Cotton Field Blog

Project Approval!

Posted on July 25, 2014

I know I don’t post very often (there are just not enough hours in the day to do it all), but I am very excited about my latest project that was just approved and wrapped up yesterday. The Peace Center and Bucks County’s Office of the District Attorney joined forces and partnered with me to […]



Posted on May 3, 2012

When there is no one to turn to at home, sometimes the only family that seems to care is the one you find on the streets. ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE ME is the all-too-common story of Guatemala City’s urban youth and the gangs that become their family. At its core, ONLY GOD CAN JUDGE ME […]


This is a test. This is only a test.

Posted on April 16, 2011

It’s actually true. This is simply a test. I recently installed a WordPress plug-in that will automatically post my website blog entries to whatever available social media I have directed it to. As of now, this test blog post should now be visible on my Cotton Field Communications Facebook group page, as well as my […]


Living with Trigeminal Neuralgia

Posted on February 21, 2011

I recently completed my most personal project to date. “Living with Trigeminal Neuralgia” is a 5-minute documentary telling the abbreviated story of my wife’s journey with the often-debilitating neurological disorder Trigeminal Neuralgia. Her heart and her beauty certainly shine through. The duration is based on the parameters of the Neuro Film Festival, to which this […]


It Might Get Loud

Posted on February 21, 2011

Film Review: It Might Get Loud a documentary by Davis Guggenheim Davis Guggenheim rose to fame through directing An Inconvenient Truth, the global warming story based on data presented by Al Gore. His current offering, however, is much different but no less impactful. This film, according to the filmmakers (directors and producers), is a story […]


LIMONADA: a story of resiliency & hope

Posted on August 15, 2010

LIMONADA will tell the story of Guatemala City’s La Limonada—Central America’s largest urban slum—as seen in the present day through the lives of an elderly man who remembers life before the ghetto but has lived in it for its entire existence; a single mom working hard, despite her situation, to provide a better life for […]


Day 1 in Guatemala

Posted on June 22, 2010

As I mentioned to a few, I’m going to try to post each day. It shouldn’t be an issue, at least as I foresee the next few days going. Today was, plainly and simply, an amazing day. The main group went to the first school, Limon, and did some painting, teaching lessons and doing a […]


“Land of the Big Sun” doc project update

Posted on March 9, 2010

As mentioned on the Home page and News blurb, I recently spent 2 weeks in Clarksdale, Mississippi, cooking for Barefoot Workshops’ filmmaking workshop. It was a great time and a great opportunity to be back down there and to reconnect with folks that I met last year, some of whom I had remained in contact […]


Getting Started

Posted on February 8, 2010

Well, it is official and there is no turning back. What started as a dream is now a reality…and the path that we believe has been set before us. There has been so much support and affirmation over the past few months. We are extremely grateful for all of that. Now, we just can’t wait […]


I Want My Life Back

Posted on January 19, 2010

This film explores the 1 in 15,000 people who suffers from Trigeminal Neuralgia, a disorder of the fifth cranial nerve and the rare disease often referred to as the “suicide disease.”