I write, direct, and produce documentary films.
What's My Name: Muhammad Ali
a two-part documentary written for HBO Films
Directed by Antoine Fuqua and Executive Produced by LeBron James, What's My Name: Muhammad Ali is set to premiere on May 14, 2019.
All Things Must Pass
a feature written by yours truly
"freshly compelling" — Variety
"disarmingly intimate" — Newsweek
"unexpectedly touching" — Los Angeles Times
Everyone thinks they know what killed Tower Records: The Internet. But that's not the story. Directed by Colin Hanks, All Things Must Pass uncovers the meteoric rise and tragic fall of the billion-dollar record chain.
"In Deep Water"
a short directed for ESPN Films & FiveThirtyEight
In 1985, two friends set out to find the greatest lost treasure in U.S. history: tons of gold shipwrecked in 1857 off the Carolina coast. Attempting to recover the gold proved to be the least complicated part of the adventure.
a six-part docuseries written & produced for A&E Films
In 2017, I completed work as the showrunner on a six-part series about westerners volunteering with the Kurdish forces in Iraq and Syria. The series premiered on the History Channel and Viceland in 2018.
a short directed for Wieden + Kennedy
The Lodge is a group at Wieden+Kennedy focused on exploring how technology can tell stories that resonate with people. Shot inside W+K's Portland offices, this film showcases the team's first project: Needybot, an autonomous robot whose sole purpose is to connect with humans.
a feature written & co-produced
"vivid and evocative" — Variety
"a no-nonsense narrative with just enough surprises" — Hollywood Reporter
In 1981, three friends in Texas decided to build a portable computer. Soon after, they battled against the world's most powerful tech company -- and won. Silicon Cowboys tells the improbable true story that inspired the TV show Halt & Catch Fire.
a series story produced for Epic Digital & Bad Robot
"character-driven and absolutely awe-inspiring" — Indiewire
"the subjects are fascinating" — Popular Science
Executive produced by J.J. Abrams and helmed by Academy Award-winning director Orlando von Einsiedel (Virunga, The White Helmets), Moon Shot is a nine-part short docuseries exploring the Google Lunar XPRIZE, a $30 million contest for any private team to land a rover on the moon.
"The Neon Sign Maker"
a short directed for Uproxx
Can one of America's last neon sign makers keep his craft from disappearing?
"The Coffee Farmer"
a short directed for Uproxx
What if you found your calling on Craigslist?
"The Queen of Code"
a short co-executive produced for ESPN Films & FiveThirtyEight
Directed by Gillian Jacobs, "The Queen of Code" profiles Grace Hopper, a math professor who programmed the first computer during WWII and helped pioneer software.