Ross Hock-rowGraphic Authority Instructor
Ross Hockrow is an award-winning filmmaker and educator. In his 7-year career as a film director and screen writer, Ross has directed 6 feature films, 3 short films, and dozens of music videos. In 2010, Ross joined Jeff Medford and Canon Explorer of Light Clay Blackmore for the Photo Fusion Revolution tour, which was the first national tour to teach DSLR filmmaking principles. This earned Ross a frequent sponsorship partner, ADOBE, who sponsored the first exclusive filmmaking education tour in the industry's history, The Get In Motion Tour. This 40-city tour traveled the nation teaching storytelling to photographers hoping to add another revenue stream to their businesses. In 2011 he co-founded the company CineStories with Jeff Medford, which has done commercial work for fortune 500 companies such as SKYPE and Expedia. In its brief 2-year history, CineStories has grown to three divisions along the upper east coast. Currently, Ross just completed the manuscript for his upcoming book Digital Filmmaking: The "How"s and "Why"s of Storytelling, which will be published in the Spring of 2013, and is in post-production for his latest feature film and new education brand, Out Of Order, which will be the basis for another tour in the fall of 2013 focused on storytelling and editing theory.