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Since the original "Party Monster" documentary in 1998 and "The Eyes of Tammy Faye" in 1999, I have worked primarily with Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato at the wonderful World of Wonder, writing, producing and directing many TV documentaries and series.

My current resume is here.

Click on my page on the Internet Movie Data Base, which is updated fairly often and contains links to many of the productions.

Below is some additional info and reviews of some of my films and TV shows. 


Movies That Shook The World - AMC

On the set of Movies That Shook The World with Do The Right Thing director Spike Lee.

"...enticing...a series everyone should see...Beautifully researched and convincingly presented....The clips and footage are hugely satisfying ....the series succeeds admirably..."
– The Hollywood Reporter

"...classy...a mighty impressive feat...."
– The New York Daily News

 

Series supervising producer Gabriel Rotello

 

Executive producers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato

 

Narrated by Jeff Goldblum


The Christmas Special

Christmas Special - Bravo

 

On the set of my Bravo Christmas special with interviewee -

and perennial Bob Hope Christmas Special guest - Loni Anderson.

 

“…Smart…this savvy look at old-time variety shows even gets the kitsch right… this is indeed a Christmas special to cherish."          – New York Newsday

"...a quirky, fun ride...an hour of fabulous, campy, fading-mists of-memory fun guaranteed to make one smile..genuinely touching moments"
– The Baltimore Sun

the Mother of all Christmas Specials…"
– Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

“…Cheeky…snarky…Scrooge has met his match.”
– Dallas Morning News

"I highly recommend taking a break from Christmas specials to watch Bravo's Christmas special about Christmas specials . . ."
– Up & Coming Weekly

a highly entertaining hour…Bravo to a twisted 'Special'…"
– Kansas City Star

"…If you see only one Christmas special this holiday season, it should be "The Christmas Special Christmas Special"...both cheering and thoughtful."
– Tom Shales - The Washington Post

incisive in its cultural observations…happily irreverent…"
– The Denver Post

Written, produced and directed by Gabriel Rotello

 

Executive producers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato

 

Narrated by Carson Kressley


Hidden Fuhrer: Debating the Enigma of Hitler's Sexuality - Cinemax

Was Hitler gay? Ever since German historian Lothar Machtan pondered the question in his 2001 book, the matter has overshadowed much recent discussion about the dictator. "The Hidden Fuhrer" provides both a filmed book report on Machtan's controversial tome and a platform for taking Machtan's argument seriously. History seldom gets more red-hot...handles the incendiary material with skill and remarkable balance."
– Robert Koehler - Variety

"...riveting...compelling...fascinating..."
– Linda Stasi -
New York Post

"...lots of food for thought...definitely one of the most thought-provoking films at the festival..."
– Indiewire

"...inflammatory an intriguing...takes a balanced, careful and fascinating look at the heated arguments surrounding Hitler's sexuality..."
– InsideOut

"...provocative...chilling...this fascinating film will give you plenty to ponder..."
–
Artsweek

Directed by Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato and Gabriel Rotello

 

Produced by Gabriel Rotello

 

Narrated by Marlene Sanders


THE REALITY OF REALITY - Bravo

A 5-part documentary miniseries on the reality TV revolution.

"...the most satisfying television I've seen this year...TV finally blowing the whistle on itself..."
– Glenn Garvin,  The Miami Herald

"...gathers the scandals and revelations of the reality TV business into one crushing indictment...."
– The New York Daily News

"..high-minded...a jaundiced look at the reality craze....."
– The New York times

"..takes a hard look at the genre...."
– USA Today

Series supervising producer Gabriel Rotello

 

Executive producers Fenton Bailey and Randy Barbato

 

Narrated by Kyle MacLachlan


Dark Roots: The Unauthorized Anna Nicole - Showtime

"...poignant...the basic, visceral attraction of Dark Roots is obvious...."
 – The New York Times

Directed by Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato and Gabriel Rotello

 

Produced by Gabriel Rotello

 

Narrated by William H. Macy

 

 


 

 

The Eyes of Tammy Faye - HBO

 

 

promotional poster

"...hilarious, poignant, lovingly ironic...brings down the house...."
 –
David Edelstein, Slate

"...Riveting...."
 – Peter Travers, Rolling Stone

 


 

Party Monster - HBO

 

Party Monster

"...a morality tale for this complicated age...vividly told...."
 –
The New York Times

"...gripping, well-crafted...skillful...."
 –
The San Francisco Chronicle

 

 

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