A graduate of Chicago’s Columbia College Film &TV program, Adrian started his career working under the tutelage of Executive Producer John Hughes at Walt Disney Pictures in 1995. After producing seven of his own successful independent feature films, Adrian became Managing Member of Poya Pictures and steered the production company into TV, commercials, music videos and new media.
In addition to the movies, Adrian has produced music videos for many major label and indie artists, commercials for major brands and agencies and new media for major brands.
He has worked with world renowned directors and talent and a lot of other industry names the general public has never heard of, but who industry insiders admire for their talents and hard work.
As a writer, he has sold TV shows to ABC Studios and various independent production companies and he’s credited with having written five feature films and uncredited on several others.
He’s directed four feature films and several, award winning shorts, including NINES, which was the audience favorite at Slamdance Film Fest and Toronto Film Fest.
Adrian is also dedicated to philanthropic activities. He is especially concerned with the growing homeless problem facing America and dedicates his time and resources to LA’s premiere homeless charity, The Midnight Mission.
Columbia College, Chicago