PERMISSION Crano's lateset feature was shot on location in Brooklyn, NY. The film stars Rebecca Hall, Dan Stevens, Gina Gershon, Francois Arnaud, Morgan Spector, David Craig and Jason Sudeikis. The film was produced by Margot Hand, Rebecca Hall, Giri Tharan, Josh Thurston, Michael Klein and Crano.
DOG FOOD Crano's latest short film was shot on location in New York City. The film stars Cory Michael Smith, Amanda Seyfried and David Craig. The film was produced by Michael Klein, Max Hurwitz, David Craig and Crano. DOG FOOD premiered at SXSW, March 2014. Subsequently the film played at thirty international film festivals, won best horror/thriller at Comic Con and was chosen as a Vimeo Staff Pick.
A BAG OF HAMMERS Crano's first feature film premiered at the 2011 South By South West Film Festival. The film was released by MPI in the spring of 2012 and now can be seen on Netflix. Crano wrote BAG with co-writer Jake Sandvig. The film stars Jason Ritter, Rebecca Hall, Chandler Canterbury, Carrie Preston, Todd Louiso, Gabriel Macht and Jake Sandvig. BAG is being produced by Peter Friedlander, Lucy Barzun Donnelly and Jen Barrons.
RUBBERHEART Crano’s debut short film was an official selection at Palm Springs International Festival Of Short Films, then played another twenty four international festivals including: Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, New York City Short Film Festival (Audience Choice Award), Rio De Janeiro International Short Film Festival, Oslo International Film Festivals, London Short Film Festival, Washington D.C. Independent Film Festival, Swansea Film Festival (nominated Best International Short), Latitude Festival, Brisbane International Film Festival and Venice International Short Film Festival.
OFFICIAL SELECTION Crano’s follow up short, stars Golden Globe nominee Rebecca Hall, Amanda Seyfried and Dominic Cooper; and premiered at Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films in August 2008.
SIMPLY PLIMPTON is also Crano's brainchild. He writes and directs the cult web series, a fictionalized look at the life of regarded actress Martha Plimpton.
12th PREMISE Prior to making films, Crano was a playwright and actor. His play 12th PREMISE played around the world at the Edinburgh Festival, workshopped on London’s West End and in New York, and ran in Los Angeles.
EDUCATION Crano earned his B.A. in Theatre in acting and playwrighting at UCLA and his post graduate degree in classical acting and text at the London Academy of Dramatic Art. He was part of the Royal Court's Young Writer's Program.
REPRESENTATION Crano is represented by Brad Petrigala at Brillstein Entertainment Partners.