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Producer (feature film)

Starlet (2012)
An unlikely friendship develops between 21-year-old Jane and 85-year-old Sadie, two women whose worlds collide in California's San Fernando Valley. Jane spends her time getting high with her dysfunctional roommates, Melissa and Mikey, while taking care of her chihuahua, Starlet. Sadie, an elderly wi
Collaborator (2011)
Playwright Robert must grapple with the fact that his career is in steep decline -- his last production was canceled after only a two-week run. To further complicate things, he is unable to decide what to do about an old love affair. It is his neighbor Gus who finally sheds some light on various iss
Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)
After escaping from a dangerous cult and the watchful eye of its charismatic leader, a young woman named Martha tries to reclaim a normal life with her family. But the haunting memories from Martha's past trigger a chilling paranoia - and nowhere seems safe as the fragile line between her reality an
Super (2011)
When loser Frank sees his ex-addict wife willingly snatched by a seductive drug dealer, he finds himself bereft and wholly unable to cope. But soon he decides to fight back under the guise of a DIY superhero called Crimson Bolt. With a hand-made suit, a wrench, and a crazed sidekick named Boltie th
Adventureland (2009)
Welcome to Adventureland, where the worst job imaginable is about to inadvertently turn into the summer that changes everything. Adventureland, a self-professedly "funtastic" Pennsylvania amusement park, appears to be the bane of recent college graduate's James Brennan's existence. He previously ha
Goodbye Solo (2008)
On the lonely roads of Winston-Salem, North Carolina, two men forge an improbable friendship that will change both of their lives forever. Solo is a Senegalese cab driver working to provide a better life for his young family. William is a tough Southern good ol' boy with a lifetime of regrets. One m
American Loser (2007)
Money can't buy love, and Jeff admittedly needs some help in that department. A walking mess from the Upper East Side of Manhattan, he needs someone to help him get it together. Enter Lynn - a hot, blonde gold-digger who has many reasons to give him the push he needs.
Ex, The (2007)
Tom Reilly and his wife Sofia are in for some major changes now that they have a newborn. As a lawyer, Sofia has always provided a comfortable living while Tom has contributed love, support and the occasional paycheck. When Sofia decides to be a stay-at-home mom all that changes. Tom moves the fam
Savages, The (2007)
The last thing the two Savage siblings ever wanted to do was look back at their difficult family history. Having wriggled their way out from beneath their father's domineering thumb, they are now firmly cocooned in their own complicated lives. Wendy is a struggling East Village playwright, AKA a tem
Towelhead (2007)
When Jasira, a 13-year-old Arab-American girl, is exiled by her mother to live with her strict Lebanese father in Houston, she quickly learns that her new neighbors find her and her father odd and exotic. Worse, her budding womanhood makes her traditional and hot-tempered father uncomfortable. Lonel
Friends With Money (2006)
As four women who have been friends all of their adult lives settle into early middle age, their friendship is increasingly challenged by the ever-growing disparity in their individual degrees of financial comfort. The three friends with money, Frannie, Jane and Christine, share a concern for Olivia
Hawk is Dying, The (2006)
George Gattling is a man out of place in the world and out of place in his own skin. An auto-upholsterer by trade, he lives with his divorced sister Precious, and her 20 year-old autistic son, Fred. He's also the unwitting case study of a "life-gone-wrong" for Betty, a young psychology student who w
Fay Grim (2006)
Fay Grim, a single Mom from Woodside, Queens, is afraid her 14 year old son, Ned, will grow up to be like his father, Henry, who has been missing for seven years. Fay's brother Simon is serving ten years in prison for aiding in Henry's escape from the law. In the quiet of his cell, Simon has had ti
Devil and Daniel Johnston, The (2005)
Portrait of a manic-depressive genius singer, songwriter and artist, Daniel Johnston. As a reclusive teenager, Johnston began showing signs of unusual artistic ability. He religiously recorded his thoughts and stories onto cassette tapes, directed intuitive Super-8 films starring his siblings, and c
Dirty Shame, A (2004) as Producer
Lust is in the air on Harford Road and Sylvia Stickles, a grumpy, repressed middle-aged Baltimorean, doesn't like it. Though Sylvia's handsome husband Vaughn still has marital urges, his wife could not be less interested -- she has more important things to do. Not only does Sylvia run the family's P
Door in the Floor, The (2004) as Producer
