My directing reel. Enjoy!
The Pre-Game is a branded panel/talk show sponsored by Miller Lite. Directed by myself and hosted by comedian Cy Amundson we created a branded series targeted at millenial males. With guests such as Grammy winner Brian McKnight, Pro-Bowler Shawne Merriman, wrestler Chavo Guerrero Jr, and a host of others, we delivered 16 episodes of a hilarious, Telly Award winning series to the client and drove brand awareness to Miller Lite.
Click the images to the right to watch full episodes or hit the top vimeo for a tongue in cheek trailer of season 1 (Password - oneshowwillrise)
Lonely, reclusive Martin gets more than he bargained for when he resorts to the dark powers of voodoo to win the heart of Tara, his friendly neighborhood pizza girl.
A short film I directed and the Second Place Winner at the 2012 Producers Guild of America Weekend Shorts Competition.
PASSWORD - voodoo
A sponsored video series I directed for Redd's Apple Ale. We shot with the Phantom Flex Camera at 2,500 frames per second.
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Singer/Songwriter Emily Crawford's first music video. She came to me to concept and direct the music video for her single "Did You Ever Love Me" starring Ashlyn Pearce and Wilton Daniels.
Right wing music critic Hal Clapp (Bob Odenkirk) interrogates The Soft Pack during their Los Angeles Bed-In advocating album peace.
This was my second collaboration with Bob Odenkirk and producing has never been more fun. We shot this largely improvised interview all in one day to promote The Softpack's new album.
When celebrated author and humorist, Mark Twain, finds himself working in a modern social media agency, this fish out of water rubs everyone the wrong way.
MarkTwain@aol.com is a comedic web series I directed for men's website mandatory.com. Watch the entire series here!
Street Talk with Alison Becker is a sponsored web series I directed and produced for Redd's Apple Ale. Our host, comedian and actor Alison Becker, runs up on random people on the street to put them on the spot. Becker asks funny, ridiculous and occasionally uncomfortable questions, forcing her subjects to answer on camera with nowhere to hide.
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Batman: Puppet Master is a short fan film I produced set in Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight universe. The story is meant as a sequel to The Dark Knight and that takes place between that film and The Dark Knight Rises. This is a film created by fans for fans and it delivers an exciting storyline that will introduce fans to new versions of Mr. Zsasz, The Ventriloquist, and Edward Nigma (aka The Riddler), who fans were expecting to appear in Nolan's third Batman film.
When Mary Anne walks into the local supermarket, she charms those around her and turns their ordinary experiences into extraordinary ones; however, one tough nut proves hard to crack.
Click the videos to the right to see the 2014 and 2015 editions.
During what seems to be a routine hostage situation, Tom Bennett, LA's top negotiator, comes face to face with his estranged son in the middle of an intense standoff.
Negotiations is an award winning short film that I co-wrote and directed as my thesis film for my MFA at Chapman University.
Ordering pizza with friends is tough. In this sketch I directed, watch what happens when a group of friends can't agree on what to get.
The Puppet Actor is a series of mockumentary style behind the scene videos that I wrote and directed for the web series "LearningTown" airing on the popular Youtube channel, Geek&Sundry.
I wrote and directed this Game of Thrones season 4 recap parodying the Saved by the Bell intro for men's humor site mandatory.com
I directed and produced this episode of "Unscripted" for Moviefone.com where Sylvester Stallone, Randy Couture, Wesley Snipes, and Dolph Lundgren answered fan questions about The Expendables 3.
Making babies is hard to do...especially when neither of you want to.
A short comedic sketch I wrote and directed for Zoe Films.
My first collaboration with Bob Odenkirk, Tinnitus is a short sketch I produced promoting Tenacious D's album, "Rize of the Phoenix". Also starring Rudy Sarzo of Quiet Riot and Jack Black/Kyle Gass of The D.
Lemonade Legacy is a sketch comedy pilot I directed for Youtube juggernaut AwesomenessTV. Starring Jane the Virgin's Jenna Ortega, this mockumentary style pilot follows Lucy Lime, CEO of the country's largest lemonade stand business, as she deals with the tension between business and family.
Feeding Mr. Baldwin is an independent feature film I co-produced currently on the festival circuit.
A married couple solves their problems in an unorthodox fashion.
A short comedic sketch I was commissioned to write and direct.
A comedic web series I directed for Cinefix, one of Youtube's premium channels. We insert comedians and improvisers into classic films and mash up the dialogue to create all new scenes.
In partnership with FOX for the season 12 DVD release of Family Guy, I produced this sweded, live action shot for shot remake of the Family Guy intro. Produced for Cinefix, one of Youtube's premium channels, this video has over a million views and counting.
Life/Hacked is a sponsored video series I directed and produced for Miller Lite. With a comedic spin on it in the style of SNL's "MacGruber", this series teaches men how to hack their way through life's toughest challenges.
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I directed this sketch for popular parenting site, mom.me. We outline to viewers what NOT to say to divorced moms.