“Working at Ours Studios and on this project has provided me with great information and a lot of good mentoring.” Dennis Gould, editor, As If We Were Ghosts
On June 13, 2022, Dennis Jerome Gould’s first major documentary, debuted on the nation’s third largest public television network, Atlanta-based Georgia Public Television. Gould, 24, completed key post-production assignments within the Ours Studios LLC’s Filmmaker-in-Residence program, led by acclaimed filmmaker Monty Ross.
Gould, a filmmaker specializing in editing and virtual productions, was one of three editors mentored and supervised by Ross to complete the historic documentary, As If We Were Ghosts. It premiered to more than 3 million GPB households through the state on Monday, June 13 and will be shown in its encore on June 19 (Juneteenth), 2022.
“This is amazing,” said Gould of his whirlwind experience with Ours Studios and graduation requirements. “I am geared up to produce great content with specialized techniques in the vast film industry.”
Gould, 24, graduated from Clayton State University in the Atlanta metro area, with a bachelor’s degree on May 7, 2022.
“He learned well from his professors and by his own initiative as a film student,” said acclaimed independent filmmaker, Monty Ross. “He grasped the academics of filmmaking and he knows how to transfer all of its complexities into practical terms. The young man has skills,” Ross added.
Gould has served as a VFX supervisor for an Indie project-in-development a futuristic world of crystalized super powers. He also was an actor and VFX supervisor for a sketch comedy video series slated for streaming channels. Gould has also produced training videos on YouTube, served as a videographer for a “Rickey Smiley and Friends Live Comedy Show in 2021,” and was a visual director for amateur sports and music videos.
Gould has a twin sister, Morgan; younger sister, Lauren; and a sibling, Matthew, who passed away in 2021 from T Cell Lukemia. His parents are Dionne and Dennis of Henry County, Ga.