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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. And is also a proud member of the OFCS.

654 articles written. Most recent: 10 Best Sundance 2016 Films

Editors

Bernard Boo View all posts

Bernard Boo is a film enthusiast, baker, musician, and native of the San Francisco Bay Area. He enjoys nothing more than spending quiet nights at home with his beautiful wife.

637 articles written. Most recent: Pride and Prejudice and Zombies


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.

360 articles written. Most recent: Southbound


Ananda Dillon View all posts

Ananda Dillon lives in Los Angeles and spends more time than the daily recommended amount in front of screens. Yes, she is concerned about what this may do to her brain.

219 articles written. Most recent: Watch: Jake Gyllenhaal Gets Destructive With a Vending Machine in ‘Demolition’ Trailer


Writers

Zachary Shevich View all posts

Zachary Shevich is a film critic and entertainment reporter with ties to New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia. When Zach isn't taking in and spitting out movie info, he's watching the 5-6pm block on ESPN or compulsively emptying the Trash bin on his MacBook.

158 articles written. Most recent: László Nemes and Géza Röhrig on Connecting with History in ‘Son of Saul’


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."

110 articles written. Most recent: Movies and TV to Stream This Weekend – February 5


Way Too Indie Staff View all posts

Way Too Indie provides you with the best indie movie reviews, coverage of the latest film festivals, podcasts, original editorials, must see trailers, and current independent filmmaking news.

100 articles written. Most recent: Way Too Indiecast 51: Oscars Diversity Debacle, C.J. Finally Watches ‘The Force Awakens’


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.

85 articles written. Most recent: Fearless Arrogance: The Short Films of Gabriel Abrantes


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.

58 articles written. Most recent: Arabian Nights: Volume 3 – The Enchanted One


Gary Garrison View all posts

Gary Joshua Garrison is the Prose Editor for Hayden’s Ferry Review. His fiction has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize and has appeared in various locations around the World Wide Web, as well as in bound reams of paper. He lives, writes, teaches, and movie-watches in the desert of Arizona with his well-postured cat, Widget.

45 articles written. Most recent: Peggy Guggenheim: Art Addict


Blair Hoyle View all posts

Blair Hoyle is a 23-year-old filmmaker, journalist, and party starter from North Carolina. He (barely) graduated from Western Carolina University in 2014, and currently writes for Cinema Slasher, Nerd Nation Magazine, and Way Too Indie. His directorial debut, "Happy Endings Are a Rarity" is currently in post-production.

27 articles written. Most recent: The Lady in the Car with Glasses and a Gun


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.

16 articles written. Most recent: Those Who Feel The Fire Burning


Eli Hayes View all posts

Eli Hayes grew up in the suburbs surrounding Milwaukee, Wisconsin but now attends school at Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York, where he studies psychology and creative writing. He became interested in the world of cinema during his teenage years, upon viewing the works of visually-driven directors like Terrence Malick and Lynne Ramsay. These days, he spends much of his time attending school, directing micro-budget short films and writing about the movies that he loves.

13 articles written. Most recent: Youth


Byron Bixler View all posts

11 articles written. Most recent: EUFF 2015: The Sinking of Sozopol


Cameron Morewood View all posts

Cameron lives in the greater (greater) Los Angeles area. He is a student filmmaker and critic with an avid interest in independent and foreign cinema. When Cameron isn’t obsessing over a recently announced lineup for a film festival he won’t be able to attend, he can be found creating cacophonous Apple Music playlists or complaining about the lack of rain in Southern California.

4 articles written. Most recent: Anomalisa


Lee Adams View all posts

Lee is a writer and film critic living in Brno, Czech Republic. When not watching and writing about movies, he loves football, cooking, reading, and enjoying his adopted home town. With a typical Englishman's ignorance of foreign languages, he's waiting for his baby daughter to grow up so that she can teach him Czech.

3 articles written. Most recent: 5 Really Annoying Things About ‘The Revenant’