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Director (feature film)

1.
The Squid and the Whale (2005) as 1st asst dir
Park Slope, Brooklyn, 1986. When Walt Berkman, an impressionable 16-year-old, passes off the Pink Floyd song "Hey You" as his original work and performs it at a high school talent show, he's perfectly content with his rationale. "I felt I could have written it so the fact that it was already written

Writer (feature film)

2.
The Doctor Says (1967) as Screenwriter
3.
The Search (1948) as Collaborator on scr
An American soldier in post-war Europe becomes attached to a homeless child.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

4.
Tracers (2015)
5.
All Good Things (2010)
Inspired by the most notorious missing person's case in New York history, and set against the backdrop of a real estate dynasty in the 1980s, Robert Durst, scion of the wealthy Durst family, was suspected but never tried for killing his wife Kathie who disappeared in 1982 and was never found.
6.
Tenderness (2009)
Eric Komenko is a charming, attractive high school student with devout, domineering parents. Following an angry outburst from his mother upon her discovery of his promiscuity, Eric maliciously and violently murders both his mother and father. Years later, Lori Cranston, an attractive and audacious y
7.
Day the Earth Stood Still, The (2008)
Renowned scientist Dr. Helen Benson finds herself face to face with an alien called Klaatu, who travels across the universe to warn of an impending global crisis. When forces beyond Helen's control treat the extraterrestrial as a hostile and deny his request to address the world's leaders, she and h
8.
El cantante (2007)
The dramatic-biography of Puerto Rican salsa pioneer Hector Lavoe, one of the biggest Spanish-language singers in the 1970s. The tale follows Lavoe's passionate relationship with his love Puchi, and his skyrocket to international fame. But even when he has it all, Lavoe is unable to escape the allur
9.
Hoax, The (2006)
In 1971, Clifford Irving, an ambitious yet struggling writer who's been looking for that one big story for so long, brazenly decides to make one up. At first the idea is just a savvy artistic prank, but if that's what the world wants, Irving believes he can take it further. Shrouding himself in a cl
10.
Carlito's Way Rise To Power (2005)
Seduced by the power of the brutal New York underworld, Carlos Brigante enters a deadly circle of greed and retribution. Assisted by his two brothers-in-crime, Carlito is on the fast track to becoming Spanish Harlem''s ultimate kingpin. He quickly learns, however, that the only way to survive at the top is through loyalty to his friends and respect for the rules of the street.
11.
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.
12.
Neil Simon's The Goodbye Girl (2004)
A contemporary version of the romantic comedy by Neil Simon based on the 1977 feature of the same name. Paula is a divorced mother, and ex-Broadway dancer, who learns that her lover has left her only when aspiring actor Elliot arrives to sublet the apartment in the middle of the night. Their uneasy
13.
Eloise at Christmastime (2004)
Holiday tale based on Kay Thompson's classic character six year old mischievous Eloise who lives in the Plaza Hotel in New York City with her nanny and various pets.
14.
Bad Apple (2004)
FBI agent Mike Tozzi has been tracking the notorious mobster Tony Bells in an undercover sting, but when agent Cuthbert Gibbons tries to warn Tozzi about the battered fate of the last undercover agent who cozied up to him, he ends up blowing Tozzi's cover and effectively creates a day of havoc for T
15.
Secret Window, The (2004)
Though he knows he should be at his computer writing another book, or at least walking his dog along the sparkling lake outside his dingy cabin, successful author Mort Rainey is sleeping on his favorite sofa for up to 16 hours a day. He is in the midst of a painful divorce and everything about the b
16.
Eloise at the Plaza (2003)
Based on Kay Thompson's classic character, this is the story of Eloise, a mischievous six-year-old who lives in New York City's Plaza Hotel with her nanny and various pets.
17.
Monday Night Mayhem (2002)
A behind-the-scenes look at the 1970 launch and the impact of ABC's "Monday Night Football" and the colorful personalties that made it an institution. What had formerly been just a football game was elevated to the level of a national event, and virtually overnight, sports became entertainment and s
