PURSUITS Writing, directing, editing, producing ORIGINAL TV, Film, Animation & Music projects.
DEGREE Bachelor of Arts, Photography and Cinema, Ohio State University 1979. Radio Production/ on air jock -- Otterbein College, 1991-3
SKILLS Technically oriented individual with experience in all phases of Radio / TV / Cinema Production and Animation.
E x p a n d e d conceptual ability as an animator, comic actor, creative editor, assertive director, comedy writer and prolific producer.
WORKS “Floating” animation for the Moody Blues song by MB founder Ray Thomas produced by his wife Lee for his birthday.
“Breakfast with Bukowski” animated this short about Charles Bukowski--winner 2012 Slamdance Social Shorties Award.
“South ‘Rut” Animated/produced this South Park parody for Emmy-winning, David Letterman comedy writer Sandy Frank.
"Conie Cone" Animated/produced this funny commercial that was featured on NBC's "Late Night with Conan O'Brien" July 14, 2008.
"TV CLOWN: the True Story of Flippo": wrote, directed, edited and produced this feature documentary that chronicles the life of TV pioneer Bob Marvin. Premiered at the Ohio Historical Society on January 6, 2008, also in the Paley Center for Media collection.
Created the first TV/Film Production non-profit, 501(3)(c) corporation in America called Colossal Amusements Corporation.
IRS approved on June 27, 2007
“Buckeye Cubbie: Woody English”: produced this 42 minute doc. about Ohio’s own Elwood English who played for the Chicago Cubs against Babe Ruth in the famous "called shot" game.
“Inside the BBC”: produced hour long TV show about comedy radio star Gary Burbank's Broadbank Burpcasting Company.
Produced "Flippo Appreciation Night" for the Ohio Historical Society. Documented the fans' last tribute to the Buckeye TV pioneer Bob Marvin. February 2006.
Produced/edited "The Lost Flippo" an hour compilation of vintage Flippo, the Clown clips. Broadcast on Warner Cable Premium Channel 1111 during 2005.
Produced/hosted "THE FLIPPO ROAST" a 2 hour TV special featuring Bob Marvin. October 22, 2004.
Produced/Cast principals for 35mm short “Joe’s Diner” 2003.
Produced/hosted 30 episodes of “WHAT’S YOUR BEEF?” for Hollywood cable TV. 2001-2003.
"GO TIGERS!" Assistant to the Director on the documentary feature film about the legendary Massillon, Ohio football team. Directed some sequences for Ken Carlson, Triple Play Pictures. 1999.
Comedy writer for national radio on the American Comedy Network 1997- 2000 and “The Gary Burbank Show".
Produced "Legends of Battle Creek", an 8 minute short. Winner: 1998 Philo T. Farnsworth Awards (best doc. & best comedy)
Shot, Edited, Produced "Black As All That" 1998 Prized Pieces Award Winner for Best Music Video with musician Dean Francis.
Wrote, directed, and produced the 16mm short film "The Secret", a horror comedy, 1996.
Production Manager / Casting Director "Riding With James Dean", a 35mm feature for American Icon Films. 1996
Casting Director/Actor in “Neurotic Cabaret” 1990, re-titled “Good Girl, Bad Girl”.
ETC. Stand-up Comedian. (1979-1987) Kamikazee Brothers comedy duo 1984. Comeback 2012-current.
IMDB listing: http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0188613/