Entrepreneur - Filmmaker

USF alum Ryan Justice co-wrote, directed and co-produced "Followers," a "social media thriller" now out in theaters worldwide and on all digital platforms (courtesy Justified Films).
Entrepreneur - Filmmaker

University Beat is continuing our monthly look at entrepreneurs with ties to USF by going Hollywood. Ryan Justice is a 2011 graduate who co-wrote, directed and co-produced “Followers,” a movie that’s being released in theaters and on video this month. We sit down with Justice to find out how he’s balancing both the business and creative sides of movie-making on University Beat on WUSF Public Media.

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Followers - Trailer #1 - Beware What You Share!

Trailer for the movie, "Followers" (courtesy Justified Films).

More Information: 

Justified Films website

"Followers" official website

WUSF News story on Ryan Justice

WUSF News series on USF entrepreneurs

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Mark Schreiner

Mark Schreiner has been the producer and reporter for "University Beat" on WUSF 89.7 FM since 2001 and on WUSF TV from 2007-2017. In addition to serving as a producer, reporter, host and assistant news director, he serves as Intern Coordinator for WUSF News. Mark has worked as an anchor, reporter and producer at radio stations in Tampa and his native Chicago since 1992. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago with a BA in Telecommunications/Radio in 1994.

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