As a one-man-band producer, I have built my career around the ability to create exceptional quality work with minimal resources. That benchmark carries over into efficiency and quality in a team environment. I bring advanced skillsets, creativity and curiosity into every project, whether I'm working with a team or on my own, wearing many hats or only one.
An overview of my abilities include:
• Advanced skills in camera operation, editing and directing
• Seasoned interview producer
• Excellent writing skills
• Project management from start to finish, large and small projects
• Available for worldwide travel on short notice
I have experience as an award-winning feature film director and as a director of photography in Los Angeles, Dallas, and Amarillo; D.P. for DirectBuy infomercials shot in New York and Dallas; D.P. on “ExposedRV" on Travel Channel; field producer/shooter for "Daily Planet" on Discovery Channel Canada, and camera operator for CNBC, Country Music Television, Telemundo and ABC News.
The Untold Story of the Gulf Wars
Documentary (Documentary) Producer Can an oppressed minority in Iraq establish long-term peace throughout the Mesopotamian Middle East? Democratic, pro-Western Iraqi Kurds are forward thinking, sensitive to women's rights, effective in the fight against ISIS and a surprising success story in the wake of two Gulf Wars. Once marginalized and oppressed by genocidal brutality, the Kurds of Iraq stand on the threshold of an independent state and are a vital component in the establishment of long-term peace in the region.
Revelation Road: The Black Rider
Film (Action, Drama, Fantasy and Thriller) Cinematographer The rapture has come and gone! In this third installment of the Revelation Road saga, the beleaguered mayor sends Josh McManus on a vital mission to find the mysterious and elusive "Shepherd." With the aid of another survivor, can Josh find the man - and determine if he's a prophet or a pariah? Written by Anonymous
Taken by Grace
Video (Drama and Thriller) Director Lucas Blackstone carjacks a young Christian couple and forces them into his plot to assassinate the killer of his son.
Revelation Road: The Beginning of the End
Film (Action) Camera and Electrical Department Where were you when the world ended? The right man at the wrong time, Josh foiled a robbery perpetrated by The Barbarians, an outlaw biker gang. Then it happened. An unnatural flash in the sky, followed by a crippling series of earthquakes, throws the entire world into chaos. His only goal is to get home to his family, but he'll have to fight his way through the Barbarians to do so.
Meant to Be
Film (Drama) Cinematographer When 20-year old Nathan Burr (Bradley Dorsey) loses his career and his girlfriend, he questions his purpose in life. Compounding his struggle, Nathan grew up in a foster home and never met his birth mother. He sets out on a quest to find his mother and somehow come to terms with her rejection of him. His journey begins by flying to the city where he was born. Upon his arrival, Nathan checks into a hotel and meets Mave (Della Reese) the hotel's housekeeper. Encouraged by Mave's wisdom and the help of hotel guest Shelly (Kristen Renton), Nathan finds the address of his mother, Linda Dickson (Erika Eleniak). Linda is a social worker who agonizes over the decision she made with Nathan 20 years ago. In an effort to admonish the guilt of giving up her son, Linda is caught up in the life of a teenage mother-to-be, Tori Ammons (Erin Sossoman), who is conflicted by the decision to abort her baby. When Nathan gathers the courage to meet his mother, he uncovers a terrible secret that totally ... Written by Anonymous
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All Is Vanity Under the Sun
Film (Short and Drama) Director This is a story about a young girl who chases the dream to have it all, that is, to have all the material worth/objects she could ever desire. She quickly finds out that what ever she draws on the sidewalk will become real. She eventually draws everything on the sidewalk she could ever want and is finally happy, or so she thinks. One day she wakes up to see that all of her material worth is fading away in front of her eyes. She runs outside to see what the problem is and discovers a sprinkler erasing all of her chalk images. She runs after the sprinkler but as the sprinkler hits the outline of her body she disappears. Written by Anonymous
A Greater Yes: The Story of Amy Newhouse
Film (Drama) Actor 16-year-old Amy Newhouse, a girl inclined to become a full-time missionary, must fight the biggest battle of her young, promising life - cancer. Her open heart to the people of her school sparks a passionate rally from the community; however, this passion dwindles as her cancer metastasizes. Her cancer seems to miraculously disappear, but just as it seems the community has prevailed and the battle won, Amy discovers that the deadly disease has returned and is incurable. Amy's prayers for healing continue, but with the seemingly dried-up support of her community, and an apparent "no" from God, she dies from the one battle she cannot win; however, her prayer club lives on and grows, proving to all doubters that God has a "Greater Yes" after all. Written by Anonymous / revised by statmanjeff
Film (Comedy) Cinematographer Raj, a lovable Indian guy, is down on his luck after another unsuccessful dance audition, his tragic breakup with his girlfriend, and his parents threatening to kick him out of their home. Life doesn't seem to be going according to plan for him until he meets Jyoti, an attractive older woman who suggests for him to start a dance class for Indian women. Raj is leery of the idea, but reluctantly accepts the proposal since it will be a way for him to pursue his love of dance. While unsuccessful at the start, Raj's class begins to grow with students like Laxmi, a housewife new to the country, Puja, an unenthused high school student who's grandmother, Vina is forcing her to come to class, and Vincent, a young gay teen who wants to dance regardless of his father's objections. Raj's dream becomes reality when he gets the job to choreograph an emerging star's music video. But something doesn't feel right. Raj must decide to take the shot he's been wanting all his life or to be there for his ... Written by Mehul Shah
Man v. Food
Television (Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew Host Adam Richman travels around the U.S., taking on a variety of local eating challenges involving meal size, spiciness and other daunting factors.
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Storm Spotter's Video Field Guide
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Silver Medal Award, American Advertising Federation
Stellae Award for the feature film, Taken By Grace
Remi Award for the feature film, Taken By Grace
Remi Award bronze for the screenplay, TAC
Gideon Film Festival 2nd place award for the screenplay, TAC
Mosaic Award, American Advertising Federation
Aurora Award for Directing
Silver Platter, Chicago International Film Festival