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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Visual Effects (feature film)

1.
19th Annual American Music Awards (1992) as Effects Technical Director
A presentation of the 19th annual American Music Awards honoring outstanding performers in American music. Winners are determined by the record-buying public in such areas as pop/rock, soul/rhythm & blues, country, heavy metal, rap and dance.

Director (special)

2.
Everybody Loves Raymond: The First Six Years (2002) as Director
Celebrity fans and not-so-famous faces talk about their families and how the series "Everybody Loves Raymond" relates to their own lives. In addition, scenes from the last six seasons are interwoven with the testimonials.

Cinematography (special)

3.
Soap Opera Awards (1991) as Video Effects
Coverage of the 7th Annual Soap Opera Digest Awards honoring programs and performers from daytime and prime-time serials, in 23 categories. Winners are selected by "Soap Opera Digest" magazine readers.
4.
MDA Jerry Lewis Telethon (1990) as Video Effects
Twenty-fifth anniversary of the annual telethon to raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA).

Producer (special)

5.
30th Annual American Music Awards, The (2003) as Opening Montage And Ama Flashback
Live coverage of the American Music Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles hosted by the Osbourne family. Winners are selected by the public.

Visual Effects (special)

6.
29th Annual American Music Awards, The (2002) as Effects Technical Director
Live coverage of the American Music Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
7.
John Leguizamo's Sexaholix . . . A Love Story (2002) as Filmefx
An adaptation of John Leguizamo's one-man Broadway production that explores subjects ranging from the history of Latino people to more personal topics such as his relationships with women and his complicated family dynamics. Leguizamo tells his story from childhood to fatherhood through the eyes of
8.
28th Annual American Music Awards, The (2001) as Effects Technical Director
Live coverage of the 28th annual American Music Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
9.
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Barbra Streisand (2001) as Effects Technical Director
The American Film Institute honors Barbra Streisand with its Lifetime Achievement Award for her accomplishments both in front of and behind the camera.
10.
80th Annual Miss America Pageant, The (2000) as Effects Technical Director
Live coverage of the 80th annual Miss America Pageant from Atlantic City, New Jersey.
11.
27th Annual American Music Awards, The (2000) as Effects Technical Director
Presentation of the American Music Awards honoring the top artists in all forms of music.
12.
79th Annual Miss America Pageant, The (1999) as Effects Technical Director
Live coverage of the 79th annual Miss America Pageant from Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The theme for the pageant is "Express Yourself."
13.
26th Annual American Music Awards, The (1999) as Effects Technical Director
Live coverage of the 26th annual American Music Awards.
14.
24th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1998) as Effects Technical Director
Live presentation of the 24th annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the field of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
15.
American Music Awards 1998 (1998) as Effects Technical Director
Live presentation of the 25th Annual American Music Awards from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
16.
78th Annual Miss America Pageant, The (1998) as Effects Technical Director
Live coverage of the 78th Annual Miss America Pageant from Atlantic City, New Jersey. The theme of the pageant is "Self-Expression."
17.
23rd Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1997) as Effects Technical Director
Live presentation of the 23rd annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
18.
1997 American Music Awards (1997) as Effects Technical Director
Live presentation of the 24th annual American Music Awards.
19.
22nd Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1996) as Effects Technical Director
Live presentation of the 22nd annual People's Choice Awards, honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
20.
68th Annual Academy Awards, The (1996) as Electronic Effects
Live presentation of the 68th annual Academy Awards.
21.
9th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1995) as Effects Technical Director
A presentation of the 9th Annual American Comedy Awards, honoring the country's comedic talent in motion pictures, television and stand-up.
22.
22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1995) as Effects Technical Director
Live presentation of the 22nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards.
23.
67th Annual Academy Awards, The (1995) as Electronic Effects
A live presentation of the 67th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, honoring achievements in motion pictures released during 1994.
24.
47th Annual Emmy Awards (1995) as Effects Technical Director
Live telecast of the 47th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
25.
Miss America Pageant, The (1994) as Effects Technical Director
A presentation of the 74th "Miss America Pageant," in its 41st live telecast.
26.
1994 American Music Awards (1994) as Effects Technical Director
Presentation of the 21st annual American Music Awards.
27.
1994 People's Choice Awards (1994) as Effects Technical Director
A live special honoring America's favorite entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music, as determined by a special Gallup Poll.
28.
66th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1994) as Electronic Effects
Broadcast of the 66th annual Academy Awards presentation.
29.
American Music Awards, The (1993) as Effects Technical Director
A presentation of the 20th annual American Music Awards, honoring musical artists in pop/rock, soul/rhythm & blues, country, heavy metal, rap and adult contemporary.
30.
19th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1993) as Effects Technical Director
A live presentation of The People's Choice Awards honoring entertainers in the fields of television, motion pictures and music in which the public determines the winners by a special Gallup poll.
31.
65th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1993) as Electronic Effects
Broadcast of the 65th annual Academy Awards presentation.
32.
Taco Bell Presents: Battle of the Bands '93 (1993) as Effects Technical Director
Bands from across the nation compete for a recording contract.
33.
Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards Presented by Footlocker (1993) as Effects Technical Director
A live presentation of the Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards, honoring athletes in ten categories.
34.
American Television Awards, The (1993) as Effects Technical Director
An awards special recognizing the top performances and programs seen on American television from April 13, 1992 to April 12, 1993, as determined by a survey of television critics, columnists and journalists.
35.
Jim Thorpe Pro Sports Awards (1992) as Effects Technical Director
A live presentation of "The Jim Thorpe Awards," honoring individual achievements in 10 sports categories.
36.
18th Annual People's Choice Awards, The (1992) as Effects Technical Director
A live presentation of the "18th Annual People's Choice Awards" honoring America's favorite entertainers, in which the public determines the winners by special Gallup Poll.
37.
13th Annual ACE Awards, The (1992) as Effects Technical Director
Live broadcast of the thirteenth annual Ace Awards ceremony honoring excellence in cable television.
38.
19th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1992) as Effects Technical Director
A telecast of the 19th annual Emmy Awards for excellence in daytime television programming.
39.
44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (1992) as Effects Technical Director
A live presentation of the 44th annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
40.
64th Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1992) as Electronic Effects
Live coverage of the sixty-fourth annual Academy Awards ceremony.
41.
1991 Emmy Awards (1991) as Effects Technical Director
A presentation of the forty-third annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
42.
63rd Annual Academy Awards Presentation, The (1991) as Electronic Effects
Live coverage of the sixty-third annual Academy Awards ceremony.
43.
American Music Awards, The (1991) as Effects Technical Director
A live presentation of the 18th annual American Music Awards honoring musical performers.
44.
42nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards Presentation (1990) as Effects Technical Director
Live telecast of the forty-second annual prime time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.

