Friday Short – How to Lose Weight in 4 Easy Steps

Friday Short – How to Lose Weight in 4 Easy Steps

  I really dig this short by Ben Berman. I remember when I first saw Aaron’s original post via reddit about his year long transformation and I was thrilled to hear that it was made into a short. Bleyaert ‘s fun style and incredibly potent, raw take on heartbreak is great. This premiered at Sundance … Read More

Recent Work – Justin McRoberts

Recent Work – Justin McRoberts

Justin is a long time friend of mine and I was super thrilled when he told me about his 3rd book release – a 40 day guide to practicing prayer during Lent. For the project he was partnering with artist Scott Erickson to help bring some much needed, in my opinion, additional images to current … Read More


 Success starts with a great story. Portnoy Media Group creates seismic impact for your brand in traditional and digital spaces.   United Way of Los Angeles Branding Sunflower – The Weepies Music Video The Unraveling Branding Justin McRoberts Branding Assessment We determine where your company or organization is in the marketplace Story Centered Success starts with Story – … Read More

Sunflower by The Weepies

Sunflower by The Weepies

I’m so thrilled to finally share this music video with you. The latest music video from The Weepies is SUNFLOWER from the SIRENS album. SUNFLOWER features the breakneck pace of release day at not one, but TWO iconic LA music institutions in Amoeba Music Hollywood and The Hotel Cafe. The whole video was shot documentary style … Read More

10,000 Copies!

As of July 2015, The Non-Porift Narrative has sold over 10,000 copies. I couldn’t be more thrilled. A big thank you to so many for picking up the book and making the choice to tell better stories. The picture above was taken 3.5 years ago just before the release of the book. If was a rough, nine … Read More

Setting Creative Goals in 2015

At the end of 2013, I realized I wasn’t producing enough. As a result I wasn’t thrilled with my creativity for the year. I get the most satisfaction from creating and then sharing. Instead I spent 2013 doing a lot of things that brought little satisfaction, so I knew that had to change. People set goals, … Read More

These Dry Bones

Over the last several months I’ve been collaborating with Eric Shouse of the band Closer by One to create a visual palette that reinforces the themes in “These Dry Bones”. When I heard the song, it sounded to me that the big takeaway was the idea of longing or more specifically the desire to be close … Read More

2014 Telly’s = 3 WINS!

I just received word that we received 3 Telly’s for a couple of projects and I’m super thrilled to tell you about them. United Way of Los Angeles The Workplace Hero Campaign – Internet/Online Commercial – Campaign – Not-for-Profit   In what was easily one of the most fun projects to create, The Workplace Hero … Read More

Frank Takes Home A Telly

Yesterday I received word that the short from the Behind the Curtain Series “Frank” won a Telly Award. WOO HOO! Some info on the Telly’s The Telly Awards is the premier award honoring the finest film and video productions, groundbreaking web commercials, videos and films, and outstanding local, regional, and cable TV commercials and programs. … Read More

Portnoy Media Joins Forces with DIGDEEP!

DIGDEEP Right to Water Project, an LA-based human rights organization, is our latest co-conspirator for all things good. I can’t share a lot of the details just yet but it’s going to be a lot of fun. I’m super thrilled to join forces with this team of smart, energetic world changers – take a look!   … Read More