Producer, Writer, Actor and Educator.
Presently the Chairman of the Film, Video and Animation Department at the School of Visual Arts in New York City. For over 10 years produced and directed industrials and documentaries for major corporations and organizations. Clients included: Bayer Corp.; MTA, Arthritis Foundation; New York Health Dept; SC Police Academy; DOROS Motion Graphics & The School of VISUAL ARTS. Screenplay credits include: The Landscaper; Darker than Blue; Horse Power; and numerous short films. Writer/Producer/Actor: The Landscaper’s Daughter. Awards include: US Industrial Film Fest; Nat’l Education Film Fest; International Film and Television; American Film Fest; Eastman Kodak Award. Professional associations: ASIFA; Black Filmmakers; IFP; AVIF; Member of the Eastman Kodak Educational Council; Member of the Center for Communications Advisory Board; Founder and Director of The International FILM BRIDGE Foundation; Member of the NYWIFTV and The Long Island Filmmakers Association. Reeves has been a guest member of the renowned Actors’ Studio for over twelve years. Reeves, a US Marine Corps combat veteran, has recently executive produced an hour long documentary on Vietnam Veterans addressing the long-term effects of PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder). His new film The Landscaper’s Daughter, which he co-wrote with his daughter Meaghan, made its New York debut in September 2006 at Eastman Kodak’s new screening facility and then continued on to other prestigious venues including The Sedona Film Festival, The New York Picture Start festival (won best actor award), Columbia University, University of Conn., Stony Brook University, Port Washington and Manhasset Libraries. The Long Island International Film Festival awarded the film Best Short, Honorable mention for Best Actor and a film grant towards the feature version. The film was also part of the Jersualem International Film Festival ’07. The film is being screened by Veteran Organizations throughout the US. He is currently producing a feature version of the short entitled “ The Landscaper” (tagline: No matter how wounded you are you can always dance” scheduled for 2014.
Film Festival Judge: Message to Man, St. Petersburg, Russia ’07; Mumbai International Film Festival ‘08 References: Susan Batson, Oliver Stone, Bryan Singer, Federico Castelluccio, James Gandolfini. Others on request.