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COMPLETE FILMOGRAPHY WITH SYNOPSIS

Director (feature film)

1.
High Country (1985) as Director

Cinematography (feature film)

2.
Used Cars (1980) as Video Crew
When his boss is killed, a car salesman tries to save the lot and his job.

Producer (feature film)

3.
Interview, The (1998) as Producer
Eddie Fleming is hauled from his bed one morning by armed police, taken into an interview room and interrogated for hours. At first he seems entirely sympathetic: not only is his treatment harsh for a simple car theft investigation but he is unemployed and has recently lost his wife and home. Howev
4.
Fortunate Life, A (1985) as Producer
5.
Smoke in the Wind (1975) as Producer

Music (feature film)

6.
Boycott (2001)
A dramatization of the historic mid-50s public bus boycott that played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights movement. In Montgomery, Alabama, on December 1, 1955, Rosa Parks, exhausted after a long day at work, refused to give up her seat to a white man in the "whites only" section of a city bus. Mrs.
7.
Excellent Cadavers (1999)
Based on a true story, a courageous prosecutor, Giovanni Falcone, wages a one-man war against the Sicilian Mafia, facing death threats, a lack of public support and obstruction by crooked officials. Fighting with the help of a reformed mob boss and his determined wife, Falcone launched dozens of pro
8.
AFI's 100 Years...100 Movies (1998) as Music Contractor
This American Film Institute special covers the full spectrum of American movie making from westerns to musicals focussing on the top 100 films chosen by the AFI including Psycho, On the Waterfront, E.T. - The extra-terrestrial, West Side Story, Citizen Kane, 2001, and many others.
9.
Pentagon Wars, The (1998)
Satiric look at the Pentagon, tells the true story of wild government spending focusing on the Pentagon's use of $14 billion of American taxpayers' money to fund a new troop carrier that they knew would never work. Air Force Colonel James Burton attempts to expose the waste, and at the same time, th
10.
Commandments (1997) as Music Contractor
A man's wife dies and he attempts to take revenge on God by breaking every one of the Ten Commandments.
11.
First Time Felon (1997)
Based on a "New York Times" article about a small-time criminal from Chicago who goes through the boot camp reform system. After he helps save a town during the 1993 Mississippi River floods in Illinois, he must face the reality of re-entering society as an ex-con.
12.
Substance of Fire, The (1996) as Music Contractor
A holocasust survivor, stricken by grief after the death of his wife, is determined to run his publishing company into the ground, now his son Aaron is foced to choose between the company and his fathers emotional crisis.
13.
In the Mood (1987)
When 15-year-old Sonny Wisecarver has an affair with his older neighbor Francine and then runs off to marry her, a stern judge has the union annulled. Then, when Sonny finds himself before the same judge after getting involved with another woman in her 20s, the publicity from this case makes him the
14.
In the Mood (1987) as Copyist
When 15-year-old Sonny Wisecarver has an affair with his older neighbor Francine and then runs off to marry her, a stern judge has the union annulled. Then, when Sonny finds himself before the same judge after getting involved with another woman in her 20s, the publicity from this case makes him the
15.
Babes in Toyland (1986)
An adaptation of Victor Herbert's operetta, with a new score by Leslie Bricusse. Following an accident on Christmas Eve, 11-year-old Lisa awakens in Toyland, a colorful place inhabited by storybook characters. But the wicked Barnaby is scheming to take over the enchanted land and, with the help of t
16.
Last of the Blue Devils, The (1979) as Brass Player
Chronicles the reunion of the leading lights of the Kansas City jazz scene from the 1930s and 1940s.

