To find a form that accommodates the mess, that is the task of the artist now.
— Samuel Beckett from a conversation with Tom Driver

I continued to make films while serving as Chair of Cinema Art + Science at Columbia College Chicago, which was a (mostly) rewarding challenge. The first project I completed after stepping back from the Chair position was Our Blood Is Wine, a feature documentary on winemaking culture in the Republic of Georgia, which was directed by Emily Railsback and selected to the 2018 Berlinale. I now develop projects through my company, Jumping Shadows - the name comes from the idea that our human love for storytelling was born with shadows jumping on cave walls, and then there's the reality that creativity often feels like trying to jump shadows...