Chris Barrett and Efren Rameriz


“Wise and funny, with life lessons for all of us.”
—Phil Rosenthal, Creator and Executive Producer, “Everybody Loves Raymond”

“A clear roadmap on how to go about achieving goals and getting what you want out of life…Required reading for everyone, young and old alike.”
—Jason Rae, youngest member ever elected to the Democratic National Committee

“This is the blueprint for success and personal satisfaction I wish I had when I began my career.”
—Mark Achbar, Director, The Corporation

“Efren and Chris attack everything they do with a spirit and a level of enthusiasm that we all aspire to have in our work and our lives.”
—Ted Sarandos, Chief Content Officer, Netflix

“Confronting your movie on the big screen of life can be daunting…but Efren and Chris have created this masterful guide to get you that standing ovation.”
—Rodney Charters, ASC, CSC, Cinematographer, 24

“Direct Your Own Life is a fast and fun read. It’s inspirational and upbeat.”
—Senh Duong, Founder of Rotten Tomatoes

“There’s more good advice in here than in a dozen books from the so-called ‘experts.’ At the rate these two are going, they’ll be running Hollywood in no time.”
—Patrick Creadon, award-winning documentary filmmaker, Wordplay and I.O.U.S.A.

“The secret to success is hidden in these pages!”
—Chantal Claret, Lead Singer, Morningwood

“An entertaining guide for any film-lover who wants to produce a better life for him- or herself!”
—Gill Holland, The Group Entertainment, Producer

“Direct Your Own Life will encourage young entrepreneurs not to wait in line for someone else to call their number.”
—Pascal Maeder, Founder, Atopia

“The messages in this book are brilliant; I couldn’t have put them better myself…so I didn’t. This book is essential to anyone with a dream lodged somewhere in the back of his or her mind. Use it and live it!”
—Brian Ach, Celebrity Photographer

“This book is the super model of all life manuals!” —Susan Holmes, Fashion Designer, TV Personality, and Former Supermodel

“A pragmatic and inspiring guide that encourages its readers not to write themselves off as victims of their surroundings, but to take steps towards being the person they want to be in the world.”
—Luke Eberl, 22, Award-Winning Director of Choose Connor