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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Editing (feature film)

1.
Along Came Polly (2004) as Dialogue Editor
Risk-averse Reuben Feffer, whose best-laid plans for life and love careen wildly off-track when his bride dumps him on their honeymoon for a muscle-bound scuba instructor. Stunned, humiliated and in the grip of acute indigestion, Reuben plans to play it safer than ever. But a chance adventure with an adventure-craving childhood friend named Polly, shoots him into a whirlwind of extreme sports, spicy foods, ferrets, salsa dancing and living in the moment.
2.
Kansas City (1996) as Assistant Editor
In 1934, while the rest of the country was mired in the Depression, Kansas City thrived with gambling, prostitution, and jazz-filled nightclubs flourishing under the rule of city bosses and organized crime. On the eve of the municipal elections, a scrappy telegraph operator, Blondie O'Hara, has kidnapped wealthy Carolyn Stilton, a drug-addicted socialite wife married to an advisor to president Roosevelt. Blondie plans to swap Carolyn for her small-time gangster husband Johnnie who has been taken hostage by big-time gangster and club owner Seldom Seen. Robert Altman's riff on race, class, and power cross-cuts between the two kidnappings and the background of corrupt politics and virtuoso jazz music.

Sound (feature film)

3.
Campaign, The (2012)
When congressman Cam Brady commits a major, public faux pas before an election, two wealthy CEOs see an opportunity to gain influence over their North Carolina district by putting up their own candidate for the job. Their man is Marty Huggins, the naïve director of the local tourism center. At first, Marty is an improbable candidate, but with the help of his backers, a ruthless campaign manager and his family's political connections, he soon becomes a real threat to Cam's reelection.
4.
Battleship (2012)
When scientists discover a planet in a nearby galaxy capable of sustaining life, they attempt to communicate with its inhabitants who respond by paying Earth a visit. When the alien spacecraft crash lands in the Pacific, near the naval station off the coast of Hawaii, a battle for supremacy unfolds on the water.
5.
Bad Teacher (2011)
Elizabeth Halsey is a foulmouthed, ruthless, and inappropriate teacher. She drinks, gets high, and can't wait to marry a meal ticket to get out of her bogus day job. When she's dumped by her fiancé, she sets her sights on a rich, handsome substitute while shrugging off the advances of the school gym teacher. The consequences of her wild and outrageous schemes give her students, coworkers, and even herself an education like no other.
6.
Your Highness (2011)
Throughout history, tales of chivalry have burnished the legends of brave, handsome knights who rescue fair damsels, slay dragons and conquer evil. But behind many a hero is a good-for-nothing younger brother trying just to stay out of the way of those dragons, evil and trouble in general. Thadeous has spent his life watching his perfect older brother Fabious embark upon valiant journeys and win the hearts of his people. Tired of being passed over for adventure, adoration and the throne, he's settled for a life of wizard's weed, hard booze and easy maidens. But when Fabious' bride-to-be, Belladonna, gets kidnapped by the evil wizard Leezar, the king gives his deadbeat son an ultimatum: Man up and help rescue her or get cut off. Half-assedly embarking upon his first quest, Thadeous joins Fabious to trek across the perilous outlands and free the princess. Joined by Isabel--an elusive warrior with a dangerous agenda of her own--the brothers must vanquish horrific creatures and traitorous knights before they can reach Belladonna. If Thadeous can find his inner hero, he can help his brother prevent the destruction of his land.
7.
Dinner for Schmucks (2010)
When he finds out that his work superiors host a dinner celebrating the idiocy of their guests, a rising executive questions it when he's invited, just as he befriends a man who would be the perfect guest.
8.
Repo Men (2010)
In this futuristic action-thriller, humans have extended and improved our lives through highly sophisticated and expensive mechanical organs created by a company called The Union.
9.
Brüno (2009)
Brüno, a gay fashionista, is host of the top-rated late night fashion show in any German-speaking country - apart from Germany. Brüno's mission? To become the biggest Austrian celebrity since Hitler. His strategy? To crisscross the globe in the hopes of finding fame and love.
10.
Hancock (2008)
The relationship between a disaffected superhero and a 12 year-old boy.
11.
Drillbit Taylor (2008)
