As a child lived on an army base in Germany
Dropped out of school to pursue music full time; played first live gig
R.E.M. released "Out of Time", the album featuring the celebrated breakthrough single "Losing My Religion"
Was executive producer of Todd Haynes' glam rock fairy tale "Velvet Goldmine"
While attending the University of Georgia, met musicians Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Bill Berry and formed the band R.E.M.
With C-00, co-produced Chris Smith's acclaimed documentary "American Movie"
With C-00, produced the drama "Spring Forward", starring Ned Beatty and Liev Schreiber; premiered at the Sundance Film Festival
Formed the independent film production company Single Cell Pictures
In April, formed Self Timer, a production company that served as parent to both C-00 (C-Hundred) Film and Single Cell Pictures; in June signed three-year, first-look deal with United Artists Films
Major label debut for R.E.M., the platinum selling album "Green", on Warner Bros. Records
R.E.M. released debut EP "Chronic Town"; signed with IRS Records
Served as executive producer of "13 Conversations About One Thing"; screened at Toronto International Film Festival; shown at 2002 Sundance Film Festival before its US theatrical release
Acted in Christopher Munch's "Color of a Brisk and Leaping Day"; screened at Sundance Film Festival
As part of C-00, produced the Student Academy Award-winning short "Tree Shade", directed by Lisa Collins
C-00 took on its first official production with the politically charged video for the R.E.M. single "Talk About the Passion"
R.E.M. released first single "Radio Free Europe"
R.E.M. released the soundtrack to Milos Forman's Andy Kaufman biopic "Man on the Moon", the film named after group's 1992 song tribute to the late comedian
R.E.M. signed to major recording deal with Warner Bros.
Released the photographic documentary book "Two Times Intro: On the Road with Patti Smith"
Single Cell Pictures signed a two-year deal with New Line Cinema; no films actually produced
The documentary "This Way Up: R.E.M.", chronicling the band's work on their album "Up", aired on Bravo
By age eight, was playing the guitar, the accordian and the piano
Co-produced "Our Song", a Crown Heights, Brooklyn-set drama writen, directed and produced by Jim McKay; premiered at Sundance Film Festival
Drummer Bill Berry left R.E.M.
First Top Ten charting single for R.E.M. "The One I Love"
Formed band Bad Habits, while still in high school
Played ice cream man Captain Scrummy in Nickelodeon's comedy special "The Adventures of Pete and Pete: What We Did On Our Summer Vacation"
Single Cell Pictures signed a two-year development deal with October Films that included a partnership between October and Warner Bros. records for soundtrack album production and distribution
Was a producer (with Single Cell) of celebrated music video director Spike Jonze's feature directorial debut "Being John Malkovich"
With partner director Jim McKay formed C-00 (C-Hundred) Films Corp. to produce music videos, documentaries, short films, PSAs and features