"I like making movies about characters who believe they are doing the right thing,
but who are in fact doing the very worst thing."
Travis Stevens is the founder and CEO of Snowfort Pictures; a boutique production company specializing in the development, financing and production of commercial genre films. Working with both established filmmakers and first-time talent, Snowfort Pictures partners with financiers, sales agents and distributors from around the world to bring unique, high-quality films to audiences hungry for something different.
Recent Snowfort productions include the 2013 Cannes Director’s Fortnight documentary JODOROWSKY'S DUNE (Sony Classics) WINNER of the Audience Award, Best Documentary at Fantastic Fest 2013, and Best Feature at both Imagine Film Festival 2013 and Sitges International Film Festival 2013. CHEAP THRILLS (Drafthouse Films) celebrated WINNER of the Audience Award at SXSW 2013 as well as the Best Feature award at the Boston Underground Film Festival 2013. The BUFF 2014 award winner STARRY EYES (MPI/Dark Sky Films) also took home a WIN for Best Poster Design at SXSW 2014. Ted Geoghegan’s period ghost story WE ARE STILL HERE. Mike Mendez’s BIG ASS SPIDER! WINNER of the Best DVD Release at the 2014 Saturn Awards. Steven C Miller’s 2012 SXSW smash THE AGGRESSION SCALE, (Anchor Bay Films) and Adam Wingard & Simon Barrett’s award winning breakthrough film A HORRIBLE WAY TO DIE WINNER of Best Screenplay at Fantastic Fest 2011.
Stevens has been a guest panelist at the Brussels International Co-Production Market, the Fantasia Frontiers Market, the IFTA Production Conference, the Stanley Film Fest, SXSW and the Hollywood Black Film Festival. He’s also served as film juror for a wide variety of genre film festivals including Fantastic Fest, PiFan, Fantasia, the Stanley Film Fest, the Oldenburg International Film Festival and the Strasbourg International Film Festival.
David Lawson Jr.
David Lawson is the Head of Production for Snowfort Pictures. He has been working in physical production since 2005 in both commercials and feature films.
In 2005, after his enlistment in the US Air Force was complete, David moved out to Los Angeles, where he has worked his way up through the commercial ranks. Since 2012 David has refocused his efforts into the narrative world. During that time he has produced several awarding winning short films, as well as several feature films including Spring, Resolution, and V/H/S Viral and has had his films screened at film festivals all over the world, including the Toronto International Film Festival, Tribeca Film Festival, BFI London and Fantasia Film Festival receiving heavy praise from critics and audiences alike.
Alessandro Pulisci is a writer and director based in Los Angeles, California. Born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area, he made the move down south in 2014 after a warm reception to his short, M is for Maleficium. Since then he has done a handful of shorts for Eli Roth’s Crypt TV platform and his thesis film, Better the Devil, has been in shown in festivals around the world including DragonCon, A Night of Horror, and PollyGrind.