It all begins on the first day of high school, when a trio of anxious freshmen--chubby Ryan, freakishly skinny Wade and their shrimpy tagalong, Emmit--become the instant target of the school's senior psycho-in-residence, Filkins, the ultimate school bully. As what they were hoping to be the best years of their lives are suddenly turned into a daily living hell, the boys realize they have only one choice--to hire their own personal bodyguard. Enter Drillbit Taylor, not the best but definitely the cheapest of the mercenaries, hit men and bodyguards who answer their online ad. Drillbit is steely, dangerous and skilled in covert black-ops and exotic martial arts. He's also a complete fraud. He bluffs and cajoles the credulous trio through his cockamamie boot camp and, after several hilarious missteps, instills in them new skills and some much needed confidence. But when push comes to shove--and more pushing and more shoving--Drillbit seems to be no match for Filkins' reign of terror. Now it's up to Ryan, Wade and Emmit to transform this down-and-out drifter into the savior he originally promised to be.
12.
Hamlet 2 (2008)
Dana Marschz is a failed actor-turned-high school drama teacher. Shortchanged in the talent department, Dana still harbors ambitions and passions. At work, that is; his personal life, with his dissatisfied wife Brie and their boarder Gary, leaves much to be desired. At Tucson, AZ's West Mesa High School, Dana sees himself as an inspirational teacher. But his adaptations of popular films, as performed by his top students Rand and Epiphany, are not resonating. When his latest--re-creating Erin Brockovich--is dismissed by the 9th grade drama critic and his department is targeted for closure, Dana must reach deep into himself for creativity. After much perspiration, he conceives a sequel to Shakespeare's Hamlet--a musical-theater extravaganza that will disdain both political correctness and dramatic credibility. Rallying and rousing his class, Dana casts a wider net by recruiting transfer students like Ivonne for key roles. With rehearsals underway, objections from school officials and the community are soon raised, but Dana will not be denied his freedom of artistic expression. After all, "to thine own self be true." Dana gets unexpected support from ACLU attorney Cricket Feldstein and his favorite actress, Elisabeth Shue. Above all else, he fervently believes that his opus must be staged, and nothing can break his optimistic spirit.
13.
Nancy Drew (2007)
Nancy Drew, the resourceful teen detective, leaves her friendly hometown of River Heights for the West Coast and enrolls at Hollywood High School. There, her unique personal style immediately sets her apart from her self-absorbed, fast-living peers, especially reigning fashionistas Inga and Trish, w
14.
In the Land of Women (2007)
For as long as he could remember, Carter Webb had been falling in love with women. And for as long as he could remember, he'd been searching for the right one. He found everything he was looking for in Sophia and for a little while he was happy. Unfortunately, it wasn't meant to be. When Carter is d
15.
Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007)
America loves Dewey Cox! But behind the music is the up-and-down-and-up-again story of a musician whose songs would change a nation. On his rock 'n roll spiral, Cox sleeps with 411 women, marries three times, has 22 kids and 14 stepkids, stars in his own '70s TV show, collects friends ranging from E
16.
Open Window (2007)
A couple is shocked out of the predictability of their relationship by an event that challenges them to either love more deeply or lose each other for good.
17.
Curious George (2006)
Ted, a highly enthusiastic guide at the Bloomsberry Museum, gives a tour to a group of schoolchildren and their teacher Maggie, who happens to be Ted's biggest fan. When the museum's owner, Mr. Bloomsberry, tells Ted that his beloved museum will have to be closed because of meager attendance, they d
18.
Little Thing Called Murder, A (2006)
The true story of Sante Kimes, a sociopathic liar, thief and murderer who climbed her way to the top of society by marrying a wealthy man and having his child. After his sudden death, her son Kenny became her pawn and she trained him in the arts of crime including assisting her in multiple murders.
19.
TV Set, The (2006)
Writer Mike Klein has just sold his pilot script "The Wexler Chronicles," a character-driven dramedy inspired by his real-life struggle to cope with his brother's suicide. Lenny is the brash, headstrong president of PDN (whose most trusted advisor is her 14-year-old daughter), and who must approve
20.
Dukes of Hazzard, The (2005)
