Ross Boyask

Writer and Director

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Ross Boyask is an award-winning genre filmmaker whose films have been released in more than 20 countries around the world and whose fan base continues to grow.

His micro-budget action feature Ten Dead Men, which Ross edited and directed, sold over 40,000 copies in the UK alone and has had multiple re-releases across several territories.

Currently, Ross has five features as director on wide release and a library of over 40 short films and music videos to his name; including Pure Vengeance, which was selected by popular film critic Jonathan Ross to be featured on his television series “STOP! KUNG FU”, and Salvation, which screened in official selection at numerous international film festivals.

I am Vengeance, which Ross wrote, edited and directed, starred Stu Bennett (aka WWE Superstar Wade Barrett), martial arts superstar Gary Daniels, Keith Allen and Anna Shaffer, and was released internationally in 2018, winning multiple awards. The sequel I am Vengeance: Retaliation, which also stars Vinnie Jones, was released across North America through Saban Films and LionsGate in 2020, in the UK through Evolutionary Films, and  was released in more than 50 territories. The film hit the NETFLIX UK film chart, reaching number 2, and also charted on the Netflix USA Top 10, as well as being the second most viewed title globally on Paramount Plus in January 2023.

Ross recently completed two new short films as Director – espionage thriller Dead End III: Dead Man Walking, starring Bryan Larkin, Rebecca Yeo and FenFen Huang which debuted at the FIGHTING SPIRIT FILM FESTIVAL in December 2020, and intense drama Who’s Afraid. Additionally, he directed his first high-concept horror short #Lifeforce the same year. He currently has several genre projects in development in the $2-5 million budget range.

Ross studied Media Production at the prestigious Bournemouth University and has an impressive and extensive knowledge of genre and action movies. He is now focusing on a slate of genre film and TV projects in various stages of development.

Ross Boyask is appearing at the following sessions:

1400 to 1500 Action-Packed Storytelling

1400 to 1500 Action-Packed Storytelling

A panel of writers on action projects RIGHT NOW discuss the state of the genre, their influences, their strategies, and where Actioners are going in the future.              

1700 to 1900 Saturday Night At The Movies: Hellboy

1700 to 1900 Saturday Night At The Movies: Hellboy

Grab your popcorn and settle in for a thrilling 20th Anniversary screening of Hellboy, complete with live commentary by writer Peter Briggs in LSF’s signature Saturday Night funfest.