I'll start over again - I tried posting but the website said my post was NOT SAVED because aI didn't read previous posts - Very odd...
I began work on Pencils Down! In 2007- on the very first day of the Writers Guild Strike. Igrabbed a camera and headed out to Paramount Studios and started filming. It took several years to bring it all together
Along with writing partner Rick Shaughnessy, I became a member of the Writers Guild of America East while writing the feature film, Dinner Rush, which was directed by Bob Giraldi and stars: Danny Aiello, John Corbett, Edoaurdo Ballerini, Kirk Acevedo, Ajay Naidu, Summer Phoenix, Vivian Wu, Alex Corrado and Mike McGlone.
Dinner Rush, premiered at the Telluride Film Festival and was listed on, Richard Roeper's list of "Movies that should have been nominated for an Oscar", and "The Top 100 Movies of the Decade (2000-2010)", and is selected in Leonard Maltin's book, Leonard Maltin's 151 Best Movies You've Never Seen.
I am a graduate of Columbia College in Chicago, and also have a Juris Doctorate from Chicago-Kent Law School. I had a private Practice in Chicago, Illinois , where I continues to maintain my law license.
Brian has worked as part of the Production team on numerous film and television projects, including: Oceans 11 and Oceans 12, The Road To Perdition, Californication, The Middle, The United States of Tara, Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles, Stranger then Fiction, The Longest Yard, Monster-inLaw, National Treasure, Suburbicon, and Bosch among others.
I have two Documentaries in various stages of production and Recently worked as the DP for a documentary on the writing of Tennessee Williams which was Shot in New Orleans. I look forward to This D- Word Community.