Hazzard County boasts some of the most axel-busting back roads, hair-raising moonshine, and best-looking farm girls in all of Georgia--and the Duke boys enjoy all three--frequently. The Duke's family business is moonshine, and the boys' Uncle Jesse concocts the tastiest brew in Dixie. More often than not, the boys find themselves on the wrong side of the law as they race to make their deliveries, leading the sheriff's department on some truly wild goose chases in their infamous orange Dodge Charge, the General Lee. After a long day on the job, there's nothing like relaxing with an ice cold beer at Hazzard County's finest drinking establishment, The Boar's Nest, where Daisy waits tables. From time to time, an out-of-towner makes the mistake of getting a little too familiar with the most beautiful girl in Hazzard Country. They quickly find out, the hard way, that Daisy isn't just a pretty face--she kicks ass like a Duke; and with Bo and Luke in the mix, that usually means a good old-fashioned knock-down, drag-out bar brawl. But it's not all moonshine and farm girls these days---when Bo and Luke discover evidence that their neighbors' properties are being unlawfully seized by crooked commissioner Boss Hogg, their only chance to protect their hometown is to put the 'pedal to the medal' in a last-ditch scheme to save Hazzard County.
21.
Crash (2005) as Boom Operator
A Brentwood housewife and her D.A. husband. A Persian store owner. Two police detectives who are also lovers. An African-American television director and his wife. A Mexican locksmith. Two car-jackers. A rookie cop. A middle-aged Korean couple. They all live in Los Angeles. And during the next 36 hours, they will all collide.
22.
Taking Lives (2004) as Sound Editor
A top FBI profiler, Special Agent Illeana Scott doesn't rely on traditional crime-solving techniques to unravel the mysteries of a murderous mind. Her intuitive, unconventional approach often makes the crucial difference between catching a killer and sending a dead-end case to the cold file. When Mo
23.
Friday Night Lights (2004) as Co-supv sd ed
As darkness descends over the flatlands of West Texas, every Friday EVENING, from September through December, a dazzling, disorienting glow, visible on the stark horizon for miles around, ignites the blackened sky. Looming over the landscape, Ratliff Stadium, the country's biggest high school football field, overflows with 20,000 spectators, their voices raised in the trademark chant: "MO-JO! MO-JO! MO-JO!" The crowd's jubilation rises to a fever pitch as the Permian Panthers--Odessa's "boys in black"--take to the field like warriors in an ancient coliseum. Once a week during the fall, this town and its dreams are carried on the padded shoulders of these young gridiron heroes. The exalted players are illuminated beneath the autumnal glare of those Friday night lights; the radiant glare serves as a beacon of hope to the townsfolk of this dusty West Texas town. Since their first season in 1959, the Panthers established themselves as the most successful football program, not only in Texas, but in the entire country. Now, in the last days of summer of 1988, the Permian High School Panthers begin the season with one thing on their minds--winning their fifth straight championship in their thirty-year team history. For their coach, Gary Gaines, it all comes down to his definition of perfection: "Being perfect is about being able to look your friends in the eye and know you didn't let them down. I want you to put each other in your hearts forever--because forever is about to happen. Can you live in that moment as best you can, with clear eyes, with love and joy in your heart? If you can do that, then you're perfect."
24.
In-Laws, The (2003) as Co-Supervising Sound Editor
When prospective fathers-in-law Steve Tobias and Jerry Peyser meet for the first time to celebrate their children's upcoming marriage, the cake hits the fan. Dr. Jerome Peyser is a mild-mannered podiatrist with a well-organized daily routine designed to eliminate all possible sources of stress. Mean
25.
Orange County (2002) as Co-Supervising Sound Editor
High school senior Shaun Brumder finds out one day that there's more to life than surfing and sunning in California's Orange County. A friend's freak surfing accident causes Shaun to seriously reassess his life. As he does so, he finds, buried in the sand, a copy of Marcus Skinner's novel, "Straight Jacket." By the time he's done reading the book, Shaun realizes that his destiny is to become a writer. After hitting the books hard, raising his SAT scores and honing his skills as a writer, Shaun has high hopes of getting into Stanford University and studying with his literary hero. However, his dreams are shattered when he finds out that he has been rejected by the university. A little investigating uncovers a big mistake -- the SAT scores sent to Stanford were not Shaun's but those of the worst student in his high school. Can Shaun convince university officials that he belongs at their school before the application deadline comes to a close in the next 24 hours?
26.
Zoolander (2001)
