Second Round of Auditions

Last Saturday we had another round of auditions for our short film 2AM. There's a saying in filmmaking that 90% of filmmaking is casting. We can argue about percentage but what isn't debatable is the impact the actors make on the film. At the end of the auditions, I spoke to some of the actors …

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Why am I Making this Film?

A prolific Chicago based producer I know asked me why I was making this film, he didn't want me to answer right there, he wanted me to be thinking about it. The why is important because it’s the fuel that helps you get through the process, when things get hard it pushes you to see things …

The Creator

creation krēˈāSH(ə)n noun the action or process of bringing something into existence. I’m a creator and so are you, it doesn’t matter what your "job" is. I believe that we are all like our Creator, each one of us is a small part of God and we are capable of doing amazing things. We are capable …

Exubia

Five years ago, I shot a short called Exubia. It was an idea that came to me as a pill that would make you happy forever; if such a pill existed, would you take it? I was really excited to make this film, and I was fortunate enough to get a producer to help me …