Noel Vinson is a producer, writer and director. He is best known for the short horror film, Jane (2021), a winner of Stage 32's 7th Annual Short Film Competition, as well as Dusters (2020), The Malicious (2019) and I'm Sorry Mommy (2017). Additionally, you'll hear him lending his voice to the popular true crime podcast, The Evidence Locker.
As an experienced entertainment professional from Los Angeles, Noel's early success as a hip-hop artist propelled him onto the world stage where he toured internationally from LA to Shanghai and to Sydney, Australia where he is now based.
His films have attracted more than twenty awards and nominations from multiple festivals. He is a prolific independent filmmaker with a focus on working collaboratively with international artists on feature films, shorts and podcasts under the umbrella of his company, Dissenter Stage Entertainment.
Unique traits: Hip Hop artist
The Last Great American Novel Budget: $1M - $5M | Comedy In a world gone mad, "The Last Great American Novel" exposes the absurdist consequences of artistic ambition as a struggling writer risks it all to pen his masterpiece and uncover the truth behind its wild success before he literally loses his mind.
Locust Budget: $1M - $5M | Drama ⋄ Crime When Samson Pike is released from prison after twenty-five years, he finds his only prospect in a job chauffeuring and offering protection to a young Transgender escort named Esra. But as the two grow closer, and push comes to shove, Sam finds that he may not even be strong enough to protect her from himself.
WAX/WANE Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror ⋄ Drama After recovering from a heart attack, mild-mannered physician, Phillip Tarker, is assaulted and bitten by a strange man on the night of his sixtieth Birthday, leading him to discover a whole new lease on life, even if it comes at the expense of his loved ones.
Aorta Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror ⋄ Film-noir A secretive woman hires Private Eye Miles Thorne to find her missing son, who's abduction she believes to have been set up by her philanthropist husband, but the closer Miles' investigation gets to the truth, the more the bounds of his reality begin to tear, revealing a darkness that proves the devil is always in the details.
Blood Story Budget: $1M - $5M | Horror ⋄ Drama During the height of the AIDS epidemic, a gay man, recently bitten by a vampire, has 48 hours to find his maker before he has no other choice than to make his first kill.
TRAP: The Cartoon Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy ⋄ Animation In 1987, during President Rudolph Runyon's re-election campaign, reformed pimp Money Mola$$es uncovers a sinister connection between a local crack house, corrupt cops, and malevolent alien overlords who pull the government’s strings. Teaming up with the ragtag TRAP Team, Money and his crew must save humanity from enslavement, all while staying fly at the same time.
GrYM'D Budget: $100K - $1M | Drama ⋄ Comedy Jim Grym, a drunken, drug addicted and misogynistic Grim Reaper, navigates through a tumultuous mid-life crisis in the dire hopes that he may one day make a lasting connection.
Wydow's Peak Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror ⋄ Comedy Two years after his wife's death, Bryan Rice is dragged out of his depression by his childhood friend to attend a single's retreat for widows and widowers... only to discover that it is being run by a blood-thirsty coven of witches.
Series (Horror) Producer / Writer / Director 1-Minute Horror Short Films released at the top of every month on all Social Platforms.
Film (short) by Dissenter Stage Entertainment (Drama and Horror) Producer / Writer / Director Mr. Gordon, an invalid with dementia, struggles to make sense of the woman who routinely intrudes in on his daily life, a live-in caregiver named Jane.
Film (short) by Abel Robinson (Horror) Producer A woman suffering from insomnia finds that evil is waiting for her just beyond her bedroom door.
Film (short) by Dissenter Stage Entertainment (Thriller and Western) Producer / Writer / Director A man with a bounty on his head joins a game of high stakes poker against three strangers who bet with more than just money and have plenty of time to kill.
Film (short) by Dissenter Stage Entertainment (Horror and Thriller) Producer / Writer / Director A couple in an unstable relationship become stalked by an unseen adversary who threatens the normalcy of their home life. As tensions and fears begin to escalate, the line becomes blurred on whether the true danger remains on the outside of their home, or on the inside.
Film by Jeremy Cumpston (Comedy) Producer A coming of age tale where wise-acre, Hal, has to navigate his final days of school where love, rivalries and a bunch of weed threaten to waver him.
I'm Sorry Mommy
Film (short) by Sonja Steyn (Horror) Producer / Writer A single Mother finds her fears realized when she begins to believe her Daughter's imaginary friend is not so imaginary after all.
Stage 32's 7th Annual Short Film Contest - Winner
Top Shorts Film Festival - Best Director - April - "Dusters"
Top Shorts Film Festival - Best Western - April - "Dusters"
Top Shorts Film Festival - Best Web Series - April - "Axmo Deus"
Top Shorts Film Festival - Best Television Script - April - "Axmo Deus"
Made in the West Film Festival - Best in the West - "Jane"
Made in the West Film Festival - Best Cinematographer: Robert C. Morton - "Jane"
Made in the West Film Festival - Best Sound Design: Gordon Fletcher- "Jane"
A Night of Horror Int'l Film Festival -Audience Choice - Best Australian Short for "The Malicious"
Top Shorts Film Festival - Best Thriller of the Year - "The Malicious"
Top Shorts Film Festival - Best Thriller - May - "The Malicious"
Top Shorts Film Festival - Best Ensemble - May - "The Malicious"
A Night of Horror Int'l Film Festival -Audience Choice - Best Australian Short for "I'm Sorry Mommy"