George Tunis is a metro Detroit, Michigan native who spent his undergraduate years at Emerson College in Boston. While at Emerson, he and a few other young men he met formed a production company, A2A Productions LLC. Shortly thereafter, he and the others produced two short films and George directed the team’s first full-length feature, Gray Area. After College, he spent time directing/producing music videos and commercials, as well as working in the development department at the Weinstein Company in Los Angeles, CA and as a writer’s assistant on the development of The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test to be directed by Gus Van Sant. He returned to filmmaking with the short film Blackstone, which was extremely successful on the festival circuit amassing over 40 official selections and 5 awards as well as a nomination for Best Short of the Year at the Hollywood Awards and a short run on TV. After the success of Blackstone, George went on to co-produce A2A’s next feature film, Speak Now, which won an Audience Award at the Austin Film Festival. He continues to write and produce with his partners at A2A.