Staten Island Truffle Hunter
An exposé on the Staten Island truffle hunter Tommy Jordano, a reformed ex-con who found his life-calling as a truffle hunter and distributor.
Featured article on MTV.com
Five strangers are picked to live in a house with only booze and their bodies to keep them entertained. We produced this piece in 24 hours. We closed out the 2013 Red Eye Short Film Festival viewing show.
A play that follows an elderly liquor store owner in hollywood who incites a bender-fueled fued with a movie premier when they tow his car.
A short film that follows a quiet train fanatic's gruesome discovery and the subsequent dark path it leads him down. If you've ever loved collegiate horror, this is the short for you!
Crabhouse: A Bloody Musical
This was a for-hire script I wrote for talented Australian composer Joe Kiely's Off-Broadway production. I spent a month putting together a comedy book for his musical arrangements, and somehow ended up in the production as well.
Water Cooler Talk
A group of employees at a faceless company deal with their failing computer network by gossiping over who is the culprit, among other things.
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30min TV Scripts Originals:
In the Interim (2014)
Growing the Flock (2013)
Varsity Greens (2011)
30min TV Scripts Specs:
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt (2018)
Always Sunny in Philidephia (2010)
Seinfeld (1996, 2005)
Life Partners (2013)
Light Post treatment
Her Instructions treatment
Competitive Brunching (2017)
Spent Saints (2017)
Martini Man (2017)
Smyle for Women (2016)
Martini Man (2013)
Staten Island Truffle Hunter (2011)
Happy Hour (2017)
Kozy Liquor (2009)
Crabhouse the musical (2011)
Water Cooler Talk (2008)
Growing the Flock (2010)
The Death Job (2007)
The Watch Convention (2005)
In the Interim - Pilot
Upon being cut off from yoga membership, the professional intern, perpetually playing a zero sum game, finds a unique method for raising the funds.
2014 LA 48hr Film Fest Finalist: Tells the story of a kind burglary on the run who ends up being mistaken for the new priest at catholic parish. Through sheer gumption, he improvizes his way through service only to be confronted with a true moral crises that threatens to disrupt his ruse.
Smyle for Women is a commercial parody written by Jen McCartney that I directed and edited, which follows a woman as she encounters daily situations in which she must take a prescription pill to help her smile. The video was featured around the internet and has been viewed over 9 million times.
WINNER of Whohaha's Original Short of the Year
Smyle fo Women
Titular chapter adaptation from Chris Smith's novel SPENT SAINTS. Julian reminisces on a crazy night while buying the goods to help cope with a massive hangover and missed opportunity.
Here's a Kickstarter sizzle for my short film REALTIES, which sets up the plot and main characters with a faux realtor profile video.
This is a sketch video that follows the misadventures of a mysterious man known only as Martini Man. This is the stupidest thing I ever made and it makes me laugh.
Written by Jen McCartney, directed, co-produced and edited by me, this short mockumentary tells the story of a group of people united by their obsession with the little known sport of Competitive Brunching, a sport of the mind as much as a sport of the stomach.
This is a short film I wrote, directed and edited that tracks the downward descent of a homeless realtor as he attempts to sell the house he's been squatting in while maintaining his self-destructive habits that put him in such tough spot in the first place.
Top Narrative Honors at Redstone Alumni Festival.
Group Text from Hell
Written/directed by Jen McCartney, produced and edited by me, this short horror film parody tells the story of woman driven mad by being unable to leave a group text thread with long-distance friends.
A play that premiered at the Whitefire Theatre and will be running again this summer 2018 during the Hollywood Fringe Festival, it follows an hour of day-drinking between three friends and the kindly intruding stranger celebrating her birthday alone.