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Cast (feature film)

1.
Independent's Day (1997) as Himself
"Is it all over if your film isn't selected to play at Sundance?" and "What are the odds of becoming the next Ed Burns?.." These questions and many others form the basis of this documentary which probes the hard realities faced by independent filmmakers in the mid-1990's.
2.
Before Sunrise (1995) as Cafe Patron
While traveling through Europe on a train, a twentysomething American male meets a young French woman. It's his last day before returning to the US, but the two impulsively agree to spend his few remaining hours together.

Producer (feature film)

3.
Boyhood (2014)
The film tracks 6-year-old Mason over life's most radically fluctuating decade, through a familiar whirl of family moves, family controversies, faltering marriages, re-marriages, new schools, first loves, lost loves, good times, scary times and a constantly unfolding mix of heartbreak and wonder. B
4.
Boyhood (2014)
The film tracks 6-year-old Mason over life's most radically fluctuating decade, through a familiar whirl of family moves, family controversies, faltering marriages, re-marriages, new schools, first loves, lost loves, good times, scary times and a constantly unfolding mix of heartbreak and wonder. B
5.
Before Midnight (2013)
Jesse and Celine first met on a Eurail train and experienced 14 hours of deep connection as they explored Vienna. Nine years later, Celine found Jesse at a Paris book store, the last stop on his book tour. They had one day together before he was meant to fly out that night. Now, we meet up with the
6.
Me and Orson Welles (2008)
A high-schooler lucks into a role in a daring Broadway production of Julius Caesar. Cues, staging, and rehearsals: he has a lot to learn. And the first thing to learn is never upstage Mercury Theatre's genius director, 22-year-old Orson Welles.
7.
Where in the World is Osama bin Laden? (2008)
With no military experience, knowledge or expertise, filmmaker Morgan Spurlock sets off to do what the CIA, FBI and countless bounty hunters have failed to do: find the world's most wanted man. Why take on such a seemingly impossible mission? Simple--he wants to make the world safe for his soon to
8.
In Search of a Midnight Kiss (2007)
Broke and alone on New Year's Eve, Wilson just wants to spend the rest of a very bad year in bed--until his friend convinces him to post a personal ad.
9.
Starting Out in the Evening (2007)
All that remains for Leonard Schiller is to finish the novel he has been laboring on for almost ten years. With his four earlier books out of print, he has learned to starve himself of the desire for the success he was once so close to, though beneath this practice lives a pull for his work to be re
10.
I'm Not There (2007)
A re-enactment of the life of musician, Bob Dylan, with multiple actors embodying different stages in the singer's life.
11.
Scanner Darkly, A (2006)
In the near future in Suburban Orange County, California, America's endless and futile war on drugs has become one and the same with its war on terror. Reluctant undercover cop Bob Arctor follows orders to start spying on his friends, Jim Barris, Ernie Luckman, Donna Hawthorne and Charles Freck. Whe
12.
Puccini for Beginners (2006)
A screwball sex comedy set in New York about chance encounters, psychoanalytic excuses and one writer's struggle to make a commitment who, on the rebound from her latest lesbian relationship, finds herself in two surprising, complicated love affairs.
13.
Sorry, Haters (2005)
An Arab cab driver picks up a troubled, well-heeled professional woman with unexpected results. Phoebe hails a taxi in midtown. Her driver Ashade is happy for the big fare, but shocked to see Phoebe get out at her destination, pick up a rock and scrape it hard along the side of a parked minivan. Ash
14.
November (2004) as Executive Producer
After a dinner out, photographer Sophie Jacobs and her boyfriend, Hugh, stop at a corner store for a late night snack. While Sophie waits unaware in the car, Hugh is murdered in a violent robbery. Haunted by guilt, Sophie goes on with her life as best she can: teaching photography at a local art co
15.
Pizza (2004) as Executive Producer
Former high school hotshot and college town legend, thirty-something Matt is now the world's oldest pizza delivery boy, filling his time with meaningless relationships and political activism that leads nowhere. Matt can't commit to anything but pizza, for which he holds an almost mystical devotion.
