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Hey, I'm Arthur!

New York, New York

Arthur has over 10 years of film and television production experience as a line producer, producer, and director. He recently wrote and directed the fiction webseries Three Trembling Cities.  The series won Best Drama at the UK Webfest, Made in NY award at Brooklyn Webfest, Best Diverse Representation award at Toronto Webfest, Best Drama at Philly TV Fest, and has been an official selection at over a dozen festivals. 

 

He also wrote and directed the "lo-fi" sci-fi feature Found In Time, which was just picked up for distribution by Green Apple Entertainment. It won the Best Feature award at the Art of Brooklyn Film Festival, the Best Sci-Fi Feature award at Shriekfest and five other fests, and was an official selection at 26 festivals, including Boston Sci-Fi, Nevermore, International Horror & Sci-Fi, New Filmmakers/NY, Imagine Fantastic (Netherlands), Louisville International, and GenCon.

 

Focal Press published his non-fiction book on preproduction, Preparing For Takeoff: Preproduction for the Independent Filmmaker. He’s written filmmaking articles for several online and print publications, including MovieMaker, Indie Slate, Pro Video Coalition, and Mixform.

 

He’s currently developing an indie supernatural thriller, Bitter Child, and a supernatural/war tv series, Highway of Bones.  

 

Caleb’s Door, his first feature, is available on DVD and VOD through distributor Around The Scenes. Arthur’s shorts The Prayer Tree, Matter, Mornir/Mornen and Secret Language have screened at various festivals and art venues, in New York, Texas, LA, and in Europe.

 

Arthur is the founder of Chaotic Sequence Inc., which focuses on production, consultation, and film education. To date the company has production managed several shorts, seminars, and other projects, as well as Found In Time.

 

Arthur has also line produced or production managed over a dozen features, including Helena From The Wedding; Goodbye Baby; Windows; Rock the Paint; The Toe Tactic, directed by acclaimed animator Emily Hubley; Racing Daylight, starring David Strathairn and Melissa Leo; Company K; and The Reawakening. These films have screened at the Sundance, Slamdance, SXSW, Tribeca, Nantucket, Rome, Woodstock, and other film festivals, and have gone on to theatrical, DVD and cable distribution. Arthur has also line produced second-unit shoots, industrials, music videos, and shorts.

 

Arthur has guest lectured at New York University, the School of Visual Arts, CUNY/Hunter College, University of Advancing Technology, Brooklyn College, and Fairleigh Dickinson University. He currently teaches film production management at Montclair State University. He holds a B.F.A. in Film/Television Production from NYU.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Another Period in Time

Atlanta Series
Comedy, Drama

A free black woman from 1863 wakes up in 2018 ATL & meets an entitled millennial. Can she get home or learn to love avocado toast & selfies?

106%

This project got the green light!

Killing it!

Pittsburgh Series
Comedy

A story of two idiots, following their dreams, driven by their delusions, committed to their friendship, till death do they part.

100%

This project got the green light!

Frankenstealth

Union Short
Animation, Family

The coolest daddy-daughter relationship is put to the test when an urgent project spirals out of control.

100%

This project got the green light!

Endless Light

Fairbanks Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.

101%

This project got the green light!

Oniphron

Portland Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A tale about a homeless immortal woman taken in by a Portlander.

85%

This project got the green light!

Ellipsis

New Orleans Short
Comedy, Drama

Each consumed with indecision, two women help each other find some sort of clarity in a brief chance meeting.

113%

This project got the green light!

Big Girl

New York Series
Comedy

A plus-size woman in NYC navigates our size-obsessed culture with cynical humor and unapologetic self-love.

81%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

Sam and Pat Are Depressed... season 2!

New York Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

Depressed roommates Sam and Pat navigate living with mental illness through dark humor, profanity, and takeout.

253%

This project got the green light!

Introvert's Guide to Activism

New York Short
Comedy, Satire

A short comedy centered on the dilemma between caring about human rights and hating other people.

102%

This project got the green light!

Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema

New York Festival
Film-related Business, Shorts Program

Show us your film. We'll show you success.

81%

This project got the green light!

Pozole

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

This project got the green light!

F1

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Drama

An Iranian student’s F1 visa gets revoked, forcing a family friend to babysit her for a weekend of LA adventures before being deported.

80%

This project got the green light!

Wise Gals

Boston Short
Crime, Drama

In an alternate 1980s underground, organized crime is ruled by women. Up-and-coming mobster Sophia is ready to take the throne.

100%

This project got the green light!

THORP

Danbury Feature
Comedy, Sci-Fi

After leaving Earth in the late 80's, an alien returns to reconnect with his best friend, in a world now obsessed with technology.

115%

This project got the green light!

STRAY Season 2

New York Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A bromantic comedy about a brash gay dude and a nerdy straight guy navigating sexuality, friendship, and relationships in New York City.

81%

This project got the green light!

Bite Me

New York Feature
Comedy, Romance

A subversive romantic comedy about a real-life vampire and the IRS agent who audits her

101%

This project got the green light!

The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles Series
Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.

90%

This project got the green light!

Little Evil Bookshop

Seattle Feature
Comedy, Satire

When the world's most powerful occult leader visits a modest mystic bookshop, its owner must impress him at all costs.

83%

This project got the green light!

A Room Full of Nothing

Austin Feature
Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.

105%

This project got the green light!

Girl Talk

New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Girl Talk follows Mia, as she explores the complications of intimacy, coming to a head when she meets an intriguing lesbian couple.

104%

This project got the green light!

Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Satire

A film about a group of performance artists who are looking for love, connection and significance in Los Angeles.

80%

This project got the green light!

BROTHERS

New York Series
Drama, LGBTQ

A group of transgender male friends live, love and bind in Brooklyn.

108%

This project got the green light!

Interference

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.

85%

This project got the green light!

Self Portrait

New York Short
Drama, Experimental

A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.

112%

This project got the green light!

Exposure

Pepin Feature
Romance, LGBTQ

Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?

100%

This project got the green light!

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Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

A scripted ensemble dramedy based on nine real abortion stories

92%

This project got the green light!

Hijabi

Austin Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Alia, a Muslim-American teenager, has a secret night out with her friends that ends in an unexpected confrontation with her father.

112%

This project got the green light!

Electric Bleau

Atlanta Feature
Thriller

In 1980’s New Orleans, a biracial punk rocker must destroy a cursed heirloom before she repeats the same deadly cycle as her ancestors.

101%

This project got the green light!

Three Trembling Cities

New York Series
Drama

A docu-fiction web series - an intimate portrait of the immigrants that make NYC exceptional

83%

This project got the green light!

Hotel Bleu

Short
Comedy, Music

A down and out stand-up comedian finds refuge at Hotel Bleu, forging an off-beat partnership with a charismatic bandleader half her age.

106%

This project got the green light!

Kinesthesia

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Frustrated at her inability to accurately remember a particular time of happiness in her life, Minny sets out to find it again.

141%

This project got the green light!

The Master Cleanse

Brooklyn Short
Comedy

Enter Park Slope's most transformative commune...

69%

This project got the green light!

ZOMPIRE VIXENS FROM PLUTO!

Brooklyn
Comedy, Horror

Foxy zombie/vampires attack Brooklyn in retaliation for the declassification of Pluto as a planet.

80%

This project got the green light!

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