Born in Lakewood, New Jersey; grew up in Manhattan/NYC and Berkeley, CA. Fell in love with old monster films, such as Dracula and Frankenstein, as well as Robin Hood and other adventure movies. Former executive editor at Lucasfilm.
He wrote and directed an animated short called Riddle of the Black Cat, which was shown at numerous film festivals, including the Montreal World Film Festival (available on iTunes and Kindle). His adaptation of George Lucas's original rough draft "The Star Wars" graphic novel was a #1 New York Times best-seller. He is presently working on a novel.