Darrin Fletcher

Mr. Fletcher began his film career in high school as a layout artist for XAM Animation Studio, creating layouts for Saturday morning cartoons Spiderman and The Transformers. There he become very familiar with storyboards and telling stories through pictures. He was soon offered a job at Walt Disney Animation Studios but turned it down to follow his long-time dream of live-action filmmaking.Since that time, Mr. Fletcher has worked as a storyboard artist on more than 65 feature films, including The World’s Fastest Indian, Sandlot, High School Musical 3 and A Life Less Ordinary. He has boarded hundreds of international commercials including the popular Foundation For A Better Life campaigns. He has also had extensive experience with large format IMAX® productions such as, Mysteries of Egypt, Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure and The Witness. Television has also been an large part of Mr. Fletcher’s career, visualizing and storyboarding dozens of various pilots and television series, including Charmed, Touched by an Angel, 7 Days, Extreme Rescue, Crossroads and Everwood.

Darrin Fletcher

The Meg and Gerald R. Molen

If you’ve been alive on the planet for more than 10 years and  you don’t know who Gerald R. Molen is, odds are you have seen some of his movies.  He is the producer behind Jurassic Park, Hook, The Color Purple, Schindler’s List, Minority Report and a slew of others.  He produced over 15 Steven Spielberg…

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The Youngest Sneaker

A few years ago we were contacted by Sasha Sibley, the youngest person to join Sneak On The Lot to date.  If my memory is correct, he was eleven years-old when he joined.  He wanted to make feature films and when he let us in to see the scope of his intended vision for his films,…

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The Secret Of My Success

In our blog posts we try to give our readers a little bit of everything.  We like to showcase various students who have made an impact with their freshly learned filmmaking skills.  We like to inform people of various websites they can use in their classrooms or even just a simple technique students can do…

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Andy Atwell and Brent Sandrock

By drawing on the professional connections of Sneak On The Lot, two 17 year old seniors at Middleton High School fulfilled their lifelong dream of writing, producing and directing a feature film before they graduated. Although they brazenly disregarded the first piece of advice their filmmaking mentors gave them – “Don’t try to make a feature…

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Success Stories – Steve Christiansen

In high school, Steve Christiansen worked at a slow corner video store, watching movies and dreaming of what it would be like to be a part of the creative filmmaking process.  As he sat doodling, he thought to himself, “How can I find a way to make a living telling stories and making art?” He…

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Sneak On The Lot Levels Up!

It’s Here! Our Shiny New Site! We have been on a thrilling journey these last 15 years!  When we first started Sneak On The Lot we began under a different name, Independent Student Media… or ISM.  It was created in the tragic wake of the Columbine shootings as a way for students to express themselves…

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Summer Workshop 2017 – “Report Card”

“Report Card”, the summer workshop for 2017, has been our all around, most successful workshop to date.  We are constantly refining our process for these workshops and this one simply had the best of everything.  The right script, the right actors, the right crew members… all of it!  We are super proud of our teachers…

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