View from the Q

I directed this short one-act play by Sharifa Williams called “The View from the Q” for the Players Theatre‘s Short Play & Music Festival. But it had been a while since I’d directed theatre and I was a little nervous, but looking for something to do, when Sharifa Williams emailed me about potentially directing the play…

Sonny

Sonny is a short film that I wrote in 2009 and shot in 2010. It premiered in LA in 2013. Sonny is about a homeless man who squats in a dirty old RV on an empty lot. When he meets a brash young woman named Annie at the local recycling depot, his world is turned…

Microsoft Digital Spots

Here is a series of digital spots for Microsoft that I First AD’d. This was day 1: the Samsung Series 9 and delightfully kind and easy-to-work-with Robert Sudduth (39s). Day 2: We shot the Sony Viao Y with the handsome and generous actor Brian Palatucci (37s). Day 3: Our computer was the HP Touchsmart 610 and…

Secret Millionaires

This is a 4-episode comedy web series I DP’d in 2010 on which I also served as Consulting Producer. It was written by the hilarious and talented Dan Amos and stars Dan and his cute-as-a-button wife Elizabeth Pennington. Directed by Nicholas Sayaan. Here’s the trailer:   You can watch the whole thing here!

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher

The Rock ‘n’ Roll Dreams of Duncan Christopher is an independent feature comedy written by Jack Roberts and directed by Justin Monroe. It was edited by Ryan Fritzsche. And co-produced by me! I served as producer, line producer, and, yes, also, costume designer. It’s a quirky buddy comedy about the brutal underground world of competitive…

Windows 7 Internal Sales Spot

I wrote the script for this adorable little spot for Microsoft. This was an intentionally lo-fi piece for Microsoft’s internal use, around the time Windows 7 was launching.  

Scripted Digital Series at About.com

In 2007, I wrote several episodes for a series of “How To” videos for About.com, produced by Jonathan Stewart. I wrote about entertaining, food, men’s fashion, and even dating advice. Here they are! How To Make Breakfast In Bed How To Make A Long Island Iced Tea How To Make A Romantic Picnic How To…

The Mistress & The Maid

A completely original short one-act play based on what could happen if Eliza Dolittle and Henry’s Maid (from My Fair Lady) had the opportunity to have “words” with each other, orchestrated by a frustrated writer who fears that she has no original ideas. Produced as part of a 24-Hour-Theatre Festival in Los Angeles in 2008. Downloadable…

Burn

I served as First AD on this presentation pilot for a half-hour single-camera comedy about the ups and downs of a “Beverly-Hills-adjacent” wannabe celebrity gym. Here’s the trailer! Directed by Daniel Sullivan and Justin Monroe Edited by Ryan Fritzsche