A little self-promotion here but if any of you are in the LA area, my film is premiering at Outfest on July 18th. It's my feature directorial debut. It's been a whirlwind directing a feature AND managing things here at theOffice. Luckily, Emily, our blogger-extraordinaire has kept the creativity flowing. You can scroll back through the blog to check … Continue reading TIGER ORANGE


"My motivation has never been to break into the business. Maybe that has allowed me to ignore a lot of the things. There’re a lot of people who like to tell you specific things that you need to do in order to make it in this industry. I was at the stage where I was … Continue reading QOTD


"I don't really plan it out for the characters to have these really raw human experiences, but I think inevitably it ends up that way. In the story I want to tell, the characters end up being probably embarrassed frequently or they're in awkward situations just like in real life. I always have a desire to show people … Continue reading QOTD

Where We Belong

When I'm not running the ship here at theOffice, I'm pouring everything I've got into my feature directorial debut. It's a drama called Where We Belong about estranged gay brothers struggling to reconnect after the recent death of their father. It's set in a small town in central California and explores this unique dynamic that … Continue reading Where We Belong

At the movies

March is shaping up to be an exciting month for indies. Here's a list of seven goodies from IndieWire. I'm particularly interested in the new Cianfrance film, The Place Beyond the Pines, and who doesn't want to delve deep into The Shining with the documentary, Room 237, in what Owen Gleiberman calls "a veritable Kubrickian … Continue reading At the movies