Leadership Sets The Culture On Set

There was a great letter from the ASC president Richard Crudo to the ASC members following the February death of Sarah Jones. You can read the whole thing here. What I want to focus on is his admonition that it is indeed the cinematographers – the leaders – who set the tone and the culture on…

Netflix for Theaters: MoviePass

In this Gizmodo article we learn about a subscription program for movie theaters. Part of me is excited; part of me is nervous. Having worked in professional theater, I know what a boon subscription offers can be for stabilizing earned income. And in general, it’s been proven over and over again in my experience that what’s good…

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…

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