NYC based writer/director; shot music videos for many bands such as Duran Duran and Great Caesar (video featured by GLAAD, Upworthy, ThinkProgress, Deepak Chopra among others). Latest project is a short film starring Eric Roberts and Meliki Hurd, based off a viral article. Film premiered at this year's Cannes Short Film Corner, won Kidseye Grand Prize at its US premiere at the Rhode Island International Film Festival.
Name: Douglas McGinness
Lives in: New York City, New York
Occupation: Director, Producer and Screenwriter
The Epic of Hershey
Film (short) by Douglas McGinness (Drama and Fantasy) Director, Writer, Producer A young homeless boy goes on a journey to find a mythical goddess who's existence has been rumored throughout every homeless shelter in the city. But when he believes he has found her, and gives a gift from her to a man in need, everything he has ever known comes into question.
Film by Michael Walker (Comedy and Drama) Art department Pete Cozy is having trouble resolving a happy marriage and family life with rising debt and a job he hates. When his new boss, Susan, a human dynamo, shows up, Pete is pulled into the maelstrom that is her life and made to work harder than he ever has before. Suddenly, money and opportunities come his way, but at what price? Written by CA
Film (short) by Juan Sebastian Barreneche (Documentary, Biography, History and News) Camera and Electrical Department A college documentarian struggles to explore 'Occupy Wall Street,' confronting skepticism, governmental repression, and the lasting question: Will any of this make a difference?
Film (short) by Douglas McGinness (Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Director, Writer, Editor A disenfranchised young man is hit by a car and pulled 'in between' living and death. Now, on a different dimension, he must travel to people's dreams and alert them to the fact that he is still alive.