Set in the beach community of East Hampton, New York, one pivotal summer in the lives of famous children''s books author Ted Cole and his beautiful wife Marion is chronicled. Their once-great marriage has been strained by tragedy. The Coles lovingly parent their surviving child, bright 4-year-old Ruth, who takes everything in stride as perhaps only a child can. But Marion''s equation of love with loss, coupled with Ted''s infidelities, points towards a much-needed change in the relationship. That may come in the form of Eddie O''Hare, the young man Ted hires to work as his summer assistant--and, Ted hopes, the catalyst to invigorate the Coles'' bond of marriage. Eddie idolizes Ted, but Ted''s erratic work habits soon leave Eddie to his own devices. Marion becomes an object of desire for Eddie, rekindling in her some surprising emotions as a mother and as a woman. To Eddie''s surprise and delight, his yearning is potently reciprocated. As he becomes passionately entwined with the seemingly fragile yet increasingly bold Marion, Eddie comes to realize that, similarly, Ted''s surface fecklessness hides something deeper within. As the summer draws to a close, Marion and Ted must make difficult decisions about the future of their family.
21 Grams (2003) as Executive Producer
College professor Paul Rivers and his wife Mary find their union precariously balanced between life and death. He is mortally ill and awaiting a heart transplant, while she hopes to become pregnant with his child through artificial insemination. Cristina Peck, having matured since her reckless past,
American Splendor (2003) as Producer
Harvey Pekar is file clerk at the local VA hospital. His interactions with his co-workers offer some relief from the monotony, and their discussions encompass everything from music to the decline of American culture to new flavors of jellybeans and life itself. At home, Harvey fills his days with re
Laramie Project, The (2002) as Executive Producer
An adaptation of the play by Moises Kaufman and members of the Tectonic Theater Project about the brutal 1998 murder of gay college student Matthew Shepard in Laramie, Wyoming. The story focuses on the reactions of local citizens in the aftermath of the murder as they are interviewed by the members
Lovely & Amazing (2001) as Producer
Jane Marks is the matriarch of a confused trio of daughters -- a heady brew of vanity, insecurity and humor -- that seem to have nothing in common. Former homecoming queen Michelle, the eldest daughter, is in a loveless marriage with a spouse who does not appreciate her decidedly obscure artistic en
Human Nature (2001) as Producer
Lila, a young woman with a severe hormonal condition, is forced to hide her malady and eventually leave society for the solitude she finds in nature. While in the forest she writes novels that become wildly successful. Once famous, she returns to society and starts looking for a man. With the help o
In the Bedroom (2001) as Executive Producer
Matt Fowler is a doctor practicing in his native Maine and is married to New York born Ruth Fowler, a choral music teacher. Their only child, Frank, home from school for the summer, is working as a part-time lobsterman to earn money for graduate school in the fall. He is involved in a love affair wi
Storytelling (2001) as Producer
Two stories set in two eras against the comical terrain of college and high school, past and present--exploring issues of sex, race, celebrity and exploitation. The first story: On a college campus in the mid-80s, a white female writing student has an emotional experience with her black, male writin
Tao of Steve, The (2000) as Executive Producer
Dex and his friends have twisted the philosophies of Lao-tzu, Heidegger and Groucho Marx into a foolproof theory of dating -- The Tao of Steve -- which provides rule-by-rule guidelines for how to transform ordinary Joes into charismatic Steve McQueens. Back in college, Dex was the big man on campus.
Lifestyle: Group Sex in the Suburbs, The (1999) as Executive Producer
Errol Morris protegee David Schisgall takes his camera to some of the most exclusive and kinky sex parties for "swingers" in America to examine the thin, or non-existant, lines bewteen natural sexual impulse and sexual perversion. Most of the couples featured are middle-class, middle-aged and suburb
Ride With the Devil (1999) as Producer
The American Civil War is about to break out and best friends Jake Roedel and Jack Bull Chiles find themselves thrust into battle when Union marauders destroy Jack's family plantation. They join the Bushwackers, a skilled unit of guerilla-style fighters, and fight side-by-side until some of the memb
No Looking Back (1998) as 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
Happiness (1998) as Producer
Joy, Trish, and Helen are the Jordan sisters from New Jersey. Joy is the non-achiever, Trish is married with three kids, and Helen is a successful author. Trish's husband Bill is a psychiatrist who counts among his patients an overweight, sexually frustrated loner named Allen who is obsessed with hi
Luminous Motion (1998) as Producer
Philip and his mom live on the road, constantly moving, supporting themselves by credit card theft. But for them, movement is not just a flight from the law, but a philosophy of life. When they crash the car, though, they are forced to stop for a while, and are taken in by Pedro, a hardware store ow
Myth of Fingerprints, The (1997) as Executive Producer
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.
Office Killer (1997) as Executive Producer
Dorine is a copy editor at a computer trade magazine that is in the process of downsizing. Budget cuts and her Machiavellian editrix, Virginia, force her to work at home. E-mail serves as Dorine's only link between her house, where she cares for her sick mother, and the office, her only connection t
