Documentary & Film
Class Dismissed : A Film About Learning Outside of the Classroom
Feature length documentary, I wrote, directed, produced and edited.
Frustrated with the traditional school system, a family in Los Angeles pulls their two children out of one of the highest-rated schools in the area and takes their education into their own hands. In the quest to better their children’s lives, they must overcome long-standing assumptions about education and face the social ramifications of their bold decision.
Class Dismissed will challenge viewers to take a fresh look at what it means to be educated in the 21st century and offer up a radical new way of thinking about the process of learning.
Produced for Lucasfilm, this 30 minute behind-the-scenes documentary tells the story of the bootcamp that the cast underwent in preparation for the filming of the movie Red Tails.
In an effort to protect sharks, director Rob Stewart teams up with renegade conservationist Paul Watson of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and their unbelievable adventure together results in gunboat chases, mafia espionage, corrupt court systems and attempted murder charges, forcing them to flee for their lives. (2006, official selection, Toronto International Film Festival, and winner of 31 film festival awards worldwide).
The Secrets of J. Edgar Hoover
Produced for National Geographic Channel, this one-hour documentary delves into J. Edgar Hoover’s controversial and often mythical life, exposing and shedding light on some of his darkest secrets.
A Place At The Table
Directed by Academy Award Winner Bobby Houston, A Place At The Table, is the story of eight culturally diverse teenagers who ask the question: How do we become Americans? Woven with rare archival footage and private photographs, a tapestry of astonishing diversity emerges: slavery, immigration, genocide, incarceration, survival, patriotism and pride. (2001 winner, Mill Valley Film Festival & New Haven International Film Festival)
AIDS -The Global Explosion
This Emmy nominated documentary explores the growing prevalence of AIDS and HIV in developing countries around the world.
Television & DVD
Cocaine Wars – Episode 4 – Airport Sting – part of a series for National Geographic Channel highlighting the work of American DEA Agents in their fight on drug trafficking in Columbia.
Aerial America – Florida – Part of a series for the Smithsonian Channel that offers rare glimpses of our nation’s most treasured landmarks, all seen from breathtaking heights.
Star Wars – The Complete Saga on BluRay – Edited and produced content for multiple featurettes that appeared on the bonus discs for the complete saga.
Star Wars In Concert – A unique musical event that combines John Williams’ unforgettable music, performed by a live symphony orchestra and chorus, with specially edited footage from all six Star Wars films. A true multi-media experience, Star Wars: In Concert features a giant, specially constructed LED screen – one of the largest screens ever taken on tour.
The Clone Wars: Season 3 Box Set – Hutts & The Underworld – Featurette about the Hutt family and their place in the underworld.
The Clone Wars: Season 2 Box Set – Return to Geonosis – mini-documentary about creating the 3 episode arc that takes place on Geonosis in season 2 of Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
The Clone Wars: Season 1 Box Set – Edited multiple featurettes for 22 episodes of season one for this ultimate box-set release.
Star Wars: The Clone Wars – Movie – A New Score – mini documentary highlighting the work of composer Kevin Kiner as he creates the musical style and direction for the Clone Wars movie and TV series.
Building Green – The first and only show on national broadcast television dedicated solely to green building and its importance to our future. It is both a pioneering and an entertaining lifestyle television series with a mission to inspire homeowners as they discover just how easy, cost-effective and stylish it can be to go green.
Friends Forever – A twenty minute infomercial for a limited edition DVD box set of the very best of NBC’s hit series Friends.
Michael Jackson talks to Oprah Winfrey – ABC primetime presents this once in a lifetime interview with Michael Jackson.
Encomium – A series of tribute videos to Led Zeppelin featuring music by Sheryl Crow, Hootie & The Blowfish, Tori Amos, Duran Duran and others.
Catholic Charities CYO
Career Ladders Project
Bank of the West
Nissan Motor Corporation
Dave Mathews Band
Harry Connick Jnr.
Brand New Heavies
Ben Folds Five