Thomas R. Rondinella


Thomas R. Rondinella is an award-winning independent film maker.  He has edited sixteen feature films (including A Fool and his Money starring Sandra Bullock), written three produced feature films (All’s Fair starring George Segal and Sally Kellerman, Blades, A Girls’ Guide) directed three feature films (Blades, A Girls’ Guide and Scrappers) and produced five feature films (Charming Billy, Unholy starring Adrienne Barbeau and Nicholas Brendon, Morris County, Scrappers and Good Day for It starring Hal Holbrook.). In addition, he has produced over twenty short films. 

His films have had national theatrical release, played in the major United States and international Film Festivals (including American Film Institute-Los Angeles, Chicago International, Orlando,  Northhampton, Edinboro, Scotland, Belfast, Ireland, RioFan in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and Ft. Lauderdale) and aired on Cinemax, HBO, USA Network, Starz, Public Television,, Netflix and the Independent Film Channel.   In addition, Thomas is president of Catfish Studios which specializes in media production. He produced and directed the web cooking series, Cooking with Nonna and NJ Today with John McKeon.

Thomas (M.F.A, New York University) is also Professor of Media Production at Seton Hall University in New Jersey USA, teaching Film and Video Production. Thomas is president of Catfish Studios which specialises in media production.

Currently, he is developing the feature thriller, The Transfer.


Creative areas of interest 

Thomascreative interests are in every phase of independent film production from pre to post.


Areas of mentorship

Thomas mentors in all three aspects of production, particular low and micro budgeted projects.