S. Lane Porter

Title Position Date Director Type
The Hair Cut Set Dresser/Props Jun 2014 Alexis Korycinski Short
Gunfight! Writer Nov 2011 Percy Carey Short
The Man Upstairs Writer TBA Dir: TBA Feature
Professionalism - Cosmetology Course Co-Writer June 2010 Dir: Daniel Montoya Industrial
Laws and Rules - Cosmetology Course Co-Writer Jan 2010 Dir: Daniel Montoya Industrial
Sanitation - Cosmetology Course Co-Writer Dec 2009 Dir: Daniel Montoya Industrial
Fighting Words Prop Master Feb 2007 Dir: Paul Edwards Feature
Grand Theft Parsons Prop Master Dec 2002 Dir: David Caffrey Feature
A Taste Of Dirt Prop Master Sept 2001 Dir: Yvonne Welbon Short
The Courier aka Outta Time Prop Master Mar 2001 Dir: Lorena David Feature
Side Effects Prop Master Feb 2001 Dir: Scott Perry Short
Buttleman      Art Director / Prop Master Jan 2001 Dir: Frank Stokes Feature
Remaking Silverman Prop Master/ On Set Dresser Aug 2000 Dir: Sharon Blumenthal Feature
Hawaiian Gardens Costume Designer July 2000 Dir: Percy Adlon Feature
Unto Others Costume Designer/ Art Dir. June 2000 Dir: Bill Dumas Feature
Burning Heart Prop Master/ On Set Dresser Mar 2000 Dir: Alexa Schulz Short
The Same Prince Art Director/ On Set Dresser Dec 1999 Dir: Victoria Strouse Short
The King of LA aka King of the Korner On Set Dresser Nov 1999 Dir: James Mathers Feature
The Weekend Production Designer Sept 1999 Dir: Sean McGinly Feature
Straight Right On Set Dresser Aug 1999 Dir: David Ebersole Feature


Title Position Date Director Type
Advantage Care Helpline Storyboards Apr 2021 Unknown Com.
Best Buy "Innovators" Research Assistant Apr 2012 Unknown Com.
Doritos (Alien vs Caveman) First Hand / Design Consult Nov 2011 TBA Spec Com.
The Dog Girl Writer April 2011 Assignment N/A Treatment
Pilgrim Planet Asst. Camera July 1999 Dir: Robert Berg Pilot
Sunday Nights / ABC Wardrobe Supervisor May 1998 UPM: Jim Lopez Com.
Tetro Da Vinci Glasses Prop Master May 1998 UPM: Jim Lopez Infom.
Nordic Track Versalift Prod. Asst. July 1997 UPM: Jim Lopez Infom.
Assist Fitness Prod. Asst. June 1997 UPM: Jim Lopez Infom.
Nordic Track Abworks Prod. Asst. May 1997 UPM: Jim Lopez Infom.
Access Health Prod. Asst. Jan 1997 UPM: Jim Lopez Infom.
Home Aid Prod. Asst. July 1996 UPM: Jim Lopez Infom.
Alien golf clubs (2) Prod. Asst. June 1996 UPM: Jim Lopez Infom.



Title Position Date Publisher Type
Miscellaneous Projects CopyWriter Sept. 2010 International Driver Training, Inc. Web Content
Check Your Inner Hermit at the Door. Writer July 2009 FiveSprockets.com* Article
The Silent Army - P.A.s Writer June 2009 FiveSprockets.com Article
The Zen of Screenwriting Writer June 2009 FiveSprockets.com Article
Prop Help for New Filmmakers Writer June 2009 FiveSprockets.com Article
Business Cards 101 Writer June 2009 FiveSprockets.com Article
Seminar Funk: Part Two/Cont'd Writer June 2009 FiveSprockets.com Article
Seminar Funk: Part Two Writer June 2009 FiveSprockets.com Article
Seminar Funk: Part One Writer May 2006 FiveSprockets.com Article
Broadway Theatre Project Writer Jan 2007 Associated Content Article
Working in the Theatre:
A Career in Stage Management
Writer May 2006 Associated Content Article