18.
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.
19.
Yards, The (1999)
After being imprisoned for a crime he didn't commit, Leo Handler just wants to get his life back on track, so he heads home to take a job in the New York City subway yards, where his highly connected Uncle Frank now runs the show. He meets up with his old childhood friend, Willie Guitierrez, his cou
20.
Hurly Burly (1998)
Eddie, Mickey and Phil share a house in Hollywood: Eddie and Mickey are more or less successful casting agents, Phil an out of work actor who has been kicked out by his wife. It is not only Phil who is emotionally unstable though -- Eddie is drugged out and borderline violent, while Mickey is manipu
21.
Price Above Rubies, A (1998) as 1st Assistant Director
Sonia, both attractive and self-determined, supresses her wandering soul under a gentle marriage to the promising young scholar Mendel and their infant son. Upon Mendel's appointment to a prestigious Yeshiva, the young family is folded into Brooklyn's Hasidic community. Sonia moves uncomfortably wit
22.
Since You've Been Gone (1998)
The Class of '87 gathers in a hotel ballroom for their 10th anniversary reunion. The Class includes: Rob, the Class President and a jerk; Maria, elegant and unpretentious; Kevin, a pediatrician forced to relive an old schoolyard fight; Molly, Kevin's long-suffering wife; Zane, a successful songwrite
23.
Myth of Fingerprints, The (1997) as Assistant Director
Four adult children return for Thanksgiving to their New England home--and their parents--after a three-year absence. Throughout the weekend, the children and their parents realize what they must give up in order to move on with their lives.
24.
Side Streets (1997)
An urban comedy anthology that takes place over a 24 hour period on the hottest day of the year, with interconnecting stories from each of the five boroughs of New York City. In Queens, Romanian butcher's apprentice Josif dreams of a house in the suburbs for himself and his wife. In the Bronx Puerto
25.
Bullet (1996) as 2nd Assistant Director
A tough, Jewish ex-con just released from prison crosses a powerful drug dealer and former prison rival in his return to a life of crime.
26.
Trees Lounge (1996) as 1st Assistant Director
Tommy Basilio wanted to make something of his life. That was about ten years ago. Instead, he has spent the past decade as an auto mechanic, ricocheting from one bizarre misadventure to another in his dead-end hometown on Long Island, unable to repair his car or his life. His only solace is that eve
27.
Flirting With Disaster (1996)
Mel Coplin is on a mission. Though he loves his beautiful wife, Nancy, and their new baby son, he feels his life is incomplete. What''s missing is knowing the two people who brought him into this world--his biological parents. Enter Tina Kalb, a psychologist from the agency where Mel was adopted. Tina is a former dancer with the legs to prove it. Her intent: to reunite Mel with his parents while videotaping the experience for her own research. The problem is, Tina seems interested in more than just the research. Meanwhile, Mel''s adoptive parents are worried. Why isn''t their son satisfied with the mother and father who raised him? What, exactly is he looking for, and will he make it home in time for Dad''s 60th birthday? To answer these questions, Mel, Nancy, Tina and the baby set out on a cross-country trek that brings them more surprises than they bargained for.
28.
Mercy (1995) as 1st Assistant Director
Frank Kramer is a high-society lawyer whose world is turned upside down when his young daughter Nicole is kidnapped. Unbeknownst to Kramer, the abductor is Ruby, daughter of the family housekeeper and Nicole's best friend. Over the course of one painfully frigid New York winter night, Ruby and her a

Film Production - Main (feature film)

29.
Jerky Boys, The (1995)
Two unemployed construction workers make prank calls to any prospective employers who were rude to them.
30.
Household Saints (1993) as Production Assistant
A comic fable about a man whose victory in a pinochle game gains him a wife.

Assistant Direction (special)

31.
Voices of the Future: Listen (2000)
Metropolitan New York City area teens offer their opinions on social topics and the future.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

32.
Body Count (1998)

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

33.
Hamlet (2000)

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