Began work on on Escaping Alaska this week. You can check out a promo on TLC here. Also some press here, here and here. “Leaving the Inuit community is considered treason, but these young Alaskans yearn to find out what life is like in the lower 48 states. Follow their journeys of self-discovery in this series.” Premieres July 27, 10pm.
Did some trailers for Cannes, Sundance, SXSW and other film fests. You can check ‘em out here.
“10,000KM” (Starring one of the cast from) for Visit Films. “One year apart, with a continent between them, Alex and Sergi must rely on virtual communication to keep the flame of their relationship alive. But with their realities no longer shared and the touch of one another gone, the technology that has supposedly brought the world closer together may just tear them apart.”
“She’s Lost Control“: “The professional and personal life of a sexual surrogate begins to unravel when she starts working with a new client.”
“I Won’t Come Back“: “A young teacher fleeing an unfounded criminal charge goes on the run with an orphaned girl who is searching for her long-lost grandmother”
Which Return to Amish character are you? it’s fun!
A sizzle reel I worked at Left/Right Productions on got picked up at AMC. “Visionaries (working title) is a documentary series that will follow the employees of Vision Scenery as they design and construct Hollywood sets, props and models for commercials, TV, music videos, films and other productions.”
The company did the set design for Kanye, Gaga and Eminem tours, as well as numerous other big budget films and commercials.
Cut a trailer for the indie feature The Disobedient.
“Two childhood soul mates reconnect years later and embark on an impromptu bicycle trip, hoping to escape the doldrums of adult life. ” — premiered at Sundance.
Cut a pilot for the History network. Details to be revealed when I can!
Cut some more BBC Office Space series’ for the BBC Capital Website. An over-the-top french law firm in Paris: Baker & MacKenzie , A Swiss steel factory Jensen … Online fashion house ASOS in London as well as Greenpeace in Argentina. Enjoy!
When Michelle Obama appeared on a late night talk show recently, she wore BIHBU. I was asked to cut a Fashion film for him which involved extensive green screen and effects… Shot in an abandoned former women’s mental asylum, you can check out the finished project here featured on Style.com . Also featured at Refinery 29 here.
Completed a project for BBC on Office Spaces. The first one profiles TBWA/CHIAT/DAY which is an L.A. ad agency who represent Apple/Pepsi/Gatorade and Energizer among others… Check it out now . Also cut a news-junkie paradise piece: Bloomberg’s BLOOMBERG.
Cut a trailer for a film called Tilva Ros. The first Serbian Skater Indie flick!
“Bor, Serbia, was once the largest copper mine in Europe; now it is just the biggest hole. Best friends Toda and Stefan spend their first summer after high school skating in the abandoned mine and making Jackass-like videos. When Dunja, a friend who has returned from France for her summer holidays, arrives on the scene, the boys vie for her attention in ways that tear at the fabric of their relationship. Straining their friendship further, Stefan will be going to University in Belgrade in the fall while Toda professes he wouldn’t go to University, even if he had the money. In the meantime, Union protests in town, which started small, gain momentum and the boys are thrust back together under a common cause. “
The Amish are fascinating America right now. Just finished working on Breaking Amish Season 1 , which satisfied viewers to record numbers. As well Amish Mafia … Even, bigger numbers; highest rated Discovery Channel premiere…in the history of Discovery! *27 years*! Breaking Amish: Brave New World and Breaking Amish: Los Angeles Premiered July 2013 also became very successful.
Yes, we are doing a reunion show for Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta… Get ready people!
Real Housewives of Miami Season 2 starts soon… Look out America!
Now cutting Mob Wives: Chicago for VH1. Stay tuned!
Wrapped Why Am I Still Single?! A new dating/matchmaker show for VH1 which debuted 10/16/2011.
Wrapped on Russian Dolls (aka Brighton Beach). Lifetime’s first “docu-soap”, Premiered July 27 after Project Runway!
Finished “Running Russell Simmons” which premiered Nov. 2 on Oxygen
Check out my trailer for “The Freebie” at Visit Films.
LA Times on Jersey Couture! — Just got picked up for Season 2!
I wrote an article for Post Magazine about transitioning from scripted to non-scripted programming
“10 Grand In Your Hand” hits DIY Channel !