Jeannette Catsoulis, movie critic for the New York Times recommends filling that “Mad Men-shaped hole in your Sunday-night viewing” with High Profits. “Candid and surprisingly clearheaded, this riveting look at frontier entrepreneurship — and millennial creativity — proves that opening a recreational pot dispensary isn’t the doddle you would think.” CNN is airing a marathon of the first five episodes starting this Sunday at 10pm ET/7pm PT.
I’ve given some interviews recently for anyone who might be interested in that sort of thing. First, producer Kelly Williams and I sat down with Sean Malin at CineMalin to discuss our various projects, the Austin film scene, and Brad Besser’s Beaver Trilogy Part IV. Then I spoke with the guys at the Filmageddon Podcast about Pictures of Superheroes, The Outfit, and the art of editing. You can listen to the full podcast after the jump. Continue reading
Yen Tan’s new short film The Outfit is now playing the festival circuit. I co-wrote (with Yen) and edited the horror comedy which stars AJ Bowen (You’re Next, The Sacrament) as a Republican Congressman who becomes the subject of some unwanted rumors after wearing the wrong outfit to a fund-raiser. The film screens this week at the Maryland Film Festival and next month at deadCENTER (along with John Bryant’s award-winning The Samaritans, which I also cut). We’ll be announcing more screenings soon so please like the film’s Facebook page for updates. Continue reading
I’m happy to announce that my short films The Horrible Life of Dr. Ghoul and Six Hundred and Forty-One Slates have joined the amazing library of films currently streaming at Fandor. In addition, I’m now featured on the site as a FIX Filmmaker. If you’re not a Fandor subscriber, I highly recommend it. The first two weeks are free.
High Profits, the eight part docu-series I’ve been editing for Bat Bridge Entertainment, will premiere Sunday, April 19th at 10PM ET/PT on CNN. I’m really proud of this show and I can’t wait for people to finally see it. From CNN:
In the newest CNN Original Series High Profits, viewers will meet Brian Rogers and Caitlin McGuire: two business-minded, dream seeking, relentless visionaries with a plan unlike any other – to franchise marijuana. The eight-part series, produced by Bat Bridge Entertainment, will grant exclusive access to the couple poised to be the first ever “moguls of marijuana.”
Watch the trailer after the jump. Continue reading
I’m happy to announce that John Bryant’s dark comedy The Samaritans (which I edited) took home the Jury Prize for Best Texas Short at the SXSW Film Festival.
After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival, Brad Besser’s documentary Beaver Trilogy Part IV (which I produced) will make its Canadian Premiere at the prestigious Hot Docs Film Festival on April 26th. For more on the film, like it on Facebook or follow it on Twitter.