11150 Canby Ave.
Northridge, CA 91326
Winter Star Productions, LLC has been In business since 2003. Its primary purpose is to make elevated genre films both fully entertaining and yet which leave the viewer with something worthwhile to think about afterwards. He produced the three most recent films in this catalogue: "Final Frequency", "Secret Agent Dingledorf", and "I Hate You... But It's Killing Me." which are being released in 2021
Derrick Warfel, owner, is a veteran of the film business for over thirty-five years with degrees from Princeton, Dallas Theological Seminary, and U.S.C. Film School He has trained under some of the best writing and producing mentors in L.A. and is a former member of the Warner’s Writers’ Workshop. Most of his career was spent writing feature screenplays, optioned and sold, and television programming. Around 2000 he shifted to Directing and Producing to have more control over his work. He wrote, directed, and produced the multiple festival award winning feature thriller “Midnight Reckoning” (aka “Fall of Night”). He also wrote or produced numerous other shorts and industrial projects.
Since then he has worked as a Development Executive for Brightside Entertainment where he oversaw the development of the Paramount released thriller “Captive” (2015) with David Oyelowo and Kate Mara, He also a Co-producer to a car racing film, “Laleh”, about the fastest woman race car driver in the Middle East which will be released in 2021. He's also involved in raising money for a Feature for a Veteran Director to shoot a film based on a novel from a best selling author in 2021.