FILMMAKER

1978-1984

LUMET-ALLEN CO.(Warner Bros.)

1978-1984 VP Development

 

Production company owned by director Sidney Lumet and producer Jay Presson Allen

 

Developed feature film projects  "PRINCE OF THE CITY", "JUST TELL ME WHAT YOU WANT", "DEATHTRAP", "THE VERDICT", "DANIEL", and "ITS MY TURN" (a.k.a "PERFECT CIRCLE").

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1984-1986

CBS FILM & TELEVISION                            

1984-1986 Writer and Producer

 

Major television network/conglomerate

 

Wrote two feature scripts and three series outlines as part of overall writing/producing deal for childrens programming and merchandising.  Consultant to Marvel Comics on developing films and series for CBS with Malcolm McLaren including "WAVE WARRIORS", and "PAIGE TURNER".

1986-1988

D.A.R.Y.L (PARAMOUNT/COLUMBIA)                                                                 

1986-1988 Producer

 

11MM Feature film

 

Raised financing, developed script, packaged and produced $11MM feature film D.A.R.Y.L., starring Michael McKean, distributed by Paramount Pictures and Columbia Pictures.

1986-1988

1988-1989

THE FACTORY                                                    1988-1989 Producer

 

Production and publishing company run by Andy Warhol

 

Developed audio-animatronics virtual reality theatrical event, incorporating his ideas on style, with members of The Factory.  Executed fund-raising trip to Japan with Warhol, raising $150K.

THE FACTORY                                                    1988-1989 Producer

 

Production and publishing company run by Andy Warhol

 

Developed audio-animatronics virtual reality theatrical event, incorporating his ideas on style, with members of The Factory.  Executed fund-raising trip to Japan with Warhol, raising $150K.

1989-1990

STAG/HBO                                                           1989-1990 Producer

 

Feature film

 

Raised financing, developed and packaged $8MM feature film for HBO and Cineplex Odeon, starring Jerry Stiller, Ben Gazarra, Mario van Peebles & Andrew McCarthy. 

1990-1994

ROBERT EVANS COMPANY/ 

(PARAMOUNT PICTURES)                          1990-1994 VP Production  

 

Feature film production company                                     

Oversaw writing, production and rights acquisition for "THE SAINT", "DEMOLISHED MAN".  

Acquired seven projects for development, attached directors to three.

1994-1996

EDDIE MURPHY PRODUCTIONS/ 

(PARAMOUNT PICTURES)                        1994-1996 Vice President, Development

 

Feature film and television production company

 

Handled acquisition and development of film and TV projects for actor Eddie Murphy.

1996-1998

FIELDS + HELLMAN PRODUCTIONS   1996-1998 Vice President, Development 

 

Feature film and television production company of films including "GLORY", "AMERICAN GIGOLO"

                                                           

Acquired, developed and produced film and television projects including Garbage, and sci fi trilogy, The Tripod Trilogy, 2 spec script purchases.

1996-1998

ATLANTIC STREAMLINE                           1998-1999 Producer 

"ALL THE QUEEN'S MEN"      

 

Feature film production company

                                                   

Developed, raised financing, and packaged $18MM feature film starring Matt LeBlanc, distributed by Strand Releasing.

2010

"ALL AGES NIGHT" 2010 (Hollywood)   

Screenwriter/producer 

 

$1MM indie feature, released on Starz

2011

"THE EDGE" 2011 (Russia) 

Screenwriter(uncredited)  

 

Russia's entry for Best Foreign Film Academy Award 2011

2011

"EMPIRE OF SILVER" 2011 (China) 

Screenwriter(uncredited)