Conflict: A Practical Guide

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Here is a guest post from my friends over at the New York Film Academy: Conflict: A Practical Guide Conflict. Conflict, conflict, conflict. It bears repeating when it comes to writing anything. If your script is a car, conflict is your engine and it’s the arguably the one thing you should keep at the forefront […]

Rose

Here is my short film Rose. I directed it while living in New Zealand…so most of the crew on this is from Lord of the Rings. It was a great experience and the film went off to play at numerous international film festivals and even won some amazing awards! Hope you enjoy! PS, please leave […]

Hasbro’s Mr. Monopoly – Spot 3

Here is the third of 4 Monopoly spots I directed for Hasbro and the Minnesota State Lottery. We shot the live action plates (fancy talk for backgrounds) in Santa Monica in one day. Then we spent about 8 days per a spot to complete the animation. This was a fun series to work on because […]

Storytelling Lucas Style!

This is a great video that teaches a lot about storytelling. It’s highly entertaining! Let’s face it, storytelling is crazy hard.  Just because you can do it at one point in your life, doesn’t mean you keep doing it.  (No, I’m not pointing fingers to Uncle George).  Unlike riding a bike (which is near impossible […]

Hasbro’s Mr. Monopoly – Spot 2

Here is the second of 4 Monopoly spots I directed for Hasbro and the Minnesota State Lottery. We shot the live action plates (fancy talk for backgrounds) in Santa Monica in one day. Then we spent about 8 days per a spot to complete the animation. This was a fun series to work on because […]