We are Fun Little Movies. By that we mean that we’re a fun group of people who love making movies. The “little” in Fun Little Movies means the films are short, not the employees. Mind you, we’re very open to hiring little people, but feel free to approach us no matter how tall you are.
Frank Chindamo, President, is a global authority on mobile entertainment, an Adjunct Professor at USC and Chapman University, as well as an instructor at UCLA in mobile/web video production. As a speaker, Frank has participated in over 300 panels on Mobile Video for CES, Natpe, Digital Hollywood, to name a few and has been flown to speak on the subject in London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Brazil, New York, Toronto, Las Vegas, and Sydney. FLM has garnered more than 25 awards, including Mofilm Grand Prize at GSM in Barcelona, where Chindamo was handed the keys to a 2010 Chevrolet by actor Kevin Spacey and covered by CNN, the BBC, and the Washington Post. In 2008 at Cannes, FLM beat MTV and Orange for The Content Award sponsored by Nokia. And at 2010 CTIA, FLM won both Best Comedy and Best Animation. These awards were won for FLM’s excellent content, including the acclaimed Turbo Dates and Mr. Wrong series, which helped the Babelgum Smart Comedy Channel, (which Frank created) outperform all five of the other competing channels on Babelgum.
Frank has a BFA in Film/TV Production from New York University and a MFA from Columbia University in Screenwriting & Film Production.
Corey Sherman, Associate Producer, Corey Sherman joined the Fun Little Movies team in 2013, but began his filming career at age seven, when he made his first short film. Ever since then, he has been writing, directing, producing, and editing comedic shorts for web venues as well as film festivals around the country. His musical parody, Snack That has amassed more than 250,000 views on YouTube, and was featured on Dailymotion.com. In 2007 he launched his own videography service entitled Reel Recollections, and created montages and party videos, as well as promotional content for the top public high school in NYC. Corey has worked for documentary production company Stick Figure Production, as well as, acclaimed reality director Ian Gelfand. Corey currently showrun his own, webseries, entitled Billiams, polling talent from the USC Film School to help write and animate it.
Corey is studying Film and Television Production at the University of Southern California.
Mary Beth Rim, Chief Financial Officer, has experience in business operating tax agencies, restaurants, talent management, and film production companies such as Aruffo-Rim Agency Inc., Los Feliz Place L.L.C, Model Line Inc. and Chaotik Management L.L.C. She graduated from West Chester University with a B.A in Theatre Arts.
John Rhode, Cinematographer, John Rhode is a Cinematographer based out of Los Angeles know for his fast, artistic approach to filmmaking and the latest use of technology. He has won many Tellies and Cine-Eagle Awards for his cinematography as well as been positively reviewed in Variety, beautifully photography by John Rhode and in articles published by the International Cinematographers Guild magazine.
He has worked on Features, Television shows, Webisodes, Documentaries, and Commercials. Working in the Camera Dept. he has worked with some of the greatest Cinematographers and Directors in contemporary cinema.
John has received many Tellies and Cine-Eagle awards which recognize the work of outstanding filmmakers, videographers, producers, and directors and other craftspeople in the film, television, and new media industry. He has also won the GSMA Mobile World Congress Grand Prize Award for a short film, Mobile Entertainment Awards, Streamy Award, Festival De Cannes, Meffy Award, and Brighthand Folm Fest Best Comedy award.
John Rhode received his BS/MFA in Cinema from Ohio State University, and attended both University of Southern California Graduate School and UCLA Extension.
Lynn Speier, Director of Creative Development, created the music video and web-series “Mr. Wrong” (virtual dates with the terminally undateable!) which was produced by Fun Little Movies and financed by Babelgum. Lynn then created the mobile comedy series “Chihuahua Races” for PETCO’s 3rd Annual National Chihuahua Races and co-wrote and directed Discovery Networks‘ first animated comedy series for its Planet Green Channel. Her third series, “Bad Mommy” (the world’s worst mom gives the world’s worst parenting advice), was also sold to Babelgum and produced by Fun Little Movies. She also created and co-wrote the animated series, Ms. Rabble (The miffed-off, miserable, misgivings of a cranky but funny female) for the re-launch of www.lime.com. Her new work has helped FLM become a Finalist in the Mobile Entertainment Magazine Awards against the BBC, a finalist for the Streamy Awards, and the winner of the 2010 Brighthand Mobile Film Festival at CTIA. In 2009 Lynn was asked to judge the Emmys.
Lynn studied writing, directing and producing at the University of Southern California and Los Angeles City College.