My specialty is turning dreams into reality. I can take your project and make it a reality through passion and dedication. The connections that I nurture make all of this possible. Feature films, TV, documentaries, music videos, fundraising events, membership drives - you name it and I will get together the right group of people to guide and motivate until the job is done.
I am the CFO, Producer and Partner in Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions, LLC. Producing is my most sought after skill, but I also edit professionally, direct, operate camera, and even cater. My partner John Thomson Madden is the creative force behind Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions and excels in all the areas where I don't- making us a formidable team. John writes, directs and shoots for our company and for hire. John is also a guru in the audio field. He has an award-winning radio show, is a voice-over talent in most of the major markets in the U.S., plus does audio engineering, sound design, studio and location sound recording.
Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions believes in the power of media and art to reach people and affect them. It is our response to the world we live in. Anyone can complain about the world, but the question is… whaddya gonna do about it? You create and evolve.
Unique traits: Whaddya gonna do about all the problems in the world? You connect, you create, and you evolve! Every production we do is an unforgettable experience for all or our crew. We believe in sane working conditions, creative input, and sharing really good food.
Rabbits and Wolves
Film by Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions/John Thomson Madden Producer Its 2004, another election year, the world war on terror is in full swing, and things are uncertain in the U.S.A. Marie Krolik (Jaqueline Sullivan) walks home after watching a movie with friends and witnesses a murder on a sidewalk in San Francisco. In a wild chase she gets away with her life, but for how long? What is she willing to do to protect herself? Rabbits and Wolves poses the question- are you predator or prey? The 1st feature film by Whaddya Gonna Do About It? Productions is dark, edgy, full of political intrigue. Written and Directed by John Madden, Produced by Jody Yvette, original score by Vincenzo Muro and Freak Tank. Also starring Christopher Gilmartin, Sid Breckinridge, Lee Kiszonas, Dot Adams and John Madden.
Film (Family) Producer Too Perfect explores the power and depth of the moment before a big change happens...the kind of change that forever marks your heart and soul and gently nudges you straight into adulthood. Too Perfect reveals the spiritual journey that a young boy goes on as he becomes a grown-up Written by Anonymous
Oakland B Mine
Film (Short, Fantasy, Music and Romance) Production manager A love letter to Oakland. The story: A weary traveler arrives in Oakland and see the woman of his dreams, who then siren-like takes him and the viewer on a flirtatious cat and mouse game throughout the city, showing us all the highlights of Oaklands diverse people, topography, architecture and culture. Written by Mateen Kemet
The Vagina Song
Video (Short, Comedy, Fantasy and Musical) Producer A unique and quirky young lady is fed up with men and travels through fantasy worlds in search of true love; or at least a guy that thinks of her as more than a blow up doll! Written by Anonymous
Six Sex Scenes and a Murder
Film (Mystery) Producer Nick's made poor choices professionally and personally. A man feared and envied by many, he's lived a life seduced by crime, money, beautiful women, and burlesque. Now he wants out and he's got 24 hours to find an exit. He's helped by the love of his life, ex-burlesque dancer, Regan Price and by his brother Tony, owner of The Uptown Bar. Written by Julie Rubio
Scenes from Bus.Trip
Film (Short and Drama) Producer Two scenes from dramatic, feature narrative bUs tRip explore the vicious cycle of violence and fear.
Film (Short and Crime) Camera and Electrical Department SIREN is a film noir about adultery, betrayal, greed, and murder. NED, a dying man, tells the tale in the past tense through voice-over. The story unfolds as Ned, a bank employee, sees pictures of his woman CHARLIE having sexual relations with his boss. KANESWORTH, the private investigator who took the photos, taunts him. In a fit of rage, Ned bludgeons the private eye dead. Ned quickly confronts Charlie, a manipulative femme fatale who uses sex as a bargaining chip. She convinces Ned to disregard her dalliance and persuades him to rob his bank with her instead. They rob the bank and kill his boss in the process. The couple's next step to paradise is to kill off Ned's homely and unsuspecting wife SONORA. Charlie hatches a plan to poison her at the lounge where she sings. After Ned poisons Sonora, Charlie arrives on the scene with the intention of killing Ned and running off with the loot. Ned has similar designs, which is to kill Charlie. Unbeknownst to Ned, Sonora rises from the ... Written by Andrew Mandapat, Chris Lieber, Debra Mitchell