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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) as 2d asst dir
A barber commits murder after a bribery attempt involving his wife goes south.
2.
Wonder Boys (2000) as 2d asst dir
An over-the-hill writer rediscovers life when he meets a young writing prodigy in his lecture.

Cast (feature film)

3.
Toys (1992) as Stupid Egghead
A man tries to save his toy factory from a greedy general bent on making war toys.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

4.
Other Woman, The (2014)
A woman learns that she's part of a love triangle, so she teams up with the spurned wife in order to exact revenge on the cheating husband.
5.
Incredible Burt Wonderstone, The (2013)
In the world of rival Las Vegas magicians, one member of a highly successful two-man team dies in a risky stunt. The surviving team member must then find a way to rediscover his love for magic.
6.
Change-Up, The (2011)
Growing up together, Mitch and Dave were inseparable best friends, but as the years have passed they've slowly drifted apart. While Dave is an overworked lawyer, husband and father of three, Mitch has remained a single, quasi-employed man-child who has never met a responsibility he liked. To Mitch, Dave has it all: beautiful wife Jamie, kids who adore him and a high-paying job at a prestigious law firm. To Dave, living Mitch's stress free life without obligation or consequence would be a dream come true. Following a drunken night out together, Mitch and Dave's worlds are turned upside down when they wake up in each other's bodies and proceed to freak out. Despite the freedom from their normal routines and habits, the guys soon discover that each other's lives are nowhere near as rosy as they once seemed. Further complicating matters are Dave's sexy legal associate, Sabrina, and Mitch's estranged father. With time not on their side, Mitch and Dave struggle to avoid completely destroying each other's lives before they can find a way to get their old ones back.
7.
My Sister's Keeper (2009)
Sara and Brian Fitzgerald's life with their young son and their two-year-old daughter, Kate, is forever altered when they learn that Kate has leukemia. The parents' only hope is to conceive another child, specifically intended to save Kate's life. For some, such genetic engineering would raise both
8.
Chaos (2008)
Two cops are partnered up and must try to uncover how five bank robbers escaped from a bank during a heist.
9.
Role Models (2008)
Two salesmen, Wheeler and Danny, trash a company truck on an energy drink-fueled bender. Upon their arrest, the court gives them a choice: do hard time or spend 150 service hours with a mentorship program. After one day with the kids, however, jail doesn't look half bad. Surrounded by annoying do-gooders, Danny struggles with every neurotic impulse to guide Augie through the trials of becoming a man. Unfortunately, the guy just dumped by his girlfriend has only sarcasm to offer a bashful 16-year-old obsessed with medieval role play. Meanwhile, charming Wheeler tries to trade in an addiction to partying and women to assist a fifth-grader named Ronnie in redirecting his foul-mouthed ways. It would probably help if Ronnie's new mentor wasn't an overgrown adolescent whose idea of quality time includes keggers in Venice Beach. Once the center's ex-con director gives them an ultimatum, Danny and Wheeler are forced to tailor their brand of immature wisdom to their charges. And if they can just make it through probation without getting thrown in jail, the world's worst role models will prove that, sometimes, it takes a village idiot to raise a child.
10.
Ruins, The (2008)
Bright sun, warm waters and sandy beaches beckon countless Americans every year, particularly young adults seeking inexpensive fun. Enter Amy and Stacy, two best friends who bring along their very different boyfriends--focused med student Jeff and free-spirited partier Eric. As the group's vacation
11.
Mr. Woodcock (2007)
A self-help author who returns to his hometown only to discover that his mother has fallen in love with his old high school nemesis, Mr. Woodcock--the gruff, no-nonsense gym teacher who had put him through years of mental and physical humiliation.
12.
Fred Claus (2007)
Fred Claus has lived his entire life in his brother's very large shadow. Fred tried, but could hardly live up to the example set by the younger Nicholas, who was just a perfect, well, saint. True to form, Nicholas grew up to be the model of giving, while Fred became the polar opposite: a fast-talking repo man who's run out of luck and money. Over Mrs. Claus' objections, Nicholas agrees to help his brother on one condition: that he come to the North Pole and earn the money he needs by working in Santa's Toy Shop. The trouble is that Fred isn't exactly elf material and, with Christmas fast approaching, Fred could jeopardize the jolliest holiday of the year.
13.
Marine, The (2006)
A Marine reunites with his wife, but finds himself back in action when she is kidnapped.
14.
Transporter 2, The (2005) as Assistant Director
Frank Martin is the best in the business. The ex-Special Forces operative hires himself out as a mercenary "transporter" who moves goods--human or otherwise. Very simple, he delivers, no questions asked. Frank has relocated from the French Mediterranean to Miami, Florida, where as a favor to a frien
15.
Ladykillers, The (2004)
A band of thieves in New Orleans try to kill their seemingly indestructible landlady.
16.
After the Sunset (2004) as Second Assistant Director
