The mission of Crizlassic Productions is to bring real stories to light in a creative and inspiring way. We seek to tell stories inspired by real life experiences, while also inspiring growth in everyday living.

In 2003, Cris Thorne created Crizlassic Productions to produce student films and sketches. After graduating from Howard University's John H. Johnson School of Communications with a BA Degree in Film Production in 2010, Cris moved back to his home town of Maplewood, NJ to continue producing films.

In 2012, Crizlassic Prodcutions released it's first feature length documentary, "De-leveling the System" and in 2013 the company debuted its original web series- "Common Threads".

Through Crizlassic Productions, Cris Thorne has also run a successful Freelance Video Production Service for weddings, events, training videos, how-to/style videos and music videos. 

When all is said and done, Crizlassic Productions will be remembered for it's diverse content and for its ability to evoke creative and progressive thought in a highly entertaining manner.


Photographer: Kristin Kirkley

Actors: Brandon Hightower, Iman Johnson

Web-Series: Common Threads, Season 1