The international misadventures of fashion model Derek Zoolander, who is hired to stop a secret cartel of political assassins posing as male models. Derek soon discovers the horrifying secret of why no male models live past the age of thirty. While Derek tries to infiltrate the fashion/assassin clique led by the mean-spirited designer Mugatu, he must also contend with Hansel, a dense, on-the-rise male model who threatens to sabotage his mission--as well as his modeling career.
27.
Molly (1999) as 1st Assistant Sound Editor
A man allows his autistic sister to undergo experimental treatment which transforms her into a genius.
28.
Zero Effect (1998) as Foley Editor
Daryl Zero is the self-proclaimed greatest living detective who guards his own privacy with extraordinary zeal. His latest assignment is a blackmail case involving Portland, Oregon businessman Gregory Stark. Zero's emissary, Steve Arlo, is told little about the case other than the extortion has been
29.
My Giant (1998) as Foley Editor (New York Crew)
Sammy Kanin is an agent with a winning personality who is perenially small-time because he can't distinquish a talented individual from a showoff. He finds himself in Romania where a teenage client is working on a film. However, he gets lost and is having trouble finding the set. When he finally reaches the location, the ungrateful star fires him on the spot. Dismayed, Sammy angrily speeds off only to crash into a ditch. When he awakes, he is in a local monastery where the ward is a 7-foot, 7-inch tall guy named Max. Sammy sees a gold mine he can exploit and promptly has Max in America under the guise of seeing Max's long-ago girlfriend, Lillianna, who now lives in New Mexico. Lillianna, however, wants nothing to do with Max, which prompts Sammy to concoct a scheme in order to force a reunion.
30.
Selena (1997) as 1st Assistant Sound Editor
By the age of 23, Selena Quintanilla Perez had seen almost all of her dreams come true. She and her family had risen together to a level of success they had hardly imagined, and their upward climb showed no signs of stopping. Selena, with her blend of natural talent, boundless energy and magnetic charm, was poised to become popular music's next big superstar, until her life was cut short at the hands of a friend she had thought loyal.
31.
Dentist, The (1996)
A dentist catches his wife in an affair with the pool man and takes revenge with the tools of his profession.
32.
Cable Guy, The (1996) as Assistant Sound Editor
It's a time-honored urban ritual: Slip the cable guy fifty bucks and you'll get all the movie channels for free. But when Steven Kovacs moves into a new apartment, his Cable Guy is not like the others. He doesn't want your fifty bucks; all he wants is a friend... and he won't take no for an answer. Steven is about to learn that there's no such thing as free cable.
33.
Ghosts of Mississippi (1996) as 1st Assistant Sound Editor
Shortly after midnight on June 12, 1963, an assassin's bullet ended the life of civil rights activist Medgar Evers, the first field secretary for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in the state of Mississippi. His killer was white supremacist Byron De La Beckwith, who was released after two trials in 1963 ended in hung juries. Nearly thirty-one years would pass before justice would make its peace with Medgar Evers. After he is assigned to reopen the case, Assistant District Attorney Bobby DeLaughter enlists the aid of investigators Charlie Crisco and Benny Bennett in uncovering evidence once thought impossible to reclaim. Throughout a journey filled with self-doubt and public criticism, he pursues not only justice for Medgar and Myrlie, his victimized widow, but also proof that Mississippi can change for the better as well.
34.
American President, The (1995) as 1st Assistant Sound Editor
How does the widowed leader of the free world balance his many obligations to his country with the ordinary demands and everyday rites of courtship? When President Andrew Shepherd, quite unexpectedly, falls in love with Sydney Wade, an environmental lobbyist, he must overcome obstacles not faced by average citizens; he must worry that the public's right to know will collide with the desire for personal privacy. He must contend with approval ratings, an inquiring press and an aggressive political opponent just to go on a date. The President's advisors, chief of staff, domestic policy advisor, White House pollster and press secretary help him get through his busy schedule, deal with demands of congress and quell any global predicaments. But political crises are different than personal ones and somehow the American President alone must find a way to balance his love for his country with his love for an incredible woman.
35.
French Kiss (1995) as Assistant Sound Editor
When her fiance falls in love with a beautiful French woman in Paris, Kate follows him to the City of Light to win him back. But she gets more than she bargained for after meeting a sexy, mysterious Frenchman named Luc. Together, Kate and Luc embark on an adventure which takes them across France...

