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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Film Production - Main (feature film)

1.
Catch Me If You Can (2002) as Sign Writer
Based on a true story, Frank W. Abagnale was employed as a doctor, a lawyer, and as a co-pilot for a major airline company-all before reaching his 21st birthday. A successful con artist and master of deception, Frank is also a brilliant forger, whose skill at check fraud has netted him millions of dollars in stolen funds--much to the chagrin of the authorities. FBI Agent Carl Hanratty has made it his prime mission to capture him and bring him to justice, however Frank is always one step ahead of Carl, baiting him to continue the chase.
2.
Waking Up in Reno (2002) as Signwriter Supervisor
Two couples from Arkansas discover their hidden desires as they drive to a monster truck show in Reno.
3.
Scary Movie 2 (2001)
A follow-up spoof that picks up from where the original satire left off, taking aim at supernatural thrillers such as "The Exorcist" and "Stigmata" among others. This time around, Shorty, Ray, Cindy and Brenda are tricked by their professor into visiting a haunted house as part of a school project.
4.
U Turn (1997) as Supervising Sign Writer
When his car breaks down in a small God-forsaken town in Arizona, Bobby Cooper, a broke, two-bit criminal becomes involved with a beautiful married woman whose husband secretly wants her dead--and offers Bobby a high price to get the job done right.
5.
L.A. Confidential (1997) as Sign Writer Supervisor
Detectives clash while investigating political corruption.
6.
Thin Line Between Love and Hate, A (1996) as Sign Writer
Nightclub manager Darnell Wright is a perpetual playboy who is almost as devoted to his job as he is to the pursuit of beautiful women. After he sets his sights on the ultra-classy Brandi Web, he launches an all-out assault to win her heart. Ultimately, charm, lust and passion prevail, but Darnell learns the hard way that when you play, you pay. Brandi is much harder to get rid of than she was to get--especially when she realizes that she has a rival vying for Darnell's affection. When he finally decides to call it quits, Brandi becomes an obsessed femme fatale stalking the new love of her life.
7.
Phantasm II (1988) as Production Assistant
Armed with his lethal band of flying silver spheres, the deadly mortician known as the "Tall Man" returns to wreak more murderous havoc as he seeks new recruits for his grisly army of the undead.

Misc. Crew (feature film)

8.
Pleasantville (1998)
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.
9.
Pleasantville (1998)
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.
10.
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Take off on the "Lethal Weapon" series of films.
11.
National Lampoon's Loaded Weapon 1 (1993)
Take off on the "Lethal Weapon" series of films.
12.
Glory (1989)
A green officer is assigned to lead an all-black unit in the Civil War.
13.
Always (1989)
A downed pilot plays celestial wingman to his successor in love and flying.
14.
Always (1989)
A downed pilot plays celestial wingman to his successor in love and flying.
15.
Glory (1989)
A green officer is assigned to lead an all-black unit in the Civil War.
16.
Twins (1988)
Six men combine their sperm in order for a beautiful woman to give birth to a superior infant. However, when two boys are born, they are separated at birth, and do not meet again until they are adults.
17.
Twins (1988)
Six men combine their sperm in order for a beautiful woman to give birth to a superior infant. However, when two boys are born, they are separated at birth, and do not meet again until they are adults.

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