Director, Owner, Fried Okra Entertainment: http://friedokra.tv
Name: Ernie Mosteller
Lives in: Orlando, Florida
Company: Fried Okra Entertainment
Unique traits: Ernie Mosteller is well known as an accomplished commercial director who gets great performances from ordinary people, kids, and adult actors for major ad agencies and their clients. His company, Fried Okra Entertainment, (friedokra.tv) headquartered in Ft. Lauderdale and New York, develops documentary and narrative films, reality and nonfiction TV, as well as commercials and advertising content, and the occasional music video. When he’s not on location, you can find Ernie helping out around the family citrus farm just north of Orlando.
Folie à Deux: Madness for Two
Film (Short and Comedy) Director Awkward silence equals awkward thoughts. In Folie a Duex you'll find yourself wondering...who's the crazy one?
Faith Hope and BBQ
Film (Documentary, Biography and Music) Director Down a two-lane road in a backwater Florida town, tiny New Hope Missionary Baptist Church stands as testament to faith, hope, hard work, and the best tasting barbecue for miles. In Faith, Hope and BBQ, from director Ernie Mosteller, you'll meet the Pastor / Preacher / Barbecue Man, the Sunday School Teacher who guards her collard green recipe, the congregation who pray, the customers who pay, plus the faith, food, work and joy that keep New Hope very much alive. Like many small churches in America today, New Hope has to work hard, just to survive. But hard work is nothing new to the close-knit 60-member congregation. Faced with eviction over 20 years ago, the church leaders of the time sold barbecue from a roadside stand to purchase land and build the church where it stands. Now the church needs renovation and modernization. But the economic realities of a small church in a small town in hard times call for something more than charity, or the Sunday offering plate. Undeterred, the ... Written by Ernie Mosteller