The Right Side of The Brain...

I've directed or produced several films.

My new documentary - THE WORLD BEFORE YOUR FEET - will be premiering in 2018.  It's a good one! Please follow the film on Facebook or Twitter or sign up for the mailing list on the film's website. We'd love to keep you updated on ways to see it!

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You can hear me blabbing about all things Magical Universe on these amazing podcasts: The Q&A With Jeff Goldsmith, Following FilmsRoad To Cinema, FilmWax Radio, and EW Radio. Watch the trailer for Magical Universe and and keep up with it on Facebook.  




I am currently hard at work at another awesome documentary that will be premiering in early 2018.

I am the producer of TRUE NEW YORK, a documentary anthology that was released by First Run Features in November 2016. Here's a few great reviews of True New York. Here's an interview with me about True New York on the POV Doc Blog One of the films in True New York is my own ONE TRACK MIND, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and aired on WNET PBS. Find TRUE NEW YORK everywhere. You can even watch it on Kanopy if you have a library card!


I was a producer on two recent ESPN 30for30 documentaries: Kid Danny and The Great Trade Robbery (also edited this one). Both are great!

I made the feature documentary WHO IS HENRY JAGLOM?  It screened at major film festivals, won Best Doc at Slamdance, aired on PBS's documentary series POV, was released theatrically by First Run Features, and is now available on Special Edition DVD and all other digital platforms. Get it on Netflix DVD or watch it on FilmStruck or Fandor tonight!


I am a producer on NIGHT SCHOOL which had its premiere at the 2016 Tribeca Film Festival.  It was recently released theatrically with Oscilloscope Laboratories.

I've directed a handful of narrative shorts, including this comedy Claire Makes It Big. It won several festival awards, was short-listed for an Oscar (Best Short) and is in frequent rotation on Direct TV's ShortsHD Channel and on Shorts.TV. Check your local listings! 

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Feel free to contact me. I believe in the connectivity of the cosmos. So don't be afraid to reach out for something big or small. (Though I'm sometimes pretty busy).  Occasionally, I'm on Facebook or Twitter.  I have a LinkedIn account somewhere.

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The Left Side Of The Brain...


I am the Creative Director and Supervising Editor of WHEELHOUSE CREATIVE. We produce many movie trailersfeaturettes, tribute montages, and fundraising pieces for our many Indie Film and TV clients.  (We work with most every indie distributor. We choose to not work on studio films.)


Prior to launching Wheelhouse, I edited trailers to some big Hollywood movies, studio franchises, and Oscar-winning films. I've edited montages for the Oscars.  I've edited  trailers for some of the biggest TV series. I've edited Bar Mitzvah videos. I’ve edited feature docs. I’ve edit-doctored narrative features.  I edited my friend's kickstarter video for his slurpee machine (it didn't get funded). I’ve been nom’d twice for an Emmy for editing. I've won Key Arts and Golden Trailer Awards for editing. (Fun fact: I've edited the trailers to six films that have won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film.)

Occasionally, someone even interviews me about editing. For example, movies.com and Sirius Entertainment Weekly.

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I like to hear myself talk!  I have spoken about trailers and editorial storytelling at numerous film schools and film festivals. I have been a guest lecturer at Columbia Journalism School, Montclair State, SUNY Purchase, City College of New York, LIU Brooklyn, The College of NJ, Flagler College, Doc NYC, AFI Silverdocs, Big Sky Film Festival, and RiverRun Film Festival. I am a two-time Rollins College Distinguished Visiting Artist where I lead storytelling workshops with graduate students.  In August 2017, I led a filmmaking/editing workshop at the Kranjska Gora Film Festival in Slovenia. In September 2017, I was a Special Visiting Guest Lecturer of ChileDoc, an organization of documentary film in Santiago, Chile.  In 2018, I will be an Adjunct Professor for the film/communication department at Manhattan College. Go Jaspers.

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Feel free to contact me. I believe in the connectivity of the cosmos. So don't be afraid to reach out for something big or small. (Though I'm sometimes pretty busy).  Occasionally, I'm on Facebook or Twitter.  I have a LinkedIn account somewhere.

email me: