JASON RIESGRAFCO-OWNER & DIRECTOR OF PRODUCTION SERVICESJason Riesgraf is an American television producer, production specialist, and independent filmmaker. He was born in LaCrosse, WI and grew up in Eau Claire, WI and Maple Grove, MN. A lifelong movie buff, Jason was inspired to pursue an elusive career in the independent film industry after reading Robert Rodriguez’s seminal book “Rebel without a Crew.”
In the Twin Cities, Jason has been recognized as an up and coming filmmaker willing to take cinematic risks and push the artistic boundaries of independent films and video production.
As of 2014, Jason is a co-founder and co-owner of Red Ratio Entertainment, LLC.
Originally founded as vehicle for a feature film project; today Red Ratio has expanded and diversified to offer freelance production services for both video and still photography. Jason currently oversees all production services, and serves specifically as its lead videographer. His business partner and co-owner is his wife, Stephanie Riesgraf. Stephanie serves as Red Ratio's business manager and as a still photographer.
Additionally, Jason has worked in local television news & promotions (commercials) production as a television producer and videography specialist for WUMN-LP since January 2012.
Jason attended the Minnesota School of Business and has two degrees, one in video production and another in multi-media design.
ABOUT LAKE RUNS REDRecently, Red Ratio Entertainment, LLC produced their first feature film, titled "Lake Runs Red" which was a recognized as a Twin Cities Film Fest Official Selection in October 2016 and a Semi-Finalist at the Highway 61 Film Festival in October 2017.
"Lake Runs Red" was Jason Riesgraf's directorial debut as an independent feature filmmaker. He also contributed as a co-writer, story creator, co-producer, and co-editor.