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Assistant Direction (feature film)

1.
Paranoia (2013)
The two most powerful tech billionaires in the world are bitter rivals with a complicated past who will stop at nothing to destroy each other. A young superstar, seduced by unlimited wealth and power falls between them, and becomes trapped in the middle of the twists and turns of their life-and-dea
2.
Total Recall (2012)
Factory worker Douglas Quaid believes that he is a spy in an escalating conflict between neighboring nation states.
3.
Three Stooges, The (2012)
Larry, Curly and Moe are out to save their childhood home, becoming embroiled in an oddball murder plot and inadvertently starring in a successful TV reality show along the way.
4.
Little Fockers (2010)
When Greg and Pam Focker's entire clan descends for the twins' birthday party, Greg must prove to the skeptical Jack Byrnes that he's fully capable as the man of the house.
5.
State of Play (2009)
D.C. reporter Cal McCaffrey untangles a mystery of murder and collusion among some of the nation's most promising political and corporate figures. Handsome, unflappable U.S. Congressman Stephen Collins is the future of his political party: an honorable appointee who serves as the chairman of a committee overseeing defense spending. All eyes are upon the rising star to be his party's contender for the upcoming presidential race. Until his research assistant/mistress is brutally murdered and buried secrets come tumbling out. McCaffrey has the dubious fortune of both an old friendship with Collins and a ruthless editor, Cameron, who has assigned him to investigate. As he and partner Della try to uncover the killer's identity, McCaffrey steps into a cover-up that threatens to shake the nation's power structures. And in a town of spin-doctors and wealthy politicos, he will discover one truth: when billions are at stake, no one's integrity, love or life is ever safe.
6.
Forgetting Sarah Marshall (2008)
Struggling musician Peter Bretter has spent six years idolizing his girlfriend, television star Sarah Marshall. He's the guy left holding her purse in paparazzi photos and accidentally omitted from acceptance award speeches. But his world is rocked when she dumps him and Peter finds himself alone.
7.
Knocked Up (2007)
Alison Scott is an up-and-coming entertainment journalist whose 24-year-old life is on the fast track. But it gets seriously derailed when a drunken one-nighter with slacker Ben Stone results in an unwanted pregnancy. Faced with the prospect of going it alone or getting to know the baby's father, Alison decides to give the lovable doof a chance. An overgrown kid who has no desire to settle down, Ben learns that he has a big decision to make with his kid's mom-to-be: will he hit the road or stay in the picture! Courting a woman you've just knocked up, however, proves to be a little difficult when the two try their hands at dating. As they discover more about one another, it becomes painfully obvious that they're not the soul mates they'd hoped they might be. With Alison's harried sister Debbie and hen-pecked brother-in-law Pete the only parenting role models the young lovers have, things get even more confusing. Should they raise the baby together? What makes a happy lifetime partnership after all? A couple of drinks and a wild night later, they've got nine confusing months to figure it out.
8.
Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift, The (2006)
Although street racing provides an escape from an unhappy home and the superficial world around him, for outsider Sean Boswell, his reckless involvement in the sport has made him very unpopular with the local authorities. After one crash too many--and to avoid jail time--Sean is sent to live with his gruff, estranged father, a career military man stationed in Tokyo. Now officially a gaijin (outsider), Sean feels even more shut out in a land of foreign customers and codes of honor. But after a fellow American buddy, Twinkie, introduces him to the underground world of drift racing--an exhilarating balance of speeding and gliding through a heart-stopping course of hairpin turns and switchbacks--he's hooked again, and back in trouble. Simple drag racing is replaced by a new, rubber-burning automotive art form--just bad enough to fit Sean's rebel style. On his first time out drifting, Sean unknowingly takes on D.K., the "Drift King," a local champ with ties to the Japanese crime syndicate Yakuza. Sean's loss comes with a high price tag when he's forced to work off the debt under the thumb of another ex-pat named Han. Han soon welcomes Sean into his family of misfits and introduces him to the real principles of drifting. Whether for pink slips, wads of cash or bragging rights, the stakes remain high for Sean and his competition--as they learn to elevate the race itself to an art form. They will take cutting-edge, modified racers to the densely populated streets of Tokyo's urban landscape at neck-snapping speeds then smoothly glide through tight hairpin turns punctuated by screeches and the acrid smell of smoking rubber. But when Sean falls for D.K.'s girlfriend, Neela, an explosive series of events is set into motion, climaxing with an ultimate high-stakes face off against his nemesis. Punishment for the loser? Banishment from Tokyo forever by Yakuza crime boss--and D.K.'s uncle--Kamata--if they survive the race at all. Honor will be challenged and racing skills will be p
