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Lessons From Our Genie-Inspired Family Movie

To prevent a WWE match from breaking out between my kids, a solution has been working on creative projects together. Our latest masterpiece? A classic genie and a lamp story, reimagined. Watch it below and then read about how this was a fun family exercise, but a technical failure on my part. Let’s break this one down, shall we? Wins: My children have the attention […]

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It’s a-me, Mario!

My son and I made the following video. Here’s how it all came together. I was re-organizing our garage a few weeks ago and came across my old box of childhood memorabilia. I pulled two binders full of my baseball cards and my 1992 Marvel Universe Series 3 card set.  Firstly, as a kid, I thought my Steve Avery and Mo Vaughn rookie cards would […]

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Now What? 

Preface: Last month, in August, we were invited to screen our previous short film, Life With Wifey, at a pop up event in Los Angeles called The Great Film Club. This new community of filmmakers showcases short films every month, so it was a great opportunity to watch our finished film for the first time on a big screen in front of our peers. I’m […]

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How I used my iPhone and a vuvuzela to create a short film with my daughter

To commemorate every World Cup for the last decade, I’ve purchased a 4-pack of vuvuzela’s on Amazon and handed one to each of my children. And every time, my wife has thrown them into the trash without our permission. Unsure why. Also, rude.  This year, before my wife could find all of them, my daughter and I hid a blue one and made this film […]

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Breaking Stereotypes: The Brown Guy Who Works in Tech as a Filmmaker

I’m a brown guy who works in tech. I’m not an engineer. When people find out I’m actually a filmmaker, their brains short circuit like: “Wait, you’re not an engineer?” Okay, hi, yes, I see the confusion. I mean, I do fit the bill – athleisure, laptop, caffeine addiction. But no, I’m not an engineer, but I do work in tech – specifically, I’m a […]

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