16.
Home at the End of the World, A (2004) as Executive Producer
A tale that chronicles the lives of Bobby and Jonathan, two childhood friends who meet as students in a suburban Ohio school. From the moment they meet, Bobby and Jonathan are inseparable. For Jonathan, the unconventional Bobby is a connection to a larger world; while for Bobby, Jonathan's family a
17.
Before Sunset (2004) as Executive Producer
When Jesse and Celine met on a Eurail train, the connection between them was immediate and profound. The 14-hour relationship that followed, as the pair explored the spontaneous and unexpected in Vienna, ended on a train platform where they swore they'd meet again six months later. Nine years have p
18.
This So-Called Disaster (2003) as Executive Producer
After the American playwright and actor Sam Shepard had played the role of the ghost in Michael Almereyda's "Hamlet," Shepard invited the filmmaker to document rehearsals for his "The Late Henry Moss," that he staged with Nick Nolte and Sean Penn in leading roles. Almereyda and his crew filmed the l
19.
Fog of War, The (2003) as Executive Producer
The story of America as seen through the eyes of Robert S. McNamara, the former Secretary of Defense. McNamara, one of the most controversial and influential figures in world politics, leads viewers on an insider's journey through many of the seminal events that shaped the 20th Century.
20.
Pieces of April (2003) as Executive Producer
April Burns is a wild, 21-year-old young woman with a very big problem. Against her own better judgment, she's invited her estranged, straightlaced family for Thanksgiving dinner. Her boyfriend, Bobby, wants to help, but she banishes him from the apartment while she attempts to cook the meal. To mak
21.
Personal Velocity (2002) as Executive Producer
A tale of three women who have reached a turning point in their lives. Delia is a spirited, working-class woman from a small town in New York who leaves her abusive husband and sets out on a journey to reclaim the power she has lost. Greta is a sharp, spunky editor who is rotten "with ambition" desp
22.
Tadpole (2002) as Executive Producer
Beautiful, sophisticated women are all over Oscar Grubman. He is sensitive and compassionate, speaks French fluently, is passionate about Voltaire, and thinks the feature that tells the most about a woman is her hands. On the train home from Chauncey Academy for the Thanksgiving weekend, Oscar confi
23.
Far From Heaven (2002) as Executive Producer
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,
24.
Chelsea Walls (2001) as Executive Producer
Tells five intersecting stories involving more than 30 characters.
25.
Session 9 (2001) as Executive Producer
Danvers State Mental Hospital, closed down for fifteen years, is about to receive five new visitors. Gordon Fleming, the man who owns and operates the Hazmat Elimination Co, badly needs to win a contract to remove asbestos from the hospital. To seal the deal, Gordon unwisely promises that he and his
26.
Waking Life (2001) as Executive Producer
About a young man's search for the meaning of life.
27.
Final (2001) as Executive Producer
A man suddenly finds himself in a mental hospital because he's convinced he's living in the year 2399.
28.
Tape (2001) as Executive Producer
Within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan, three old friends come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. John, a first-time filmmaker, is in Michigan to present his film at a local film festival. Vince, now a volunteer firefighter and sma
29.
Tape (2001) as Producer
Within the confines of a tawdry motor lodge in Lansing, Michigan, three old friends come together to play out the unresolved drama of their final days in high school. John, a first-time filmmaker, is in Michigan to present his film at a local film festival. Vince, now a volunteer firefighter and sma
30.
Happy Accidents (2000) as Executive Producer
Lovelorn, recovering co-dependent Ruby Weaver has just about given up on finding the right man when she bumps into Sam Deed, a sweet newcomer from Dubuque, Iowa. They quickly fall for each other but, almost as fast, their relationship takes a mysterious turn. Just as Ruby is beginning to relish her
31.
Hamlet (2000) as Executive Producer
based on the Shakespeare play about a man who returns home to his kingdom to find his mom married to his uncle and his father dead, and then must avenge his father's death. Put against a high-tech background.
