Jim Roof is a graduate of the Theater School at DePaul University (formerly The Goodman School of Drama) and brings twenty years of industry experience to his own production company TapirCo and his work with Scream HQ. A veteran actor and script analyst, he has appeared in dozens of professional productions in Los Angeles, Chicago and Atlanta. In 2005, he began a service writing original scenes for actors looking to expand their demo reels. Each of the over 100 scenes he wrote was handcrafted to the actors’ specifications. As a result, he has written for every conceivable style and genre of film and television. Films include Zombie Strippers!, Empty Rooms, and Alyce. He made his directorial debut with the macabre short, Murderabilia, which he also wrote and edited. He wrote and co-directed (with Jay Lee) the feature film The House with 100 Eyes. Currently, he is in pre-production for the horror-comedy short Zommunists, which he is producing.