Garland Civic Theatre      
Heaven Can Wait 1st Hand/ Cutter Designer: Jeulet Noyes Fall 2008
Myrtle Lake Baptist Church
Tampa, Florida
Headcase #9
(commissioned piece)
Writer Dir: TBA Fall 2007

Ivar Theatre
All Under Heaven Wardrobe Supervisor Dir.: Valerie Harper October 2000

South Coast Repertory Theatre (1994 -2000) [link]
All My Sons Deck Manager Dir.: Martin Benson January 2000
Round Round the Garden Deck Manager   May 1999
Of Mice and Men Production Assistant   March 1999
Tartuffe Deck Manager Dir: David Chambers January 1999
Dinner With Friends   World Premiere Deck Manager   October 1998
Arcadia Deck Manager   May 1998
Our Town Production Assistant Dir.: Mark Rucker March 1998
Private Lives Deck Manager Dir: David Chambers January 1998
Freedomland Deck Manager Dir: David Emmes October 1997
Death of a Salesman Deck Manager/Actor Dir: Martin Benson May 1997
Triumph of Love Production Assistant Dir: David Chambers March 1997
Golden Child   World Premiere Deck Manager Dir: Tim Vassen January 1997
A Christmas Carol Spotlight Operator Dir.: J.D. Keller December 1996
Six Degrees of Separation Deck Manager Dir: David Emmes October 1996
Laughter from the Children of War Stage Manager   July 1996
A Mess of Plays by Chris Durang Deck Manager   April 1996
La Posada Magica Deck Manager Dir: Octavio Solis December 1995
The Interrogation of Nathan Hale    W. Pr. Deck Manager Dir: Diane October 1995
She Stoops to Folly Dresser   September 1995
Cherry Orchard Dresser Dir: Martin Benson May 1995
Blithe Spirit SM  Intern   April 1995
Wit   World Premiere SM  Intern/Actor Dir: Martin Benson January 1995
A Christmas Carol SM  Intern Dir.: J.D. Keller December 1994
Green Icebergs   World Premiere SM  Intern Dir.: David Emmes October 1994
Later Life SM  Intern Dir.: Mark Rucker September 1994

Santa Ana College
5 Productions 1st Hand/ Cutter Sup.: Julie Keen 1998 Season

American Folklore Theatre ~ Shakespeare Festival
A Midsummers Night Dream Costume Designer   Summer 1995
A Comedy of Errors Costume Designer   Summer 1995
ACTING CREDITS   (theatre/tv/film)  

South Coast Repertory Theatre

Wit   World Premiere 1994 Role: Student/Doctor/EMT 1999 Pulitizer Prize Winner
Death of a Salesman    1997 Role: Waitress  
Purdue University Black Box Theatre  1994

Awakenings Role:The Nurse  
Background Talent Agency      (as a Background Extra non-union)  
AT&T " Rick Springfield at the carnival " February 2000
Bud Lite (never aired due to tech. difficulties) January 2000
Foo Fighters   "Learning to Fly" September 1999
Bud Lite w/ Daisy Fuentes June 1999
Mastercard June 1998

Miscellaneous Credits and Work

Managing Director Write Vault - WriteVault.Com (2013 - present)
CEO Sweater Fish Society (2019 - present)
Organizer Richardson Screenwriters Meetup (2004 - 2010)
SEO Marketing Specialist 411 Web (2001 - 2002)
Owner Wirecrane Studio (previously Thrifty Planet Web Dev Services) 1998 - Present


Bachelor's Degree Purdue University,  May 1994    Costume Technology and Stage Management
HS Diploma West Lafayette, Indiana May 1988     Major: Getting beat up in band.


* website now defunct, articles available upon request

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