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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
Best in Show (2000) as 1st asst dir, Los Angeles crew
Eccentric contestants prepare to compete in a national dog show.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

2.
Gridiron Gang (2006)
Juvenile detention camp probation officer Sean Porter, along with another officer, Malcolm Moore, turns a group of hardcore teenage felons into a high school football team in four weeks. Confronted with gang rivalries and bitter hatred between his teammates, Porter teaches some hard lessons--and learns a few himself--as the kids gain a sense of self-respect and responsibility. In a world where 75 percent of these juvenile inmates return to prison or meet with violent ends on the streets, Porter and Moore face seemingly insurmountable barriers. No one wants to compete against convicted criminals, but through relentless pursuit and a jolt of inspiration, Porter and his team fight their way to redemption and a second chance.
3.
Detox (2002) as 1st Assistant Director
A disgraced FBI agent with a drinking problem joins nine other troubled law enforcement officers at an isolated detox clinic in the wilds of Wyoming. But the therapeutic sanctuary becomes a nightmarish hellhole when a major snowstorm cuts off the clinic from the outside world and enables a killer on
4.
Amy and Isabelle (2001)
Television movie based on Elizabeth Strout's novel about the tensions and longings that exist in the lives of ordinary people. Amy is a shy 15-year-old girl who lives with her single mother, Isabelle, a secretary at the local mill. Apart from Isabelle's secret love for her married boss, Avery Clark,
5.
Night at the Roxbury, A (1998) as 1st Assistant Director
It may have taken the Bubati Brothers seven years to graduate high school, but by now they've realized there's more to life than working in their father's silk plant store. Their goal is to get into L.A.'s #1 night spot--the elegant Roxbury Club--and become movers and shakers in today's happening nightclub scene. Steve and Doug are determined to prove that for the first time in their lives, they are really worth something. They set out to prove their manhood by going through the ultimate rite of passage, getting past the ropes and into the A-club--the Roxbury. Maybe this chance will lead to Steve and Doug someday, even, being able to run a club of their own. But their not on the Roxbury guest list, so they're stuck on the sidewalk until fate shines on them.
6.
Heaven's Prisoners (1996) as 1st Assistant Director
Ex-New Orleans cop Dave Robicheaux is turning his back on the Big Easy. With the support of his loving wife Annie, he's stopped drinking, and retreated to the beauty and serenity of the Louisiana bayou country. However Robicheaux's world is turned upside down when a planeload of illegal immigrants crashes into the nearby Gulf. He risks his life to save a little Salvadoran girl, whom he and Annie adopt. She is the child they never had, and the family quickly bonds. But the precarious balance of Robicheaux's life is suddenly threatened when he attempts to clear up the mystery surrounding the crash. Each query draws him further down a road of deceit, and ultimately leads him to the doorstep of old high school friend Bubba Rocque and his alluring Cajun wife Claudette. With only his longtime friend Robin to help him, Robicheaux's mettle is tested. In the face of personal tragedy, he seeks salvation in a bottle of booze while planning retribution against those who have shattered his life.
7.
Primal Fear (1996) as 1st Assistant Director
A defense lawyer volunteers his services to a teenager--with multiple personality disorder--charged with the murder of a Chicago archbishop. Complicating the matter is that the archbishop may have molested young parishioners.
8.
Surf Ninjas (1993) as 1st Assistant Director
Two guys from California discover they are the royalty of a remote clan residing on a tropical island. Upon arriving to receive their crowns, they are caught up in an attack on their new found subjects.
9.
Beethoven's 2nd (1993) as 1st Assistant Director
Beethoven (the dog) meets a female dog and has a litter of puppies. However trouble arises when the mother of the puppies is kidnapped and the pups are threatened as well.
10.
Mr. Jones (1993) as 1st Assistant Director
A charismatic manic depressive falls in love with his therapist.
11.
Life With Mikey (1993) as 1st Assistant Director
When an unsuccessful talent agent discovers a charismatic twelve year-old street urchin and lands her a lucrative commercial career, they develop a love/hate relationship.
12.
A River Runs Through It (1992) as 1st Assistant Director
A preacher's sons, one serious, one wild, look out for each other while growing up in rural Montana.
13.
Doc Hollywood (1991) as 1st Assistant Director
A Beverly Hills plastic surgeon gets a taste of small-town medicine in the hilarious and heartwarming "Doc Hollywood" (1991). When Dr. Benjamin Stone crashes his vintage Porsche in tiny Brady, he's sentenced to work at a local hospital to make amends. While he's there he learns a little bit about hu
14.
Internal Affairs (1990) as 1st Assistant Director
Dennis Peck, a Los Angeles cop, knows his way around the law. He can launder money, run a scam, and fix a bad rap. He can even, for the right price, arrange a murder. But Raymond Avila, an Internal Affairs investigator assigned to investigate Peck, is determined to bring him to justice. However, Peck isn't going down without a fight. The slick, cold-blooded manipulator intends to take Avila's career, his marriage, even his sanity with him
15.
Chattahoochee (1989) as 1st Assistant Director
True story of a man who was insitutionalized after being perceived as mentally disturbed.
16.
The Mighty Quinn (1989) as 1st Assistant Director
A Caribbean police officer must decide if a childhood friend is a crook or an innocent victim.
17.
Earth Girls Are Easy (1988) as 1st Assistant Director
Aliens meet Valley girls.

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