The Right Side of The Brain...

I've directed or produced several documentary films.  I also recently edited my first book. {Andohbytheway, my next documentary will be coming in 2020. more on that another time}

   WB4YF_TheatricalPoster_Small.jpg . IMG_20181123_171422.jpg

THE WORLD BEFORE YOUR FEET, my most recent documentary, was released widely with Greenwich Entertainment. It debuted in theaters to wide acclaim in November 2018 and played for 125 straight days in movie theaters. It has now played in over 70 cities across the US and Canada and currently sits at 100% on RottenTomatoes

And now you can watch it on Amazon Prime Video.  Prime members can see it for free! (Or find on iTunes, Google Play, etc)

Check out the trailer and keep up with the film on FacebookInstagramTwitter.

MagicalUniverse_Poster_72dpi_small.jpg   ashland3.jpg

Previously, I made the award-winning documentary MAGICAL UNIVERSE. The film is about a reclusive and eccentric 88-year old outsider artist who became my close friend for over a decade. It was released theatrically by IFC Films in nearly 20 cities in Winter 2014/2015 and garnered high-profile press coverage and incredibly impassioned audience support.

The documentary was a Los Angeles Times and Village Voice Critic's Pick and was selected by the New York Times as recommended watching when it debuted on Netflix in 2015. You can now find it everywhere! — iTunes, NetflixAmazon Instant, and special edition DVD. In 2016, Magical Universe was featured at the Louvre as part of the Barbie exhibit at the Musee Des Arts Decoratifs.

2015-02-24 11.46.37.jpg


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




WIHJ_Poster.jpg   TrueNewYork_PosterSmall.jpeg

I made the feature documentary WHO IS HENRY JAGLOM?  It premiered at AFI Film Festival, won Best Doc at Slamdance, aired on PBS's documentary series POV, is available on Special Edition DVD and was recently spotted on FilmStruck (R.I.P.)  Get it on Netflix DVD tonight!

I am the producer of TRUE NEW YORK, a documentary anthology that was released by First Run Features. Here's a few great reviews of True New York.  One of the films in True New York is my own ONE TRACK MIND, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and aired on PBS. In Spring 2019, True New York was the top-selling "Short Film" title on iTunes

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've also 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! 

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:


The Left Side Of The Brain...


I am the Creative Director, Supervising Editor, and Co-Founder of WHEELHOUSE CREATIVE. We produce many movie trailers, featurettes, tribute montages, and fundraising pieces for our many clients.



Prior to launching Wheelhouse, I edited trailers to some big Hollywood movies, studio franchises, Oscar-winning films, and some of the biggest TV series. I've edited montages for the Oscars.  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.

Sirius copy.jpg



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 or visiting instructor at Columbia University Journalism School, NYU Journalism, Montclair State, SUNY Purchase, Rollins College, City College of New York, LIU Brooklyn, SVA, St. John's University, The College of New Jersey, Urban Arts (for NYC high schools), the NY Film Video CouncilDCTV, and Sight Sound Story 2019.  In 2017, I led a filmmaking/editing workshop at the Kranjska Gora Film Festival (Slovenia) and was a Special Visiting Guest Lecturer for ChileDoc (Chile).  In 2018, I joined the faculty of Manhattan College in the film/communication department. Go Jaspers.

DSC_0664 copy copy.jpg


Kranjska Gora BannerAd_JW_Workshop.jpg





Filmmaker_JWTrailers copy.jpg

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: