Anthony C. Ferrante
|Anthony C. Ferrante|
|Born||Antioch, California, U.S.|
San Francisco State University|
Los Medanos College
|Occupation||Film director, film producer, screenwriter|
Anthony C. Ferrante is an American film director, producer, and writer, known for directing the Sharknado series, the 2017 thriller Forgotten Evil and the 2005 ghost story Boo, which was his feature film writing and directing debut.
Ferrante grew up in Antioch, California. When he was attending Antioch High School, he took a film studies class at Los Medanos College. His first film was shot at the El Campanil Theatre. He would later get his bachelor arts degree in film studies at San Francisco State.
In addition to his film career, he has written a comic, Archie vs. Sharknado, which is a tie-in to Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No! and is illustrated by Dan Parent. He also formed the band Quint with actor / musician Robbie Rist. They have written and performed songs for every Sharknado movie including the theme song "(The Ballad of) Sharknado". Before moving to movies full-time, Ferrante was the editor-in-chief of (the now defunct) Cinescape magazine and a writer for Fangoria.
|1987||The Video Dead||Yes||A zombie||Direct-to-video|
|1997||God Talk||Yes||Yes||Yes||Short film|
|2000||The Dead Hate the Living!||Yes||Store customer||Direct-to-video|
|2001||The Surreal World||Yes||Yes||Yes||Short film|
|2003||The Revolting Dead||Yes||Yes||Construction worker|
|2009||The Five Stages of Grief of a TV Guest Star||Yes||Yes||Short film|
|House of Bones||Yes|
|2011||Scream of the Banshee||Yes||Yes|
|2012||Red Clover||Yes||Yes||Also known as "Leprechaun's Revenge"|
|Ghostquake||Yes||Also known as "Haunted High"|
|American Horror House||Yes|
|2013||Hansel & Gretel||Yes|
|Hello Hero: Holding Out for a Hero||Yes||Yes|
|2014||Six Hot Chicks in a Warehouse||Yes|
|Sharknado 2: The Second One||Yes|
|2015||Sharknado 3: Oh Hell No!||Yes|
|2016||Sharknado: The 4th Awakens||Yes|
|Sharknado 5: Global Swarming||Yes|
|2018||The Last Sharknado: It's About Time||Yes|
- "Anthony C. Ferrante". The New York Times.
- Whitbrook, James (April 17, 2015). "Archie Vs. Sharknado Is An Actual Comic That Is Actually Happening". io9.
- "Cinescape Magazine to return". Airlock Alpha. Retrieved 28 September 2016.
- Beahm, Justin (July 4, 2013). "ONCE YOU PUT A SHARK IN A TORNADO, ALL BETS ARE OFF: A Q+A with Director Anthony C. Ferrante". Fangoria. Retrieved August 20, 2018.
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