The Expecting. Coming out!

Another one!  All my work from last year has distilled down and is all appearing in the same week.  Episode 1 of The Expecting, Emma when we made it, is dropping on Quibi only on ...

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The Birthday Cut

Last year I spent a weekend upstate with the amazing Eva Midgley, her husband John, Madeline and a great group of talented and passionate volunteer crew members to shoot Eva’s short The Birthday Cut.  Yesterday ...

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The Expecting Poster

This is probably secret, but it looks like this might be the poster for the Quibi I made with with Mary.  I/we love it’s vintage scariness. I’ll let you know when you can see this ...

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The Expecting

Mary and I finished Emma, now The Expecting, in Mid December.  It was a long cold slog but we made some really cool shit.  My crew up there was top notch.  It is great to ...

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Sundance: The Last Shift

The Last Shift premiered at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival last week in Utah.  I am very proud of Andrew and the work we did together.  The whole team was really great, and most everyone ...

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Social Media Hiatus

Before shooting The Last Shift in Chicago I deleted Instagram.  It distracts me at work and I wanted to avoid that.  It seems I also neglected my Blog during that time, but I intend to ...

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Andrew Cohn, Director

I spent most of May and June in Rosemont, Illinois with the Amazing Andrew Cohn making his small (as yet unnamed) film set in a fast food restaurant in Albion, Michigan. Andrew and I met ...

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CDC with Chris

Chris and I spent a few week together in LA and then Tampa making his classic series Tips for the CDC. Chris has been making these powerful spots for years. In them very sick and ...

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Alec Soth/ART

Michael and I went to AIPAD today. It was great, we saw amazing pics, loved them, hated them, ran into friends, lost a phone, and ate cookies. Then I went solo to see Alec Soth ...

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The Park

After 10+ yrs?  Eric and I met and he came to see Ari’s movie The Park at Fergus McCaffrey Gallery.  The film is accompanied by a recording of  music played at the film’s  premier in ...

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YOU update

https://www.nytimes.com/2019/01/21/business/media/netflix-you-ratings.ht Netflix says that YOU is on track to have 40 Million people watch in its first 4 weeks on the site.  Media is blowing up and I get 3-5 emails a day for the ...

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Psychostasia

Holly and I are in Venice after literally years of prep shooting Psychostasia.  Boats Ghosts Hawks Churches Cemeteries and Art with a Capital A.  Things seem to be coming together incredibly well for a film ...

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Corona Redux

Hank and I did more Corona in Chicago, these may be the best ones yet. Winton, Hank and I also enjoyed the best of Chicago’s dining, both high and low. Thanks Hank.

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Eating Animals is on iTunes!

Eating Animals has finally finished it’s North America theatrical run. It is premiering in Europe on November 9th at the Ficma Festival in Barcelona. It also is now available on iTunes and Amazon. Please see ...

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Maddow

Good old Rach showed our whole Serve America Ad on her show.  I gather this is very rare.  She refers to it as “an important aprt of the history of this moment.”  #theoppositeofMAGA! https://www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/democrats-boast-of-gender-gap-among-candidates-as-well-as-voters-1343353411622?v=railb&  

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Printed Matter. NYABF

Printed Matter, once of Soho, once of Chelsea, now located? I’m not sure, is a fun place to shop.  My friend Kim had a very early handmade Zine like photo book there in the 90’s ...

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