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The real story of Coney Island’s roller coaster relationship with redevelopment. As seen on PBS stations across the US. Nominated for a NY Emmy Award. (94min / 2010)


‘Up on the Roof’ follows several devoted pigeon keepers in Williamsburg, Brooklyn through the rigors and rewards of a quintessential New York tradition. Broadcast on Thirteen/WNET and other NY-area public television stations. (58min / 2008)


Daniel Smith and family and friends and strangers explore the intersections of creativity vs. accessibility, Christian faith vs. popular culture, underground music vs. survival, and family vs. individuality. Co-starring Sufjan Stevens. (103min / 2006)


This film about a live karaoke band and their many, many guest vocalists testifies to the redemptive power of the rock experience with wit, glee, and volume. (74min / 2001)


Lotus in the Fire” (2015) 30 min.

Diandine” (2010) 8 min.

“Cai Guo-Qiang: Explosion/Drawing” (2006) 4 min.

“Tongues Possess the Earth” (2005) – Half-Handed Cloud music video

“Senior Picture” (2004) 8 min.

Romulus” (2003) – Sufjan Stevens music video

“DJ Death” (2002) 3 min.