CRAIG ROSS JR.
Craig Ross, Jr. was born in Boston and graduated NYU's Tisch School of the Arts Film School, and shortly after, established his production company Asiatic Incorporated (ASI). To date, ASI has garnered critical acclaim on 5 of its feature films with SONY SCREEN GEMS, LIONSGATE and BET, as well as worldwide distribution on NETFLIX for its drama series.
Craig's latest endeavor has him taking on the role of Content Creator/ Showrunner for his provocative new series, CRAIG ROSS JR’S MONOGAMY, for AMC Network/ALLBLK which has finished a 3 season run as the #1 watched show on the network. The highly-acclaimed drama series was picked up by NETFLIX for worldwide distribution.
Craig has also directed a number of high profile television shows, helming such prime time hits as NCIS, PRISON BREAK, NUMB3RS, COLD CASE, BONES, etc. Craig's NCIS episode "FREEDOM" was the highest-rated episode in it's eight- year run at the time, and his Bones episode "ALIENS IN A SPACESHIP" is the show's top-ranked episode on Ranker.com.
Craig's seminal feature film, BLUE HILL AVENUE that he wrote, directed and produced was released theatrically through Lion's Gate Entertainment. The film went on to win several awards including The Audience Award for the Best American Film at the 2001 Acapulco Black Film Festival, the Best Director Award at the 2001 Urbanworld Film Festival, the Audience Award for Best Film at the 2001 Roxbury Film Festival, and BEST FILM as well as BEST DIRECTOR at the 2001 Jamaican Film Festival in Montego Bay.
BLUE HILL AVENUE has since become a cult classic. For its 20th Anniversary the Boston Globe described Blue Hill Avenue as, "The unheralded movie that brought Boston alive".