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Film Classes

  • Writer's Bootcamp
    The best screenwriting course there is. One night a week for two months. The first step for any aspiring filmmaker.

    New York Film Academy
    Attend the one month Acting Workshop, followed by the two month Directing Workshop. Both courses are full-time committments, Monday to Friday, 9 to 5. Recommended only after completion of Writer's Bootcamp.

    Hollywood Film Institute
    A two day Producing Workshop. Recommended only after completion of the Acting and Directing Workshops at the New York Film Academy. Congratulations, you're now ready to make a feature film.

Higher Consciousness Classes

  • The Monroe Institute
    A one week course, at the end of which you will leave, regardless of your belief system going in, with the absolute knowledge that your consciousness will survive physical body death. A life changing experience.

    Landmark Education
    Fifteen years of psychotherapy in 3 days. Reconciliation with the past. Also highly recommended.

    The Pathwork Foundation
    Transpersonal psychology with spiritualist leanings. Discovering the nature and source of one's own shadow. One-on-one work with a Helper over a number of years. Recommended only for those ready to make a substantial committment.

    EFT: Emotional Freedom Technique
    Remarkable, often seemingly miraculous healing technique, performed by simply tapping on various points throughout the body. Acupuncture without the needles. Instruction offered for free on web site.

    The Omega Institute

    New York Open Center

    The CG Jung Foundation

Higher Consciousness Resources


  • In 1999 I was the founder and CEO of Fragments of a Hologram Rose Inc., pioneering live video on the Internet, as well as the creator, producer, and director of the "Here and Now" webcast, the first ever live, uncut broadcast of real life to the Internet, full motion video and audio, 24/7.

    I am now the CEO of the production company Academy Leader / Tears in Rain Inc., and am a writer and director of film. My work has been featured in print, online, and on radio and television throughout the world. I live in Hollywood, CA.

Now Working On

  • Videopolis
    A down-on-his-luck video journalist accidently shoots a sadistic murder, then finds himself on the run in near-future New York City. Neo-noir cyberpunk thriller: "Blade Runner" meets "Chinatown". Winner QUARTERFINALIST in the Nicholl and SECOND PLACE OVERALL in Script magazine's "Open Door" script competition. A top writer at Dreamworks referred to it as "The best script we've read so far this year."

    The inspiring true story of Paralympic athlete Joe Perez. Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy at 6 months of age, Joe spends his entire life at the grueling task of simply learning to use his body. Overcoming every obstacle along the way, Joe repeatedly does the impossible: becoming the first person with CP to ever learn how to swim, the first to ever run a marathon, and ultimately, going on to become one of the world’s great powerlifting champions. “Rocky” meets “My Left Foot”.

    The Godgame
    Six strangers summoned to the home of an eccentric billionaire who, lying on his deathbed, has one thing to bestow upon each of them before he goes. Classic Hitchcockian tragedy in one room and in real-time, think: story by Agatha Christie, adapted for the screen by Ingmar Bergman, directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Now my writerly and feature directorial debut, with fundraising in progress and shooting expected to commence soon.

    I am Lost in Oceans of Light
    The director of a world-famous live 24/7 glamour-opera falls in love with his star actress, yet can't reveal his feelings lest he jeopardize his masterpiece. Postmodern retelling of the classic Greek myth "Orpheus and Eurydice", told from the POV of Hades, God of the Underworld. Winner SEMIFINALIST in Creative Screenwriting magazine's "AAA" script competition. Originally slated to be my directorial debut, at a $2M budget "Oceans of Light" has since been pushed back to my second feature, with "The Godgame", at $200K, to be completed first.

    Star Maker
    A young orphan with seemingly magical abilities searches for his biological family in the far future. Epic fantasy space opera: "Star Wars"--as Stanley Kubrick would have done it. More on this one soon.

    As always, those in the industry and/or who know me and would like to request material, simply use the contact e-mail above.

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