? Murder, lies, insanity - ghosts. In the past - a horrible childhood accident; or is it a murder? Will the same person commit the same crime twenty-five years later? Harrisville, an average size city, has its share of 'interesting' people. Each person is intricately tied to one another in this thriller/horror. Written by joanie bannister
While Supplies Last
Film (Comedy and Musical) Visual effects Add a Plot »
Video (Action, Comedy and Horror) Visual effects Radioactive meteorites from a meteor shower crash into a cemetery causing the dead to rise as flesh-eating zombies. Armed with only their wits and few camping supplies, can the attractive teens get out with their skin? Or will they become another midnight snack for the rapidly growing mass of zombies? This Zombie Campout will be one they'll never forget!! Written by Anonymous
Television (Sci-Fi) Visual effects A beautiful young woman awakens aboard an adrift space ship with no memory of who she is or how she got there and at the mercy of the ship's mysterious computer.
Art Institute of Dallas (Dallas, TX)
Monmouth College (Monmouth, IL)