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Assistant Direction (feature film)

1.
Never Back Down (2008)
Jake Tyler has recently moved to Orlando, Florida with his family to support his younger brother''s shot at a professional tennis career. Jake was a star athlete on the football team at home, but in this new city he is an outsider with a reputation for being a quick tempered brawler. Making an attempt to fit in, at the invitation of a flirtatious classmate, Baja, Jake goes to a party where he is unwittingly pulled into a fight with a bully named Ryan McDonald. While he is defeated and humiliated in the fight, a classmate introduces himself to Jake and tells him about the sport known as Mixed Marshall Arts (MMA). He sees a star in Jake and asks that he meet with his mentor, Jean Roqua. It is immediately apparent to Jake that MMA is not street fighting, but rather an art form he wants to master. Roqua will take Jake under his wing, but it is up to Jake to find the patience, discipline, willingness and reason within him to succeed. For Jake, there is much more at stake than mere victory. His decision will not just settle a score; it will define who he is.
2.
Lackawanna Blues (2005)
Based on the Obie award winning play written by and starring Ruben Santiago-Hudson, a tale that recounts his childhood growing up in a boarding house in Lackawanna, New York that was run by an incredible woman.
3.
L.A. County 187 (2003)
A police sergeant and a deputy go on a manhunt for the arsonist reponsible for setting a building ablaze and causing the death of of four people.
4.
Auto Focus (2002)
Based on true story, a glimpse into the colorful life, and mysterious death, of actor Bob Crane. Handsome and charming, Crane became well known as the star of CBS' hit comedy "Hogan's Heroes" (1965-1971). Capitalizing on his fame, Crane dove into the freewheeling spirit of the times with relish, hav
5.
Swing Vote (1999)
Joseph Michael Kirkland, the newest and youngest member of the Supreme Court finds himself being the swing vote in a controversial case about abortion that threatens to polarize the nation. To come to a decision, he must weigh the powerful arguments on both sides, as well as come to terms with a ver
6.
Craft, The (1996)
For Sarah, moving to Los Angeles is just another chance to be an outsider. She is all alone among the tightly-knit student body of St. Benedict''s Academy... until she meets three young women who also have found themselves banished to the outermost reaches of high school''s inevitable pecking order. Nancy, Bonnie and Rochelle will never fit in with the "in" crowd. They barely fit in with each other. But together with Sarah, their outer and inner lives are about to change in ways they never suspected. They are about to learn that being an outsider has its own kind of power. They are about to learn "The Craft."
7.
Above Suspicion (1995)
Dempsey Cain is an honored cop, a loving husband and father, and mentor to his handsome younger brother. Then a drug dealer's bullet paralyzes him for life and Dempsey's world is shattered. Suddenly, his wife and brother seem to care less about him than for each other, and a million-dollar insurance
8.
Indictment: The Mc Martin Trial (1995) as 2nd Assistant Director
Television movie tracing six years of media and courtroom attention surrounding the owners and teachers at the McMartin Pre-school of Manhattan Beach, California, accused of child molestation and eventually aquitted.
9.
Bushwhacked (1995)
Max Grabelski is a delivery guy living in a world all his own. With his leather jacket, Italian shoes and a self-confidence that''s more a product of his imagination than anything else, he might bend the rules, but his heart is always in the right place. Unfortunately, he also has a knack for ending up in the wrong place at the wrong time. When he finds himself set up for a murder he didn''t commit, he''s forced to go on the lam. Fate (and a stolen automobile) bring Max together with six kids in need of a leader for their Ranger Scout troop. Seeing a golden opportunity to hide out, Max takes on the cover, albeit reluctantly, as the youngsters'' Troop Leader. With the law hot on his trail, Max and his troop must together overcome the odds, and survive in a place Max has never been before... Outdoors.
10.
Pagemaster, The (1994)
A storm forces frightened Richard Tyler inside a nearby library for shelter. Mr. Dewey, the librarian, sees that Richard needs an adventure and tries to give the boy a book but all Richard wants is a phone. Before he can call his parents, Richard slips on the floor, hits his head and passes out. When he wakes up, he finds himself in a fantasy land populated by famous literary characters.
11.
Breathing Lessons (1994)
Based on Anne Tyler's 1989 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel about a married couple who review their lives and renew their love for one another while driving to a friend's funeral.
12.
Witch Hunt (1994)
Set in 1950s Hollywood, where magic is legal and everyone uses it. A U.S. Senator, running for the Presidency on an anti-magic platform, plans to seal his bid for the White House by burning a witch at the stake. A detective, involved in a case about a murdered producer, tries to save the witch, who
13.
Hear No Evil (1993)
A deaf physical trainer finds her life threatened after one of her clients is murdered. She then turns to her client's best friend for protection.
14.
Good Son, The (1993)
In this suspense thriller a 12-year-old boy goes to live with relatives after his mother's death and comes under the influence of his malevolent cousin.
15.
Taking Back My Life: The Nancy Ziegenmeyer Story (1992)
Based on the "Des Moines Register" articles which chronicled rape victim Nancy Ziegenmeyer's account of the effects of the crime on her life.
16.
Blood Ties (1991)
A story about a modern vampire family -- the Carpathians -- who try to assimilate into American life in Los Angeles even while they are being threatened by a group of sinister assassins, the Hunters.
17.
Fire in the Dark (1991)
A family confronts feelings of guilt and stress when they realize that they must place their aging parent in a nursing home.
18.
Fine Things (1990)
A television movie based on Danielle Steel's novel "Fine Things." A businessman marries a young school teacher who has a six-year-old daughter from a previous marriage. He is desolated when his wife suddenly dies of cancer and his daughter's biological father kidnaps the girl.
19.
My Blue Heaven (1990)
Steve Martin and Rick Moraines go over the top in the laugh-out-loud crime comedy "My Blue Heaven" (1990). By-the-book FBI Agent Barney Coppersmith (Moraines) is assigned to protect larger-than-life crime-boss-turned-federal-witness Vinnie Anton Elli (Martin), but with the retired mobster's wild way
20.
Skin Deep (1989)
Comedy about a best-selling author and his obsession with beautiful women.
21.
Peter Gunn (1989)
Set in the 1960s, detective Peter Gunn finds himself in the midst of a mob war when he is hired by a gangland boss to prove that the mobster did not kill a rival.
22.
Tequila Sunrise (1988)
A beautiful restauranteur becomes involved in a romantic triangle with two old friends: one a police officer, and the other an ex-drug dealer.
23.
Bright Lights, Big City (1988)
An aspiring author, hurt and depressed over a painful separation from his girlfriend, embarks on a hedonistic and frantic journey through New York City''s nightlife sub-culture.
24.
I Love N.Y. (1988)

Misc. Crew (feature film)

25.
Alien Nation (1988)
Set in the future, 300,000 aliens from another planet immigrate to Los Angeles and integrate themselves into human society.

Assistant Direction (TV Mini-Series)

26.
Attila (2001)
Miniseries about Attila the Hun, the ruthless 5th century warrior who helped unite his people in an area that is now Hungary. Tells the story of two worlds colliding and of the two men who embody the values and essence of those worlds. Attila, King of the Huns, is a visionary who sees more in his pe
27.
Baby M (1988)
A two-part miniseries dramatizing the story of Mary Beth Whitehead, the surrogate mother who bore a child for William and Elizabeth Stern, but decided to keep "Baby M" rather than give it up at birth. The drama depicts the world-famous court battle that resulted from her action.

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