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‘Married Living’ – A Multicam Comedy Project

I recently had a chance to work with some phenomenal actors, Jesse Holcomb and Robert Shreder, in a live multicam project I directed at the Robert Zemeckis Center for Digital Arts. Multicam shooting has a completely different feel than single camera production in that everything happens in the blink of an eye; editing is done in camera […]

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Addison Sandoval featured in USC Shoah Foundation voices of impact

Growing up, Addison Sandoval worked in his dad’s diesel repair shop in Compton, Calif., driving and delivering parts during the summers. It was there, encountering different people and places, that he learned to appreciate the values of humility, treating people with respect, and embracing people’s differences, he says. He drew on these principles in his […]

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Open auditions for Shakespeare adaptation, “Last of a Dying Breed”

Auditions for my latest film “Last of a Dying Breed” a modern-day adaptation of William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar, will be held on March 19, 2015 at the USC School of Cinematic Arts from 3-7pm. The film shoots in Southern California over the next two weeks.  If interested in auditioning, contact my staff through the contact page. […]

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Screening of Running Under the Sun at USC

We held the first screening of Running Under the Sun (2015) at a packed Norris Theatre yesterday at the University of Southern California. Attached is the text to the official speech I gave during the presentation, which many of you asked me for. I want to thank everyone who supported this film again, you guys […]

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Running Under the Sun Speech

Sunday, December 14th, 2014 LOS ANGELES, CA  –  I’d like to thank everyone for showing up: friends and family, cast and crew, representatives from Los Angeles, Orange County, the Inland Empire, and my past professors from UC Irvine. I’d also like to thank God for giving me strength and my parents, who through them, I learned the values […]

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#1 hit song “My Sharona” to be featured in “Pops” (2014)

I’m excited to announce that I’ve just  reached a deal with music label companies Reach Music and Music Sales to feature the no. 1 US hit song by The Knack, “My Sharona”, which has sold 10 million copies in the US, in my upcoming production of “Pops” (2014) for the USC School of Cinematic Arts The song, composed […]

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“365 Days on Air” (2014) released

The differences between “365 Days on Air” (2014), my reinterpretation of a scene from Michael Mann’s “The Insider” (1999), and his original are not subtle. They take form in my direction, editing, and mise-en-scene choices for the scene. My goal when recreating it was never to achieve an exact replica of Mann’s work, but to […]

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