So he's aiming to make compelling drama and thrillers, mentioning AMC, with shows like "The Walking Dead," as a source of great storytelling.
His favorite part of camp, he said, was listening to the lectures and learning from those with filmmaker knowledge. And meeting a producer like Kirkpatrick left him "speechless."
Last year, Rhoads got an autograph from director Cory Edwards and became a "nerd and framed it in my room."
He's all for rooting for the underdogs, like teenagers who weren't ever really thought of as heroes until the "Power Rangers."
Or teens who have big movie ideas they'd like to see become reality.
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