Stunts (feature film)

17.
Kingdom of the Spiders (1977) as Stunts
Investigating the mysterious deaths of a number of farm animals, vet Rack Hansen discovers that his town lies in the path of hoards of migrating tarantulas. Before he can take action, the streets are overrun by killer spiders, trapping a small group of towns folk in a remote hotel.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

18.
Summer Catch (2001)
This summer couldn't be more crucial for Ryan Dunne, a blue-collar kid with aspirations to become a major league baseball player. Every summer, the hottest college ball players descend upon Cape Cod to pursue their baseball dreams during the day and blow off steam in town at night. The first local boy in years to earn a slot in the team, Ryan finally got his shot...but the temptations off-field are getting in the way of his commitment to the game. Soon, Ryan is distracted by a beautiful young woman who summers in the town with her family. As the friction builds between his loyal townie friends and his cocky teammates, Ryan's rivalry with hot-shot teammate Eric comes to a head. When a major league scout comes along, however, he tries to push the pangs of romance and player rivalry aside, because his sports talent may be his only ticket out of the small industrial town.
19.
Daisy and Simon (1988) as Production Manager
A widow living in the outback of Australia is joined by a man escaping the realities of city life.

Location Manager (feature film)

20.
Christmas In Connecticut (TNT) (1992)
A television movie remake of the 1945 film of the same title. A successful television personality with a weekly series on cooking, marriage and homemaking, is basically ignorant on all three subjects. In order to boost her ratings, she entertains a national hero on a live television special on Christmas Day. Her conniving producer sets her up with a country estate, an instant family and a homemade Christmas dinner.

Cast (special)

21.
Newport Jazz '90 (1990)
A music special featuring performances taped live at the 1990 Newport Jazz Festival.

Cinematography (special)

22.
When Stunts Go Bad 2 (1998) as Camera Operator
Footage of stunts that have gone awry including Kaptain Robbie Knievel's failed 200-foot motorcycle jump, Joe Reed's attempted jump over four high-powered wind machines and Carl Walenda's disastrous tightrope walk between two tall buildings. Includes interviews with professional stuntmen, as well as
23.
22nd Annual Mrs America Pageant, The (1998) as Camera
Coverage of the 22nd annual Mrs. America Pageant from the MGM Grand Hotel in Las Vegas.
24.
When Stunts Go Bad (1997) as Camera Operator
Special features filmed stunts that failed, including footage from an automobile driver's attempt to jump over 30 school buses, a jet skier's ride over a raging waterfall, and a snow skier's tumble down a mountain. Also includes interviews with stuntmen.
25.
Bringin' in the Holidays With BeBe Winans & Friends (1997) as Camera
BeBe Winans and Kim Coles host a special featuring gospel and holiday music with guest stars as well as inspirational greetings for a variety of celebrities.
26.
Countdown to Christmas (1994) as Camera
Fictional, live-action news report chronicling Santa's Christmas Eve journey to the United States. Includes segments from Santa Claus' workshop at the North Pole, interviews with Santa, Mrs. Claus and the elves, as well as visits with various celebrities.
27.
Sex Symbols II (1987) as Camera Operator
A sequel to the syndicated "Sex Symbols: Past, Present and Future." The special focuses on stars such as Madonna, Marilyn Monroe, Ann-Margret, Tom Cruise, Don Johnson and Donna Mills.
28.
Sex Symbols: Past, Present and Future (1987) as Camera
The program explores America's fascination with sex symbols. Included are interviews and film clips.

Writer (special)

29.
Irish Tenors Ellis Island (2001) as Writer
A concert performance by the Irish Tenors -- Finbar Wright, Ronan Tynan and Anthony Kearns -- to honor the determination and triumph of those who braved the voyage to America, as well as their descendants.

Producer (special)

30.
Irish Tenors Ellis Island (2001) as Producer
A concert performance by the Irish Tenors -- Finbar Wright, Ronan Tynan and Anthony Kearns -- to honor the determination and triumph of those who braved the voyage to America, as well as their descendants.
31.
Irish Tenors: Live From Belfast, The (2000) as Producer
Three Irish Tenors -- Ronan Tynan, Anthony Kearns and Finbar Wright -- perform a selection of songs that span a century of Irish music. John McDermott, the third Irish tenor in the 1999 PBS concert "The Irish Tenors," with Ronan Tynan and Anthony Kearns, was unable to fully participate in this progr
32.
Irish Tenors, The (1999) as Producer
Three Irish tenors -- John McDermott, Ronan Tynan and Anthony Kearns -- perform Irish songs. Features the singers performing individually and collectively before an audience at the Royal Dublin Society.
33.
Faith of Our Fathers (1997) as Producer
Special musical event celebrating Ireland's cultural and religious heritage, featuring tenor Frank Patterson, soprano Regina Nathan, the voices of the monks of Glenstal Abbey, Iarla O Lionaird, Ros Ni Dhubhain, the Irish Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus, and the children's choir RTE Cor na nOg, fro

