Meet the staff of Way Too Indie

Want contact Way Too Indie? Click here to contact us   Want to write for Way Too Indie? Click here to apply

Editor-in-Chief

Dustin Jansick View all posts

Dustin Jansick is an independent film critic who also enjoys; indie music, cooking, technology, sports, puzzles, graphic design, and P.T. Anderson films. He is the founder and editor-in-chief of Way Too Indie, which means he reviews hundreds of movies each year. Also a proud member of the OFCS.

564 articles written. Most recent: 2015 Spirit Award Nominations Announced

Follow Dustin Jansick on Twitter Twitter Follow Dustin Jansick on Facebook Facebook Email Dustin Jansick Email Website


Editors

Bernard Boo View all posts


Ananda Dillon View all posts

    Ananda Dillon lives in Los Angeles, she watches a lot of films, reads a lot of books, dallies in graphic design and likes trying to find new synonyms for 'screenwriter' to distance herself from being a Hollywood cliche. She can't remember to buy milk but will almost always know a film or TV reference and she's hopelessly addicted to starting new DIY projects and botching the heck out of them.

    106 articles written. Most recent: 2014 Holiday Movie Preview

    Follow Ananda Dillon on Twitter Twitter Email Ananda Dillon Email Website


Writers

C.J. Prince View all posts

    C.J. Prince hails from Ontario, Canada and spends most of his time absorbing as many films as possible. When he isn't trying to talk about films with words he is making tweets you'd regret reading.

    225 articles written. Most recent: The Sleepwalker

    Follow C.J. Prince on Twitter Twitter Email C.J. Prince Email


Zachary Shevich View all posts


Max Freedman View all posts

    Max Freedman listens to so much music that doctors have found mp3s in his blood. He’s completely taken advantage of living directly across the Hudson River from Manhattan, having seen a stupid amount of live shows there. Oddly enough, Funeral isn’t his favorite Arcade Fire album. He wants everyone to know that, because he really wants people to think he's different.

    42 articles written. Most recent: Two Inch Astronaut – Foulbrood

    Follow Max Freedman on Facebook Facebook Email Max Freedman Email


Aaron Pinkston View all posts

    Aaron Pinkston lives in or around Chicago, Illinois, where he enjoys life with his wife and two dogs. After graduating with a Bachelor's Degree in Cinema Studies from the University of Illinois, Aaron has worked in various office jobs while watching films and writing about them as a pastime. His senior thesis paper was titled "On the Cultural Reception of the Evil Dead Triology."

    38 articles written. Most recent: The Criterion Collection Announces February 2015 Releases

    Follow Aaron Pinkston on Twitter Twitter Email Aaron Pinkston Email Website


Nik Grozdanovic View all posts

    Leaning towards the arty stuff and always hungry for an originally visual trip, Nik loves movies in obsessively unhealthy ways. He's written for Concordia University's The Link and is currently a regular contributor to IndieWire's The Playlist, and UK-based online culture mag What Culture. While trying to maintain his own blog, The Film Grapevine, he's been falling asleep one too many times on the keyboard lately.

    36 articles written. Most recent: Little Hope Was Arson

    Follow Nikola Grozdanovic on Twitter Twitter Email Nikola Grozdanovic Email


Michael Nazarewycz View all posts

    Michael will watch anything considered a motion picture, from a nickelodeon silent to a digital epic, and he is a sucker for everything from the 1980s. While he thinks it's great to have thousands of movies available to him around the clock, he misses the joy of random discovery that broadcast television used to bring in the pre-home video era.

    12 articles written. Most recent: Antarctica: A Year On Ice

    Follow Michael Nazarewycz on Twitter Twitter Follow Michael Nazarewycz on Facebook Facebook Email Michael Nazarewycz Email Website


Patrick Larkin View all posts

    Patrick is a New York State native who graduated from Lafayette College. He is an avid watcher of film and television. In between watching far too much media content, Patrick tries to figure out what to do with a liberal arts degree.

    6 articles written. Most recent: ABCs of Death 2

    Follow Patrick Larkin on Twitter Twitter Email Patrick Larkin Email


Edward Haynes View all posts

    Eddy Haynes has recently graduated from the University of Nottingham with a First in Film and Television. He is currently on a gap year which means he has a whole year to watch a ton of indie films. His all time favourite film is Memento, with Garden State running a close second, because who doesn’t love Zach Braff Natalie Portman and the Shins together in one film.

    5 articles written. Most recent: Citizenfour

    Follow Edward Haynes on Twitter Twitter Email Edward Haynes Email Website


Scarlet Biberstein View all posts

    Scarlet lives in Downey, California with her husband, dog, and three chickens. She enjoys binge-watching Netflix, flying out of the country, and making jokes that no one gets. The Tenth Doctor is her favorite.

    3 articles written. Most recent: Jurassic World: The Park is Open

    Follow Scarlet Biberstein on Twitter Twitter Follow Scarlet Biberstein on Facebook Facebook Email Scarlet Biberstein Email


Samantha Cooper View all posts

    A member of the Newhouse Mafia at Syracuse University, Samantha prefers to be called Sam or Sami. She grew up around the influence and sounds of reggae and sports and eventually found her way to wicked cool music via the internet. A self proclaimed music junkie who is now a music industry minor and a future Chicago or Austin girl.

    2 articles written. Most recent: Tennis – Ritual in Repeat

    Follow Samantha Cooper on Twitter Twitter Email Samantha Cooper Email


Way Too Indie Staff View all posts