Production Personnel

Assistant Directors

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Farris Reels, LLC

Benson Farris
480 W. Harvard Ave.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
480-688-2526 Business

Non-union 1st/2nd AD since 2014. Experienced in a range of productions including commercials, features, corporate videos, and shorts throughout the state. I am dedicated to making every production a success. Knowledgeable, diligent, organized, professional, and always positive. "There is nowhere that I would rather be than on set."

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Theater Sports Corporate / Live


Catherine McCabe
342 W. Lewis Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85003
310-785-0687 Business

DGA 2nd AD

Features / Episodic Corporate / Live

Ranke Media

Dennis Ranke
2014 N. 7th Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85007
602-418-2615 Business
602-418-2615 Cell

DGA Commercial 1st AD, 2nd AD. DGA Feature 2nd AD and Feature 1AD low budget sideletter. Based in AZ. 10 years in LA. DGA Safety Training Card current. Efficiency and Safety are my top concerns. Can work within any budget. See IMDb credits. Commercials credits too many to list, recent list on request.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills

Chris Kubek

Chris Kubek
1205 E. Moreland St.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
847-436-5086 Cell

Non-Union TV and Commercial 1st & 2nd AD in AZ and LA. Organizing productions for 10+ years around the world. Credits in 20+ countries. References and resume upon request.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Brianna Frisbey

Brianna Frisbey
P.O Box 31242
Flagstaff, AZ 86003
310-903-2195 Business

Experienced team leader with a unique creative vision. Production experience with 35mm, HD Formats and a variety of professional actors, locations, and budgets.

Features / Episodic

Sean Hobin

Sean Hobin
1243 E. Mission Ln
Phoenix, AZ 85020
310-663-4446 Business
310-663-4446 Cell

DGA 1st AD. Highest quality production work. Works in AZ (local), LA (production center) and distant locations. Commercials/Features/Television/Digital/VR. Current Safety Passport certification.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Rob Gerstner

Rob Gerstner
1249 W. Cove Dr.
Gilbert, AZ 85233
602-291-9776 Business

DGA with National and Local Commercials and Industrial experience. Wilson, Verizon, New Balance, BMW, PGA Store, MLB. Give me a call, we'll talk!

Features / Episodic Commercials

Film Click Productions

Phillip Click
6823 S. 42 St.
Phoenix, AZ 85042
602-677-0236 Business
602-677-0236 Cell

1st A.D. with 12 years experience. Non-union. Commercials, Features & TV. An excellent communicator, I insist on positive attitudes, tact & diplomacy. I have a great reputation for coming in on time, and on budget. I live in Phoenix, but I’m willing to travel. I work as local in L.A. and throughout the southwest. See IMDB Credits. Resume available.

Features / Episodic Commercials Sports Corporate / Live

Stephen Russell

Stephen Russell
Phoenix, AZ
602-419-6166 Business

1st & 2nd Assistant Director. Available for local & distant hire. Experienced working in film & digital mediums, including narrative features, commercials, television episodic, music videos, & print. Knowledgeable in SAG & union agreements. Professional & realistic while being positive & approachable. Resume & references available upon request

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Corporate / Live

Terry D. Cornwell, AD
Terry Cornwell
4143 E. Bluefield Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85032
602-421-8013 Business

1st & 2nd Assistant Director. Commercial/Industrial/Print/Short Film/Music Video. OSHA Dual Certs. U.S. Army Veteran: Experienced leader, emphasis on leading troops during Airborne Operations as a Jumpmaster. Passport. Fully Vaccinated. References and resume upon request. Will travel anywhere.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Corporate / Live

Jared Mercier
Jared Mercier
208 W. Alice Ave.
Phoenix, AZ 85021
213-422-0235 Business

DGA 2nd AD - Film/Television/Commercials - Local: Phoenix/Production Center: Los Angeles - I have over 10 years of experience in major Hollywood productions as well as small independent films. I mostly do movies and TV in LA and DGA commercials here in Phoenix. I would love to work in Phoenix more!

Features / Episodic Commercials

Taz Entertainment
Justin Kreinbrink
210 W. 5th St., Ste. 1
Tucson, AZ 85705
520-465-3532 Business
520-437-0151 Fax

I have 17 years of experience as a Non-Union 1st AD in features, industrial, and commercial productions. Proficient in MM Budgeting/Scheduling and other software. Have a track record of coming in on schedule and running multiple units at once. Clients include Discovery Channel, Disney, Caterpillar, Cox Media, PBS, Dove, Fox, and many others.

Features / Episodic Commercials

Andrew Benson
2021 N. 8th St.
Phoenix, AZ 85006
602-332-1934 Business

Non-union 1st + 2nd with decades of experience supporting creatives to reach shared objectives—as efficiently, safely, and enjoyably as possible. Skilled in running dynamic commercial, broadcast, print, and hybrid projects with casts and crews of all sizes.

Features / Episodic Commercials Print / Stills Corporate / Live