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Director (feature film)

1.
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind (2004) as 2d 2d asst dir
Joel is stunned to discover that his girlfriend Clementine has had the memories of their tumultuous relationship erased. Out of desperation, he contacts the inventor of the process, Dr. Howard Mierzwiak, to have Clementine removed from his own memory. But as Joel's memories progressively begin to di
2.
Frida (2002) as Key 2d asst dir
The life of artist Frida Kahlo--from her relationship with her mentor and husband, Diego Rivera, to her affair with Leon Trotsky, to her romantic entanglements with women, Frida lived a bold and uncompromising life as a revolutionary.
3.
You Can Count on Me (2000) as 2d asst dir
Orphaned at a young age when their parents were killed in a car crash, Sammy and Terry have remained close despite the different paths their lives have taken. Married and divorced at a very young age, Sammy is a devoted if somewhat overprotective mother to her eight-year-old son, Rudy, who harbors r

Assistant Direction (feature film)

6.
Blackhat (2015)
After a Hong Kong nuclear plant and the Mercantile Trade Exchange in Chicago are hacked by unknown perpetrators, a federal agent proposes that the FBI work with China to find the cyber-criminals. The leader of the Chinese team, Chen Dawai, insists that convicted hacker Nick Hathaway be released from prison to help with the investigation. As Nick and his comrades chase their quarry, it becomes evident that the hackers have a sinister motive for their actions.
7.
Run All Night (2015)
After killing the son of a fellow mobster and longtime friend, an aging hitman must keep his estranged son alive for one night after being marked for death by the mob.
8.
Max (2015)
10.
Secret Life of Walter Mitty, The (2013)
Walter Mitty is a daydreamer who escapes his anonymous life by disappearing into a world of fantasies filled with heroism, romance and action. When his job, along with that of his co-worker are threatened, Walter takes action in the real world, embarking on a global journey that turns into an advent
11.
Men in Black III (2012)
Agents J and K are back in time. J has seen some inexplicable things in his 15 years with the Men in Black, but nothing, not even aliens, perplexes him as much as his wry, reticent partner. But when K''s life and the fate of the planet are put at stake, Agent J will have to travel back in time to put things right. J discovers that there are secrets to the universe that K never told him - secrets that will reveal themselves as he teams up with the young Agent K to save his partner, the agency and the future of humankind.
12.
Smurfs, The (2011)
When the evil wizard Gargamel chases the tiny blue Smurfs out of their village, they tumble from their magical world and into ours - in fact, smack dab in the middle of Central Park. Just three apples high and stuck in the Big Apple, the Smurfs must find a way to get back to their village before Gar
13.
Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps (2010)
Emerging from a lengthy prison stint, Gordon Gekko finds himself on the outside of a world he once dominated. Looking to repair his damaged relationship with his daughter Winnie, Gekko forms an alliance with her fiancé Jacob. But can Jacob and Winnie really trust the ex-financial titan, whose relent
14.
Sorcerer's Apprentice, The (2010)
Balthazar Blake is a master sorcerer in modern-day Manhattan trying to defend the city from his arch-nemesis, Maxim Horvath. Balthazar can't do it alone, so he recruits Dave Stutler, a seemingly average guy who demonstrates hidden potential, as his reluctant protégé. The sorcerer gives his unwilling
15.
Sorcerer's Apprentice (Theatrical), The (2010)
When Megan's fiancé is killed, she moves cross country and rebuilds her life with a new boyfriend and a closer relationship to her sister. When she runs into one of her old colleagues, Lloyd, she is pleasantly surprised and the pair become close friends; yet, Lloyd wants more and he soon begins to s
16.
Taking Woodstock (2009)
In 1969 Elliot Tiber, inadvertently played a role in making the Woodstock Music and Arts Festival into the famed happening it was. Working as an interior designer in Greenwich Village during culturally and politically exciting times, Mr. Tiber felt empowered by the gay rights movement. But he was al
17.
Confessions of a Shopaholic (2009)
In the glamorous world of New York City, Rebecca Bloomwood is a fun-loving girl who is really good at shopping--a little too good, perhaps. She dreams of working for her favorite fashion magazine, but can''t quite get her foot in the door--until ironically, she snags a job as an advice columnist for a financial magazine published by the same company. As her dreams are finally coming true, she goes to ever more extreme efforts to keep her past from ruining her future.
18.
Recount (2008)
A behind the scenes view of the 2000 presidential election between George W. Bush and Al Gore and the voting scandal that ensued in Florida, forcing them to recount the votes.
19.
My Blueberry Nights (2008)
