CRAIG ROSS JR.

Craig Ross, Jr. born in Boston, graduated NYU's Tisch School of the Arts - Film School and shortly established his company Asiatic Incorporated. (ASI)



Craig then wrote, directed and produced, BLUE HILL AVENUE. The film won 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 Jamerican Film Festival in Montego Bay Jamaica.  BLUEHILL AVENUE was released theatrically by Lion’s Gate Entertainment.


Craig’s next two feature films, were done for Sony Screen Gems. They were RIDE OR DIE, starring Duane Martin and Vivica A. Fox, and MOTIVES, again starring Fox, this time with Shemar Moore. 

Since then, Craig has gone on to direct 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 top-ranked Bones episode on Ranker.com.

Craig also helmed the biggest budget feature that TVOne had ever produced entitled, MEDIA. While his latest endeavor has him taking on the role of Content Creator/ Showrunner for his new series CRAIG ROSS JR’S MONOGAMY, for THE URBAN MOVIE CHANNEL (UMC) which now in its second season has become the #1 watched show on the network.  

 

Capitalizing on the lost art of Noir filmmaking, all of ASI’s endeavors mark the continuing flow of Craig Ross, Jr.’s ascent as one of the premiere filmmakers in Hollywood.