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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Sunny Winter Movie Fests! Our feature film Notzilla is in the running for awards at two more festivals! The Florida Comedy Film Festival is one of America’s most prominent comedy movie fests. Which is sort of up our alley since … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

A New Batch of Kudos! More kudos have rolled in for our film Notzilla! Or, I don’t know, maybe they took an Uber (I’m not sure whether kudos can roll on their own). At any rate, they’ve arrived and our … Continue reading

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A Life-Changer

Three years ago this month, we began production on Over-the-Rhine, my first feature film as a writer-director-producer. I’d made many short films over the years, but this was the first time anyone had ever put up the funding necessary for … Continue reading

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Best Movies of 2017

Best Drama Darkest Hour – A powerful, and surprisingly moving presentation of Churchill’s (Gary Oldman) lovingly cranky leadership of Britain on the eve of World War II. The stirringly Capra-esque ending tugged unexpected tears from my eyes. The Shape of … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

Over-the-Rhine – The Official Trailer! I’ve been talking about my feature film Over-the-Rhine for two years now. The creation of a movie, as with the creation of a full-grown human being — from pregnancy (“I have this idea…”) to debutante … Continue reading

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