After a rough break-up, Elizabeth sets out on a journey across America, leaving behind a life of memories, a dream and a soulful new friend; a cafe owner--all while in search of something to mend her broken heart. Waitressing her way through the country, Elizabeth befriends others whose yearnings ar
20.
What Just Happened? (2008)
Middle-aged Hollywood producer Ben is already in over his head trying to balance the tug-of-war of having two ex-wives and two different families with his latest business venture--the boldly "visionary" movie "Fiercely" starring Sean Penn when everything that can go wrong goes completely screwy. "Fi
21.
Kite Runner, The (2007)
Spanning from the final days of Afghanistan's monarchy to the atrocities of the Taliban reign, an epic tale of fathers and sons, of friendship and betrayal. An unlikely friendship develops between Amir, the son of a wealthy Afghan businessman, and Hassan, a servant to Amir and his father. During a
22.
August Rush (2007)
Twelve years ago, on a moonlit rooftop above Washington Square, Lyla Novacek, a sheltered young cellist, and Louis Connelly, a charismatic Irish singer-songwriter, were drawn together by a street musician's rendition of "Moondance" and fell in love. After the most romantic night of her life, Lyla pr
23.
Stranger Than Fiction (2006)
One morning, a seemingly average and generally solitary IRS agent named Harold Crick begins to hear a female voice narrating his every action, thought and feeling in alarmingly precise detail. Harold's carefully controlled life is turned upside down by this narration only he can hear, and when the v
24.
Prime (2005)
In colorful, bustling modern-day Manhattan, Rafi, a 37-year-old photography producer reeling from a recent divorce, meets David, a 23-year-old painter recently out of college. Rafi''s therapist, Dr. Lisa Metzger, who is working to help Rafi overcome her fears of intimacy, finds out that Rafi''s new lover is--unfortunately for Lisa--her only son, David. Both David and Rafi must contend with their 14-year age gap, vastly different backgrounds and the demands of David''s traditional mother. Despite their intense attraction, the charmed couple soon realizes that vastly different ages and backgrounds create much conflict. A Jewish hip-hop lover and closet painter who still lives with his grandparents, David has little in common with Rafi--a non-practicing Catholic from a wealthy, broken family who travels in the sophisticated, high-end world of fashion.
25.
In the Cut (2003)
Following the brutal murder of a young woman in her neighborhood, a self-determined NYU professor dares to test the limits of her own safety by propelling herself into an impossibly risky sexual liaison with a detective. As the affair increasingly pushes the limits of sexuality, she grows wary about
26.
Far From Heaven (2002)
It is the fall of 1957. The Whitakers, the very picture of a suburban family, make their home in Hartford, Connecticut. Their daily existences are characterized by carefully observed family etiquette, social events, and an overall desire to keep up with the Joneses. Cathy Whitaker is the homemaker,
27.
Business of Strangers, The (2001) as 2nd Assistant Director
On her way from the airport to a high stakes presentation, corporate climber Julie Styron gets a call on her mobile phone that the C.E.O. is flying in for an unexpected meeting with her. Anticipating the worst, she immediately sets up a preemptive meeting with headhunter Nick Harris to line up her n
28.
Maze (2000)
Downtown New York City. Lyle Maze is a sensitive and charming sculptor who has Tourette Syndrome. Isolated by his own fear, and other people's misconceptions, he is convinced he'll never find true love. In fact, Lyle feels comfortable only when he's with his best friend Mike or Mike's girlfriend Cal
29.
Down to You (2000)
Al and Imogen meet at college in New York City and discover that first love is bittersweet, as they struggle to make their relationship work amid all the distractions of college and big city life.
30.
Getting to Know You (1999)
Judith is a 16 year old girl with many secrets, some of which are still unknown to her. However on a trip to upstate New York she meets Jimmy, an older boy who is a regular at the bus depot, and is soon transfixed by his imaginative tales of the anonymous travelers passing by. Not only does he stir

Stunts (feature film)

31.
Synecdoche, New York (2008)
Theater director Caden Cotard is mounting a new play. His life catering to suburban blue-hairs at the local regional theater in Schenectady, New York is looking bleak. His wife Adele has left him to pursue her painting in Berlin, taking their young daughter Olive with her. His therapist, Madeleine G
32.
Ex, The (2007)
Tom Reilly and his wife Sofia are in for some major changes now that they have a newborn. As a lawyer, Sofia has always provided a comfortable living while Tom has contributed love, support and the occasional paycheck. When Sofia decides to be a stay-at-home mom all that changes. Tom moves the fam

Film Production - Main (feature film)

33.
Substitute 2: School's Out, The (1998)
When a popular high school teacher is murdered, his brother, an ex-mercenary, becomes a teacher in the inner-city school to exact revenge on those responsible for the death.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

34.
Goosed (2000)

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