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October 5, 2023

In2U Coming Soon!

A short version of my diabolical horror feature film "In2U" starts shooting next month in NYC!

October 5, 2023

I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY wins big!

The feature film I wrote and star in, I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY, kicked off its film festival life at Cinequest and continues to play great festivals around the country, picking up Best Narrative Film, Best Actress (Adrienne Acevedo Lovette), Best Actor (John A. Rice), and Best Cinematography (Alejandro Salinas-Albrecht). 

October 5, 2023

Best Actor in a Feature Film!

I'm over the moon to find out I just won Best Actor in a Feature Film at the starry Catalina Film Festival! The movie was a labor of love, and it is wonderful to be recognized.

October 26, 2021

THE DARK ROOM Plays Fests Around the World!

THE DARK ROOM continues its festival run with Catalina FF, LA Shorts International, St. Louis International FF, and more! Check out the full list and upcoming screenings at!

September 8, 2021

I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY Advances to Quarterfinals!

My script I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY is a Quarterfinalist in the 2021 ScreenCraft Drama Screenplay Competition!

September 8, 2021

That's a wrap on I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY!

I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY has officially entered post-production! Stay tuned for updates here and at

March 6, 2021

I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY Begins Shooting in NYC!

The film I wrote and act in, I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY, begins principal photography! Let's make some movie magic!

January 11, 2021


The film I wrote and act in, HIDDEN DAYLIGHT, got over 10K views in its first month after wide release on YouTube! Watch the film here.

September 9, 2020

A Few New Scripts...

Finished two new screenplays while stuck inside during the pandemic... a horror/thriller called "In2U", and a WW2 Supernatural Thriller called "THE CHAMBER". Putting them out into the world soon, so send your good vibes!

December 10, 2019

First Trailer for THE DARK ROOM Drops!

Check out the trailer for my latest film, THE DARK ROOM, at!

June 1, 2019

THE DARK ROOM Begins Filming!

My latest film, THE DARK ROOM, begins shooting on location in Pittsburgh. Can't wait for some good, scary fun!

September 23, 2018

MANIAC Drops on Netflix!

Catch me on the season finale of MANIAC on Netflix, directed by Cary Fukunaga and starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill!

March 8, 2018

Interview on Shriekfest Radio!

Hey everyone! Give a listen to this radio interview I did with Adrienne Lovette and Denise Gossett, director of the wonderful Shriekfest Horror Film Festival!

February 10, 2018

DIRECTV and AT&T U-Verse!

Great news! My film HIDDEN DAYLIGHT is now available to watch on DIRECTV and AT&T U-verse! Watch it On Demand now! 

October 30, 2017

MANIAC on Netflix!

Just filmed a role in the upcoming Paramount TV/Netflix series MANIAC, directed by True Detective's Cary Fukunaga and starring Emma Stone and Jonah Hill!

October 1, 2017

Four festivals this month!

The film I wrote and acted in, HIDDEN DAYLIGHT, plays Shriekfest LA, Orlando Film Festival, Halloweenapalooza, Shriekfest Orlando, and Sin City Horror Film Fest this October! Catch us if you can!

June 19, 2017

HIDDEN DAYLIGHT gets rave reviews!

The short suspense thriller I wrote and act in, HIDDEN DAYLIGHT, continues to get rave reviews. Read what the critics are saying at!

June 25, 2017

BROOKLYN IN JULY wins at Cape Fear!

A powerful film I had the pleasure of acting in, BROOKLYN IN JULY, just won Best Drama at the Cape Fear Independent Film Festival. Congrats to all involved!

May 31, 2017

We WON Best Horror Film!

HIDDEN DAYLIGHT, the short I wrote and acted in, WON Best Horror Film at PHOENIX COMICON 2017!!!

Jun 18, 2017

SOFIE wins big at its first festival!

A film  I worked on called SOFIE just won "Best Short Film" at the San Francisco Black Film Festival! Huge congratulations to the entire cast and crew.

Jun 09, 2017


The horror/thriller I wrote and acted in makes its West Coast Premiere at the famous Grauman's Chinese Theatre in Hollywood, CA, as part of Dances With Films 20! More info at

Mar 18, 2017

Indie Filmmakers Panel at HorrorHound Weekend!

Check out the film I wrote and acted in called HIDDEN DAYLIGHT at the biggest horror convention in the nation, HorrorHound Weekend! I will be there speaking on the Indie Filmmakers Panel. More info at

Nov 02, 2016

Congrats to our director!
Adrienne Lovette, the director of my film HIDDEN DAYLIGHT, was named the 2016 WOMEN IN HORROR HONOREE for her work on the film at FEARnyc! Congrats!

October 25, 2017

We WON Best Short!
HIDDEN DAYLIGHT, the suspense thriller I wrote and acted in, won BEST SHORT FILM at the Freak Show Horror Film Festival, one of the largest and longest running horror film festivals in the country! 

Jun 01, 2016


Catch me in the award-winning feature film WHEN I'M WITH YOU, which is now available on AMAZON PRIME!

January 07, 2016

Watch me on the premiere of BLOOD FEUDS!

Catch me playing the iconic character Bill the Butcher tonight on AHC's new series BLOOD FEUDS!

December 15, 2015

THE DARK ROOM is a winner!

My feature-length horror script THE DARK ROOM just WON Stage 32's Search For New Blood Contest, which seeks to find the best dark genre scripts from around the world!

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