Philip got his start working on locally made films in his hometown, Woodstock, NY. At 19, he worked with David Strathairn and Giancarlo Esposito on Racing Daylight and would move on to become the personal assistant/production assistant to Phillipe Petite during the making of Man on Wire.
At 25, Philip wrote and directed his first feature film, Why Stop Now, starring Jessie Eisenberg, Melissa Leo, and Tracy Morgan, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and was picked up for distribution by IFC and released in theaters.
Phil has worked as a writer, director, and art director on a vast array of projects ranging from short films, to feature films, music videos, commercials, and book-to-film adaptations. Phil’s strengths lie in character-driven stories, heartfelt humanity, and the burning desires that lead us as people to our brightest triumphs and our darkest truths.