9.
Kill Bill Vol. 1 (2002) as 2nd Assistant Assistant Director
An entire wedding party is slaughtered during a dress rehearsal in a rural chapel: the pregnant woman in the blood-splattered wedding dress is Black Mamba, better known as The Bride. The assassin, Bill, and his circle known as The Vipers left The Bride for dead, but unluckily for them she was merely comatose. Four years later, The Bride suddenly awakens from her coma and realizes what has been done to her. She sets off on a ferociously focused mission, setting out to seek revenge on her former master and his deadly squad of assassins. One by one, she kills the various members of the assassin group. She saves Bill for last.
10.
Kill Bill: Vol. 2 (2002) as 2nd Assistant Director
Continuing the story-line which unfolded in "Kill Bill Vol. I," this is a revenge tale of an expert assassin, called The Bride, who sets out on a quest to wreak vengeance upon her former employer, Bill, and other members of their assassin circle, for shooting her on the day of her wedding--along with all The Bride's guests in attendance--and leaving her for dead. When this chapter in the story begins, The Bride will have already encountered some of her targets, having battled her way up the chain of command. So, after dispensing with former colleagues O-Ren Ishii and Vernita, she resumes her quest for justice. With those two down, the Bride has two remaining foes on her 'Death List' to pursue--Budd and Elle Driver--before moving on to her ultimate goal: to KILL BILL.
11.
Rules of Attraction, The (2002)
During a semester at New England's exclusive and ultra-expensive Camden College, a sexual triangle emerges between Sean Bateman, the all-American looking guy who deals drugs on the side, Paul Owen, who's bisexual, and Paul's ex-girlfriend, Lauren. Sean grows obsessed with the pure Lauren because he
12.
City of Ghosts (2002) as Second Assistant Director
Jimmy Cremmins has been working as a front man for a bogus insurance company set up by his longtime mentor, Marvin. In the aftermath of a disastrous hurricane, claims against their fabricated coverage come pouring in. With Marvin living as an expatriate in Southeast Asia, Jimmy is forced to face the
13.
Ghost World (2001) as 2nd Assistant Director
Enid and Rebecca are two teenage girls out of synch with the world around them. Their uncensored commentary spares no one as they try to find a place for themselves in a modern America of endless strip malls and fast-food chains. After graduating from high school, they face an unpleasant immediate f
14.
O (2001) as 2nd Assistant Director
Modern day rendition of 'Othello.'
15.
Anniversary Party, The (2001) as 2nd Assistant Director
24 hours in the life of a couple who got back together after a year and are throwing their 6th anniversary party.
16.
Way of the Gun, The (2000) as 2nd Assistant Director
Two misfit criminals kidnap a pregnant surrogate mother and hold her for ransom. The wealthy parents of the baby send an aging mercenary to deliver the ransom.
17.
Big Tease, The (2000) as 2nd Assistant Director
Scottish hairdresser Crawford Mackenzie, Glasgow's finest, has come to compete in a land where fashion is queen and the perfect do will make you king. The World Freestyle Hairdressing Championship is soon to take place in Los Angeles and Crawford has received what he thinks is an invitation to compe
18.
Supreme Sanction (1999)
A U.S. government assassin finds herself the next target of her employers when she spares the life of a television journalist.
19.
Judgment Day (1999)
A meteor headed towards Earth threatens to annihilate the human race. The scientist with the only possible solution has been abducted, and it is up to one FBI agent to find him.
20.
Slums of Beverly Hills, The (1998) as 2nd Assistant Director
Follows the life of a lower-middle-class teen and her neurotic family in 1976.
21.
Big Fall, The (1997)
A Los Angeles detective gets in over his head when a beautiful woman hires him to find her missing brother. His search leads him to the man's former Army buddies, a daring team of sky-diving crooks.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

22.
Five Aces (1999) as 2nd Assistant Director

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