How We Got Away With It

Filmmaking is as visceral a creative experience as writing, painting or acting. As in any art, planning is essential, and with a company of performers and craftspeople depending on you to meet the schedule, one has to make definitive choices on style, tone and form before principle photography. But on set, where all that counts is what’s going through the lens, your guide is your instinct. Whether it be a performance note, a shot composition, or you just lost a location and need to adapt quickly, it is your inner voice that shows you the way. 

I lean toward dramatic crime thrillers (though I do love me some character-driven humor). I'm honored to have had my films screened all over the world, and to have been recognized at several festivals. I am very proud of my contributions to Kids In The Spotlight, a not-for-profit dedicated to encouraging foster children to tell their stories through film.

How We Got Away With It trailer

Directing Demo Reel (4:45 t.r.t.)

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leigh henry beach 1

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becker searching

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Wing Bldg

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"An assured visual style.

A promising feature directing debut"

HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

"A polished, beautiful film.

A sharp, visually striking thriller."

GEORGIA ENTERTAINMENT NEWS

"Doesn't stop twisting

until the final credits."

NEW YORK TIMES

"The actions are as plausible

as they are horrific

in this little indie gem."

KOMM & SIEH (Germany)

"Recalls Hitchcock and Haneke. ...a chilling plunge into gangster or

horror cinema.."

ST. LOUIS MAGAZINE

"An absolute crackerjack of fun...

fleshy characters, fabulous dialogue. 

MOVIEHOLE

"A director who clearly understands

visual possibilities."

FILM JOURNAL

"Something about it just festers in the subconscious, days after viewing."

J.B. SPINS

"Not one dull moment from the start

to the twist-filled end."

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