Hey, I'm Ron!

Culver City, California

I create films and images that speak to a range of human experiences. Films from narrative stories about the quest for love to documentaries that illuminate the human condition in life changing scenarios such as war. Photographs from portraiture to landscapes.

 

My feature length documentary The Millionaires' Unit - U.S. Naval Aviators in the First World War, which I co-directed/produced with Darroch Greer, won "Best Feature Documentary" at two film festivals in 2015 will begin digital distribution in 2017.

 

I also have the dubious distinction of having the first human encounter (as Farmer Moore) with a Klingon in the pilot episode of Enterprise.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

White Crow

Los Angeles Feature
Mystery, Thriller

A sickly young woman's life unravels when she receives a heart transplant and begins to take on her donor's personality traits.

89%

This project got the green light!

Rose is a Rose is a Rose - Post Production

Culver City Short
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Old school technophobe grapples with social media, pea soup and millennials in hopes of reclaiming his long lost love.

90%

This project got the green light!

Wise Gals

Boston Short
Crime, Drama

In an alternate 1980s underground, organized crime is ruled by women. Up-and-coming mobster Sophia is ready to take the throne.

100%

This project got the green light!

Self Portrait

New York Short
Drama, Experimental

A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.

112%

This project got the green light!

Tough Love

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

When Nikki breaks up with her cheating fiancé, she must learn to navigate the world of dating as a bisexual women.

82%

This project got the green light!

Pay to Stay

New York Short
Horror, LGBTQ

A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.

82%

This project got the green light!

Sylphvania Grove

New York Short
Adventure, Fantasy

A troubled girl follows a magical being into the woods where her fears take on fantastical forms.

210%

This project got the green light!

Streetlights

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Fantasy

A runaway 10-year-old kid meets a troubled teenager and street performer who teaches him some truths about life and survival in the streets.

89%

This project got the green light!

Butterflies

New York Short
Drama

Butterflies is a dark look at the psychological affects of bullying on Melanie as she navigates her way through high school.

102%

This project got the green light!

Commercial for the Queen of Meatloaf

Baltimore Short
Experimental

In a surrealist take on a 1950s commercial, a housewife attempts to spice up her marriage by preparing a delicious meatloaf for dinner.

84%

This project got the green light!

The Decades of Mason Carroll

New York Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

A man who cannot age, wishing to hide, learns to slip into then out of intimate relationships until he is forced to confront his fears.

88%

This project got the green light!

Welcome Home

Albany Series
Comedy

When life handed them lemons, they moved back home with their parents.

80%

This project got the green light!

Exposure

Pepin Feature
Romance, LGBTQ

Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?

100%

This project got the green light!

Rose Is A Rose Is A Rose

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Technophobe Davy Ludd is dragged online by a hipster co-worker in the meandering quest to find his long lost sweetheart Rose.

106%

This project got the green light!

Illustrator's Block

Downers Grove Short
Drama

An illustrator named Matthew tries to keep his job with the help of a magical pen.

100%

This project got the green light!

Solstice Ranch

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Romance

Set in the late 90s at a whimsical retreat, this lighthearted short film tests the boundaries of friendships, relationships and family.

81%

This project got the green light!

THOSE PEOPLE: A Love Story

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Romance

Taylor and Mehran meet, and fall in love despite their cultural differences, but their bliss is threatened when family tensions escalate.

105%

This project got the green light!

Closure

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Film-Noir

Following her mother’s funeral, Nina flies to Los Angeles and navigates a bizarre mix of Angelenos as she searches for her missing sister.

103%

This project got the green light!

Forbidden Steps

Los Angeles Feature
Global Celebration, Family

A Muslim police officer stuck between his dancer daughter & orthodox father must grapple with ties to tradition & his own American dream.

101%

This project got the green light!

The Last Partera

Durham Feature
Documentary

A 95-year-old midwife passes on her wisdom to a new generation of Costa Rican women fighting for their right to choose how they give birth.

106%

This project got the green light!

The Hitchhiker's Guide to Suburbia

Dallas Short
Comedy, Teen

Because why hire a limo for prom when you can risk your life for a free ride?

146%

This project got the green light!

UnCorked - A Web Series

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Satire

Six women changing their lives one glass at a time...

112%

This project got the green light!

Bertoia

Philadelphia Feature
Documentary

Enter the metal forest and journey through the soundscape left behind by iconic artist Harry Bertoia.

92%

This project got the green light!

American Trial

New York Feature
Documentary, Experimental

What if the NYPD was put on trial following the death of Eric Garner? Our Film tells the tale of the trial that never was.

102%

This project got the green light!

The Secret Nobody Knows

New York Short
Romance, War

A woman’s parting gift to a solider reveals the secret to their uncertain future.

105%

This project got the green light!

LULU

Los Angeles Short
Drama, LGBTQ

"I'm often silent when I'm screaming inside."

111%

This project got the green light!

Abby and Tabby Alone in the Desert

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy

A modern day Thelma and Louise... with aliens... and it's a comedy.

82%

This project got the green light!

Women's March - a documentary by TrimTab Media

San Francisco Short
Action, Documentary

On January 21, 2017, millions of women came together in solidarity to march in cities across America.

108%

This project got the green light!

This Side of Summer

San Luis Obispo Feature
Comedy, Drama

Two senior girls and their college flings figure out which relationships are worth the time they have left before graduation.

121%

This project got the green light!

After Downfall

New York Short
Action, Sci-Fi

Nick and Isaac do their best to survive in New York City...seven years after a nuclear war.

97%

This project got the green light!

The Adventures of Penny Patterson

New York Short
Comedy, Teen

Penny faces growing obstacles to winning the science fair after her boyfriend becomes a superhero.

90%

This project got the green light!

Her-POW! New Adventures of Vintage Comic Book Heroines!

Los Angeles Series
Action, Other

All new live-action adventures from 3 heroines from the Golden Age of comic books: The Woman in Red, The Veiled Avenger, and Ghost Woman!

88%

This project got the green light!

The After Party

Los Angeles Short
Mystery, Thriller

A well-known party girl stops in a dive bar for a nightcap and discovers she shares a horrific secret with four mysterious women.

110%

This project got the green light!

OR DIE TRYING

Los Angeles Series
Drama

Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

Pneuma Pictures 2017 Production Slate

New York Company
Comedy, Drama

2 Projects, 1 Campaign

81%

This project got the green light!

The Fob and I: Season Two

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

A webseries about 2 Indians that are different.

113%

This project got the green light!

A punk Daydream

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

Indonesia has one of the biggest punk scenes in the world, amidst poverty, pollution and oppression.

101%

This project got the green light!

Inner U Diagnosed?

Bethany Feature
Documentary

IUD horror stories flood social media with side-effect forums and self-removal videos raising concerns about the device's actual safety.

84%

This project got the green light!

Watchers

Austin Short
Drama, Mystery

Actress Anne Tate juggles celebrity spotlight and public scrutiny, amidst a looming paranoia - a feeling that someone is always watching.

83%

This project got the green light!

Dime Short (formerly Spare Change)

Denver Short
Comedy, Drama

Sometimes you have to dig a little deeper...

83%

This project got the green light!

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