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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Producer (feature film)

1.
Reach the Rock (1998) as Associate Producer
Robin is a young man with a penchant for trouble-making, and it lands him in the local jail. His small town is so small however, that there are only two cops and not too much security. One of the cops has always had a grudge against him, blaming Robin for the death in a swimming accident of his neph
2.
Love Jones (1997) as Associate Producer
In downtown Chicago, a struggling female photographer and a struggling writer meet at a poetry reading. Then the woman's former boyfriend returns to the scene.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

3.
Big Mommas: Like Father, Like Son (2011)
After witnessing a murder, FBI agent Malcolm Turner and his stepson go deep undercover at an all-girl performing arts school. Now Malcolm must catch the bad guys while fending off the amorous advances of the school's goofball janitor.
4.
Yogi Bear (2010)
Jellystone Park has been losing business, so Mayor Brown has decided to shut it down and sell the land. Faced with the loss of their home, Yogi Bear and Boo Boo join forces with Ranger Smith to find a way to save the park from closing forever.
5.
Dear John (2010)
Destiny brings a young soldier, John Tyree, and an idealistic college student, Savannah Curtis, together. When war tears them apart, will their endless stream of love letters be enough to keep them united?
6.
Final Destination, The (2009)
On what should have been a fun-filled day at the races, Nick O'Bannon has a horrific premonition in which a bizarre sequence of events causes multiple race cars to crash, sending flaming debris into the stands, brutally killing his friends and causing the upper deck of the stands to collapse on him.
7.
Asylum (2008)
A group of college freshmen learn that their dorm was once a notorious asylum, and, in their curiosity to discover its secrets, they fall into a madman's trap.
8.
Sydney White (2007)
Gorgeous freshman Sydney White has come to Southern Atlantic University to pledge her late mom's once-dignified sorority. But while surviving the pledging process wrought by evil campus witch Rachel, Syd finds out this version of sisterhood isn't remotely what it's cracked up to be. Banished to a co
9.
Walker Payne (2006)
In 1957, a charming seducer and underachiever in a small town is forced to make heartbreaking decisions to save his two daughters.
10.
Ice Harvest, The (2005)
In icebound Wichita, Kansas, it's Christmas Eve, and this year Charlie Arglist just might have something to celebrate. Charlie, an attorney for the sleazy businesses of Wichita, and his unsavory associate, the steely Vic Cavanaugh have just successfully embezzled $2 million from Kansas City boss Bill Guerrard. But the real prize for Charlie is the stunning Renata, who runs the Sweet Cage strip club. Charlie hopes to slip out of town with Renata. But as daylight fades and an ice storm whirls, everyone from Charlie's drinking buddy Pete Van Heuten to the local police begin to wonder just what exactly is in Charlie's Christmas stocking--and the 12 hours of Christmas Eve are filled with surprises.
11.
Wicker Park (2004) as First Assistant Director (Chicago Unit)
From the moment Matthew sees Lisa, nothing else matters. She walks past the window of the shop where he works in the Wicker Park section of Chicago, and he's immediately captivated; he follows her, they meet, and soon they fall deeply in love. Everything about their relationship seems perfect--until
12.
Sleepover (2004) as First Assistant Director
Julie has invited her best friends--Hannah, Farrah, and Yancy--to come celebrate the last day of junior high, but what begins as just another sleepover turns into the adventure of their lives. Eager to cast off their less-than-cool reputations, the friends agree to a challenge from the "popular girl
13.
Company, The (2003) as Assistant Director
A tale centering on the Chicago ballet company--the difficult daily work, the intense pressures of performance, the richly textured behaviors of the dancers--whose professional and personal lives grow impossibly close.
14.
Normal (2003)
A husband and father of two announces to his family his plans to have a sex change, an event that will change all their lives forever.
15.
Barbershop (2002) as First Assistant Director
An ensemble comedy about a day in the life of a barbershop on the south side of Chicago. It's Calvin's shop, and he inherited the struggling business from his father, but with bills to pay and a baby on the way, he sees the shop as a burden and a waste of time. After selling the shop to a local loan shark, Calvin slowly begins to see his father's vision and legacy and struggles with the notion that he just sold it out. Calvin's barbershop is filled with an eclectic and comedic cast of folk who share their stories, jokes, trials and tribulations. In the shop we find Eddie, an old barber with a big mouth, strong opinions and no customers. Jimmy is a highly educated barber with a superiority complex who can't stand Isaac, the new, white barber who just wants a shot at cutting some hair. Ricky is an ex-con with two strikes against him and is desperately trying to stay straight. Terri is a hard-edged woman who can't seem to leave her two-timing boyfriend. And lastly there's Dinka, a fellow barber who is madly in love with Terri but doesn't get the time of day.
16.
Novocaine (2001) as 1st Assistant Director
A dentist finds himself charged with a murder.
