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Half-Cocked - Guiloteens scene from rumur on Vimeo. The modern world is fast paced and full of deadlines. Media Makers are often expected to create work immediately, and to communicate information ever more succinctly. People want their news fast and clear. Unfortunately, things are never as simple as we want them to be. As filmmakers, we often face difficulties because the...

Shortly after my future wife and I moved in together, we got two very cute kittens. We were in our early 20’s and woefully unprepared to take care of ourselves, let alone other living things, but we did the best we could. The only pet I had as a child was a box turtle that I found near the creek....

Ants from rumur on Vimeo. A few years ago, I read Jonah Lehrer's article in Wired "Why Science Is Failing Us". It was a lightbulb moment for me as he connected the dots to so many things that I had been thinking but didn't have the words, or data, to pull together. The deepest connection was his illumination...

I haven’t written about our film “Battle for Brooklyn” in a while. Other projects have take up my time and attention. However, this weekend it played on Direct TV and we got a slew of messages from people who saw it and were shocked to find that things were not as they had seemed. Also this week it’s been reported...

I'm not too good at grief. My mom is extremely emotional, and though I take after her in many ways, I'm more like my father when it comes to being sad. Like him, I cry in movies, but I have a difficult time accessing my own emotions. When I was in high school I remember sitting in rickety pool chairs,...