Campfire was founded in 2014 by Ross Dinerstein. A film and television production company, it produces across genres and mediums. Recent projects include multiple Netflix Original Films: 1922, 6 BALLOONS, and THE PACKAGE (fka 🍆), the Netflix Documentary Series THE INNOCENT MAN, and the Emmy Nominated Netflix Original Series SPECIAL.
ABOUT The Team:
Ross M. Dinerstein
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.
Ross m. dinerstein has produced all of campfire's projects. in addition, he has executive produced the following:
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.
VP, Nonfiction Content
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 now manages Campfire productions in both the scripted and nonfiction spaces.
Development and Administrative Assistant
An LA film kid born and bred, Allison has never and will never leave her favorite city. After graduating from USC's celebrated film school, where she wrote, produced, and AD-ed on a number of pilots, web series, and short films, she entered the workforce at WME, one of the top literary/talent agencies in the business. She then made the external jump to Campfire, where she has her eye on helping craft and develop premium, singular projects in both the scripted and non-scripted spheres.
Cole Troisi is a multimedia writer from Boston MA. He began his career in media at the age of twelve when he sold several photographs of a natural disaster to a local newspaper. Since that time he's attended Emerson College where he obtained a BA in Visual Media Arts with a concentration in writing. Cole has worked on three feature films, Little Women, Wonderland, and Sylvie as a staff PA and day player. His hobbies include post modern literature, complaining about how pretentious post modern literature is, and watching Big Cat Rescue on Youtube.