I am a director, sound mixer/recordist, and sound editor/designer in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Name: Ryan Spenser
Lives in: Petaluma, California
Company: Rebel Rouser Pictures, LLC
Occupation: Boom Operator, Director, Sound Designer, Sound Editor and Sound Mixer
Film by Christina Rosendahl (Thriller) Sound department A whistleblower attempts to reveal the secret behind a nuclear disaster that occurred during the height of the Cold War.
The Morning of Everything
Film by Jeff Stern (Short, Adventure, Drama and Fantasy) Sound department In 'The Morning of Everything,' a father envisions the world through the eyes of his three year-old son. As the boy traverses strange lands in search of his lost owl, the father drifts deep into a fever dream, confusing his identity with the boy's, the owl's, and his younger self. Written by Anonymous
Film by Seth MacFarlane (Comedy and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew John makes a Christmas miracle happen by bringing his one and only friend to life, his teddy bear. The two grow up together and John must then choose to stay with his girlfriend or keep his friendship with his crude and extremely inappropriate teddy bear, Ted. Written by Anonymous
Slip & Fall
Film by Marc Colucci (Comedy) Sound department It's bad enough when your last name is regularly referred to as Cumdumpster let alone you live in the woods, in a camper, with your Grandma who was duped into buying a massive satellite dish that makes you sleep at a 30% angle because the dish tips the trailer. Now add two dead parents, a self-centered and greedy girlfriend, and no money left after Grandmas purchase to pay your last semesters law school tuition or Grandmas rent. And because the petty and miserable Dean of your law school wont sign a regularly-approved tuition waiver form, you're in trouble. Meet Danny Cuemdumpstier (Sam Cohan) and his life. Also meet his boss and father-figure, Jerry (William Forsythe), who works as the schools janitor full-time but on the side carries out all scams imaginable. His favorite is the slip and fall. (verb. To lie on the ground and scream like you are hurt when you are not and then sue and collect cash from anyone you can possibly say is responsible). And, its the answer to Dannys problems... Written by Jason W. Loomis
Film by Frank Coraci (Comedy, Family and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew A group of zoo animals decide to break their code of silence in order to help their lovable zoo keeper find love -- without opting to leave his current job for something more illustrious.
Party Like It's a Verb
Film by Robert Peyrebrune (Comedy) Sound department An unromantic comedy about a guy who is not the ambassador to Italy, a girl who is not buying his act, and the value of small victories over life's disappointments.
Film by Dan Hannon (Short, Drama and Fantasy) Sound department A young woman who has tragically lost the love of her life stumbles upon a powerful phenomenon while grieving at a place very special to them, a small pond.
Film by Dennis Dugan (Comedy) Miscellaneous Crew In 1978, five 12-year-olds win a CYO basketball championship. Thirty years later, they gather with their families for their coach's funeral and a weekend at a house on a lake where they used to party. By now, each is a grownup with problems and challenges: Marcus is alone and drinks too much. Rob, with three daughters he rarely sees, is always deeply in love until he turns on his next ex-wife. Eric is overweight and out of work. Kurt is a househusband, henpecked by wife and mother-in-law. Lenny is a successful Hollywood agent married to a fashion designer; their kids take privilege for granted. Can the outdoors help these grownups rediscover connections or is this chaos in the making? Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Amazing Race
Television by Evan Weinstein (Action, Adventure, Game-Show and Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew The best of the reality series crop is back, with 12 teams of 2 players each racing around the world, trying not to be eliminated at a series of checkpoints in which the last team to arrive is booted from the show. CBS chooses teams with relationships containing at least some tension, especially when the situation involves intense pressure. This season includes such duos as two circus clowns, a gay married couple, a father and son, a recently engaged couple, married couples, and best friends. Written by T.J. Magwire
The Social Network
Film by David Fincher (Biography and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew On a fall night in 2003, Harvard undergrad and computer programming genius Mark Zuckerberg sits down at his computer and heatedly begins working on a new idea. In a fury of blogging and programming, what begins in his dorm room soon becomes a global social network and a revolution in communication. A mere six years and 500 million friends later, Mark Zuckerberg is the youngest billionaire in history... but for this entrepreneur, success leads to both personal and legal complications. Written by Columbia Pictures
Film by Ben Affleck (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew The Charlestown neighborhood of Boston is renowned for churning out a high number of armed robbers, generation after generation. These robbers never leave their Charlestown life on their own volition, the neighborhood where there is an unwritten code to protect that lifestyle. Such robbers include friends Doug MacRay, James Coughlin, Albert 'Gloansy' Magloan and Desmond Elden. Doug and James in particular treat each other like family, as the Coughlins have realistically been as such to Doug since Doug's mother ran off and Doug's father, Stephen MacRay, was sent to prison. James' single mother sister, the drugged out Krista Coughlin, and Doug have a casual sexual relationship. The foursome carry out a mostly successful bank robbery, but due to circumstances take the bank manager, Claire Keesey, hostage for a short period before releasing her physically unharmed. They find out that Claire lives in Charlestown, so they want to ensure that she did not see anything that could incriminate ... Written by Huggo
Knight and Day
Film by James Mangold (Action, Comedy and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew June Havens finds her everyday life tangled with that of a secret agent who has realized he isn't supposed to survive his latest mission. As their campaign to stay alive stretches across the globe, they soon learn that all they can count on is each other. Written by IMDb Editors
Film by Jonathan Mostow (Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew People are living their lives remotely from the safety of their own homes via robotic surrogates -- sexy, physically perfect mechanical representations of themselves. It's an ideal world where crime, pain, fear and consequences don't exist. When the first murder in years jolts this utopia, FBI agent Greer discovers a vast conspiracy behind the surrogate phenomenon and must abandon his own surrogate, risking his life to unravel the mystery. Written by Touchstone Pictures
The Animation Show 4
Film by Luis Nieto (Animation) Miscellaneous Crew The Animation Show is back with an all new collection of incredible independent animation! This year Mike Judge has gathered together over two dozen of his favorite funny short films from around the world. It's a ground breaking program of eye-popping adult animation from tomorrow's next great animators. This isn't an "adults only" animation show but the program does skew towards a mature audience with some explicit language and adult subject matter. This year the Animation Show has gone out to four incredible artists for some truly amazing new commissioned work. Kicking things off is the uber talented Joel Trussell with an epic viking Animation Show Intro. Australian animator Dave Carter debuts three new commissioned shorts with the hilarious Psychotown. Dave continues his collaboration with the comedy team "The Nice Guy" here for a blend of cut out and stop-motion animation. Also featured is the stop-motion superstar PES who has been an Animation Show regular the last two tours and ... Written by Anonymous
Fitchburg State University (Fitchburg, MA)