I can teach any of my students how to make a film. But I believe it is far more important for their future, as well as that of the film industry itself, that I teach them WHY they should make one...Once they understand the reason they’re doing this, students are far more interested in truly learning how to deliver their visions to audiences everywhere.
- Sold his first pitch to 20th Century Fox when he was just 19 years old.
- His first feature film was picked up by Disney/Touchstone at the behest of Steven Spielberg and Kathleen Kennedy.
- Has directed amazing actors like George C. Scott, Kathy Bates, Rita Moreno, Louise Fletcher, Joe Mantegna, Cynthia Nixon, Joe Pantoliano and many others.