Drue Metz aka Drue Grit
Origins: San Francisco East Bay
Feature Film/TV Directing
Screenwriting, multi-media writing
Creative Direction - Copywriting
The theme, the performance and the transformation. Documentary-realist,
dramatic improvisation, cinematic visuals.
Long/short form narrative.
Commercial/Cinematic Music Videos.
Making awesome music videos for my fellow Baydestrians. (BAY AREA NATIVES)
For the record:
Touring the country with THE LOVE EFFECT film and organization
Branded content currently showing on millions of Apple devices around the world
Directed for James Franco. Called him James-y
Fight on Trojans / SF Giants / Warriors
Wears only Persols
GRAND JURY PRIZE and BEST DIRECTOR for THE LOVE EFFECT Film @ Santa Monica International Film Festival
Lover of the following emojis: ✌🏻😎
Drue describes his life as doing one of three things: writing, directing or hustling.
Living in Los Angeles, he has written, directed, produced, shot or contributed to over 90 film and video productions. He co-directed James Franco's Feature Film DON QUIXOTE and is writing/directing content for Swanky Flicks & Replay Collective.
Drue directed and co-wrote "K GREAT THANKS" a television pilot for Dany Garcia & THE ROCK'S SEVEN BUCKS PRODUCTIONS, He served as a writer and director for a myriad of Warner Bros. Justice League movie Campaign material in the AR/VR space and just had the world premiere of the pilot and second episode of "WORDS & ACTIONS" television show on Amazon Prime.
In addition to various creative writing assignments, Drue is an avid screenwriter, re-writer, "ghoster", copywriter and soon to be novelist. Drue is the co-founder and creative director of The Love Effect Organization, raising awareness on depression, suicide and love through their award-winning film and interactive program.
He's currently preparing his novel debut The Incredible Existence of You and is in development on a feature film. Drue is always looking for meaningful multi-media content to write or direct for others like haaaaaaaaay. (Drue wrote that part.)
I write, I direct, I have fun. Don't believe me? Just watch. :)
Jarryd James - The Final Films
From his EP HIGH
"Sure Love" - Teaser
Starring Serinda Swan & Tyler Atkins
"THE LOVE EFFECT" - Cinema
director / co-writer
• Winner - GRAND JURY PRIZE - The Santa Monica International Film Festival • Winner - BEST DIRECTOR
• Nominated - Best Original Screenplay by Tyler Atkins, Ari Blinder & Drue Metz
• Nominated - Best Cinematography by Doug Potts
• Winner - BEST ORIGINAL SCREENPLAY - Malibu International Film Festival
• Winner - BEST LEAD ACTOR - Tyler Atkins - Hollywood Short Film Festival
• Nominated 2016 SAMHSA Voice Award.