Writer/director/stunt coordinator
“Combat Nuns, All Or Nothing”

 Your project has entered in our festival. What is your project about?

“Combat Nuns All Or Nothing” is about a crime fighting Nun (Emmy Nominated, Dot Marie Jones) who is making her weekly confession to a Priest.

What are your ambitions with your project?

My ambition is to get Combat Nuns into an 8-episode TV/Cable series!

Tell us something about your shooting? What pleasantly surprised you?

One of the pleasant surprises I found out during our shoot was that our lead Nun, Dot Marie Jones can drive a motorcycle! So, we put her on a Harley-Davidson, gave her some lines to improv for a Public Service Announcement and we shot it in an alley behind the studio. You can see that scene at the end of the movie, and it’s also in the trailer!

For what group of spectators is your film targeted?

 Combat Nuns is for everyone!

Why should distributors buy your film?

Distributors should buy Combat Nuns because who doesn’t want to see a crime fighting Nun?

How would you specify your work? What characterises your film?

How would I specify my film? Chaos! What characterizes my film? Controlled Chaos!

Why did you decide to become a filmmaker?

1.     Why did I become a filmmaker? Because I’m a storyteller, and I enjoy telling the best story possible. I like to control the horizonal and vertical by bringing in the right people to create every moment from beginning to end.

Who is your role model?

My role model is my Mom! She always supported my dreams while being a single parent!

Which movies are your favourites? Why?

1.     My favorite short films are “A Short Film”, “Sunday’s Game” and the infamous animated short, “Bambi Meets Godzilla”, because these films are very short and very funny. I love brevity. Feature film favorites, “The Wizard of Oz” and “It’s a Wonderful Life” because of the simple messages that they share and “Pulp Fiction” because of the structure and the variety of characters.

Where do you look for inspiration for your films?

 I look for inspiration in the writing of my films. If it doesn’t tell a good story or engage me, then why do it?

 Which topics interest you the most?

"I'm open to all topics! You never know where the next good idea comes from.

What do you consider your greatest achievement in your career?
I think one of the greatest achievements in my career was getting my first win at a film festival. I started thinking…maybe I’m good at this!
What do you consider most important about filming?

I think the most important thing about filmmaking is having fun!

Which film technique of shooting do you consider the best?

I consider the best film technique for shooting a film is getting it finished!

How would you rate/What is your opinion about current filmmaking?

 I think that the current level of filmmaking is incredibly good! There are so many filmmakers from so many countries with so many stories to be told, that it is so refreshing to see and hear the new voices.

What can disappoint you in a movie?

What disappoints me in filmmaking is when the creators take their audience for granted.

Who supports you in your film career?

My greatest supporter in my career has been my beautiful wife, Regina. She has been there for the good times and the challenging time. She always believes in me!


A Nun confesses her sins to a Priest.