Music (special)

34.
Willie Nelson & Friends: Outlaws And Angels (2004) as Music Contractor
Willie Nelson assembles an all-star line-up for this 3rd annual concert special for memorial day.
35.
CBS at 75: A Primetime Celebration (2003) as Music Arranger
A celebration of the Eye's seventy-five years of broacasting.
36.
55th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2003) as Music Contractor
Live coverage of the 55th annual Primetime Emmy awards.
37.
ABC 50th Anniversary Celebration (2003) as Music Contractor
Special marking the 50th anniversary of the American Broadcasting Company includes cast reunions and great moments from news, sports, movies, dramas and comedies.
38.
3rd Annual Taurus World Stunt Awards (2003) as Music Contractor
Awards ceremony honoring the best stunts and stunt professionals in films. Winners are voted by members of the World Stunt Academy.
39.
75th Annual Academy Awards, The (2003) as Music Supervisor
Live coverage of the 75th annual Academy Awards presentation for excellence in film from the Kodak Theatre in Hollywood, California.
40.
Evening with the Dixie Chicks, An (2002) as Music Contractor
The country trio performs live to promote latest album, "Home".
41.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills (2001) as Music Contractor
Special that reveals America's 100 most heart-pounding films, as chosen by leaders of the entertainment community.
42.
53rd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2001) as Music Contractor
Live coverage of the 53rd annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
43.
World Stunt Awards (2001) as Music Contractor
Presentation of the first annual "World Stunt Awards" which honor the best stunt performers in feature films.
44.
AFI Awards 2001 (2001) as Music Contractor
Awards show honoring the best of film and television from the previous year. The presentation includes 19 award categories -- 12 for film and seven for television -- as well as six "moments of significance." The program also counts down the year's 10 best films.
45.
73rd Annual Academy Awards, The (2001) as Music Supervisor
Live coverage of the 73rd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
46.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Laughs (2000) as Music Coordinator
The American Film Institute (AFI) reveals a list of the 100 funniest American films.
47.
Christina Aguilera: My Reflection (2000) as Orchestra Contractor
Christina Aguilera and special guests Brian McKnight and rapper Little Bow Wow perform from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles.
48.
52nd Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (2000) as Music Contractor
Live coverage of the 52nd annual Emmy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
49.
Kenny Loggins: December (1999) as Music Coordinator
Kenny Loggins and guests perform material from Loggins' Columbia Records release "December." The program also features Kenny Loggins at his Santa Barbara home with his wife and their children.
50.
Evening of Stars: A Celebration of Educational Excellence Benefiting The United Negro College Fund, An (1999) as Music Contractor
A fundraising gala for The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) featuring performances by music artists and appearances by celebrities. Also highlights the success stories of the organization's students, alumni and member colleges and universities.
51.
Tntla 51st Annual Emmy Awards (1999) as Music Contractor
Live coverage of the 51st annual Emmy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
52.
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars, The (1999) as Music Contractor
The American Film Institute salutes American screen legends, in honor of the 100th anniversary of American movies. The event features 50 of today's stars paying tribute to 50 American screen legends, 25 women and 25 men.
53.
America's Millennium (1999) as Music Contractor
Live celebration to ring in the year 2000 from Washington, DC. The program includes the premiere of Steven Spielberg's "The Unfinished Journey," an 18-minute documentary celebrating America over the last century. Also features "The Midnight Moment," a light-and-sound display emanating from the area
54.
Nissan Presents: The 2nd Annual Celebration of America's Music (1998) as Music Contractor
Telecast from Washington, D.C.'s John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts of the annual all-star gala devoted to jazz, produced by the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz.
55.
50th Emmy Awards (1998) as Music Contractor
Presentation of the 50th annual primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
