Directing/Writing CV



Our Lady Of The Snow, in development now with AGX and Sweet 180

#WaynesvilleStrong, short (IMDB Festival winner)

Spring Forward, feature, IFC films (awards from Toronto and Texas FF)

The Cold Lands, feature, Cinereach (Berlinale 2015 opening weekend)

Touch Base, short (awards from Florida and Texas FF)

Mr. Sycamore, short

It Happened Today, short (collaboration with REM) 

Love Knows No Color, short (C-Hundred Film Corp/MTV)

The Cold Lands Series, seven collaborations w/musicians (Salon exclusive)


Star Of The Sea, in development with Sibs Productions

Desperation Angels, optioned by Michael Stipe and Oliver Stone

Location, optioned by Journeyman Films and HBO (Sundance/BAM staged reading)

Bad Muslim (w/Ghazi Albuliwi), optioned by HBO and ThisIsThat

Five Minute Major (w/Katherine Dieckmann), optioned by Robert Longo

It’s A Beautiful Day, optioned by Applehead Pictures

Civilized, (TV Pilot) optioned by Archangela Productions/Michael Imperioli

Shoot That Clown (w/David Burris), optioned by Cineblast!

A Stray Cat, in development

Heaven, (short, dir Beth Schacter)

Everybody Hurts, Stand, (REM videos; co-writer)


The Unlit Road, (director), written by Pamela Sneed


Sugar Cane And Coffee Cup (director, written and performed with Michael Stipe) P.S.122

Machine Full (theatre company, writer/director/actor)

            Incident At Vichy (Arthur Miller)

            American Lesion

            Halcion Days

            Witch’s Tit

            A Candle in the Window

            The Invisible Hand

Hamlet (theatre/video, The New Jersey Shakespeare Festival)

Wake Up World (director/writer) a weekly live show created by Lizz Winstead (2 years)

Nine Ten (The 24 Hour Plays, written by Warren Leight), director


Three-time MacDowell Fellow

Recipient of the 2015 Kenneth Rainin Screenwriting Grant from the SF Film Society

Recipient of The McGee Chair For Filmmaking, Davidson College

Two-time Sundance Lab Fellow

One-time Djerassi Colony Fellow


Columbia University, Film Department (graduate level)

            5 semesters of  master class ‘Write, Rehearse, Revise’

            1 semester of Directing IV

Sundance Lab Mentor

Sundance Screenwriting Lab Admissions Reader

Hamptons Film Festival Screenwriting Lab Mentor

The New School, guest lecturer, screenwriting

NYU/Tisch, guest lecturer, collaborative arts/filmmaking

Long Island University, guest lecturer, filmmaking process/career overview

One-On-One Studio, teaching ‘The 6 C’s’ (script structure for actors)