Art Department (special)

45.
36th Annual Grammy Awards, The (1994) as Electronic Graphics
A presentation of the "36th Annual Grammy Awards" live from Radio City Music Hall in New York.

Film Production - Main (special)

46.
30th Annual American Music Awards, The (2003) as Effects Technical Director
Live coverage of the American Music Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles hosted by the Osbourne family. Winners are selected by the public.
47.
2002 Golden Globes Arrival Show (2002) as Technical Director
Hosts Dick Clark and Nancy O'Dell interview celebrities as they arrive for the 59th annual Golden Globes Awards presentation. The program also features behind-the-scenes segments.
48.
Irish Gala, The (2001) as Technical Director
Special that showcases Irish music, dance and culture from the Kennedy Center Opera House in Washington DC. The program opens with a remembrance of President John F. Kennedy's 1963 journey to Ireland. During that visit, Kennedy was met by enthusiastic crowds in Galway and other parts of the island.
49.
Backstreet Boys: Larger Than Life (2001) as Technical Director
The Backstreet Boys perform from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, during their "Around the World in 100 Hours" tour. The program also features footage from their early days together.
50.
American Celebration at Ford's Theatre, An (2001) as Technical Director
A variety special to entertain President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, benefiting the historic Ford's Theatre in Washington DC.
51.
15th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (2001) as Technical Director
Coverage of the 15th annual American Comedy Awards presentation from Universal Studios Hollywood. Award categories include Funniest Television Series, Funniest Female/Male Performer in a Television Special, Funniest Motion Picture, Funniest Actress/Actor in a Motion Picture and the Career Achievemen
52.
Home For the Holidays With Mariah Carey, A (2001) as Technical Director
Holiday music special that presents stories about adoption to raise awareness of this social issue. Figure skater Scott Hamilton, actress Patricia Heaton and actor Dustin Hoffman present the stories.
53.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence, An (2001) as Technical Director
Telecast of the annual benefit for the United Negro College Fund.
54.
Funny Flubs & Screw-Ups V (2000) as Technical Director
Comedy special featuring outtakes from decades of popular CBS programs. Leah Remini, co-star of "The King of Queens," and Charlie Schlatter of "Diagnosis Murder" help introduce moments from their shows.
55.
14th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (2000) as Technical Director
Coverage of the 14th annual American Comedy Awards presentation from the Shrine Exposition Center in Los Angeles.
56.
Surprise Wedding (2000) as Technical Director
A wedding special from the Aladdin Theatre For the Performing Arts at the Aladdin Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. Five men who are in long-term relationships and just haven't committed to marriage are given a big surprise when their girlfriends propose to them on national television. Given a
57.
Home For the Holidays, A (2000) as Technical Director
Holiday special that features celebrities presenting inspirational stories about adoption to help raise awareness of this social issue.
58.
Countdown to the Emmys 2000 (2000) as Technical Director
Live coverage of celebrities as they arrive for the 52nd annual Emmy Awards presentation at the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles. Includes interviews of the arriving stars, highlights of the key races, a look at the fashions, and a preview of the behind-the-scenes preparations for the event.
59.
72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation (2000) as Technical Director
Live coverage of the 72nd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
60.
Funny Flubs & Screw-Ups III (1999) as Technical Director
Special featuring outtakes of CBS television programs.
61.
13th Annual American Comedy Awards, The (1999) as Technical Director
Coverage of the American Comedy Awards honoring the nation's outstanding comedic talent in 14 categories.
62.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence Benefiting The United Negro College Fund, An (1998) as Technical Director
Telethon to benefit the United Negro College Fund. Features extended concert performances and celebrity appearances.
63.
70th Annual Academy Awards, The (1998) as Technical Director
Live presentation of the 70th annual Academy Awards.
64.
CBS: 50 Years of Funny Flubs and Screw Ups (1998) as Technical Director
The CBS Network celebrates its 50th anniversary with an "outtakes" show that looks back at the gaffes in series past and present, along with behind-the-scenes footage from classic CBS comedies.
65.
Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (ATAS) 13th Annual Hall of Fame (1998) as Technical Director
Presentation of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' 13th Annual Hall of Fame ceremony from the Leonard H. Goldenson Theatre in North Hollywood, California, honoring and inducting individuals into the ATAS Hall of Fame who have made significant contributions to the television industry.
66.
American Film Institute Salute to Robert Wise, The (1998) as Technical Director
A tribute to director Robert Wise, the 26th recipient of the American Film Institute (AFI) Life Achievement Award.
67.
12th Annual American Comedy Awards (1998) as Technical Director
Presentation of the 12th Annual American Comedy Awards, honoring the nation's outstanding comedic talents in television, motion pictures and stand-up comedy.
68.
Funny Flubs & Screw-Ups (1998) as Technical Director
Sequel to "CBS: 50 Years of Funny Flubs and Screw Ups," a special featuring outtakes from decades of popular CBS programs.
69.
Really Big Show: Ed Sullivan's 50th, A (1998) as Associate Director
