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Recent work - Directing, Producing, Director of Photorgaphy

Selected Recent Work – Producer / Director / Director of Photography

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- Removed - Director of Photography, Producer - 2K - Feature 2015 (In Post-Production)

- Noun - Director of Photography, Director, Producer - HD - Documentary Series 2015 (In Production)

- Friday Afternoon In The Universe - Co-Writer, Director, Producer - 2K - Feature 2015 (In Pre-Production)

- Death on a Rock - Director, Writer, Producer - HD RAW- Feature  - 2015 (Released)

                                    WINNER Best Narrative Feature Film, Ozark Foothills Film Fest, 2016

WINNER Best Actress, LA Indie Film Festival, 2015

WINNER Best Ensemble, LA Indie Film Festival, 2015

WINNER Best Editing, Southampton International Film Festival Film Festival (UK), 2015

WINNER Best Female Role, Philadelphia Independent Film Festival, 2015

WINNER Grand Jury Prize Best Feature, Columbia Gorge Int. Film Festival, 2015

WINNER Award of Excellence, Rincon International Film Festival (Puerto Rico), 2016

            WINNER Best Narrative Film, Boise International Film Festival, 2016

WINNER Best Actor & Best Cinematography & NOMINATED Best Supporting Actor, Best Feature, Best Score & Best Director Portsmouth International Film Festival (UK), 2016 NOMINATED Best Director, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Cinematography, Southampton International Film Festival Film Festival (UK), 2015

NOMINATED Best Feature, Best Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Director & Best Screenplay, Massachusetts International Film Festival, 2016

2017 Official Selection: Durango Independent Film Festival, 2017; Cordoba International Film Festival, 2017 (Columbia)

2016 Official Selection: Indie Gathering Film Festival, Salento International Film Festival (Italy), Bahamas International Film Festival, Sunrise International Film Festival, Sweden International Film Festival, Riverside International Film Festival, Albuquerque Film & Music Experience, Poppy Jasper International Film Festival, Manhattan Film Festival, Buffalo Niagara International Film Festival, Trenton Film Fest, Maryland International Film Festival, Bronx Independent Film Festival,  Dingle International Film Festival (Ireland), Cinema On The Bayou Film Festival, Pasadena International Film Festival, Great Lakes International Film Festival, Italy International Film Festival, Cabo Verde International Film Festival

                                    2015 Official Selection: Anchorage International Film Festival, 42nd Northwest Filmmakers’ Fest, Portland                                           Film Festival, Arizona International Film Festival, Madrid International Film Festival

- The Man Who Loved Flowers - Director of Photography - HD - Short - 2014 (Released) - Written and Produced by                                                                                                                                                                                 Justin Zimmerman

     BEST HORROR FILM – Northwest Comic / Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Mile High Horror Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Shriekfest Horror Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Buenos Aires King On Screen Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Netherlands King Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Central City Comic / Film Con, 2015
     Official Selection – Reel East Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Oregon Independent Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Hot Springs International Horror Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – McMinnville Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Crypticon Minneapolis Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Housecore Horror Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Buried Alive Film Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Another Hole In The Head Horror Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – PDXtreme Festival, 2015
     Official Selection – Seattle Crypticon Film Festival, 2016
     Official Selection – TRIFI Film Festival, 2016
     Official Selection – MidAmericon Film Festival, 2016
     Official Selection – Radcon Film Festival, 2016
     Official Selection – International Horror and Sci-Fi Film Festival, 2016

- Hiding Blame  - Director - HD RAW - Short - 2013 (Released) - Written and Produced by Lori Morgan

     Official Selection - 2015 Madrid International Film Festival

     Official Selection - 2015 Columbia Gorge International Film Festival

     Official Selection - 2015 Oregon Independent Film Festival                                                                                                            

     Official Selection - 2015 Williamsburg International Film Festival

- A Standing Still - Writer, Director, Director of Photography, Producer -  Feature Film - S16mm, 35mm, HD

     WINNER Best Feature - 2016 Laughlin International Film Festival  

    WINNER Best Actress - 2015 Colorado International Film Festival  

     WINNER Best Feature - 2014 Massachusetts Independent Film Festival                                                                  

     WINNER Best Feature - 2014 Mt. Hood Independent Film Festival

     WINNER Best Cinematography - 2014 Massachusetts Independent Film Festival

      WINNER Best Cinematography - 2014 Arizona International Film Festival                                                                       

      WINNER BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY - 2014 Williamsburg International Film Festival

