Independent Movie Directors (people off the street)

by crunk_juice19 | created - 28 May 2012 | updated - 30 Sep 2013 | Public

The movies they're popular for/that I've seen.

1. Tyler Harrah

Director | Cavoli Riscaldati

Tyler Harrah is a director and editor, known for Cavoli Riscaldati (2017), Action Jackson: The Rise of ¡El Mariachi! and The Princess Bride (2012).

THIS IS ME

The Legend of Zelda: Shadow of the Past CLUE The Princess Bride Trailer

2. Josh Dixon

Director | The Legend of Zelda: The Sage of Darkness

Josh Dixon is a director and editor, known for The Legend of Zelda: The Sage of Darkness (2008), Grail (2010) and Thriller (2009).

Grail The Legend of Zelda: The Sage of Darkness

3. Joel Musch

Visual_effects | The Legend of Zelda: The Hero of Time

Joel Musch is known for his work on The Legend of Zelda: The Hero of Time (2009), Ruins and Reckoning (2014) and 2 Centermeters (2007).

The Hero of Time 2 Centermeters

4. Chance White

Director | Dandelion

Chance White was born in Nashville, TN, the fifth son of music industry legend Bergen White. The son of a musician and an artist, White gravitated towards film at an early age, inspired by films like Star Wars, ET, Indiana Jones, and later the work of Ridley Scott and Stanley Kubrick. As a child ...

2 Centermeters

5. Karla Jean Davis

Actress | The Legend of Zelda: The Hero of Time

Karla Jean Davis grew up in Lynchburg, Virginia, the youngest of five girls. Karla's family encouraged her early interest in writing and drawing. When a fifth grade teacher took notice of her stories, Karla began reading them aloud to entertain her class before recess. One such story, "The Magic ...

Golgotha also did makeup and costumes for Hero of Time

6. Sheldon Demke

Producer | Lay Me Down to Sleep

Sheldon Demke is a producer and actor, known for Lay Me Down to Sleep, Over the Hill (2012) and The Nautilus (2017).

Idaho Smith and the Sword of Laban Idaho Smith and the Treasure of the Emerald Pool TWILIGHT (what have you done to my wife?)

(1 & 3 available on YouTube, 2 on Vimeo)

7. Adam Mast

Producer | Lay Me Down to Sleep

Adam Mast is an actor and producer, known for Lay Me Down to Sleep, Making a Friend (2018) and The Nautilus (2017).

Idaho Smith and the Sword of Laban co-directed Idaho Smith and the Treasure of the Emerald Pool with Shaun Labrecque

co-directed Idaho Smith and the Treasure of the Emerald Pool Ironic Horror series

9. Sam Balcomb

Director | Metroid: The Sky Calls

Sam Balcomb is known for his work on Metroid: The Sky Calls (2015), Wonder Woman (2013) and V/H/S Viral (2014).

The Legend of Zelda IGN April Fools Trailer The Hunt

10. Hillary Hindi

Actress | The Hillywood Show

Hillary Hindi was born on March 2, 1990 in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. She is an actress and editor, known for The Hillywood Show (2006), The Next Best Thing: Who Is the Greatest Celebrity Impersonator? (2007) and G33ks of the Week (2012).

The Hillywood Show

11. Hannah Hindi

Director | The Hillywood Show

Hannah Hindi is a director and actress, known for The Hillywood Show (2006), G33ks of the Week (2012) and Doctor Who: The Fan Show (2015). She has been married to Drew Lorentz since December 14, 2012.

The Hillywood Show

12. Chris Bouchard

Visual_effects | The Hunt for Gollum

Chris Bouchard is an award winning British film director. His ambitious low budget film The Hunt For Gollum received millions of views in 2009 and was widely acclaimed. He has since directed on several feature films including Hackney's Finest and The Little Mermaid 2018 (now on Netflix). Prior to ...

The Hunt for Gollum Human Residue

13. Kate Madison

Actress | Born of Hope

Kate Madison was born as Katie Victoria Robinson. She is an actress and director, known for Born of Hope (2009), Ren (2016) and Jupiter Ascending (2015).

Born of Hope

Halifirien

15. Edward G. Negron

Editor | B.O.G.E.

Edward G. Negron is an editor and cinematographer, known for B.O.G.E. (2009), The Building of Good and Evil (2009) and SafeHouse (2011).

BloodRayne: A Fan Film SafeHouse

16. Giacomo Talamini

Director | MGS: Philanthropy

Giacomo Talamini is a director and actor, known for MGS: Philanthropy (2009), MGS: Philanthropy - Part 2 (2014) and Rainbow Six Real Life (2015).

MGS: Philanthropy

17. Joey Ansah

Actor | The Bourne Ultimatum

Joey Ansah was born in 1982 in Hammersmith, London, England, 2nd in line to an older brother, Ryan, 3 years his senior. He is of mixed ethnicity, with his mother Nicola, originating from Plymouth, Devon, England and his father Kofi, originally from Ghana, west Africa. Joey grew up and spent the ...

