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"A Journey of Discovery" is a six-part branded series for Pernod Ricard USA's new spirit, The Rum Society, out of The Projects* Agency. These short films showcase the cultural bonds that uphold Downtown Los Angeles' fast-growing culinary and design communities. DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CO-DP/EDITOR

I made this for Dell and Microsoft out of Zealot Networks' Northside Media Group, capturing how technology is scaling social good. I really believe in what these two eco-innovators are doing, and love that Dell and Microsoft do too. DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CO-DP/EDITOR

Emirates Airlines stop-motion social ads for MVVW out of BBDO NY. This one hints at Emirates' new partnership with the Los Angeles Dodgers. PRODUCER/POST-PRODUCER

 "Fuerza Imprevista" is a Jaunt VR piece for  Cinco de Mayo  I helped produce in collaboration with VR Playhouse, featuring the Latin Grammy award-winners (and my longtime friends) Mariachi Flor de Toloache. My fiancée Catherine Day directed and EPed through Jaunt. Download the full VR experience here:  https://www.jauntvr.com/title/49b325c60e  CO- PRODUCER

"Fuerza Imprevista" is a Jaunt VR piece for Cinco de Mayo I helped produce in collaboration with VR Playhouse, featuring the Latin Grammy award-winners (and my longtime friends) Mariachi Flor de Toloache. My fiancée Catherine Day directed and EPed through Jaunt. Download the full VR experience here: https://www.jauntvr.com/title/49b325c60e CO-PRODUCER

A uniquely 'Malkovich' project. I made this and other pieces for "100 Years - The Movie You Will Never See" out of WCMG Agency for Rémy Martin's LOUIS XIII. GQ calls '100 Years' "One of the most bizarre, interesting, and ridiculous marketing stunts ever." It's bold and awesome of Rémy to me. PRODUCER/CO-DP/EDITOR

Also for The Rum Society, events hosted by each featured DTLA maker. Sparks flew both literally and figuratively at Westin Mitchell's workshop that night as it was where the designer/welder above met his now-girlfriend.  

Thanksgiving short film for Condé Nast | Bon Appétit Magazine, featuring funny-man and ABC's "Dr. Ken" star Ken Jeong. DIRECTOR/PRODUCER

Also for the Holidays, a La Brea Bakery | ARYZTA Global CSR campaign out of The Culinary Agency/Mothersauce. Buy a loaf this holiday season to help feed kids through the No Kid Hungry charity. WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/EDITOR

More for La Brea Bakery. Fun writing and casting this as it's always great directing kids. And yes, I am excited to have a Kosta kid or two someday.  

"The Republic of Two" is my feature directorial debut released by Gravitas Ventures, starring Janet Montgomery and Brent Bailey.  The modest indie played in festivals worldwide, I took home the Chris Brinker Award for Best New Director, and Film Threat called it "The It Movie of 2014."  Some find the movie sweet and funny, some require a drink after viewing.  Some all of the above. WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/CO-EDITOR 

Official page: therepublicoftwomovie.com

A few places to see it: iTUNESAMAZONXBOXPLAYSTATIONYOUTUBEGOOGLE PLAY

Exclusive Red Band clip (F-bomb alert) as seen on Hulu. Someone called it my Woody Allen scene. I'm proud of that designation, judging from his films alone. http://www.hulu.com/watch/638640

Part of an old anti-bullying campaign I made for my Oakland activist and attorney friend, Broderick Brown. WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER/EDITOR