2014 Judge – Ari Costa


Ari Costa

A graduate of Emerson College in Boston, Ari Costa is a talentedwriter/director who started his career working for the Emmy Award winning Russo Brothers (“Arrested Development,” “Community,” “Captain America: The Winter Soldier”). While under their tutelage he directed 2nd unit on “Community,” and wrote and directed the very funny short film “Leader of The Pack,” starring Steven Weber, Danny Pudi, and Rachel Harris.  The film premiered at LA Shorts Fest, and won Best Comedy at the ITSA Film Festival, and Best Comedic Short at the Irvine Film Festival. After doing the festival circuit, “Leader of the Pack” was optioned by UCP and is in development at the studio. He also sold, scripted and directed the web series “Motherlover” to Justin Lin’s Youtube channel YOMYOMF, starring Jonathan Lipnicki, and garnering over 100,000 views for the first episode.

Most recently, Ari directed three commercials for Purity Vodka, starring Joel Mchale and Executive Produced by The Russo brothers.  The Russos hired him through their commercial production company Bullitt.

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Join us on Friday, November 4, 2017 at 6 pm for the Tuolumne County PREMIERE of The Other Kids at the Summerville High School Theatre!

Tickets for this 1-night only SPECIAL PRESENTATION TICKET are only $10 in advance through October 31, 2017.

EARLY BIRD ticket purchases online

After October 31st, tickets can be purchased only at the door on November 4th for $15 each.

Arrive as early as 5:30 pm.


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