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who is a veteran police detective by day and spent two years in
the U.S Army, got into movies as an actor.
He had landed several featured roles in independent
films and some commercial spots before getting the role of FBI agent
Bill Hunnicutt in Don Dohler’s Alien Rampage.
Because of his police training, Ripple worked the entire movie as an
adviser for all the police-oriented scenes. Over the course of filming,
he and Dohler became good friends.
When Dohler asked Ripple if he’d be interested in
directing, he said “yes.” Dohler then suggested making movies in
digital video, and he and Ripple began Timewarp Films in 2000.
In addition to directing Timewarp productions, Ripple usually
collaborates with Dohler on the concepts and screenplays. He also has
edited together the bloopers and behind-the-scenes featurettes for Stakes and Vampire
Ripple is stunt coordinator for Timewarp’s movies, as
well, staging the requisite fight scenes that are staples of low-budget
With a military and police background, Ripple
conceives most of the death-scene mechanisms in Timewarp movies.
Ripple still acts in TV commercials, and has had roles in
three Timewarp movies. Crawler, now in
post-production, is the first Timewarp project in which Ripple does not
•Ripple enjoys action movies, and cites The Matrix as one of his
•Though Timewarp Films makes horror and sci-fi movies, Ripple is not a
big fan of horror movies.
•For relaxation, Ripple plays an upright bass in a Bluegrass band.
•His favorite Timewarp movie to date: Harvesters
(“Because it was the first movie I directed.”)