About

Email me at Andrew@LooseGravelFilms.com for screening info on my award-winning film ‘I’ll Knock a Homer for You’. Check out my 45 second clip above!

I have embarked on making a series of music videos for musicians Mike Bohmer and Brian Richardson. The dawn of music videos in the original days of MTV coincided with my coming into awareness in this world. These early experiences had a profound effect on my ability to interpret music into visual imagery. Below are some of the videos I made for these very talented musicians. If you need a video or commercial that you want created and edited for your music or business, please contact me at Andrew@LooseGravelFilms.com for more details.

New Update for October 2016: ‘I’ll Knock a Homer for You’ is mentioned in the October Issue of New Jersey Monthly! Check out the link below to read the story:

New Jersey Monthly Article on ‘I’ll Knock a Homer for You’  

 

Producer/Director/Editor Andrew Lilley being interviewed by CBS News Correspondent Michelle Miller for CBS This Morning (Broadcast 2/6/2014)

Filmmaker Andrew Lilley being interviewed by CBS News Correspondent Michelle Miller for CBS This Morning (Broadcast 2/6/2014)

NJTV General Manager John Servidio and Producer / Director Andrew Lilley

NJTV General Manager John Servidio and Producer / Director Andrew Lilley

Producer / Director Andrew Lilley receiving the award for 'Home Grown Documentary Feature' for his film 'I'll Knock a Homer for You: The Timeless Story of Johnny Sylvester and Babe Ruth'. With Garden State Film Festival Director Diane Raver

Producer / Director Andrew Lilley receiving the award for ‘Home Grown Documentary Feature’ for his film                                          ‘I’ll Knock a Homer for You: The Timeless Story of Johnny Sylvester and Babe Ruth’.                                                                                  (with Garden State Film Festival Director Diane Raver)

Please join us on Facebook and Twitter using the links on the bottom of this page.  Contact Info: Andrew@LooseGravelFilms.com Welcome to Loose Gravel Films. My name is Andrew Lilley and I am a filmmaker. My mission as a filmmaker is to bring stories to life on film so they may continue to live on generation after generation. There is a reason certain stories do not simply fade away into obscurity. Perhaps they say something about the human condition, and no matter what decade or century the story takes place, they will always speak to us on a very personal level.  I appeared on the nationally televised TV show ‘CBS THIS MORNING’ that was broadcast Thursday morning (February 6th) at 8:15 am.  To view the ‘CBS This Morning‘ segment please watch the video and read the related article below:

CBS News Article on ‘I’ll Knock a Homer for You’  

I also appeared on NJTV and had an interview with General Manager John Servidio. View the video here:

WCBS 880AM and I announced the auction result of the famous Johnny Sylvester/Babe Ruth baseball on February 8th. Here are two segments and an article below:

 

WCBS New York 880 AM news article & interview I was fortunate to have the television program ‘Chasing New Jersey‘ profile my film not once, but twice. Have a look at the segments below: TV News Show ‘Chasing New Jersey’ profiles ‘I’ll Knock a Homer for You’ – January 2014 TV News Show ‘Chasing New Jersey’ interviews filmmaker Andrew Lilley on the air – February 2014 There was a broadcast of my documentary film ‘I’ll Knock a Homer for You: The Timeless Story of Johnny Sylvester and Babe Ruth’ that aired on NJTV on Monday December 16th at 10:00 pm. Following the film there was an interview with me conducted by NJTV General Manager John Servidio. NJTV airs all over NJ, NY and Philadelphia and other parts of PA. Please check back here for future airings of my film. If you don’t know which channel NJTV is in your area, please click the link below to find out: NJTV – where to watch During the World Series of 1926, one of the most enduring legends occurred that has been shrouded in mystique for almost a century. Babe Ruth, at the height of his popularity, promised to hit a home run during Game 4 for an ailing boy in New Jersey named Johnny Sylvester. Ruth delivered on his promise, and one of the most famous human-interest stories was given life. To this day, the story of Babe and Johnny has reached mythic proportions in America’s popular culture. Johnny Sylvester was my great-uncle, and my documentary is the first one ever made on this special story. Through rare interviews with Johnny himself and people familiar with the events, this film will shed light on the promise that became a legend. ‘I’ll Knock a Homer for You’ was shown at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. It was part of the 2013 Baseball Film Festival held on Sunday, September 29th at 10 AM. The screening was a success and packed to capacity. The 2013 Garden State Film Festival was also a blast. The World Premiere in Asbury Park on Sunday April 7th, 2013 was well attended, and ‘I’ll Knock a Homer for You’ has won the ‘Home Grown Documentary Feature Award’ at the Garden State Film Festival.  I was recently interviewed by John Montone of 1010 WINS. The segment aired during the morning commute (twice every hour from 5:00am – 10:00am) on Friday, November 1st. There are 3 different interview segments. Take a listen:

 
  
 
  
 
On November 4th, I was interviewed by Mark Thompson of the show ‘Make It Plain’ on the SiriusXM Progress Channel
 
My film is also highlighted in the October Edition of Weird NJ in which I wrote a feature article on it. Check it out!    Make sure to join us on Facebook and on Twitter – just click the links below:

3 comments to About

  • Peter Simon  says:

    Wish I could make it to the premier!

  • Andrew  says:

    It was a memorable premiere! The film was well-received and there was a Q&A afterward which went well.

  • DeVaughn Woods  says:

    Great interviews Andrew! Looking forward to whats next from Loose Gravel

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