Mar 2017 22

The First American won two Silver Telly Awards this week. Congratulations to my crew and all involved!



Jul 2016 13


Feature length documentary film about the life and legacy of George Washington. Produced by Kevin Knoblock, Vince Haley and Donna Lusitana. Written and Directed by Kevin Knoblock.

THE FIRST AMERICAN uses extensive historic reenactments, including reenactments of the Siege of Boston, The Battle of Long Island, The Crossing of the Delaware, and the Battle of Trenton. The film features Robert Lyons as George Washington and Beverley J. Simmons as Martha Washington.

THE FIRST AMERICAN was shot in 4K on location at Mount Vernon, in Philadelphia at Independence Hall, in Bucks County, Pennsylvania and at historic colonial estates along the James River in Virginia.

Jul 2016 09

Going through my footage. Frame grab from the Red Epic Steadicam.


May 2016 08


Finished a long shoot and edit. Getting ready for our premiere at Mount Vernon May 20, 2016.


Shooting The First American
Oct 2015 08

Back from shooting The First American on the James River in Virginia and in Philadelphia.

Jul 2015 26

Directing new documentary on George Washington.

Apr 2015 21

Had a great time teaching my full day Documentary Film Class workshop at Raindance Film School in London on March 28, 2015. Thank you to Elliot, the Raindance team and all the students.


Nov 2014 14

New York City crops up a lot in DOC NYC, the fifth annual series devoted to nonfiction filmmaking. There are over 100 films to see over the next week; here are but a handful of them, including Tales of The Grim Sleeper from director Nich Broomfield.