Special celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ed Sullivan Show, hosted by The Smothers Brothers. Features memorable moments from the program's 23-year run that began in 1948, including performances by the Beatles and Elvis Presley, interviews with Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney
70.
American Film Institute Salute to Martin Scorsese, The (1997) as Technical Director
Tribute to director and screenwriter Martin Scorsese, the 25th recipient of the American Film Institute's Lifetime Achievement Award. Features a retrospective look at Scorsese's 28-year career, including scenes from his films, in addition to personal anecdotes by some of his most famous stars.
71.
1997 Emmy Awards (1997) as Technical Director
Live telecast of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
72.
69th Annual Academy Awards, The (1997) as Technical Director
Live presentation of the 69th annual Academy Awards.
73.
28th NAACP Image Awards (1997) as Technical Director
The NAACP honors individuals who have contributed positive portrayals of African-Americans in film, television, literature and music.
74.
1996 American Music Awards (1996) as Effects Techical Director
Presentation of the 23rd annual American Music Awards.
75.
1996 Emmy Awards (1996) as Pre-Set Technical Director
Live telecast of the 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
76.
Caesars Palace 30th Anniversary Celebration (1996) as Technical Director
Special celebrating the 30th anniversary of Caesars Palace in Las Vegas, Nevada. Featuring world renowned entertainers and clips from the hotel's past that include memorable celebrity performances and top sports attractions.
77.
American Film Institute Salute to Steven Spielberg, The (1995) as Technical Director
Tribute to Steven Spielberg, the 23rd recipient of the American Film Institute's career achievement award.
78.
Best Defense, The (1995) as Technical Director
A dedicated twenty-year veteran of the Seattle Public Defender's office tries to keep his sense of humor in spite of a politically-motivated boss, ineffective and self-obssessed co-workers, abrasive young legal hotshots and a judge whose court schedule must coincide with her travel itineraries.
79.
Laverne & Shirley Reunion, The (1995) as Associate Director
Nostalgic tribute to the situation comedy, "Laverne and Shirley."
80.
Elvis: The Tribute (1994) as Associate Director (Live Concert)
Tribute to "The King of Rock 'n' Roll," Elvis Presley -- through never-before-seen concert footage, film and television clips, a tour of his home Graceland, and performances of his greatest hits by contemporary music stars.
81.
70's Celebration: The Beat Is Back, A (1993) as Technical Director
Retrospective on the music and comedy of the 1970s.
82.
Best of Disney Music: A Legacy in Song, The (1993) as Technical Director
A special featuring songs from well-known Disney animated feature films.
83.
Best of Disney Music II: A Legend in Song, The (1993) as Technical Director
A special featuring well-known songs from Disney animated feature films.
84.
Circle Game, The (1993) as Associate Director
A comedy about the ways parents raise kids and the ploys used by children to get their way, intercut with "testimony" from outside observers who comment on the action. In this pilot episode, friction builds when a schoolteacher and her travel-agent husband begin a battle of wills with their teen son
85.
More of the Best of the Hollywood Palace (1993) as Associate Director
Special showcasing the top comedy and musical performers who appeared on the variety series, "Hollywood Palace," which aired on ABC from 1964 to 1970. Also included are never-before-seen outtakes.
86.
Bradymania: A Very Brady Special (1993) as Associate Director
A special featuring insights and recollections of the series "The Brady Bunch." Included are cast interviews, tributes, fan comments and a look at the successful stage show, "The Real Live Brady Bunch."
87.
Andy Griffith Show Reunion, The (1993) as Associate Director
A special reuniting cast members from "The Andy Griffith Show."
88.
Free to Laugh: A Comedy and Music Special For Amnesty International (1992) as Technical Director
A comedy and music special hosted by Roseanne and Tom Arnold, supporting Amnesty International and its efforts on behalf of public awareness of human rights abuses suffered by women.
89.
In a New Light (1992) as Technical Director
An information and entertainment special focusing on the fight against AIDS.
90.
18th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards, The (1991) as Technical Director
A telecast of the eighteenth annual Emmy Awards for excellence in daytime television programming.
91.
Salute to America's Pets, A (1991) as Technical Director
A special featuring pets and their celebrity owners. Includes a tribute to Lassie and to pets that have performed heroically.
92.
Miss Jones (1991) as Technical Director
A comedy pilot for an unsold ABC series. A female attorney must juggle her life as a single parent and as a lawyer for a firm representing pampered professional athletes.
93.
Anna (1990) as Technical Director
A comedy in which an aging, eccentric Jewish woman takes on an unlikely roommate, an aspiring black actor, to resist her son's attempts to uproot her from her New York City apartment and relocate her to the suburbs.
94.
Supermodel of the World (1990) as Technical Director
A special presenting the seventh annual contest in which women compete for the title, "Supermodel of the World," and a modeling contract.
95.
Live! The World's Greatest Stunts (1990) as Technical Director (Oregon)
A special in which a variety of daredevil stunts are performed, each introduced by a celebrity host.
96.
Magic of David Copperfield: The Niagara Falls Challenge, The (1990) as Technical Director
A special in which illusionist David Copperfield attempts to escape from a chained raft while being hung above Niagara Falls. Copperfield also performs others acts of magic and sleight-of-hand feats.
97.
25th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, The (1990) as Technical Director (Special Effects)
Live broadcast of the 25th annual Academy of Country Music Awards honoring the top entertainers in country music.

