Justin Malone is a film director, editor, cinematographer, and native Texan. Born to young parents, Justin grew up influenced by their shared love of classic cinema and rock and roll.Music and film piqued his interest right away - Justin spent his childhood tinkering with cameras while picking up multiple instruments at a time. Both his father and grandfather were accomplished portrait photographers, who introduced him to large format cameras, a variety of lenses, and darkroom chemistry. Justin's first high school job was in his uncle's photo lab, where he worked on custom printing for some of Dallas' top photographers. This experience and understanding naturally grew into a passion for how motion pictures worked. Through Justin's love of film combined with his newfound knowledge, he became the first in his family to pursue a career in the motion picture industry.Justin's appreciation of travel and culture has fueled his desire to continually create. At age 22, he launched Malone Pictures: a motion picture production company that built its reputation on unique storytelling, in both the entertainment and commercial industries. For the last 12 years, Justin has found success and critical acclaim in the film festival circuit. His festival success grabbed the attention of advertising agencies, expanding his career into directing national commercial campaigns.Justin now divides his time between LA, TX, and NY to focus on his current film projects.