32.
Brooklyn Babylon (2000) as Executive Producer
About a forbidden love within the hip-hop community.
33.
Boys Don't Cry (1999) as Executive Producer
In Falls City, Nebraska, Brandon Teena was a newcomer with a future who had the small rural community enchanted. Women adored him and almost everyone who met this charismatic stranger was drawn to his charming innocence. But Falls City's hottest date and truest friend had one secret: he wasn't the p
34.
Mr. Death: the Rise and Fall of Fred A. Leuchter, Jr. (1999) as Executive Producer
Fred A. Leuchter, Jr., an engineer from Massachusettes decided to become the "Florence Nightengale of Death Row"--a humanitarian, a humanist, whose mission was to design and repair gas chambers, electric chairs, lethal injection systems and gallows. He became renowned in his field and was eventually
35.
Whiteboys (1999) as Executive Producer
Three friends from Iowa suburbs go to Chicago to engage in their fantasy of being tough, sexy gangsta rappers.
36.
No Looking Back (1998) as Co-Executive Producer
Set in a seaside town, Claudia, a burnt-out waitress who's about to turn 30, is torn between her dreams and the lure of a middle-class life, especially when her dead-end life is altered by the reappearance of her ex-boyfriend, Charlie, who left abrubtly several years earlier. He takes a job at a gar
37.
Newton Boys, The (1998) as Executive Producer
Over the course of five years (1919-1924) the Newton Boys, a group of brothers, were the most successful bank and train robbers in North America, traveling from Texas to Toronto without ever firing a fatal gunshot. Willis Newton is the eldest brother who is determined to improve the fortunes of the
38.
Last Days of Disco, The (1998) as Executive Producer
During the early 1980s as the Disco era comes to an end, a pair of recent Hampshire College grads move to Manhattan and are befriended by a group of Harvard grads.
39.
Ulee's Gold (1997) as Executive Producer
A lonely, widowed beekeeper who is raising his two grandchildren while trying to forget a painful past, falls in love with a divorced nurse.
40.
Men With Guns (1997) as Executive Producer
Humberto Fuentes is a wealthy Mexican doctor whose wife has recently died. Close to retirement, he decides to take a trip to see one of his proteges who is serving in the impoverished mountain villages. Once there, Fuentes finds out from a blind woman that his former student was killed by "the men w
41.
She's The One (1996) as Co-Executive Producer
Revolves around the love lives of two completely different brothers.
42.
Lone Star (1996) as Executive Producer
The sheriff of a sleepy border town investigates his predecessor's murder.
43.
Suburbia (1996) as Executive Producer
Based on the life of Eric Bogosian, a group of teenagers evaluate their lifes after a high school friend returns to their suburban town a famous pop star.
44.
American Buffalo (1996) as Executive Producer
About three pepole who aspire to gain upward mobility, so much so that they decide to rob a store.
45.
Before Sunrise (1995) as Executive Producer
While traveling through Europe on a train, a twentysomething American male meets a young French woman. It's his last day before returning to the US, but the two impulsively agree to spend his few remaining hours together.
46.
Secret of Roan Inish, The (1994) as Executive Producer
A young girl searches for a little brother who she believes has been raised by the half-seal and half-human "selkies." The boy disappeared as an infant when his cradle was swept out to sea as his family evacuated Roan Inish, an island on the West coast of Ireland.
47.
Ballad of Little Jo, The (1993) as Executive Producer
After being cast out by her wealthy Eastern family, a young 19th century woman disguises herself as a man and migrates to a brutal frontier town where she begins to eke out a new existence for herself.
48.
Passion Fish (1992) as Executive Producer
After becoming a paraplegic in an accident, a soap opera star returns to her home in Louisiana. The story focuses on the relationship between the actress and her nurse.
49.
City of Hope (1991) as Executive Producer
A third-generation Italian-American struggles to break free from his father's grasp. Meanwhile, the small New Jersey city he lives in is endangered by patronage and corrupt development plans.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

