About Us

Asymptote Pictures consists of a small group of friends, who work in the film industry based in New Orleans, LA and are dedicated to producing high-quality short films. We already have two more shorts in pre-production and a feature film in development.

Rachel Perlis

Executive producer, director

Rachel is a grip and member of IATSE local 478 and has gripped on such films as Pitch Perfect, Contraband, Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, and Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.

Dana Hunt

Dana Hunt is a graduate of the Savannah College of Art and Design and is a Dimmer Board Operator with Local 478. When not running LED walls or lighting for concerts he has worked on movies such as Geostorm, Deepwater Horizon, and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.

Jimi Covert


Jimi is an electrician in IATSE local 478 and has worked on such films as Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn, Beautiful Creatures, The Town that Dreaded Sundown, and The Final Destination.

David Perlis


David Perlis is a screenwriter and living in Los Angeles. He is a graduate of LSU's creative writing program. The Tapir and The Lion's Den were both co-adapted by him from his short stories of the same names. Website: davidperlis.com