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The Movies

Along with business partner Neil Kellen, we own Keychain-productions LLC. We have worked on many short films, often producing and directing. Here is a selection.

A WEDDING LIKE THAT :  The story of two young ladies about to be married, and the reactions from their families to this event, will make you laugh, cry and think.

Neil and I picked up BEST DIRECTOR for this film at the Southwest Indiana Film Festival in 2015.

Trailer for A WEDDING LIKE THAT

QUIVER Tragic story of a man coping with the loss of his son that we produced and directed (along with writing consultants, cinematography, lighting, casting, editing and other things)

REMAINDERED: A dark comedy we worked on with Lee Goldberg of MONK fame. We handled lighting and location scouting on this one.

A MIND BESIDE ITSELF A torn man’s mind and love. Directed by P.J. Starks. We handled Cinematography, Lighting and Assistant Directing on this one.

ELYSIAN A challenge to create a film with less than six lines of dialog. Neil best defined it as visual poetry. Handled all the major jobs including Producing and Directing.

NIGHTWATCH A music video we did for local musician Mina Fedora. Produced and Directed among other things.

victimEYES My first feature film. Won BEST ORIGINAL STORY in 2010 at the World Independent Film Expo.

DEATH RIDE 69 We helped our friend Derek Mullins, who directed this one.

A GRAIN OF TRUTH An older short film I made in the 90’s before the Keychain days. Small crew and I was learning to produce.

THE MAN OF HER DREAMS Another short film I made in the 90’s before Keychain. So many techniques I gained on this.

The Time Capsule

Peek into my career and see some new and old stuff. Some of the early projects really helped me grow artistically.

GARTH BROOKS AND OTHER STORIES An old resume tape of mine.

A spot we created for Retail4Less opening a new store in Madisonville, Kentucky.

An entry we created within 24 hours for a shot at a million dollars in the Doritos Commercial Contest.

DYING TO BE ADOPTED A heart-wrenching series from 1996 on animal euthanasia. Grab a hankie, you’ve been warned.

CFH “GIVING”: Here’s a piece we did for the Community Foundation of Henderson.

BEDREADY: This was created for a company selling Hospital Software.

RIVERPORT:Henderson County Riverport Authority had us create this for them.

 

HOPE FLOATS PREMIERE One of the first stories I shot working for Jim Owens Productions in Nashville.

JO DEE MESSINA STAND BESIDE ME Story on the making of her music video to this song.

MARTINA MCBRIDE BUS Another story I did working in Nashville years ago.

TRAVIS TRITT ON DIAGNOSIS MURDER A “behind the scenes” story I did.

LONELY AND GONE A story on the making of Montgomery Gentry’s music video.

BRAD PAISLEY FISHING He was a rising star when I shot this story with him.

BATMAN AND ROBIN Mid 80’s at The World Of Wheels, Evansville, Indiana.

MUNSTERS 1988 at the Shrine Circus, Evansville, Indiana.

COLD WINDS BLOW Music video for local artist Troy Miller.

DIARY Music video to the song by Bread.

ALMOST GOODBYE Music video I did because I didn’t like the one made for the song.

BORDERLINE Music video I did to this song.

DON’T CRY DADDY Music video I made to this Elvis song.

The Car

Starsky and Hutch Season One Open from Lew Chan on Vimeo.

This is the Season one open of the TV series, Starsky and Hutch.

The one pictured at the top is mine.

Growing up, I was a huge fan of this show and always wanted “the striped Tomato.” , a 1976 Ford Gran Torino. My car is not one of the original ones Ford produced, due to the popularity of the TV series, but is a replica.

I wrecked it some years back and when it came time to refurb it, I contacted the man who created the “Hero” cars for the movie Starsky and Hutch, so my paint codes match what was on screen, those being Viper Red and Toner for the white. Movie Mike (that’s what he goes by) said the reason he used toner was to make the car pop off the screen.

My stripe has been altered a bit to match the one used on the car in the TV pilot for the series.

I didn’t buy this car as a show car, I bought it to drive and I do that often. It never fails to start conversations and countless are the times I have walked out of a store to find people taking pictures of it.

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