Max "The King of Alibis" Burdett and his beautiful accomplice Lola have come to Paradise Island in the Bahamas, fresh off their final big score in which they lifted the second of the three famous Napoleon diamonds. With their financial future set, the couple is ready to relax and enjoy their hard-earned riches. But Stan, the FBI agent who has spent years in dogged but failed pursuit of Max, refuses to believe that his nemesis is actually calling it quits. He thinks that Max and Lola are actually plotting to steal the third Napoleon diamond--one of the three largest non-flawed diamonds in the world--which is coincidentally scheduled to arrive on Paradise Island as part of a touring cruise ship exhibition. Since he has no jurisdiction in the Caribbean country, Stan teams with a local cop and sets out to catch the sly Max and Lola in the act, while at the same time a local gangster has his own plans for the diamond. When the longtime adversaries meet up in paradise, Max quickly turns the tables and befriends the frustrated detective, showing him that Paradise Island has no shortage of pleasures to offer. But in order for Stan to figure out exactly what Max and Lola are up to, he will have to navigate all the twists and double-crosses of an action-packed story of friendship, suspicion and thievery.
17.
Intolerable Cruelty (2003) as Second Assistant Director
Miles Massey, a prominent Los Angeles divorce attorney has everything--and in some cases, two of everything. Despite his impressive client list, a formidable win record, the respect of his peers and an ironclad contract (the "Massey pre-nup") named after him, he's reached a crossroads in his life. S
18.
Secondhand Lions (2003)
For 14-year old Walter, his great uncles' farm in rural Texas is the last place on earth he wants to spend the summer. Dumped off by his mother, Mae, in the middle of nowhere with two crazy old men and the promise that she'll come back for him, Walter doesn't know what to believe in. Eccentric and gruff, Hub and Garth McCaan are rumored to have been bank robbers, mafia hit men and/or war criminals in their younger days. The truth is elusive, although they do seem to have an endless supply of cash. But Walter begins to see a new side to his great uncles when he stumbles on an old photograph of a beautiful woman hidden away in a trunk and asks Garth who she is.
19.
Red Dragon (2002) as Second Assistant Director
Ex-FBI agent Will Graham is an expert investigator who quit the Bureau after almost losing his life in the process of capturing the elusive Dr. Hannibal Lecter. Years later, after a series of particularly grisly murders, Graham reluctantly agrees to come out of retirement and assist in the mysteriou
20.
Rush Hour 2 (2001) as 2nd Assistant Director
A Hong Kong trip turns into a working vacation when two detectives stumble on a counterfeiting ring.
21.
Center of the World, The (2001) as 1st Assistant Director
Millionare Richard Longman is a San Francisco computer wizard in his early twenties whose immersion in the world of computers has left him unaccustomed to the world outside his door. With the recent loss of his father and his growing disinterest in the all-consuming pursuit of IPO glory, Richard has
22.
O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000) as 2nd Assistant Director
A convict escapes a chain gang to stop his wife from remarrying.
23.
Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle, The (2000) as 2nd Assistant Director (Chicago Unit)
Rocky and Bullwinkle must come to the real world to stop Feraless Leader and his sidekicks from taking over the world.
24.
Anywhere But Here (1999) as 2nd Assistant Director
A mother and daughter move to Beverly Hills to start a new life.
25.
October Sky (1999) as 2nd Assistant Director
The true story of a small town boy with big dreams, who goes against his father's will and follows his dream of building rockets.
26.
Pleasantville (1998) as 2nd Assistant Director
Pleasantville is a 1950s sitcom enjoying cult status on a contemporary cable channel. David loves it, but his sister Jennifer is too hip. When a mysterious TV repairman gives them a new remote control, the pair are transported into the world of Pleasantville like it or not. They find themselves trapped in an alternate reality where the town exists in black and white--in a white bread world without passion or violence. But the teenagers have also brought an unexpected--and double-edged--gift to Pleasantville: a sense of possibility that spreads like wildfire throughout the town. There can be no turning back once the citizens begin experiencing such strange wonders as sex, art, rain, and ideas. First it is a red rose, a blade of green grass, eyes turn hazel... flesh tones shock and anger with their beauty. Gradually, the infection spreads Pleasantville becomes divided--rife for the first time with stark differences as it attempts to grasp the kaleidoscopic new world before it.
27.
Metro (1997) as Second 2nd Assistant Director
A fast-talking, wisecracking hostage negotiator tries to straighten out his love life with the help of his rookie partner while a terrorist is threatening the entire city of San Francisco.
28.
Game, The (1997) as 2nd Assistant Director
A bored billionare philanthropist is given a birthday gift by his brother to make his life more interesting- a high-stakes game in which the rules remain a mystery. After receiving numerous clues and life-saving keys, he realizes that someone has made him the target of a detailed scam, completely draining his bank account in the process. When he begins to believe that "the game" ends when he is dead, he must do what he can to save his own life.
29.
Celtic Pride (1996) as Second 2nd Assistant Director
Star basketball player Lewis Scott is single-handedly leading Utah Jazz to a comeback bid for the NBA championship, much to the dismay of the Boston Celtics fans--and particularly Mike O'Hara and Jimmy Flaherty. When Game 6 ends with a Boston Celtics defeat and a series tie, Jimmy and Mike are outraged to hear that Scott is celebrating his victory at a local nightclub. Daring to look the enemy in the eye, they seek out Scott and soon devise a plan to get him so drunk, he won't be able to play well, thus securing the title for the home team. The unsuspecting Scott falls for the plan and finally passes out. Mike and Jimmy wake the next morning in Jimmy's apartment only to find that Scott is there as well, with his hands and feet bound in tape! Discovering they've kidnapped him, the duo suddenly realize they have a rare opportunity to actually control the outcome of the series if they keep Scott from playing. What they don't count on is that Scott is as keen a competitor off the court as he is on.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

