• Filming in India for Columbia U.

    Filming in India for Columbia U.

    I just returned from a two-week shoot in India, directing three short films for a new on-line education initiative by Columbia University.  I travelled with producer/cinematographer Richard Numeroff to Delhi, Chennai, rural Tamil Nadu, Bangalore and Mumbai, documenting eye-opening public policy initiatives in health, education and welfare.  The most audacious of these is the Indian government’s push to […]
  • “Our Private Idaho” on WORLD and PBS this week

    “Our Private Idaho” on WORLD and PBS this week

    For the last five months I’ve been working with Maria Hinojosa and her brilliant team at the Futuro Media Group on America by the Numbers, a new PBS series about demographic changes sweeping the country. The episode I wrote and directed, about white flight to northern Idaho, airs this Thursday, October 16th on WORLD Channel […]
  • Civil War Sabotage? on PBS

    Civil War Sabotage? on PBS

    The hour-long History Detectives episdode that I wrote and directed last year aired on PBS in May, and is now streaming on It looks at theories behind the tragic sinking of the steamboat Sultana at the end of the Civil War, which killed 1800 Union solders on their way home from Confederate prison camps.
  • “Unburden” to premiere in LA

    “Unburden,” the short film I wrote from a story by Tamara Rabil (see below), will premiere at the LA Women’s International Film Festival on March 22nd. Trailer and other info here.
  • Boston’s Finest premieres on TNT

    I was writer and story producer of the premiere episode of Boston’s Finest, a new documentary series about Boston cops.  Donnie Wahlberg is the narrator and executive producer. It airs tomorrow, Feb. 27, at 9 pm.  I also wrote / story-produced Episode 5.  Both of my episodes feature Officer Jenn Penton, a charismatic cop whose […]
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