      AUDIENCE CHOICE Best Feature - 2014 Columbia Gorge International Film Festival

      Best Actress Nomination - 2014 Madrid International Film Festival

      Best Original Script Nomination - 2014 Madrid International Film Festival

      Best Supporting Actor Nomination - 2014 Madrid International Film Festival

      Official Selection - 2015 Joshua Tree International Film Festival

      Official Selection - 2015 Big Island Film Festival

      Official Selection - 2015 Riverside International Film Festival

     Official Selection - 2015 Cinema On The Bayou Film Festival

     Official Selection - 2014 Louisville International Film Festival

     Official Selection - 2014 Landlocked Film Festival     

     Official Selection - 2014 Ohio Independent Film Festival 

     Official Selection - 2014 Eugene International Film Festival     

     Official Selection - 2015 Yosemite International Film Festival     

- The Black Sea - Producer & Director of Photography - Super 16mm - Feature - 2013 - Directed by Brian Padian  

     WINNER Best Local Narrative Feature Film, Columbia Gorge International Film Festival, 2015

     Official Selection, Portland Film Festival, 2015

     Official Selection, CoCal Film Festival, 2015

     Official Selection, Boise Film Festival, 2015

     Official Selection, Seattle Transmedia Independent Film Festival, 2015

- Intertwine - Director, Director of Photography & Editor - HD - Pilot - 2012 - Produced by Dylan Lawrence (Released)

- The Curio - Director of Photography - HD - Feature - 2012 - Directed by Dicky Dahl

     Official Selection 2015 42nd NW Filmmakers' Festival                

- Lost Division - Co-Producer & Director of Photography - Super 16mm - Feature - 2012 - Directed by Edward Davee (In Post-Production)

- Holler to the People - Co-Writer, Co-Director, Director of Photography, Producer - HD - Documentary Short - 2014 (In Post-Production)

- Eyes Upon Waking - Director - HD - Short - 2013 (Released) - Written and Produced by Jennifer Scott

- Cardin - Co-Director, Producer, Director of Photography - HD - Short Documentary - 2014 (In Post-Production)

- Lilly Bently - Director of Photography - HD - Short - 2013 (Released) - Directed by Jordan Noce

-  Welcoming Departure  - Writer, Director, Producer - HD - Feature - 2012

     WINNER Top Feature,  New York Jazz Film Festival, 2016

     Official Selection, Arizona International Film Festival, 2012

     Official Selection, Indie Spirit Film Festival, 2012

     Official Selection, Big Island Film Festival, 2012

      Official Selection, Prescott Film Festival, 2012

- Two Pints Lighter - Producer & Director of Photography - HD - Feature - 2012 - Directed by Matt Lawrence (Released)

     WINNER Best Home Grown Feature Film, Garden State Film Fest 2014

     Official Selection, New Filmmakers New York, 2013

     Official Selections, Indie Spirit Film Festival, 2014

     Official Selection, Montclair Film Festival, 2014

- The Big Black Dark - Director of Photography - S16mm - Short - 2011 - Directed by Brian Padian (Released)

- My Beer with Bill - Director of Photography - HD - Short - 2011 - Directed by Brian Padian (Released)

- An Antonym for Apathy  - Director of Photography - S16mm - Short - 2010 - Directed by Jay Alvarez (Released)

- How The Fire Fell - Director of Photography, Co-Producer - S16mm - Feature - 2010 - Directed by Edward Davee (Released)

     Winner Best Feature, Local Sightings Film Festival, 2011

     Official Selection, Nashville Film Festival, 2012

     Official Selection, Northwest Filmmakers Festival, 2011

- Last Night, Long Ago - Writer, Director & Director of Photography - S16mm - Short -  2010

     Official Selection Indie Spirit Film Festival, 2010

     Official Selection Northwest Projections, 2010

     Official Selection Big Island Film Festival, 2010

     Official Selection Woods Hole Film Festival, 2010

     Official Selection Ellensburg Film Festival, 2010

- I’m Your Man - Director of Photography - HD - Short - 2010 - Directed by Brian Padian (Released)

