Carney grew up in Providence, RI where he studied film and video and
theater. In the late 80’s he moved to San Francisco where he worked for
Zoetrope’s Commercial Pictures. He worked freelance for many years
doing bad TV, commercials, rock videos, documentaries and independent
In the mid
90’s he was in a hippy supermarket and saw a sign that said, “Do you
want to Learn Hungarian and teach English in Budapest?” He did! Life
in California was put on hold and he traveled to Hungary where he taught
English and worked dubbing Hungarian films into English.
returned to San Francisco after some time in Boston and New York, he
worked for many small and medium sized theater companies on both East
and West coasts. He produced a long running Vaudeville Cabaret called
“Unnatural Acts” that played in Bay Area venues.
he is living in Providence and does a menial job at Brown University.
He is also working on a script based on the life of HP Lovecraft.