Ross Morin is an award-winning filmmaker, screenwriter, cinematographer, and editor. He is Professor and Chair of the Department of Film Studies at Connecticut College where he teaches filmmaking. He is the recipient of the University Film and Video Association's Award of Teaching Excellence; Connecticut College's highest teaching honor, the John S. King Memorial Teaching Award; Ohio University's Graduate Associate Outstanding Teaching Award; and the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Faculty Mentor Award. In 2019, he was the project advisor for the film that won Connecticut College's Oakes and Louise Ames Prize for Most Outstanding Honors Study.
He is the co-founder of Kiltered Productions. His most recent film, ¡Come! (Eat!) is currently streaming on Max. His 2015 feature film, A Wheel out of Kilter, won the Indie Spirit Award at the Princeton Independent Film Festival and Best Feature Film at the Macabre Faire Film Festival. His 2019 film, In a Landscape, Dreaming, won Best Foreign Film at the Pune Short Film Festival in India, and Best Music Video at the Artist's Forum Festival of the Moving Image in NYC. His film, A Peculiar Thud, was the official selection of over 30 film festivals around the world and won the Best Horror award at the Coney Island Film Festival and the Best Horror Short at the Southeast New England Film, Music and Art Festival. He once called Tommy Wiseau's The Room, "The Citizen Kane of bad movies."
Ross grew up in southern Maine where he began making films when he was 13 years old. He received his BA in Film Studies and Psychology from Connecticut College in 2005 where he graduated Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa. He received his MFA in Film and Video Production from Ohio University in 2008. Ross now teaches at his alma mater where he balances his time between teaching, filmmaking, and mountain biking.
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