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A comedy about Darren, Sylvie, and the bullfight in their basement.
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Sin Matador

176 backers pledged $20,090 to help bring this project to life.

FESTIVAL PREMIERS!! Aspen & Lanzarote!!


Hello Backers!!

Great news for Sin Matador! Some of you must have been crossing your fingers, because we made it into a MAJOR FILM FESTIVAL! The Aspen Shortfest is one of the most esteemed short film festivals in the USA and we will have our NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE there this APRIL 10th at 5:30 PM!!!

And, leading up to that, we will have our WORLD PREMIERE at the Festival International de Cine Lanzarote in the Canary Islands! How fitting to have our world premier in Spain! 

Lanzarote will also be screening my other short AMATEUR DICTATOR which, if you haven't watched it, please check it out HERE.  

As always, I'm deeply touched and thankful to have your support! We could not have done it without you, and we're so excited that the film you helped make is starting to screen on two continents! THANKS AGAIN!


PS- I've been on the move a bit the last month, so if you sent your address for your backers rewards a little later, those will be sent out in the next week or two - we didn't forget about you!!! Thanks again!!!

Pictures from the shoot...and your address please!

Hello fabulous backers! 

If you have not already done so, please do fill out the survey with your address so we can send you your perks for backing Sin Matador. If you are having trouble with the form, or just don't like forms, please feel free to send me your address directly at 

Also, if you're not avid Facebook folks, I finally posted some behind-the-scenes pictures there. They are really fun - check them out here:


Its been a real pleasure packing up all these packages and thinking of each of you and the goodwill your contributions sent to this film. Its not only the concrete financial help, but knowing that nearly 200 people thought this film was worth making  meant a lot, and gave us extraordinary momentum to get this difficult movie made, so THANK YOU again. 

Have a good day!


Happy New Year!

Hello Dear Backers!

Thank you again for your generous contribution to what turned out to be a very challenging project. And a very fun and funny short film in the end. Now that its the future, we've been able to find space in life to create the SIN MATADOR BACKERS REWARDS 2015!! 

We've sent out a survey for your address.PLEASE fill it out so that we can mail you your reward. Its truly my pleasure to send these, so please don't demure - fill out the address form and we'll send them soon! 

***It appears you have to log in to Kickstarter to fill out the survey. If you are having trouble logging in, feel free to just email me your mailing address:***

As for the film - if you haven't watched it, you can do so HERE or at the below link (the link is still private as we explore out options at film festivals, password is "matador"), or on DVD in a couple weeks if you've pledged at that level. I'm really proud of the movie and all the amazing work and talent that went into it. Its completely finished and we're sending it out to major film festivals all over the world. So everybody cross your fingers collectively so that in the next update I can let you know its coming to a big screen near you! Alternately, if any of you are currently sleeping with a programmer from a major international film festival, this short is a great way to kick off a date sure to casually mention its looking for a killer world premiere! 

In other news, I made a new short Amateur Dictator that won "Student Selects" and "Jury Honors" at the Columbia University Film Festival. Its another comedy and stars Jorge Alvarado, who had his screen acting debut in Sin Matador! Check it out HERE or the link below. Password is "jorge".

Thanks again, and again, for your generous contributions, support, and friendship. Its been great to finally put these rewards together, and I'm looking forward to sending them your way. Wishing you all the best in 2015! Thanks again!



PASSWORD: matador

Also watch my new short film Amateur Dictator here:


Watch SIN MATADOR online now! Thanks again!

Dear Backers, 

To those of you who made it to our screenings in Brooklyn and Seattle: THANK YOU for coming out!! It was a pleasure to share the film with you. And now its my pleasure to share the film with all of you online! Here is a private link:

PASSWORD: matador

Feel free to share it with friends, but until we have a film festival premier it will be password protected. We will be working to send you all your awesome backer perks in the next month or so, but for now I hope you enjoy viewing the film!! Thank you again for all your support!!

Have a good day, 


Sunday, May 11 - SEATTLE SCREENING! Yay! 7-9 PM Center for Wooden Boats.

Hello Backers! 

Big thank you to everyone who came to Videology last week for our NYC screening! Thanks for all the laughs! 

This weekend, SUNDAY, MAY 11, **Mother's day** come join us for a screening and reception at the CENTER FOR WOODEN BOATS in Seattle. Reception from 7-9, with the screening starting at 8:00 PM. Its at 1010 Valley Street, or go to for directions. Come make my momma proud! 

This will be a short film DOUBLE FEATURE with my other recently completed short AMATEUR DICTATOR

Amateur Dictator just screened at the Columbia University Film Festival and was awarded Jury Honors and Student Selects, I'm looking forward to sharing it with you!

Thanks again for all the love and support, after the screenings, we will hurry to send you your backer awards. THANKS AGAIN!!