How “Nerd Prom” came about

February, 5th 2015 Blog

In my previous blog post, I explained why I decided to make “Nerd Prom: Inside Washington’s Wildest Week.” As I’ve discovered over the past year, however, the “how” of documentary filmmaking can be a much more involved story. As someon[...]

Why I made this movie

February, 4th 2015 Blog

For ten years I’ve covered and observed this dinner and these parties. I remember in 2003 — having just moved to Washington, D.C. and into an apartment building just blocks away from the dinner’s location at the Washington Hilton — he[...]

Wait, why is it called “Nerd Prom”?

February, 3rd 2015 Blog

That’s a good question … and kind of a timeless one. In short, the White House Correspondents Association’s annual dinner and its corresponding parties have earned the “nerd prom” nickname over the years for one simple reason: This is Wash[...]

Welcome to Nerd Prom

February, 2nd 2015 Blog

Thanks for visiting this site and for being a part of a year long filmmaking journey that has resulted in the first documentary about the White House Correspondents’ Association’s annual dinner and its surrounding festivities: “Nerd Prom: Insid[...]