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Producer (feature film)

1.
Radio Inside (1994)
After the accidental death of his beloved father, a teenage boy moves to Miami to live with his older brother and becomes involved with his girlfriend.

Assistant Direction (feature film)

2.
Melinda and Melinda (2004)
Over a meal in a Chinese restaurant, Sy poses a conundrum to his fellow diners: Is the essence of life comic or tragic? For the sake of argument, he tells a story, which the others then embellish to illustrate their takes on life. The story starts as follows: A young Manhattan couple, Park Avenue pr
3.
Phone Booth (2003)
A phone call can change your life, but for one man it can also end it. Set entirely within and around the confines of a New York City phone booth, thriller follows Stu Shepard, a low-rent media consultant who is trapped after being told by a caller - a serial killer with a sniper rifle - that he''ll be shot dead if he hangs up. A sudden and shocking act of violence near the booth draws the attention of the police, who arrive backed with a small army of sharpshooters. They believe that Stu, not the unseen caller of whom they remain unaware, is the dangerous man with a gun. The senior officer on the scene, Captain Ramey, tries to talk Stu out of the booth. But unbeknownst to Ramey, his team, the media circus that has flocked to the site - and Stu''s wife, Kelly, and his client /prospective girlfriend, Pamela - the caller has them all in his high-powered rifle sights. As afternoon turns into evening, Stu, the embodiment of an unethical, self-serving existence, must now undertake a sudden and unexpected moral evolution. He is emotionally stripped naked by the caller. Stu''s lies, half-truths, and obfuscation no longer matter. Instead, he must dig deep into his soul, find his strength and attempt to outwit the caller, taking the game to an even more dangerous level.
4.
Welcome to Collinwood (2002) as Second Assistant Director
When petty thief Cosimo is given the plan for the perfect heist from a lifer in prison--the kind of job you dream about, the kind of job that the reprobates on the block refer to as a 'Bellini'--he has to get out of jail, fast. Opportunities like this don't come along every day for the hard-luck fol
5.
Maid in Manhattan (2002) as Second Assistant Director
Marisa Ventura is a hard-working, intelligent and determined single mother who dreams of a better life for herself and her son, Ty. As a housekeeper at Manhattan's first-class Beresford Hotel, Marisa has made a good life for herself and her ten-year-old son, even if they don't have a lot of money.
6.
Pinero (2001)
A non-linear telling of the chaotic true life story of the late acclaimed Puerto Rican poet-playwright-actor Miguel Pinero, who captivated New York City's cultural elite in the 1970s and 80s. His life is a study in contrasts. Pinero did time in Sing Sing for drug dealing and petty theft. However, he
7.
What's the Worst That Could Happen? (2001)
Max Fairbanks is a very wealthy, powerful man who has built an incredibly successful business empire by being ruthless. Kevin Caffrey is a sophisticated procurer of other people''s possessions. An accidental meeting brings the two men together and in a simple moment their fates are sealed. When Max catches Kevin during an attempted robbery at his beachside mansion, he steals Kevin''s lucky ring in retaliation, claiming it as his own. Because the ring is his girlfriend''s, Kevin is furious and vows to stop at nothing to get it back.
8.
Prison Song (2001)
A young African-American man battles poverty in order to fulfill his dreams of becoming a photographer. Inspired by his hard-working mom and her live-in companion Cee, Elijah refuses to hang out with troublemakers. But when Cee is arrested, Elijah begins to question whether hard work means anything
9.
Isn't She Great (2000)
Before Jacqueline Susann published her best-selling novel "Valley of the Dolls," she was deteremined to find her place in the spotlight. When a friend told her that "talent wasn't everything" she embarked on a quest to find someone to promote her. She found Irving Mansfield, a manager and publicist
10.
Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2 (2000)
A mockumentary sequel to the saga of three documentary filmmakers who mysteriously disappear in the Maryland woods while trying to verify tales of horrible deeds and sinister occurrences in the area. The story delves deeper into the legend of the infamous Blair Witch and the unspeakable evil wrought
11.
Tigerland (2000)
In 1971, at an Army training camp in Louisiana, Roland Bozz, a rebellious yet promising young recruit just released from the base stockade, seeks to avoid a trip to Vietnam and attempts to convince all the other draftees in his company to follow his lead in getting themselves ejected from the Army.
12.
Big Daddy (1999)
Sonny Koufax is a slacker, working only part time and hanging around New York, having collected a big payout after a car accident. Then 5-year-old Julian turns up, claiming to be the son of his roommate Kevin. But Kevin disclaims all knowledge and leaves for a work assignment in China, leaving Sonny with the kid. He is about to ship him to Social Services, but then realises that little Julian could help him win back his ex-girlfriend. He becomes an instant daddy, and is a hit with the kid for allowing him to dress and act as he wants. Soon, his ploy is making him reconsider his life, and he forms a real bond with Julian, as well as meeting Layla.
13.
Jungle 2 Jungle (1997)
Successful commodities trader Michael Cromwell is engaged to marry Charlotte, but first he must finalize his divorce with his estranged wife, Dr. Patricia Cromwell. Leaving everthing behind, including his hyperactive business partner, Richard, Michael travels deep into the Amazon jungle where Patricia has been living since she left him, and gets the surprise of his life when he discovers he has a 13 year old son, Mimi-Siku, who has been raised among tribesmen. In no time, Michael inadvertently agrees to take Mimi-Siku to visit his own jungle -- New York City. Cultures collide and chaos ensues when Mimi-Siku, who has more skill with blow darts than with social graces, comes to the most sophisticated city on the planet and wreaks comical havoc on his father''s life.
14.
Independence Day (1996)
It is an ordinary summer day. But then, without warning, something very extraordinary happens. Enormous shadows fall across the land. Strange atmospheric phenomena, ominous and mesmerizing, surface around the globe. All eyes turn upward. The question of whether we''re alone in the universe has finally been answered. And, in a matter of minutes, the lives of every person across the globe are forever changed. With the fate of our planet at stake, the Fourth of July is about to take on an entirely new meaning. No longer will it be an American holiday. It will be known as the day the entire world fought back. The day we did not go gentle into the good night... The day all of us on planet Earth celebrated our independence day.
15.
Mrs. Winterbourne (1996)
Connie Doyle is a Jersey girl who moves to New York City to find her fortune. Connie promptly meets con man Steve DeCunzo who lets her move in with him. When she becomes pregnant, however, he refuses to accept any responsibility. Alone and destitute, Connie seeks refuge in Grand Central station and mistakenly boards a Boston-bound passenger train where she meets another pregnant woman, Patricia Winterbourne, who''s on her way to meet her wealthy in-laws for the first time. The wheel of fortune turns and the train derails, killing both Patricia and her husband Hugh. Connie wakes up eight days later with a newborn son and a new identity. The next thing she knows, she''s being taken to the Winterbourne Mansion in Marblehead, Massachusetts where her ''new family'' awaits her arrival. The surviving grandson and daughter-in-law immediately become the focus of Grace Winterbourne''s life, easing the pain from the loss of her son. But for Connie, winning over Bill--Hugh''s surviving twin--proves more daunting.
16.
City Hall (1996)
To a young idealist like New York City's Deputy Mayor Kevin Calhoun life is either black or white, but to a veteran politician like Mayor John Pappas the game is played in various shades of gray. Together, they are a formidable team that deftly handles the daily crossfire of crime, poverty and urban
17.
On Seventh Avenue (1996)
When her brother embezzles half a million dollars from the family business, a young designer is forced into a unique partnership with a Texas stockholder and a mob boss in order to keep the company afloat.
18.
Hackers (1995)
Zero Cool--real name Dade Murphy--is a legend among his peers. In 1988, he single-handedly crashed 1,507 computers on Wall Street, creating worldwide financial chaos. Eleven years old, Dade Murphy had a record with the F.B.I.--forbidden to finger the keys of so much as a touchtone phone until his 18
19.
Only You (1994)
When Faith was 11, she asked her Ouija board to spell out the name of the man for her. The answer - Damon Bradley - was someone she had never heard of. But days before her marriage, Faith receives a call from her fiancé''s old school friend... Damon Bradley. And on this slim lead she flies to Italy to track him down.
20.
Trial by Jury (1994)
A young, single mother''s strength and idealistic convictions are put to the test when she''s selected to serve as a juror--and terrifyingly manipulated--in the trial of a notorious New York mob boss.
21.
Radio Inside (1994)
After the accidental death of his beloved father, a teenage boy moves to Miami to live with his older brother and becomes involved with his girlfriend.
22.
Miracle on 34th Street (1994)
A six-year-old has doubts about childhood's most enduring miracle... Santa Claus. The arrival of one Kris Kringle, a department store Santa who believes he's the genuine article, turns the skeptical child's world upside down.
23.
Cop And A Half (1993) as 2nd Assistant Director
The relationship between an unorthodox policeman and a precocious 10 year-old-boy, who after witnessing a crime insists on partnering with a cop to solve the case.
24.
Light Sleeper (1992)
Set in New York City, a disillusioned drug "delivery boy" tries to make something of his life at the age of 40.

