Film Director Topher Straus is the CEO and founder of Reel Dreams LLC, a Denver-based independent film production company that specializes in narrative features, documentaries, and commercial advertisements. 

Straus' films have appeared in numerous international film festivals. He is currently beginning pre-production for his third feature film, "4:20", an improvisational comedic mockumentary to be filmed in Denver mid-2017.

Topher is also an accomplished visual artist. He is a representationalist, using a quilt full of tryptic colors and exploring their relationships. His work is currently previewing at the Mount Vernon Country Club in Golden, Colorado.