Wonderland (1997) as Executive Producer
A sarcastic scrutiny of Americana as told through a survey of Long Island's Levittown--a Post-World War II housing project built as a response to the then-current housing shortage; while the 17,000 cookie cutter homes seemed like the height of affordable modernity in 1947, today they prove to be a b
Arresting Gena (1997) as Producer
Gena's life takes an unexpected turn the summer before her senior year in high school when her mother is hospitalized and her uncle comes to live with her. Unhappy at home, Gena kills time hanging out with her street pals and meets Jane, a daring, willful runaway from a halfway house. The girls hit
Ice Storm, The (1997) as Producer
Its 1973 in New Canaan, Connecticut, and Ben and Elena Hood are feeling the destabilizing winds of change and moral quandary blow through their wealthy suburb. As Ben carries on a discreet affair with neighbor Janey Carver, his teenage kids explore their own sexual boundaries--all against the cultur
Love God (1997) as Producer ("Presents")
Larue is a nearsighted, epileptic schizophrenic with a history of suicide attempts and public masturbation. He's just been let out of an overcrowded psychiatric institution and relocated to a "hometel." Prostitutes, theives, drug addicts and one-legged transvestite pawnshop owner, Queen Bernie, are
Greetings From Africa (1996) as Executive Producer
An interracial dating comedy of errors.
Walking & Talking (1996) as Producer
A young woman copes with her best friend''s approaching marriage.
She's The One (1996) as Producer
Mickey and Francis Fitzpatrick, each in their own fashion, have tried to live by their father's rule: "You've got to do what makes you happy first." Mickey is a cab driver, happily slacking off until he meets Hope, a beautiful graduate student, and impulsively marries her the next day. Francis, a re
Safe (1995) as Executive Producer
Carol White is an affluent Los Angeles housewife whose pristine, doll-like environment turns against her in the form of an inexplicable illness. What begins as sudden allergic reactions to everyday chemicals, fragrances and fumes turns increasingly violent, transforming the laminated safety of Carol
Flirt (1995) as Producer
Dizzying and deadpan in the best Hartley style, "Flirt" begins in New York City with the story of Bill, whose girlfriend gives him an ultimatum a few hours before leaving for a trip to Paris: make a commitment or end the relationship. Asking for ninety minutes to think it over, he sets out to invest
Eat Drink Man Woman (1994) as Associate Producer
A chef and his three daughters try to deal with their tangled love lives.
Brothers McMullen, The (1994) as Executive Producer
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
What Happened Was... (1994) as Executive Producer
Two people, one apartment, and a single Friday night in this examination of amorous rituals in an age of dating anxiety.
Roy Cohn/Jack Smith (1994) as Producer
A double portrait of two complex minds, and two completely opposing approaches to gay sexuality.
Amateur (1994) as Producer
Isabelle is a former nun trying to make a living writing pornography, who claims to be a nymphomaniac, although she has never had sex. She falls in love with Thomas, who is handsome, sensitive, but unfortunately, suffering from amnesia. They soon realize Thomas's past is linked to Sofia, a once noto
Flirt (1993) as Producer
A young man, an incorrigible flirt, panics when his girlfriend of six months announces plans to visit an ex-boyfriend in Paris.
Wedding Banquet, The (1993) as Producer
Gao Wai, a gay New Yorker, has never shared the truth about his sexuality with his traditional Taiwanese family, and hopes to disguise his long-term relationship with his lover Simon by marrying Wei-Wei, a young artist who's only it for the green card. But Gao's parents refuse to let him off the hoo
Simple Men (1992) as Co-Producer
Story about two brothers, a scholar and a small-time criminal, who search for their 1960s radical father who vanished 23 years earlier.
Pushing Hands (1992) as Producer
Upon retiring from his post as a tai chi master, Mr. Chu decides to leave Beijing for America and move in with his only son, Alex. Alex lives in New York City with his Caucasian wife Martha, a novelist, and their six-year-old son. Problems quickly arise between Mr. Chu and Martha and suddenly the fa
Homage By Assassination (1991) as Supervising Producer
A Palestinian man reflects on the the War in the Persian Gulf and on the related media coverage.
Theory of Achievement (1991) as Producer
An educated but down-at-heel young man tries to hustle real estate in a bedraggled part of Brooklyn.
I Was on Mars (1991) as Producer
Lured by the call of the west, a young Polish woman travels to America and quickly finds herself destitute.
Angry (1991) as Producer
Breaking up is hard to do ... especially when it's with your mother.
Unremarkable Life, An (1989) as Associate Producer
The harmonious relationship of two elderly sisters is upset when one falls for a Chinese-American garage owner.
Tiger Warsaw (1988) as Associate Producer
A young ex-con returns to his home to patch things up with his family.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

