When I was in college there was an amazing scene on campus. A kind of pan-ethnic people-of-color thang that looked like Heaven to me. But once I got out in the “real world” I couldn’t find anything else like it. I spent years looking for bars, clubs and events that resembled the simple, functional way […]
Over the past year or so I’ve had the privilege to serve as the editor for the feature-length documentary Rock Rubber 45s. The film tells the life story of iconic New Yorker (and one of my personal heroes) Bobbito Garcia, aka Kool bob Love, who directed it as well. I think it’s an important story […]
Here’s a video review of my new camera, the Kinefinity Terra 4k. I wrote an accompanying text review over at NoFilmSchool with more details. But if you can’t tell from the video above, I’m enjoying having a new toy.
The Urbanworld Film Festival was the first stop in five weeks of madness. Five weeks without a day off. Five weeks of incremental, unrelenting stress. It was also the New York premiere of my film â€œ72 Hours: a Brooklyn Love Story?â€ The opening night party was held high above the city and led off with […]
Scout Tafoya, the film essayist, approached after our screening at the BlackStar Film Festival to congratulate me on making a “fucking awesome film.”
Flying out to LA I knew one thing was certain, I would return a changed person – baptized by the fact that I could now, officially, call myself a feature filmmaker. The festival itself was 9 days, but I stayed in LA for just over two weeks, saw at least 14 movies, and talked myself […]