Selected Filmography

Germantown (in production)

An exploration of public and personal history viewed through the imperfect lens of memory. This hybrid film contains both fictional and documentary elements centered on a small Louisville neighborhood established in the early 1900’s. The film is a mosaic of several stories, including sense of community, German immigration, German-American influence and culture, as well as stories of individuals, both real and fictional, moving within the landscape of the neighborhood. The mosaic is wrapped with an overarching personal narrative chronicling the struggles of life and creating art.

Writer/Producer/Director/Editor
Narrative/Documentary Feature


Muggs and Toast (in development)

Two low budget gangsters blunder every liquor store and gas station heist they attempt. This doesn’t fare well with landlord, Sal Manilla, who is done waiting for three months back rent in this campy, comic-book style short film turned series.

Co-Writer/Director
Sitcom Pilot


Redemption (in development)

The lives of four strangers - a father, a nurse, a prostitute and a cop - intersect after a tragic accident, forever altering each’s perception of love, forgiveness, and what it means to be human.

Writer/Director
Narrative Feature


True Detective (in development)

(Not the HBO series) Hardened true crime magazine writer Art Crockett is forced to seek out his own stories when his employer stops the presses for good. He soon finds himself in the middle of an attempted murder case where the beautiful suspect, Elizabeth Darvas, answers only to a higher power. While grounded in the plot-driven form of crime detective fiction, True Detective extends beyond the expected tropes of the genre by posing larger questions about humanity, as Crockett must overcome his own bitterness to recognize the divinity manifested in front of him.

Writer/Director
Narrative Feature


100 Years a Parish: St. Elizabeth of Hungary Parish, 1906 - 2006

This documentary series examines the history of the St. Elizabeth of Hungary church and parish beginning with the story of the patroness herself. Elizabeth led a life of prayer, sacrifice and service to the poor and sick. Six hundred years later in the 1830's, German-Catholics began immigrating in large numbers to the United States, and the newly created Schnitzelburg neighborhood in Louisville, Kentucky was in need of its own parish and school. The many influential priests are featured as well as the role the parishioners played in developing the strong sense of community.

Writer/Producer/Director/Director of Photography/Editor
Documentary, 68 minutes, 2008


Heavens Above

Only the stars in the heavens and in planetariums connect a man and a woman, who travel separately. Though they travel on parallel paths, they are destined to meet, as the Sun must eventually embrace the Moon. The characters seek to explore the mystique of space and the esthetics of planetariums, as the physical heavens become their gateway to spiritual salvation.

Co-Writer/Producer/Director/Editor
Dramatic/Experimental Short, 30 minutes, 2003


Borderlines

Set against a backdrop of farming, saw-milling and moonshining during the Great Depression, a schoolmarm sent from the county seat finds herself in a rural community so steeped in violence that killing is seen as an acceptable way to settle disputes.

Producer/Director/Editor
Narrative Short, 48 minutes, 1992


My Porcelain Past

The closing of a neighborhood White Castle restaurant in Louisville, Kentucky prompted thousands of people to come out to bid an old and faithful friend farewell. This documentary captures highlights from the final 24 hours.

Producer/Director/Director of Photography/Editor
Documentary Short, 19 minutes, 1992


The Legend of the Pope Lick Monster

The Pope Lick Monster is a local folk legend once only kept alive only by word of mouth, confirmed by the excitable and credulous minds of adolescents, and emphasized by the ominous presence of a 100-foot high railroad trestle. One crisp, October evening of long ago finds three teenagers on a quest for beer, romance, danger, and a rendezvous with...the Sheepman!

Writer/Producer/Director/Director of Photography/Editor
Narrative Short, 16 minutes, 1989


Commissioned

Pandemic Event: Health Care Worker’s Survival Guide (in post production)

Commissioned by the University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences, this scenario-based training film was created for healthcare and hospital workers in the event of major pandemic event.

Co-Writer/Producer/Director/Director of Photography/Editor
Education, 18 minutes, 2014


Voices of i2a: Stories from Across Our Campus

A look at the impact the Ideas to Action (i2a) Quality Enhancement Plan to infuse critical thinking has had on the University of Louisville and Louisville-area community. 

Producer/Director/Director of Photography/Editor
Education, 18 minutes, 2014


Jefferson Jubilee Scholarship - Jefferson Community & Technical College

Fundraising video to support the Jubilee Scholarship program at Jefferson Community & Technical College.

Director of Photography/Editor
Digital, Promotional, 4 minutes, 2013


Faculty Favorites: A Celebration of Teaching and Learning

Annual video to celebrate faculty at the University of Louisville who made a difference in the lives of their students.

Director/Director of Photography/Editor
Digital, Educational, 210+ minutes, 2005/2006/2007/2008/2009/2010/2011


Singin’ in the Rain

Original footage was shot with the cast of Stage One's theatrical version of the classic Hollywood film, and then projected on stage during the live performances.

Director of Photography/Editor
Digital, Theatrical, 8 minutes, 2009


Night of the Living Dead

Scenes from this horror film classic were recreated for Stage One's theatrical production, and then projected on stage during the live performances.

Director of Photography/Editor
Digital, Theatrical, 20 minutes, 2008


STOMP (Student Tutorial Online Module Program)

The University of Louisville's Student Tutorial Online Module Program is an interactive, online “edu-tainment” delivery system, which presents content that is specific to identified student learning outcomes for the first-year experience. STOMP utilizes genres ranging from reality show, talk show, movie parody and animation.

Co-Writer/Director/Director of Photography/Editor
Digital, Educational, 180+ minutes, 2006-2013


Hubble’s Heritage

Produced for the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium In Louisville, Kentucky, this planetarium show focuses on the impact of the Hubble Space Telescope.

Director/Co-Producer/Editor/2D Animator
Digital, Planetarium, 30 minutes, 2004


Castles to the Sky

Produced for the Gheens Science Hall and Rauch Planetarium, this planetarium presentation looks at the history of space observatories from Stonehenge to the Hubble Space Telescope.

Director/Co-Producer/Co-Writer/Editor/2D Animator
Digital, Planetarium, 35 minutes, 2003


Puggs and Toast

Comic book style film trailer about two inept gangsters and their sleezy landlord.

Editor
VHS, Trailer, 10 minutes, 1994


Buzzard Over Malibu

Indy film trailers starring Nicky Shane as the Buzzard.

Director/Director of Photography
16mm, Trailer, 7 minutes, 1992


Madame/Love and War

Music videos for The Synthetics.

Director
16mm, Music Video, 8 minutes, 1988/1989

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