After graduating from Savannah College of Art and Design with a Master’s Degree in Film and Television, Clint Ross sought a career in the film industry as a screenwriter and director.
During his first few years while residing in Georgia, Ross wrote multiple feature screenplays and directed over 25 short films including a feature documentary The Angel of Marye’s Heights that has over a million views on Amazon.
Ross won The American Film Market Pitch Competition in 2014 with his feature film Blind Courage. An adventure/drama based on the true story of blind man, Bill Irwin, and his quest to hike the Appalachian Trail in a single hiking season with nothing more than his Seeing Eye dog.
In 2018, Ross’ produced film Unforgotten was selected for Best First Time Feature at the G.I. Film Festival in San Diego, California along side Jeffrey Wright’s We Are Not Done Yet.
During his initial years in Georgia, Ross’ returned to school to teach filmmaking, with an emphasis on screenwriting and directing, at Emmanuel College in North Georgia.
Over the next few years Ross continued to option and work-for-hire on several screenplays.
Some of the highlights include:
Tower 9, a thriller/horror that tells the story of a rookie backcountry ranger stationed for the summer in a fire lookout tower who finds herself alone in the territory of a predatory bear.
Ross was hired to write a post-apocalyptic, action screenplay by independent producer Rob Ness entitled Celsius.
Blind Courage, an adventure/drama about blind man, Bill Irwin, and his quest to hike the Appalachian Trail in a single hiking season with nothing more than his Seeing Eye dog.
Ross co-wrote a comedy T.V. series pilot script Subs, with Matt Chastain that is still in development.