Derek Housman has been making videos since the age of 10. His first video was a set of fake commercials with his sister, a tape he continues to taunt her with to this day. He worked his way through high school at a local video store where he gained his influences such as Quentin Tarantino, Kevin Smith, and Steven Spielberg. He continued his love for making movies by working on over 30 short films in college, culminating in shooting scenes for a TV series. Derek worked in the New York film scene and studied at Second City until his eventual move to Los Angeles. He has worked in various fields, such as motion picture development, reality television, and new media. He continues to write, direct, and produce content for various media outlets.