17.
Reach the Rock (1998) as 1st Assistant Director
Robin is a young man with a penchant for trouble-making, and it lands him in the local jail. His small town is so small however, that there are only two cops and not too much security. One of the cops has always had a grudge against him, blaming Robin for the death in a swimming accident of his neph
18.
Love Jones (1997) as 1st Assistant Director
In downtown Chicago, a struggling female photographer and a struggling writer meet at a poetry reading. Then the woman's former boyfriend returns to the scene.
19.
Baby's Day Out (1994) as 1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)
Three Criminals have trouble holding onto a baby they have kidnapped.
20.
Miracle on 34th Street (1994) as 1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)
A six-year-old has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle... Santa Claus. The arrival of one Kris Kringle, a department store Santa who believes he's the genuine article, turns the skeptical child's world upside down.
21.
Dennis The Menace (1993) as 1st Assistant Director (2nd Unit)
Live-action film version of the comic strip, created in the early 1950s, about a young boy and his unusual view of the world.
22.
Home Alone 2: Lost in New York (1992) as 1st Assistant Director
A young boy boards the wrong flight and ends up in New York alone.
23.
Cold Justice (1992) as Assistant Director
An English priest arrives in a rough neighborhood in Chicago and ingratiates himself to the local community.
24.
Curly Sue (1991) as 1st Assistant Director
A precocious 9-year-old girl and her street-wise male guardian charm their way into the life of a wealthy woman attorney.
25.
Home Alone (1990) as 2nd Assistant Director
A young boy learns to fend for himself after his family accidentally leaves him at home while they go off on their vacation in France for Christmas.
26.
Heartbreak Hotel (1988) as 2nd Assistant Director
A boy kidnaps Elvis Presley and brings him home to his mother.
27.
Switching Channels (1988) as 1st Assistant Director (Chicago)
A TV news producer tries to stop his ex-wife from marrying a sporting goods manufacturer, by tempting her with a big story.
28.
She's Having A Baby (1988) as 2nd Assistant Director
The trials and tribulations of a couple awaiting the arrival of their firstborn.
29.
Child's Play (1988) as 1st Assistant 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit)
Police shoot and kill a convicted strangler after cornering him in a toy store. As the man is dying, he transfers his soul into a doll.
30.
Planes, Trains and Automobiles (1987) as Assistant Director (Chicago)
Two days before Thanksgiving, marketing consultant Neal Page races to catch a plane home to Chicago, only to find that his flight has been delayed. Hours later, he boards the plane and ends up next to obnoxious salesman, Del Griffith. When the flight is detoured to Wichita, the mismatched pair are forced to find their own way to Chicago-by any means necessary.
31.
Light Of Day (1987) as 2nd Assistant Director
32.
Ferris Bueller's Day Off (1986) as 1st Assistant 2nd Unit Director (2nd Unit) (Chicago)
A perpetual truant joins his friends for a day of adventure and self-discovery.
33.
Naked Face, The (1985) as Assistant Director
Dr. Judd Stevens is a mild-mannered Chicago psychiatrist. After one of his patients borrows a jacket from the doctor, the man is murdered. Then Stevens' secretary is killed. The police are at a loss to solve the crimes, but Lieutenant McGreavy is ready to pin the murders on Stevens. McGreavy's zeal
34.
Breakfast Club, The (1985) as 2nd Assistant Director
A diverse group of high schoolers forced to spend detention on a Saturday in the library. Forced to make the best of their circumstances, they learn to understand each other and discover that in spite of their initial differences, they actually share many common feelings and problems.
35.
Lost Honor Of Kathryn Beck, The (1984)
The 1977 German film, "The Lost Honor of Katharina Blum," was the basis of veteran television writer Loring Mandel's Americanization of the Heinrich Boll novel. Executive producer Marlo Thomas deglamorized herself to star as an innocent shopkeeper whose life is shattered when she finds herself hound
36.
Sixteen Candles (1984) as 2nd Assistant Director
A teenage girl's birthday is complicated by her sister's marriage, a school dance and her crush on a rich student.
37.
Windy City (1984) as 2nd Assistant Director
38.
Listen to Your Heart (1983)
Kate Jackson and Tim Matheson try to maintain a relationship while working together for the same publishing company where she has taken a job as an art director after bailing out of a six-year romance with someone else, and he is an upwardly mobile editor. Filmed on location in Chicago, it initially

Assistant Direction (special)

39.
Knight Rider (2008)
In a contemporary extension of the 1980's series, a secret organization enlists Michael Knight's son to fight evil with the help of a new version of the talking super-car, KITT, and its inventor's comely college professor daughter.

Film Production - Main (special)

40.
Matter of Principle, A (1984) as Production Manager
Flagg Purdy, a stubborn, principled man who does not believe in celebrating Christmas as a holiday, must cope with the attempt by his daughter's fiance to introduce Christmas to the Purdy household for the first time.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

41.
Joe and Max (2002) as 1st Assistant Director

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