In 2011, my friend and long-time collaborator, Steven Greenstreet, brought me on to shoot for a docu-series that he was co-producing with Lagan Sebert on Sebert's sister, Ke$ha: My Crazy Beautiful Life. On April 23rd, the series premiered on MTV and here's a bonus clip that was released exclusively online. Steven Greenstreet and I shot the b-roll. Lagan Sebert and →
This is a mini-doc I made as a special web feature for my documentary, Blood, Boobs & Beast. It features underground comix pioneer Jay Lynch and was filmed on a Canon 7D.
Here's an excerpt of the feature documentary I edited about lawnmower racing. It's an eye-popping, high-octane clip of a lawnmower race, featuring helmet cam footage from 5-time champion Jayson Mikula. The film is showing this weekend at the Naperville Independent Film Festival in Illinois. Directed by Mike Ratel.
A documentary I shot for a few years ago is having its premiere on the BBC this month. The documentary chronicles the life and contributions of TV Smith the singer and songwriter of the 70's punk band The Adverts. I filmed several interviews including Fugazi frontman and Dischord Records founder Ian MacKaye. You can read more as well as watch →
Just finished this short doc about autobiographical cartoonist Kelly Froh. Co-directed and edited by Richard B. Smith, Jr. Shot in 2008 on a Sony PD-170.
NewSchools: Changing the Odds from NewSchools on Vimeo. Academy Award winning director* Davis Guggenheim's new documentary film Waiting for "Superman" comes out on DVD and Blu-Ray February 15th, and with it comes a special feature that was co-edited by myself and Steven Greenstreet. Greenstreet and I worked very closely with the folks at NewSchools Venture Fund to script and edit this →
This independent film was on a small budget and needed to keep the editing of this trailer to under 9 hours. This is what we made in those 9 hours.