Directors: Verow, Todd–New Queer Cinema (XX, Frisk)

Todd Verow (born November 11, 1966) is an American film director who resides in New York City.

He attended the Rhode Island School of Design and the AFI Conservatory.

With his creative partner James Derek Dwyer, he formed Bangor Films in 1995.

He was also the cinematographer for Jon Moritsugu’s film Terminal USA (1993).

He has been called a veteran of the New Queer Cinema.

His productions on digital video prompted Film Threat to label him “once and future king of DV.”

Gay Directors: Almodovar, Davies, Haynes, Van Sant, John Waters. By Emanuel Levy (Columbia University Press).

He is openly gay.


Short film 1989 V Is for Violet director 15 minutes
Film 1994 Preen director
Film 1995 Frisk director; writer; actor Blond Man in Bathroom
Film 1997 Little Shots of Happiness director; writer; actor Frances’ Husband Long Island Film Festival Grand Jury Prize winner
New England Film & Video Festival Innovation and Resourcefulness Award winner
Huntington International Film Festival Creative Artist Award winner
Film 1998 Shucking the Curve director; writer; actor Neighbor Nodance Film Festival Grand Jury Award winner
Film 1999 The Trouble with Perpetual Deja-Vu director; writer Chicago Underground Film Festival Silver Jury Award winner
Nodance Film Festival Best Director Award winner
Film 2000 A Sudden Loss of Gravity director; writer
Film 2000 Once and Future Queen director; writer Chicago Underground Film Festival Silver Jury Award winner
Film 2001 Against director
Film 2002 Take Away director; writer
Short film 2002 Face First director 5 minutes
Short film 2003 Fluff director 2 minutes
Film 2004 Anonymous [5] director; writer; actor Todd
Film 2006 Bulldog in the White House director; writer; actor Bulldog Chicago Underground Film Festival Gold Jury Award winner
Film 2006 Hooks to the Left director; writer
Film 2006 Vacationland director; writer; actor Man in Bar (uncredited)
Film 2008 Between Something & Nothing director; writer; actor Hotel John
Film 2009 The Boy with the Sun in His Eyes director; writer
Film 2010 Deleted Scenes director; writer; actor John
Film 2010 The Final Girl director; writer
Film 2010 Leave Blank director; writer; actor Todd
Documentary 2011 Bottom director
Film 2012 Bad Boy Street director; writer; actor Michael
Film 2012 The Endless Possibility of Sky director; writer; actor Bagger
Short film 2012 Jacob Sterling director 7 minutes
Short film 2013 Fire Island 1979 director; writer; actor 8 minutes
Film 2013 Tumbledown director; writer; actor Jay
Short film 2013 Tom’s Gift co-director 7 minutes

Documentary 2013 The End of Cruising co-director; co-writer

Documentary 2014 Age of Consent co-director; co-writer