Roy Cohn/Jack Smith (1994) as Assistant Director
A double portrait of two complex minds, and two completely opposing approaches to gay sexuality.
Theory of Achievement (1991) as Assistant Director
An educated but down-at-heel young man tries to hustle real estate in a bedraggled part of Brooklyn.
Blowback (1991) as Assistant Director
A straight-arrow federal agent is sent to Miami Beach to stage a mock communist-terrorist attack that will be used as an excuse for military repression in Latin America.
Trust (1990) as 1st Assistant Director
When Maria tells everyone she's knocked up, her boyfriend dumps her, her mother kicks her out of the house and her father promptly drops dead of a heart attack. She finds a bond with angry fix-it man Matthew and learns what love really is.
Basket Case 2 (1990) as Assistant Director
A reporter tries to find out what horrible thing rests in a mysterious basket.
Unbelievable Truth, The (1989) as 1st Assistant Director
Audry is supposed to be on her way to college, but when she becomes pre-occupied with a mysterious mechanic out on parole for supposedly killing the father of his one-time sweetheart, her life unravels in ways both distressing and wonderful. A stylish and odd paean to love and unknowable truth.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

Bye Bye America (1994) as Line Producer (Usa)
Tragicomedy about three people who decide to leave New York and return to their roots in Poland in an attempt to find a better way to live.
Trust (1990) as Line Producer
When Maria tells everyone she's knocked up, her boyfriend dumps her, her mother kicks her out of the house and her father promptly drops dead of a heart attack. She finds a bond with angry fix-it man Matthew and learns what love really is.
Unbelievable Truth, The (1989) as Line Producer
Audry is supposed to be on her way to college, but when she becomes pre-occupied with a mysterious mechanic out on parole for supposedly killing the father of his one-time sweetheart, her life unravels in ways both distressing and wonderful. A stylish and odd paean to love and unknowable truth.
Driving Me Crazy (1988) as Production Manager
A close-up look at the making of the black musical "Body and Soul".
Doom Asylum (1987) as Production Manager
Sid And Nancy (1986) as Production Assistant
The sad, sordid story of Sid Vicious, a member of the seminal British punk group The Sex Pistols, and his doomed relationship with his American girlfriend, Nancy Spungen.

Special Thanks (feature film)

Sleepy Time Gal, The (2001) as Special Thanks (New York)
A tale concerning a bohemian writer whose life focus is altered by her on-going fight against cancer. In the midst of a loving yet combative relationship with her photographer son, she seeks to renew contact with an old flame and becomes preoccupied with thoughts of the daughter by Bob whom she gav
Palookaville (1995) as Special Thanks
Three unemployed factory workers--the dog-loving dreamer Sid, married man Jerry, and Russ, a would-be leader of men who still lives with his mother--try their hand at crime in order to keep themselves and their families above the poverty level. When their first attempt goes awry--they break through

Cast (special)

Hello, He Lied (2002) as Interviewee
Documentary that explores the trials and tribulations of the most mysterious and misunderstood professional in the film industry -- the producer. The program traces the steps of film production through the producer's eyes -- from the first pitch, through development and pre-production, to the blow-b

Producer (special)

Punch & Judy Get Divorced (1992) as Producer
Human actors operate as puppets and looks at domestic life, the iconography of Punch and Judy illuminating the dynamics of family units.
Surviving Desire (1991) as Producer
A drama presentation on the "American Playhouse" series. A literature professor falls desperately in love with a student.

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