30.
Jimmy Hollywood (1994) as Production Assistant
An unemployed Hollywood actor will go to any means to get a role. When his car radio is stolen, the chance of a lifetime appears to be his.
31.
Shadow, The (1994) as Production Assistant
Based on the radio show, the Shadow battles his nemesis, who is building an atomic bomb.
32.
Low Down Dirty Shame, A (1994) as Production Assistant
A down on his luck private eye is hired to track down $20 million in missing drug money.
33.
Toys (1992) as Production Assistant
A man tries to save his toy factory from a greedy general bent on making war toys.

Film Production - Construction/Set (feature film)

34.
Apollo 13 (1995) as Set Production Assistant
Story of the 1970 Apollo 13 mission, the third manned moon launch. After three days in space, Apollo astronauts Jim Lovell, Fred Haise, and Jack Swigert finally approach their long-cherished destination, when suddenly their spacecraft's power and guidance systems go down--and the supply of oxygen begins to dwindle. The trio now face a grim reality: their crippled capsule, stranded 205,000 miles in space, might never return to earth. With time running out, the crew and thousands of others, including flight director Gene Kranz, brave near-impossible odds in a daring attempt to guide the capsule earthward.
35.
Heat (1995) as Set Production Aides
A group of five lifetime robbers plan one last heist, but they find it hard to complete with the LAPD on their tail.
36.
Demolition Man (1993) as Set Staff Assistant
Los Angeles, 2018. After being wrongly imprisoned for a series of murders, a cop is released from a cryogenic jail in order to join the hunt for the real killer.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

37.
Dave (1993) as Staff Assistant
A presidential look-alike steps in when the real chief executive is felled by a stroke.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

38.
Dean Koontz's "Mr. Murder" (1999)
Evil industrialist Drew Oslett, Jr., in an attempt to create a perfect warrior clone of a noted athlete, mistakenly takes a blood sample of Marty Stillwater, a writer, and creates Marty's double, code-name: Alfie. Years, late Alfie, a dead ringer for Marty, has become an efficient killing machine. B

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