Winner of the Silver Telly Award (their top prize) for editing, this short film done for Air Nippon Airways is a semi-autobiographical chronicle of Art Director, Jamie Ambler's short trip to Tokyo. The handheld selfie footage was beautifully shot as he walked and rode though the city while enjoying some of Tokyo's familiar sights and delicious food.
I produced, directed and edited this comedy short, which won a 2010 Telly Award in the Online Comedy category. It was also an Official Selection at the 2010 Long Island Film Festival (LIFF). It takes a humorous spin as a trio of suburban middle-schoolers wait for a ride into town.
I produced, directed and edited this sequel to "Joy Rider." A winner of the 2018 Communicator Award, it follows a 13-year-old girl who takes her clueless friends on a joy ride though suburbia, while displaying every possible mode of distracted driving available. Disclaimer: No one was hurt, no laws were violated and no underage driving took place.
A film that makes fun of student films. This updated version of my 1979 short film is an homage to Alfred Hitchcock. I wrote, directed and co-edited it while I was studying Film at Emerson College and 30 years later, it was the winner of the 2009 Classic Telly Award. It was originally shown at the Emerson Comedy Workshop in 1980 and was in several local film festivals in Boston.
This documentary short is a winner of a 2018 Telly Award. Temple Israel of New Rochelle celebrated its 110th anniversary by honoring retired Cantor, Helene Reps, who is known as one of the first ordained female cantors; and whose impact on Westchester's largest reformed Jewish congregation went far beyond her beautiful singing voice.
Winner of the 2014 Communicator Award of Distinction, this documentary short follows my daughter's volunteer efforts at St. Mary's Hospital For Children. She decided that she wanted to do something that had an immediate impact; so she devoted a day of activities with a group of sick and disabled children. Her poise and generous spirit made this project a real labor of love. It's an example of the creative services I offer, which include productions like this.
I had the unique privilege of editing this wonderful video that was used as a promo for the Soldiers', Sailors', Marines' & Airmen's Club. Produced at Young & Rubicam by Mary Beth Sheridan, written by Bob Potesky, with art direction by Bob Steigelman, creating this memorable tribute to our returning servicemen and servicewomen. Winner of a Telly Award and a Platinum EMPixx Award for editing.
I wrote and co-produced, directed and edited this short film with fellow Emerson film student, David Cohen in 1980. I restored and updated the film in 2008, winning a Telly Award. It stars Frank Spellman as a sad sack who's trying to get a bite to eat in a world that's moving a bit too fast for him. Another fellow film student, Peter Kiwitt (who later directed many TV series episodes and is a member of the Director's Guild), provided the cinematography.
Winner of a 2016 Communicator Award, I directed and edited this documentary short about a 13 year old named Blake, who decided to explore his grandfather's survival of the Holocaust. He viewed his grandfather's 1998 testimony on video (which was part of Steven Spielberg's project with the USC Shoah Foundation Institute) and went to the Holocaust Museum in Washington DC, researching a trail of documents during the Holocaust.
Winner of the 2015 Communicator Award of Distinction, I directed and edited this mini-documentary about a teen's charitable work. It's an example of the creative services I offer for special events, such as personal videos. In this case, Max decided to spend time playing baseball with a group of challenged children.
Winner of the 2015 Communicator Award of Distinction, I directed and edited this mini-documentary about a teen's charitable work. It's an example of the creative services I offer for special events, such as personal videos. Here, Ayden decided to participate in the "Midnight Run" program, which involves bringing food to the less fortunate in NYC.
Winner of a Telly Award and the Communicator Award of Distinction, this is my 55-minute documentary of a three-day reunion at Tyler Hill Camp, in September of 1997. The film follows the activities and emotionally-charged shared experiences of over 200 middle-aged alumni.
Winner of the 2017 W3 Award in the Online Video category, this is a documentary short about an educator and beloved Rabbi in Westchester. Produced by Ellen & Lee Meiner, directed and edited by Paul Sundick.
Winner of three 2006 Silver Telly Awards (their top prize), I produced, directed and edited this original 2005 documentary about my old elementary school in Great Neck, NY. It was part of a successful fundraising effort for the school’s new playground. This was a non-profit production and is permanently available for viewing at the Great Neck Public Library.
I earned a top prize from the Telly Awards for editing this beautifully shot :60 spot for the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (1995). At certain points in the spot, I overlapped three layers of moving images, plus a fourth layer of graphics. The spot ran for many years during coverage of top NCAA sports events.