FAC celebrates 5 years of supporting FilAms in entertainment and media with a special event! This year the speed networking will be done in small groups with each group spending 10 min. with a successful industry guest and then rotating to another esteemed guest. Nov. 13, 7pm, The Parlor Hollywood, 7250 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, California 90046. RSVP with name and industry occupation at email@example.com.
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Dale has long been using his imagination and visual sensibilities to creative communicate and tell stories over his evolving career.
Born and raised in Los Angeles, Dale studied at the Art Center College of Design. As an honored graduate, Dale continued his post grad work as a young, award winning Art Director/Designer while pursuing his passion as a filmmaker. Dale’s formal training in art and design eventually helped pave the way for him as a visual storyteller. His transition from design to directing was a natural and swift evolution.
As a director, Dale has produced and directed numerous, award-winning films and projects as well as a variety of music videos, industrial films, infomercials and live theater productions in Los Angeles and Las Vegas.
In 2007, Dale was selected as a semi-finalist filmmaker for the Steven Spielberg/Mark Burnett Show, “On The Lot” for his film, “THE TURNING,” a Sci-Fi/Horror/Action short set in the distant and dark future. His Sci-Fi/Horror short, “SOUL FIRE RISING” won BEST SCI-FI Short at the Cinema City International Film Festival (2011) and has extended its life currently as an on-going, online series for HULU/STARZ Digital starring Jodi Lyn O’Keefe and Kelly Stables.
Dale then went on to direct, “AREA 407” for DeLaurentiis Productions, an experimental “found footage” narrative centered around a fateful group of plane crash survivors who discover their crash site is inhabited by a mysterious and vicious creature. The film was acquired by IFC Films/Sundance Selects for a successful platform theatrical and VOD run.
Lonely Boy trailer
Dale’s latest feature film directorial effort, “LONELY BOY” (2013) for Exit43 Productions is about the misadventures of a schizophrenic bachelor, has been officially selected to a number of film festivals across the nation, ultimately garnering two BEST FILM awards to date. (Florida International Film Fest and Louisiana Int’l Film Fest). It is due for release in 2014.
Regardless of genre – drama, action or comedy, Dale strives to entertain by telling uncompromising stories about the power, strength and often flawed character of the human spirit.
Dale currently reside’s in LA working as a freelance director and is developing a number of film and tv projects.
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