Film Production - Construction/Set (special)

98.
Really Big Show: Ed Sullivan's 50th, A (1998) as Stage Manager
Special celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Ed Sullivan Show, hosted by The Smothers Brothers. Features memorable moments from the program's 23-year run that began in 1948, including performances by the Beatles and Elvis Presley, interviews with Marlon Brando, Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney
99.
Funniest Comedy Duos (1996) as Stage Manager
Special salutes great comedy duos, featuring clips from television and film.
100.
Laverne & Shirley Reunion, The (1995) as Stage Manager
Nostalgic tribute to the situation comedy, "Laverne and Shirley."
101.
More of the Best of the Hollywood Palace (1993) as Stage Manager
Special showcasing the top comedy and musical performers who appeared on the variety series, "Hollywood Palace," which aired on ABC from 1964 to 1970. Also included are never-before-seen outtakes.
102.
Bradymania: A Very Brady Special (1993) as Stage Manager
A special featuring insights and recollections of the series "The Brady Bunch." Included are cast interviews, tributes, fan comments and a look at the successful stage show, "The Real Live Brady Bunch."

Misc. Crew (special)

103.
29th Annual American Music Awards, The (2002)
Live coverage of the American Music Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
104.
29th Annual American Music Awards, The (2002) as Opening Montage/ Ama Flashback
Live coverage of the American Music Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
105.
28th Annual American Music Awards, The (2001)
Live coverage of the 28th annual American Music Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
106.
28th Annual American Music Awards, The (2001) as Opening Montage
Live coverage of the 28th annual American Music Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
107.
27th Annual American Music Awards, The (2000)
Presentation of the American Music Awards honoring the top artists in all forms of music.
108.
27th Annual American Music Awards, The (2000) as Opening Montage
Presentation of the American Music Awards honoring the top artists in all forms of music.
109.
American Music Awards 1998 (1998) as Opening Montage
Live presentation of the 25th Annual American Music Awards from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
110.
1997 American Music Awards (1997) as Opening Montage
Live presentation of the 24th annual American Music Awards.

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