Films

The Fireside Bowl

Writer | Director | Co-Producer | Editor

This feature-length documentary digs into the gritty history of The Fireside Bowl, an infamous all-ages venue in Chicago, to shed some light on how digital technology has affected music communities. Between 1994-2004, this bowling alley provided an outlet for thousands of bands to perform; Meanwhile, mp3 technology paved the way for file-sharing and the iPod era, forever altering the way we interact, communicate, & learn about art. If you’re interested in learning more about this project, please email me.

[This is a rough offline cut — ie. low-rez rips, no color transfer, no lower thirds, etc.]

 

 


 

An Evening of Extraordinary Circumstance

 Director | Co-Producer | Videographer | Editor | DVD Author

This concert film documents the 10-year anniversary of The Lawrence Arms, one of the midwest's most celebrated punk bands. Recorded live at The Metro, a legendary venue in their hometown of Chicago, this rowdy two-hour set drew fans from four continents. An Evening of Extraordinary Circumstance peaked into Amazon.com’s top 20 best-selling music video & concert dvds upon its release by iconic punk label Fat Wreck Chords on June 5, 2012, and has since remained one of Interpunk.com’s top 10 most popular dvds of all time.