NEWS

New TV spot for Red Mango in the works!

I am excited to be working with Dan Kim (AKA Candy Rain) and the folks at Red Mango once again on a new television spot that we will shoot shortly! Opposable Thumb and I are working with the ECG group for this project. This one is gonna be funny. 

On comedy writing for Script Magazine

In leading up to a webinar I’ll be teaching on comedy writing, I wrote an article for Script Magazine in which I discuss the kitchen sink in comedy. 

Running Later with Scott Rogowsky

I am very excited to be a guest on the season premiere of Running Later with Scott Rogowsky on April 23rd at The People’s Improv Theater. I will be showing a clip from the new movie and talking about the upcoming Hebrew Hammer sequel!

‘True Stories!’ has a home! 

Kevin McDonald and I have partnered with Levity Entertainment Group on ‘True Stories!’ — the absurdist sketch comedy podcast we are co-writing. We are writing the first season of 12 episodes now, and we will also be putting on live shows in NYC.  

The Hebrew Hammer VS Hitler, Jimmy Vestvood, and True Stories – Updates – 3/5/14

On The Hammer front, I am very excited to be working with producer Jason Taragan as well as casting directors Paul Schnee and Kerry Barden (Dallas Buyers Club, Prisoners, August: Osage County). Some big announcements to come shortly.  Jimmy Vestvood is about a week away from ‘picture lock,’ enabling us to go into the final push…

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Jimmy Post Production

I am back in the NYC and starting post production on the movie, Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero. Production was truly an incredible experience, and I’m excited as it’s going to be a very, very, very funny movie.  To tide you over, check out the Facebook page for the film HERE.

Winter Screenwriting Workshop 

I will be teaching a second 2-day comedy screenwriting workshop at The People’s Improv Theater January 25-26. If you’re interested in learning how to structure a feature film comedy, come on down!

Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero

I am thrilled to announce that I am directing the independent feature film comedy “Jimmy Vestvood: Amerikan Hero,” starring Maz Jobrani. The fish-out-of-water adventure which is infused with political satire and physical comedy. Co-written by Jobrani and his producing partner, Amir Ohebsion, the film is about a wannabe private investigator who wins the Green Card lottery…

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Summer Workshops Being Offered

I am offering a two workshops this summer — one in screenplay structure (August 14-15, Aug 17-18, Aug 24-25, Aug 28-29), the other in single camera directing (Aug 21-22). If you ever wanted to learn what makes a movie tick and how to get started writing one; or, if you’ve ever had the urge to…

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Here’s what’s been happening. 

Hello from Brooklyn! Sorry I’ve been bad at keeping this updated. The past few months have been interesting. While slowly putting the Hammer together, I also took a job writing for WWE (yes, it’s fake – shhhhh).  Additionally, Kevin McDonald and I are almost done writing the pilot episode of a very funny new radio…

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