56.
To Life! America Celebrates Israel's 50th (1998) as Music Contractor
Variety special honoring the State of Israel's 50th Anniversary.
57.
Hometown Heroes (1998) as Music Contractor
An annual one-hour television special recognizing individuals doing heroic things for kids in our hometowns.
58.
50 Years of Television: A Celebration of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Golden Anniversary (1997) as Music Contractor
Documentary celebrating 50 years of television history. Featuring a large collection of television clips introduced by legendary and current television stars. The documentary, also shown at a Hollywood gala, launches the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences new Archive of American Television.
59.
1997 Emmy Awards (1997) as Music Contractor
Live telecast of the 49th annual Primetime Emmy Awards, honoring excellence in television.
60.
10th Essence Awards, The (1997) as Music Contractor
Telecast of the 10th annual Essence Awards honoring the distinguished achievements of African-Americans.
61.
53rd Presidential Inaugural Gala (1997) as Music Contractor
Broadcast of the entertainment gala marking the presidential inauguration of Bill Clinton for his second term.
62.
Second Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, The (1996) as Music Contractor
Live presentation of the second annual Screen Actors Guild Awards.
63.
Nissan Presents a Celebration of America's Music (1996) as Music Contractor
Presentation of the musical gala from Kennedy Center which celebrates the tenth anniversary of the Thelonius Monk Institute of Jazz, a non-profit organization which provides jazz education programs and performance opportunities for young musicians, and works to preseve the legacy of jazz.
64.
1996 Emmy Awards (1996) as Music Contractor
Live telecast of the 48th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
65.
1996 Summer Olympics, The (1996) as Supervising Music Copyist (Opening Ceremony)
A presentation of the 1996 Summer Olympics from Atlanta, Georgia.
66.
47th Annual Emmy Awards (1995) as Music Contractor
Live telecast of the 47th annual Primetime Emmy Awards.
67.
70's Celebration: The Beat Is Back, A (1993) as Music Coordinator
Retrospective on the music and comedy of the 1970s.
68.
45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards (1993) as Music Contractor
Live broadcast of the "45th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards," honoring excellence in television.
69.
Essence Awards, The (1993) as Music Contractor
A presentation of the Essence Awards, saluting outstanding African-American women.
70.
44th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards, The (1992) as Music Contractor
A live presentation of the 44th annual prime-time Emmy Awards honoring the best in television.
71.
1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards (1992) as Music Contractor
Live presentation of the first annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, with honors in four film and eight television categories, as determined by the Guild's 78,000 eligible members.
72.
Julie Andrews in Concert (1990) as Orchestra Contractor
A broadcast of Julie Andrews' one-woman show, "An Evening With Julie Andrews," recorded live on stage at the Wiltern Theatre. In the show, Andrews reviews her life in song, concluding with a tribute to Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe, composers of two of her most popular shows, "My Fair Lady" an
73.
Television Academy Hall of Fame, The (1989) as Music Contractor
A special featuring the installation of eight inductees into the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences' (ATAS) Television Hall of Fame, honoring individuals who have made lasting contributions to the television industry. The inductees in the fifth annual event are Jack Benny, George Burns, Gracie

Film Production - Main (special)

74.
Last Laugh: Memories of the Cosby Show, The (1992) as Los Angeles Crew
A special commemorating the last broadcast of original, first-run episodes of "The Cosby Show." Includes interviews and highlights from various episodes in the eight-year run of the series.

Misc. Crew (special)

75.
72nd Annual Academy Awards Presentation (2000) as Orchestra Manager
Live coverage of the 72nd annual Academy Awards presentation from the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles, California.
76.
Newport Jazz '90 (1990) as Trombonist (Count Basie Orchestra)
A music special featuring performances taped live at the 1990 Newport Jazz Festival.

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