How Failing Got Me Paid To Do What I Love.

I'm a Filmmaker, and always wanted to be. Rather, I should say that I make a living as a Filmmaker, which was not always the case. This is the unlikely tale of how a kid from Mineola, Long Island, who grew up in a basement apartment with no connection to the industry eventually got to... Continue Reading →

Make a living doing what you love.

Choosing a title for this post was difficult. There is a lot of different elements here, but ultimately it is how to do what you love. What I mean by that, in my case, is how I feed myself, pay rent, and make money as a filmmaker. I went to college, but it wasn't that. I've... Continue Reading →

steve mccurry’s life lessons.

Steve McCurry is to Photography what Michelangelo is to Sculpting. A fucking badass.  He has produced your favorite photograph of all time. I don't even need to know which one is your favorite photograph, I know he took it. Today I stumbled on a Sploid article with some short films of Steve explaining his most... Continue Reading →

Paint. Naked Girl. Shoes. What’s not to love?

It's fall, and it's a good time for reflection. So here is a good lesson in humility. Take heed. Sometimes, I am lucky enough to be brought in a room with a bunch of other creative people and offer an idea to help sell their product. A while back I had a concept for a... Continue Reading →

crumbling clients.

So I've been fortunate to work with a lot of visionary brands (and yes, this is where I list the best of them so you can see my net worth. Deal with it.) Victoria's Secret, Reebok, Lincoln, you know, the big boys (and girls). No matter who the client is, and this is absolutely true,... Continue Reading →

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