An internationally award-winning filmmaker, Lance Dreesen is a member of the Writers Guild of America and partner in an independent film production company, Red Five Entertainment, Inc., with offices in Los Angeles, California and Atlanta, Georgia. He is also a freelance producer/editor, business development consultant and film acting and writing instructor.
Dreesen's directorial debut, "Terror Tract" (which he also produced) was both a critical and financial success. Starring John Ritter and Bryan Cranston, "Terror Tract" was purchased by the USA Network and has won top honors at film festivals in Europe and the United States. The film also enjoyed a theatrical release in France and Latin America.
Dreesen's latest film, "The Way Home" (which he wrote, directed and edited), starring Dean Cain, was recently released by Lionsgate. The film is an inspirational true story about the search for a missing two year-old child and the crisis of faith the parents and community endure. "The Way Home" also had a television premiere on cable channel GMC, where it set new ratings records.
Dreesen's previous writing and directing effort, "Big Bad Wolf", starring Richard Tyson and Kimberly J. Brown, was released by Screen Media and Universal Home Video in 2007. The film has received rave reviews, won top honors at film festivals and has an enthusiastic online fan base. Dreesen also produced the supernatural thriller "Conjurer", starring John Schneider, which was an official selection at the 2008 Slamdance Film Festival -- and had a successful premiere on Showtime. The film is available on DVD from Monarch Home Entertainment.
Dreesen's writing credits include "Charlie's Ghost Story", a feature film directed by Anthony Edwards and starring Cheech Marin, and "Arthur's Quest", starring Ayre Gross, for Crystal Sky Entertainment. In addition, he has written and developed projects for numerous production companies and studios, including Universal Pictures and Fox Television.
As well as being an independent film producer and freelance writer and editor, Dreesen is also a business development consultant, combining his creative storytelling and sales and marketing expertise to create compelling visual communication projects that help companies engage, entertain and inform clients and employees -- and win new business.