Production Companies (feature film)

36.
The Mambo Kings (1992) as Cableman
Two Cuban brothers fight small-time crooks to make their Latin band a hit.
37.
Big Easy, The (1986) as Cable Operator

Film Production - Main (feature film)

38.
Think Like a Man Too (2014)
The night before their wedding, a bride and groom experience ups and downs during their respective bachelorette/bachelor party.
39.
Flicka (2006)
16-year-old Katy McLaughlin dreams of fulfilling her family legacy by working on her father's ranch in modern-day Wyoming. But Katy's father wants more for her, insisting that Katy go to college. Katy finds a wild mustang, which she names Flicka, and sets out to make her a riding horse. But Flicka a
40.
Minority Report (2002)
An enforcer who catches people before they can commit crimes is framed for murder.
41.
Crossroads (2002) as Boom Operator
The story of three childhood friends, Lucy, Kit and Mimi, who, after eight years apart, rediscover their friendship on a cross-country trip. With barely a plan, practically no money, but plenty of dreams, the girls catch a lift with Mimi's handsome, mysterious friend Ben in his '73 Buick convertible
42.
Windtalkers (2002)
On December 8, 1941, the United States declared war on Japan. For the next several years, U.S. forces were fully engaged in battle throughout the Pacific, taking over islands one by one in a slow progression towards mainland Japan. During this brutal campaign, the Japanese were continually able to break coded military transmissions, dramatically slowing U.S. progress. In 1942, several hundred Navajo Americans were recruited as Marines and trained to use their language as code. Marine Joe Enders is assigned to protect Ben Yahzee - a Navajo code talker, the Marines' new secret weapon. Enders' orders are to protect his code talker, but if Yahzee should fall into enemy hands, he's to "protect the code at all costs." Against the backdrop of the horrific Battle of Saipan, when capture is imminent, Enders is forced to make a decision: if he can't protect his fellow Marine, can he bring himself to kill him to protect the code?
43.
Out of Towners, The (1999) as Boom Operator
Nancy and Henry, a couple from Ohio, head to New York City for a job opportunity and encouter numerous obstacles and disasters that threaten not only their sanity but also their lifeless marriage.
44.
French Kiss (1995) as Boom Operator
When her fiance falls in love with a beautiful French woman in Paris, Kate follows him to the City of Light to win him back. But she gets more than she bargained for after meeting a sexy, mysterious Frenchman named Luc. Together, Kate and Luc embark on an adventure which takes them across France...
45.
Wyatt Earp (1994) as Boom Operator
Thirty five years in the life and loves of the legendary gunman.
46.
Amos & Andrew (1993) as Boom Operator
A well-to-do blackman moves into a white neighborhood, only to be harasssed and accused of prowling.
47.
Passed Away (1992) as Boom Operator
A family is brought together at an Irish wake, where the eldest son of the deceased falls for who he thinks is his dead father's mistress.
48.
The Player (1992) as Boom Operator
A rising producer tries to cover up the accidental killing of a screenwriter who was stalking him.
49.
Citizen Cohn (1992)
Based on the life of Roy Cohn, the controversial lawyer and former assistant to Senator Joseph McCarthy.
50.
Liebestraum (1991) as Boom Operator
A man returns to his hometown and a series of dark secrets are revealed.
51.
Flashback (1990) as Boom Operator
All Agent John Buckner has to do is escort wanted radical Huey Walker back to jail. But all bets are off after Walker dopes Buckner and switches places with the FBI man.
52.
The Mighty Quinn (1989) as Boom Operator
A Caribbean police officer must decide if a childhood friend is a crook or an innocent victim.
53.
Stars & Bars (1988) as Boom Operator
An englishman is sent to America to buy a Renoir, but befreinds a group of hicks.
54.
Things Change (1988) as Boom Operator
A fable about a shoeshine man who is pressured into taking the rap for a murder he did not commit. Prior to going off to prison he is befriended by a member of the mafia and taken on a last fling in Las Vegas.
55.
La Bamba (1987) as Boom Operator
Singer Richie Valens fights family problems and bigotry to become a recording star.
56.
Getting Even (1986) as Boom Operator

Sound (special)

57.
Without a Pass (1992) as Supervising Sound Editor
A jazz saxophonist returns to the United States after 25 years of self-imposed exile in Europe, only to encounter the same racism that he tried to escape.

Special Thanks (special)

58.
Without a Pass (1992) as Special Thanks
A jazz saxophonist returns to the United States after 25 years of self-imposed exile in Europe, only to encounter the same racism that he tried to escape.

Sound (TV Mini-Series)

59.
My Uncle Berns (2004) as Sound
Documentary about 89 year old Bernhardt Crystal, Uncle to actor/comedian Billy Crystal.

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