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When I hit the floor with searing back pain for the second time in my life I was stuck on my office floor for two weeks, unable to even sit up. On the 9th or 10th day of my stuckness I tried to go to the airport to get on a plane with my family. It took every...

I love to travel about as much as I hate to be sick. I've got a bad cold right now so I took a long hot shower to loosen up my chest. While holding onto the wall for support as a particularly vicious cough wracked my body I had a visceral memory of being on tour and taking a...

Horns and Halos - Trailer A from rumur on Vimeo. About 12 years ago - the day before its premiere on Cinemax - our film “Horns and Halos” screened at the HBO theater in midtown Manhattan. Like all of our films, Horns and Halos had a twisted, difficult, path to distribution. The film, about the efforts of an...

On Sunday April 13th, parents of a 6 year old and a 10 year old dropped them off at a park near their house at 4pm and told them to be home by 6pm. When they didn't show up at 6:30 they started to worry, and then began to panic when they couldnt find them. At 8:30 they got a...

I think a lot about perspective. Where you stand, where you live, where the light hits, your mood; all of these affect how you view the world in a particular moment. A couple of weeks ago my family went to Dallas for Spring Break, just as spring was breaking in Chapel Hill where we live. The day...

In the spring I like to head to meadow around 8am and capture the light hitting the baby leaves at a sharp angle. I shoot them in color and process them as black and white through a red filter which makes the leaves kind of explode off the darkened sky. It really only works in the spring when the...