Ray Griggs (director)

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Ray Griggs
Ray Griggs at WonderCon 2009.JPG
Born (1974-04-24) April 24, 1974 (age 45)

Ray Griggs is a director, writer and producer in Hollywood, California, and owner of RG Entertainment, Ltd. His work has won several awards.

His 2009 project, Super Capers, a family comedy about an ordinary person joining a host of low-key superheroes, stars Tom Sizemore, Doug Jones and Christine Lakin.

Griggs is also known for creating an 8-minute film short Lucifer about the Biblical account of the fallen angel and subsequent war in heaven. The award-winning short starred Jason Lewis as Lucifer and Bru Muller as the archangel Michael.

In 2010, Griggs filmed the conservative documentary about socialism and the role of government in society entitled I Want Your Money. The film, released October 15 nationwide, features interviews with economists, conservative personalities and government officials.

Awards[edit]

  • 2007 Beverly Hills Film Festival Best Animation
  • 2007 Fort Lauderdale Film Festival Audience Choice Award for Short
  • 2007 Accolade for Lucifer Short
  • 2007 Silver Telly Award for Lucifer Short

Controversy[edit]

On November 12, 2009, it was reported that Apple rejected Griggs' iPhone application which enabled the user to contact every U.S. Congressman or Senator based on GPS coordinates. The application also featured animated bobble head caricatures of each representative. A caricature of U.S. Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi was deemed "objectionable" and among the reasons for rejection.[1] On Nov. 14, amid rising controversy, Apple reversed its decision and approved the application for its online store.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Apple's Rejection of iPhone App Showing Political Caricatures Rankles Creator". FOXNews.com. 2010-04-07. Retrieved 2010-08-24.
  2. ^ "Apple Reverses Decision, Approves iPhone App Showing Political Caricatures". FOXNews.com. 2010-04-07. Retrieved 2010-08-24.

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