Film Production - Main (feature film)

25.
True Colors (1991)
After they graduate from law school, best friends Peter Burton and Tim Gerrity find themselves working against each other. Burton stands for justice while Gerrity is out to accrue as much power as he can, however he can get it.
26.
Love or Money (1990)
Two young real estate partners are struggling and on the verge of bankruptcy when they come across a million dollar account that could change their lives. The fact that the property is owned by two brothers who are bitter rivals is a problem, but when one of the partners starts sleeping with the cli
27.
She-Devil (1989)
A plain but otherwise exemplary housewife exacts revenge on her unfaithful husband and his glamorous mistress.
28.
Last Exit to Brooklyn (1989)
Screen adaptation of Selby's 1964 novel about life on the streets of Brooklyn, New York in 1951.
29.
Cat Chaser (1989)
A US veteran of the American offensive on the Dominican Republic in 1965, lives a peaceful, Florida beach motel existence. His tranquility is upset when an old sweetheart, now married to a Domincan general-cum Florida crime kingpin, re-enters his life, alongside memories of the war.
30.
See No Evil, Hear No Evil (1989)
A man is murdered outside a newsstand owned by a blind man and a deaf man who are the only witnesses.
31.
Parenthood (1989)
An extended family''''s members struggle to forget their differences and come together.
32.
Crocodile Dundee II (1988)
Crocodile returns to the outback.
33.
Biloxi Blues (1988)
A young soldier training for World War II service tries to score his first romantic conquest.

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