21st Street Films provides our clients with expertise encompassing concept to completion for visual media. Our collaborative process begins with ideation, evolves to script, then budgeting, production, post and finally delivery. We excel in the mediums of film, television, commercials and the Internet.
Dave Fraunces cut his teeth in physical production on feature films. His expertise ranges from ideation and writing to directing and producing. His credits include “Hitchcock,” starring Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren, and Scarlett Johansson, “Bobby,” which was nominated for Best Picture at the Golden Globes, and “Dirty” starring Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr. He wrote, directed, and produced “The Consultants,” starring Xander Berkeley and Spencer Garrett, and sold to Showtime. Fraunces directed and executive produced the feature film “Below the Beltway” starring Tate Donovan and Noah Wyle. Beltway won the audience award at the 2010 Newport Beach film festival, was sold to Showtime, The Movie Channel, and Fox International Pictures. In 2014, Fraunces wrote, directed and produced the web series “Cain Enabled” for producers Jim Wareck and Jeff Wooten. In the Fall of 2015 he wrote and directed the TV pilot “Prosperity Lane” for Aloris Entertainment. He and Jason Ryan produced “Raven’s Watch” a psychological thriller written and directed by Ryan Rothmaier for Mar Vista Entertainment.
Jason Ryan is a producer, writer, and director with vast experience in television, commercial, web, and branded entertainment. He began his career as an intern for MTV in New York City. He quickly advanced to producing content across multiple platforms within the Viacom family. He went on to help launch NBC’s “Last Call with Carson Daly” where he spent three years producing celebrity and music segments. From there he expanded into comedy, food, and sports for brands like MTV, Cartoon Network’s Adult Swim, and The Food Network. His corporate work includes work for Nike, Clorox, and XGolf. He directed the viral spot “Refill the Pitcher” for Brita starring Lou Ferrigno. In the Fall of 2015 he produced TV pilot “Prosperity Lane” for Aloris Entertainment. After, he and partner Dave Fraunces produced “Raven’s Watch” for Mar Vista Entertainment which was written and directed by Ryan Rothmaier.