Street Fighter: Legacy

Street Fighter: Legacy

19. Derek Easley

How I Met Your Mother

Derek Easley is an actor, screenwriter, and producer/director of independent feature films, documentaries and shorts. He has worked in various capacities for a decade and half on films ranging in budgets from $150 to $150 million, and acted in projects for most of the major Hollywood Studios. The ...

Street Fighter High

Street Fighter High: The Musical

Street Fighter High: The Musical

22. Eddie Lebron

Cinematographer | Clear

Mega Man Sonic

23. Kevin Tancharoen

Director | Fame

Kevin Tancharoen is a filmmaker, writer, producer and choreographer whose Mortal Kombat series revived the live action format for the franchise.

Kevin came to the attention of Warner Bros. with the stealth release of his viral video Mortal Kombat : Rebirth that re-imagined the video game franchise ...

Mortal Kombat: Rebirth Mortal Kombat: Legacy

24. Chris R. Notarile

Writer | Krueger: Tales from Elm Street

Chris is a 2005 graduate from the School of Visual Arts with a BFA in animation, specifically acquired to become a more efficient filmmaker. Majoring in Stop-Motion animation, (a sub genre in which films like "Corpse Bride" and "The Nightmare Before Christmas" are made) Chris learned various ...

Methodic Mr. J The Nightmare Ends on Halloween I & II Escape from New Jersey

25. Sandy Collora

Producer | Hunter Prey

Starting at the young age of 17 at Stan Winston studios as an assistant on "Leviathan" and "Alien Nation", Sandy Collora honed his creature design and sculpting skills, eventually moving on to work with Rob Bottin, Steve Johnson and Rick Baker. Collora also designs and sculpts action figures and ...

World's Finest Batman: Dead End

26. Aaron Schoenke

Producer | Super Power Beat Down

Aaron Schoenke was born on October 4, 1984 in Fountain Valley, California, USA. He is a producer and director, known for Super Power Beat Down (2012), City of Scars (2010) and Seeds of Arkham (2011).

City of Scars The Face of Purgatory Patient J (Joker)

27. Trey Stokes

Visual_effects | Starship Troopers

Trey Stokes is known for his work on Starship Troopers (1997), Lavalantula (2015) and Pink Five (2002).

Ark Pink Five Pink Five Strikes Back Return of Pink Five

28. Matthew Hiscox

Writer | Surprise

Matthew Hiscox is an actor and writer, known for Surprise (2009), Batman: Death Wish (2012) and Batsuit (2014).

Batman: Death Wish

29. Pearry Reginald Teo

Writer | The Gene Generation

Pearry Reginald Teo was born in July 23rd 1978. He started making films at the later stage than most filmmakers, when he was 22 years old. His first short film Liberata Me (2002) was screened at Cannes, won Best Horror at the New York International Film Festival and an Award of Excellence from The ...

Dead Inside Necromentia

30. Ed Glaser

Director | Ninja the Mission Force

Ed Glaser is a director and producer, known for Ninja the Mission Force (2012), Night of Anubis (2005) and Cyborg Assassin: Legend of the Space Ninja (2014). He is married to Meagan Rachelle.

Press Start Press Start 2 Continue

31. John Benjamin Faust

Writer | Demented Features

John Benjamin Faust is an American voice actor, director and writer. John grew up in Memphis, Tennessee and Charleston, South Carolina where he performed with local theatre groups on the historic Dock Street Theatre stage. During his final year of high school, John transferred to the North Carolina...

Masters of the Universe: The Trials of Darksmoke Masters of the Universe: The Fountain of Life Masters of the Universe: The Wizard of Stone Mountain The Cask of Amontillado

32. Russell Minton

Actor | The Wizard of Stone Mountain

Russell Minton is an actor and cinematographer, known for The Wizard of Stone Mountain (2011), The Fountain of Life (2012) and Jon (2012).

Masters of the Universe: The Fountain of Life Masters of the Universe: The Wizard of Stone Mountain

33. Jared Pelletier

Director | In the Hearts of Men

Jared Anthony Pelletier grew up in Aurora, Ontario, Canada. He developed an interest in film at the age of 6, and continued shooting numerous shorts with friends and family into his teens. He has seen success internationally via the festival circuit, winning awards in the process.

In July 2010 he ...

Halo: Faith

34. Stewart Hendler

Director | Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

Stewart Hendler was born on December 22, 1978. He is a director and producer, known for Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn (2012), H+ (2011) and Halfway Home.

Halo 4: Forward Unto Dawn

35. Dan Wang

Director | Halo: Helljumper

Dan Wang was born on March 30, 1990 in Princeton, New Jersey, USA. He is known for his work on Halo: Helljumper (2012), Innocent Sinner (2011) and Loveheist (2011).

Halo: Helljumper



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