STARZ Rebrand

Created the tagline “Obsessable” for the STARZ / STARZ ENCORE network rebrand. Worked with Troika from pitch to launch as we integrated STARZ and ENCORE networks into a singular brand identity, crafting the brand voice through promos, on-air language, B2B materials, and social media. Helped develop internal guidelines for all aspects of communication, including use of music, edits, copy, and visuals.

The History of Magic in North America

Wrote the trailer for the History of Magic in North America, a series of original short stories by J.K. Rowling. This script was turned into an amazing animated piece by my friends at Elastic, directed by Andy Hall.

League of Legends 2015 World Championships

In the lead up to the 2015 League of Legends World Championship finals, Riot Games wanted a series of a videos that would take the excitement level to new heights among eSports fans and newcomers alike. As teams progressed through the four rounds of the tournament, the videos would incorporate series footage, creating a compelling, dynamic narrative that led us right to the doors of the stadium in the final event. Working with Elastic, we created a series of 6 videos that aired separately throughout the competition, and on the big screens in the stadium at the final event. In addition, we helped conceive the visuals in the stadium at the actual finals.

Black Panthers: Vanguard of a Revolution

I worked with my friends at Troika on scripting and concepting of this viral promotional video for the network premiere of Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution on PBS’s Independent Lens. The video hit over 400,000 views in the first 24 hours of its release and #BlackPanthersPBS was the #1 trending hashtag WORLDWIDE the night the show aired.

GE Subsea Oculus Rift Experience

I worked with virtual reality studio Kite and Lightning on the script for an immersive experience that sent users under the sea to explore GE’s subsea drilling technology. The experience is currently touring the world as a part of GE’s ongoing educational efforts for employees. The experience was showcased in AdWeek as an example of GE’s groundbreaking use of technology in marketing campaigns.

Fox Sports 1 College Football

Working with Brkly, I wrote the VO for a series of college football promos that aired on Fox Sports One. Are you pumped yet? Yeah! Sports!

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Dad Jeans

Since 2014, my friend Brendan Hughes and I have been hosting a weekly comedy podcast called Dad Jeans about how to raise children without becoming completely irrelevant. The jury is still out on whether we are succeeding in this mission, but people seem to like listening to us talk about it.

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SyFy Survival Guide

The SyFy Survival Guide is a series of comedic short films that meld reality shows like Man Vs. Wild with SyFy scenarios. I worked closely with longtime partners Roger LA from the conception stage to final scripting. The spots are currently in rotation on the SyFy Network.

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Independent Lens

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For 11 years, the PBS series Independent Lens has been the premiere television showcase for feature-length documentaries. Every episode of Independent Lens begins with an introduction by the series host. For the past two seasons, the host has been Stanley Tucci, and the writer has been me. Basically, I got to watch amazing movies and then write about them for one of the best actors in the world. Just another day at the office.

The Vanishing Point

A short film I wrote. Directed by Eric Kissack and starring Basil Smith, Anthony Crehan, Brian Huskey, and Jennifer Irwin. I got to wear a gorilla suit.