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Blue Basket

Wed, 15 Feb 2017 19:05:54 +0000




Blurred Colors in the City

Sat, 11 Feb 2017 00:00:45 +0000

Tune in Saturday 11 February at 3pm to Work x Work on air. I’ll be moderating a talk called Blurred Colors in the City. I’m excited to be joined by the photographer Andre D. Wagner, and Executive Director of Audio for Fusion Mandana Mofidi. The hour will explore issues of race and cultural diversity in […]



Snow and Squares

Fri, 10 Feb 2017 23:30:06 +0000




Mumbai, London, Barcelona

Wed, 08 Feb 2017 21:30:30 +0000

A few months ago a client sent me abroad to Mumbai, London, and Barcelona to capture the stories of leading urbanists Dr. Joan Clos and PK Das.



Podcast Love

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 21:17:32 +0000

I recently appeared on the podcast Filmwax Radio. And while I’ve appeared in media before, this one felt a bit like a rite of passage. Any New York filmmaker of note has appeared on it over the years and I’ve listened to many episodes. Adam’s cat sat in my lap for a few minutes as […]



Candid Voice and Camera

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 07:26:43 +0000

Work x Work produced an audio interview about my photography. The post also features more of my photos from Morocco. The image above is just a taste. Click here for the full flavor.



Urbanworld Film Festival

Wed, 02 Nov 2016 05:32:02 +0000

The Urbanworld Film Festival was the first stop in five weeks of madness. Five weeks without a day off. Five weeks of incremental, unrelenting stress. It was also the New York premiere of my film “72 Hours: a Brooklyn Love Story?” The opening night party was held high above the city and led off with […]



Use the Camera to Dignify Your Characters

Tue, 23 Aug 2016 04:24:54 +0000

Scout Tafoya, the film essayist, approached after our screening at the BlackStar Film Festival to congratulate me on making a "fucking awesome film."



LA Film Festival

Wed, 15 Jun 2016 15:37:20 +0000

Flying out to LA I knew one thing was certain, I would return a changed person – baptized by the fact that I could now, officially, call myself a feature filmmaker. The festival itself was 9 days, but I stayed in LA for just over two weeks, saw at least 14 movies, and talked myself […]



Last Push

Sun, 29 May 2016 15:00:07 +0000

Though you always imagine music being written and placed into your film, one of the things I hadn’t pictured at the start of this process was standing in a room while the cellist and composer record the music. Pictured, Alexandre “Diesel” Varela and Kristine Kruta, who wrote and performed our original score in a whirlwind […]



72 Hours : on adaptation

Thu, 26 May 2016 23:07:27 +0000

Here’s an article in The Hollywood Reporter about my film, 72 Hours: a Brooklyn Love Story?. In it I talk a bit about the process of adapting a short documentary into a narrative feature. And there’s even an exclusive clip from the film embedded in the article.



Just a Brown Hand

Sun, 15 May 2016 17:40:51 +0000

Diogenes Brito, a designer at Slack, writes about his decision to make the skin color of the Add to Slack button brown. Why was the choice an important one, and why did it matter to the people of color who saw it? The simple answer is that they rarely see something like that. These people […]



Tickets for my movie

Tue, 10 May 2016 17:55:24 +0000

Live in LA? Like film? Love Brooklyn? Trailer here. The show is Thursday June 2nd at 9pm. Don’t miss out.



Headed to LA Film Festival!

Thu, 28 Apr 2016 10:46:15 +0000

I’ve been waiting to say something like this for years. My first feature film, “72 Hours: a Brooklyn Love Story?” will make its World Premiere in competition at the LA Film Festival. It is a tremendous honor and I couldn’t be more proud. See the trailer here, or sign up for updates on the project […]



Morocco, a preview

Tue, 12 Apr 2016 04:17:40 +0000

After a recent two-week trip to Morocco in which I shot several thousand images, I have much to share. The question is format. For the first time, I’ve been exploring printing the work. The trip covered Marrakech, Fes, the Atlas mountains, the Merzouga Dunes and more. So much to see, and even more to visit […]