Founded in 2014, Campfire is a joint venture of Ross Dinerstein and Kew Media. A film and television production company, it produces across genres and mediums. Recent projects include multiple Netflix Originals: REBIRTH, CLINICAL, 1922, and the forthcoming films 6 BALLOONS, and 🍆  (EGGPLANT EMOJI). We have recently begun production on a documentary series, and are currently expanding into the virtual reality space. 

ABOUT The Team:

Ross M. Dinerstein

Founder and CEO

Dinerstein is a prolific independent filmmaker who has produced or executive produced over thirty-five films - both scripted and unscripted - over the last thirteen years. Dinerstein’s films have premiered at the most prestigious film festivals in the world, including Sundance, South by Southwest, Tribeca, and Toronto.

Over the last few years, Dinerstein has focused his narrative producing efforts on creating elevated “midnight movies” including: THE PACT, THE DIABOLICAL, THE DIVIDE, and REBIRTH. His theatrical documentaries include JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI, THE NIGHTMARE, and SILICON COWBOYS. Dinerstein has produced six Netflix Original Films including 1922, based on the eponymous Stephen King short story. 

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Ross m. dinerstein has produced all of campfire's projects. in addition, he has executive produced the following:

Ross Girard

Executive Vice President

A graduate of Emerson College, Ross’ experience spans music videos, commercials, short, and feature films in both the narrative and unscripted space. 

Ross’ career began at Partizan Entertainment where he headed production for the digital division. He produced content for clients including Target, Dolby, Wrigley, Absolut Vodka, Nokia, NFL, Pergo, and Fidelity Investments. 

In music videos, he’s worked with artists including Usher, Daft Punk, Justin Bieber, Macy Gray, The Strokes, Enrique Iglesias, Kanye West, Fun., Band of Horses, Bloc Party, Maren Morris, and Superfruit. 

At City Room Creative, an entertainment advertising agency founded by the filmmakers of JIRO DREAMS OF SUSHI, Ross served as Executive Producer and built a physical production department from the ground up. Notable projects include the AOL original web series, IN SHORT; development for the Netflix original documentary I’LL SLEEP WHEN I’M DEAD; and production of the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival Selection, A FASTER HORSE, a feature documentary about the Ford Mustang directed by David Gelb, for which Ross was the Co-Producer. 

Additional feature film credits include Co-Producing the 2012 Sundance Film Festival selection CALIFORNIA SOLO, starring Robert Carlyle, and working as UPM for the Lionsgate film ANSWER THIS!, starring Christopher Gorham and Chris Parnell.

Most recently, Ross was Head of Production at Joinery, a commercial production company, where he oversaw more than 65 projects in a 2.5 year period, including a campaign for Alliance Française De Singapour which won 3 Gold and 2 Silver Lions at the 2017 Cannes Festival.

Colin Frederick

Creative Executive & Production / Post Coordinator

Colin's first job in the film industry was as an infant, working as an extra on the television series NORTHERN EXPOSURE. Throughout his adolescence, he worked odd jobs on films such as MUPPETS FROM SPACE, MEET THE PATELS, and HELL OR HIGH WATER.

After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in both Political Science and in Economics at UC Davis, Colin began his career at Campfire in the accounting department for Netflix's first independent feature film, REBIRTH. He has since worked in all levels of production, from development thru post. Colin taught himself a myriad of skills in the industry, most recently resulting in his designing the credit sequence in Netflix's 1922.

At Campfire, Colin is an Associate Producer on 1922, and the upcoming 6 BALLOONS and 🍆. He is an Executive Producer on the upcoming HIGHER POWER.

Hannah Ward

Assistant to Ross Dinerstein

After receiving a background in Dramatic Arts from the University of California, Irvine, Hannah began her work in the entertainment industry in front of the camera, working in the independent film and commercial worlds.

Her most proud performances include the titular role of Sunny in the film SUNNY IN THE DARK starring Lee Meriweather and Jay Hugeley, Sarah in Pearry Teo’s THE EVIL INSIDE and Pam in Ryan Connolly’s GHOSTHOUSE: A HORROR STORY IN REAL LIFE.

After freelance production work on music videos peaked her behind the camera interests, she transitioned to an internship at Plattform, a writer/director management company. It was there that she met the company’s CFO, Ross Dinerstein and thus began her career with Campfire.