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A few weeks ago, just after arriving at the beach for the 4th of July, I took a walk with my wife. My feet were hurting and I was feeling kind of achy so I stopped to rest a couple of times. I had just returned from a shoot in Detroit with Dr. Howard Schubiner who deals with mind-body illness....

Anyone who has made a movie knows what a Herculean task it is to get it shot and edited. However, getting it the attention you think it deserves can often make one feel more like Prometheus than Hercules. My partners at Rumur and I have been making films for over two decades. We have 6 features under...

In the winter of 1994, we made a road trip down to Louisville to shoot "Half-Cocked". My girlfriend, Suki, had studied film in college and dropped out of graduate film school at NYU to make the film. I shot it, with the help of David Ford who rented us his 16mm camera. Peter Schneider came to record dialog and was...

For the past 10 years we have been slowly working on two films. "All The Rage", about Dr. Sarno and mind body medicine, and "Conception" which is about nature vs. nurture and issues related to donor conception. A couple of years ago I was in Los Angeles for a couple of shoots for "All The Rage" and stayed...

The Wrong Tree from rumur on Vimeo. My friend John Davis moved to Durham to teach third grade a couple of months after we moved to Chapel Hill in the summer of 2013. I was pleased to have the opportunity to hang out with him and make a couple of videos for his last record "Spare Parts". For "The...

Returning home to the town that one grew up in is often a disorienting experience. The Chapel Hill that I grew up in was largely static. When I started elementary school there were five of them in town as well as two junior high schools and a single high school. When I left for college none of this...