This week’s INDUSTRY GUEST is Writer/Director L.Philippe Casseus
|L. Philippe Casseus and Robert De Niro on the set of “Freelancers”.
See trailer for Freelancers here.
Writer/Director L. Philippe Casseus is from Queens, New York. After a career in set lighting department on music videos for legendary directors and artists (Fincher, Grey, Romanack, Lee, Ratner — Jay-Z, Mariah, Aguilara, Prince, Kravitz).
Directing videos soon led to writing/directing, sometimes shooting short films. At Floored and Lifted (webisode) Casseus directed shorts staring Maurissa Tancheroen (writer producer: Dollhouse, Spartacus, the S.H.I.E.L.D.) and Malcolm Barrett (American Violet, Better Of Ted, Hurt Locker, Larry Crowne, Peoples).
In 2011 another break came, Casseus received his first screenwriter credit and first produced feature length script: “FREELANCERS” staring Robert DeNiro, Forest Whitaker and Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson. (LionsGate Films, EFF, Grindstone Entertainment)
The work continues for Casseus, writing/directing screenplays both feature and short length.
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