CrashLanded 2020 Guests
Mike Ransburg is a filmmaker specialized as a unit production manager, director, and gaffer. He is a Navy veteran and started working in film as a collegiate student in 2013. Since then, he has been a unit production manager for 1 feature and 11 short narrative films and non-profit projects, director for 10 short films, and gaffer for 6 short films and 1 feature. Some of these credits include the following: “The Golden Rule” (2018), “War” (2017), “Son of the Saw” (2017), “Not Today” (2015), and “Katherine” (2015). Mike graduated at Oklahoma City University with a B.F.A. in Film in 2018. He currently co-produces at Star Swamp, LLC and freelances at conventions and non-profit events. In his free time, he loves to mentor aspiring filmmakers.
Ryan Thomas has been an FX artist for six years, working on small films, commercials, and music videos as well as being the lead makeup the Hex House.
Titus Jackson was born in Harlem, New York and moved to the state of Oklahoma in his early teens with his parents who wanted to attend bible school. This culture shock influenced the works that he would produce in the coming years. He started to learn filmmaking in 2000 by attending what he calls "Do it your damn self university" and has since won numerous awards for his films and music videos.
His debut feature "Jesus Fish" won the coveted Best Oklahoma Soil Feature in 2008 and received national distribution through VCI Entertainment. He has since made a living by producing TV and Web Commercials, and producing live sporting events for the Oklahoma City Thunder, the Dallas Stars, the Tulsa 66ers, the ORU Golden Eagles, and the Tulsa Oilers.
His latest Feature "Brokelahoma" was produced out of frustration with his state's treatment of public education. he spent over 3 years interviewing educators part time to illuminate what is happening in America's Public Schools. The Film has been featured in segments on KOTV, KTUL, KJRH, KGOU, KWGS, The Black Wall Street Times, The Oklahoma Eagle, and The Tulsa World.
When he's not busy hustling, Titus spends time with his wife Reanna and children Glory, Rain, and Andy.