Performing and Directing Stunts in Independent Projects

Occurred on Tuesday, 10 January 2012

Guest Speakers: Allen Robinson, Rich Minga

Original event synopsis

Join the San Diego Filmmakers on January 10 for an evening with veteran stuntmen Allen Robinson (Justified, Grimm) and Rich Minga (Paul, Law Abiding Citizen), who will share their insight into stunt performance and direction in independent projects, accrued over decades of experience in television and motion pictures. At this event, you will learn how to safely perform and direct stunts, when to hire a professional, and why investing in a professional can save you from costly mistakes.

About the Speakers
For more than 25 years, and with more than 100 films under his belt, Allen Robinson has worked as a stuntman and stunt coordinator. An experienced stuntman, he is skilled in stunt and precision driving, motorcycles, rigging, wire work, water work, fire, rappelling, skydiving, and balloon piloting. Robinson has performed in big-studio productions with A-list casts, and doubled for such stars as Tom Hanks, Jim Carrey, Julian McMahon, John Snyder, Matthew Lillard, Timothy Olyphant, Ali Suliman, and Alan Ruck.

You can visit his website at

Rich Minga has more than 15 years of experience as a SAG stuntman. With the support of stuntmen and fellow offroad racers Steve Holliday and Gary Hymes, Minga began his career in 1995 with the hit television series Baywatch and the Steven Seagal-fronted motion picture Under Siege 2: Dark Territory. Since then, Minga has performed driving and motorcycle stunts, fights, fires, and falls in productions across the country and overseas.

You can visit his website at

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