- Enter the Beard - Director of Photography, Co-Director, Producer -  HD - Documentary Short - 2009

     Official Selection Seattle International Film Festival, 2011

     Winner Best Documentary Poppy Jasper Film Festival 2011

     WINNER Best Short Documentary & Best of Fest, NW Projections Film Fest 2010

     Audience Choice & Filmmaker’s Favorite Awards, DC Shorts, 2010

     Official Selection, Coney Island Film Festival, 2010

     Official Selection New Hampshire Film Festival, 2010

     Official Selection New Jersey International Film Festival, 2011

     Official Selection Sebastopol Documentary Film Festival, 2011

     Official Selection Favourites Film Festival (Berlin) 2011

     Official Selection Indie Spirit Film Festival, 2011

     Official Selection Rushes Soho Shorts Film Festival (London), 2011

     Official Selection Myrtle Beach Film Festival, 2011

- Fight Life  - Co-Director of Photography - HD - Documentary - 2009 - Directed by James Feng (Released)

- The Laborers - Director of Photography - HD - Short - 2009 - Directed by C.L. Linebaugh

     Official Selection Eugene Film Festival, 2010

-Between Night - Writer, Director, Producer - S16mm - Short - 2008

     WINNER Best Student Short, Indie Spirit Film Festival, 2009

     WINNER Best Short Film & Best of Fest, Northwest Projections, 2009

     Official Selection Big Island Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection Hartford International Film Festival, 2008

     Official Selection Tacoma Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection NWFF Local Sightings Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection Santa Fe Independent Film Festival, 2009

- Shoebox Redhead  - Director of Photography - S16mm - Short - 2008 - Directed by Matt Lawrence

     WINNER Best Short Student Film New Jersey International Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection/Best Short, Film Oceanside Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection Long Island Film & Video Expo, 2009

     Official Selection Philadelphia International Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection Strasbourg International Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection Indie Memphis Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection Cape May Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection Garden State Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection Redstone Film Festival, 2010

     Official Selection Griffon International Film Festival, 2009

     Official Selection Hoboken International Film Festival; 2009

- Days Like Tomorrow - Director of Photography, Co-Director, Co-Writer, Producer - S16mm - Short - 2007

     Official Selection New Hampshire Film Festival, 2007

- AnOther - Director of Photography- S16mm - Short - 2007 - Directed by Kristal Williams

     Official Selection LA International Children’s Festival, 2007

     Official Selection Detroit Children’s Film Festival, 2008

     Official Selection Austin Asian-American Film Fest, 2008

- Stripper Cake - Director of Photography - S16mm – Short - 2007 - Directed by Matt Lawrence

     Winner, New Jersey Filmmakers Festival, 2007

     Official Selection Troma Dance, 2008

 

CV

- Professor, Northwest Film Center, June 2015 - Present

- Professor, Portland Community College, March 2014 - Present, Cinematography & Lighting

- Professor, Seattle Film Institute,  November 2013 - June 2015, The Art of Directing

 

Assorted Experience

- Producer of Five Minute Form Documentary Series, 2015 - Present

- Co-Founder of Great Notion Filmmaker Collective, 2013 - Present

- Co-Producer, Co-Director, Cinematographer for Portland Film Works, 2014 - Present

- Contract Videographer for WildRooster Films 2012 - 2014

- Contract Videographer for Portland Community College (Portland) 2012-Present

- Contract Videographer for Versation (Portland) 2010-Present

- Contract Videographer for Craftmaster Productions (Portland) 2010-Present

- Contract Videographer for Reed College (Portland) 2010 – 2013

- Contract Videographer for Riverbank Productions 2009 - 2010

- Intern at Boston Camera - January 2008 - May 2008

- Grip - Project Ghost Light, 2008 - Official Selection, New York Television Festival 2008

- Best-Boy Grip - Down In New Orleans, 2006 - Directed by Richard Elias – Winner

 Bronze Award, WorldFest Houston

- Intern at G-Wave Studios, (New Orleans based) September 2005 - November 2005

 

Education

- MFA, Boston University - Film Production, 2008

- Cert., Seattle Central - Graphic Design, 2002

- BA, Western Washington University - English, 1999

 

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