50.
Session 9 (2001) as Production Attorney (Sloss Law Office)
Danvers State Mental Hospital, closed down for fifteen years, is about to receive five new visitors. Gordon Fleming, the man who owns and operates the Hazmat Elimination Co, badly needs to win a contract to remove asbestos from the hospital. To seal the deal, Gordon unwisely promises that he and his

Misc. Crew (feature film)

51.
We Live in Public (2009)
Examines the effect the web is having on our society, as seen through the eyes of "the greatest Internet pioneer you've never heard of" Josh Harris. Documenting his tumultuous life for more than a decade to create a riveting, cautionary tale of what to expect as the virtual world inevitably takes co
52.
Station Agent, The (2003) as Legal Counsel (Sloss Law Office)
Finbar McBride, a handsome dwarf, just wants to be left alone. When Fin's train-store boss dies and leaves him an abandoned depot in rural New Jersey, he hopes solitude will at last be his. He arrives in town a man who does not want to be bothered. But his life unwittingly intersects with the tracks
53.
Spellbound (2002)
Eight kids of wildly disparate ethnic, class, and regional backgrounds are followed from their individual hometowns to Washington D.C. for the 1999 National Spelling Bee Finals.
54.
Spellbound (2002)
Eight kids of wildly disparate ethnic, class, and regional backgrounds are followed from their individual hometowns to Washington D.C. for the 1999 National Spelling Bee Finals.
55.
Super Troopers (2001)
Thorny, Rabbit, Mac and Foster are passable Vermont State Troopers. Stationed in the boonies on the Canadian border, they spend the bulk of their time playfully toying with speeders and taking impounded sports cars for spins on the open highway. When they're not on the road, they try to stay on the
56.
Super Troopers (2001)
Thorny, Rabbit, Mac and Foster are passable Vermont State Troopers. Stationed in the boonies on the Canadian border, they spend the bulk of their time playfully toying with speeders and taking impounded sports cars for spins on the open highway. When they're not on the road, they try to stay on the
57.
Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back (2001)
Once upon a time in a galaxy very, very close to New Jersey Jay and Silent Bob stumble upon something new called the internet and discover that Miramax is making a movie about their alter-egos, "Bluntman & Chronic." In order to hang onto what tiny crumbs of credibility they have left, the dazed duo
58.
Super Troopers (2001)
Thorny, Rabbit, Mac and Foster are passable Vermont State Troopers. Stationed in the boonies on the Canadian border, they spend the bulk of their time playfully toying with speeders and taking impounded sports cars for spins on the open highway. When they're not on the road, they try to stay on the
59.
Waking Life (2001) as Legal Services Provider (Sloss Law Office)
About a young man's search for the meaning of life.
60.
Safety of Objects, The (2001)
The interwoven stories of four suburban families who are struggling to crawl out from the isolating safety of objects. Once a promising teenaged singer-songwriter, Paul Gold lies in his bedroom in a coma, nursed by his mother, Esther, who in her caregiver role, has unintentionally distanced herself
61.
Dogma (1999) as Legal Services Provider (Sloss Law Office)
Loki and Bartleby are two angels that have been far from angelic. When they are banished from heaven and sent to Wisconsin, they concoct a dangerous plan that involves sneaking into a church rededication ceremony that will grant them the holy latitude to re-enter heaven against God's will -- an act
62.
All I Wanna Do (1998) as Production Legal (Sloss Law Office)
A group of students at an all girls school find out their precious school is about to be merged with an all boys school, they decide to STRIKE!
63.
Faculty, The (1998) as Production Legal Services
A group of students at Herrington High School learn that their teachers' bodies are being overtaken by aliens. Soon six students are the only ones left unaffected and must band together to save the school, and perhaps the world, from this alien invasion. Geeky Casey, princess Delilah, jock Stan, dru
64.
Last Days of Disco, The (1998) as Legal Services
During the early 1980s as the Disco era comes to an end, a pair of recent Hampshire College grads move to Manhattan and are befriended by a group of Harvard grads.
65.
She's The One (1996) as Legal Counsel Member
Revolves around the love lives of two completely different brothers.
66.
Grace of My Heart (1996) as Production Legal Services Provider
A look at a woman struggling to find her own voice in the male-dominated world of music follows the journey of singer/songwriter Denise Waverly through the corridors of the Brill Building during the doo-wop heyday of the late fifties and into Malibu's psychedelic surfer scene of the late sixties. Al
67.
American Buffalo (1996)
About three pepole who aspire to gain upward mobility, so much so that they decide to rob a store.
68.
Electric Urn, The (1996) as Legal Advisor (Sloss Law Office)
A surreal journey through New York's East Village told through the eyes of drifter-poet Jim Monk. As he travels through a world of artists, musicians, drag-queen hookers, showgirls, Pygmalions, and feminist filmmakers, he meets a group of local minstrels and heads down the road to becoming the next
69.
Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern (1995) as Legal Counsel
"Troublesome Creek" tells its story through the eyes of the filmmaker Jeanne Jordan's family. We learn the Jordan's history through the years, much of it filled with the trappings of classic western mythology--good guys and bad guys, showdowns and victories. But the showdowns they face today are not
70.
Brothers McMullen, The (1994) as Legal Services (Sloss Law Office)
When you're a good Irish Catholic, you choose one person to be with for the rest of your life. How can you be sure when you've found the One? Mrs. McMullen found out the hard way--and had to wait until her good-for-nothing husband kicked the bucket before returning to her true love in Ireland. On th
71.
Hoop Dreams (1994) as Legal Assistance
Two black teenagers struggle to become professional basketball players.
72.
Clerks (1993)
The trials and tribulations of a New Jersey convenience store clerk and his best friend, a video store employee.

Special Thanks (feature film)

73.
Blow (2001) as Special Thanks
With the help of a Medellin cartel, a small-town American builds a multi-million dollar drug smuggling operation. About the drug dealer that introduced cocaine to Hollywood.
74.
Roy Cohn/Jack Smith (1994) as Special Thanks
A double portrait of two complex minds, and two completely opposing approaches to gay sexuality.

Misc. Crew (special)

75.
McCourts of New York, The (1999) as Legal Counsel
A sequel to Conor McCourt's documentary "The McCourts of Limerick." Chronicles the lives of brothers Frank, Malachy, Mike and Alphie McCourt after they arrive in New York from the slums of Limerick.

Misc. Crew (special)

76.
Blues, The (2003) as Legal (Slossel Law Office Llp)

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