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Education
Master of Fine Arts-  Film ProductionSan Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, 2007
Bachelor of Arts: University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, 1995

 

Selected Screenings and Exhibitions

Berlin Experimental Film Festival, Germany: 2016
Paris Festival of Different and Experimental Cinema, France: 2016
Cinnesonika-Celebrating the Soundtrack, Ball State University, 2016
San Diego Underground Film Festival, CA: 2016
SF DocFest, San Francisco, CA: 2016
Altered Aesthetics Film Festival, Minneapolis, MN: 2016
Haverhill Experimental Film Festival, MA: 2016
Experiments in Cinema, Albuquerque, NM: 2016
Big Muddy Film Festival, Carbondale, IL: 2016
Other Cinema-ATA, San Francisco, CA: 2015
Shapeshifters Cinema-Oakland, CA: 2015
San Francisco International Film Festival: 2015
Aggregate Space Gallery, Oakland, CA:2015
A Ship in the Woods- San Diego, CA: 2014
Co-Labs Projects-Austin, TX: 2014
Cinema by the Bay, San Francisco Film Society: 2013
Exploratorium- Soundscapes Series- San Francisco, CA: 2013
Omni Circus with Ants & Orchids- San Francisco: 2012
Boston Latino International Film Festival-Harvard: 2012
Costa Rica International Film Festival: 2012
Exploratorium, The Last Kodachrome Movie: Recent Works in Obsolete Color : 2011
TEDxSF- San Francisco, CA: 2011
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, “Below Sea Level:The Land Inhabited”– New Orleans, LA: 2010
MediaART event “Another Perspective: Artists on Screen”-San Francisco, CA: 2010
Echo Park Film Center, San Francisco Exquisite Corpse & Intimate Observations: 2010
Slamdance Film Festival – Park City, UT: 2009
San Francisco International Film Festival: 2009
Santa Cruz Film Festival: 2009
Black Maria Film Festival: 2009
Ann Arbor Film Festival : 2009
31ème Festival International de films de femmes- Paris: 2009
Romanian Film Festival-Bucharest: 2009
Hungarian Contemporary Architecture Centre- Budapest: 2009
Telluride Film Festival: 2008
New Orleans Film Festival: 2008
Hawaii International Film Festival: 2008
Chicago Underground Film Festival: 2008
Pacific Film Archive- Berkeley, CA: 2008
Student Academy Awards- Los Angeles, CA: 2008
Architecture in the City Series Screening- San Francisco, CA: 2006
Academy of Motion Pictures/Contemporary Documentary Series-Los Angeles, CA: 2006
Shelter Exhibition, Million Fishes Gallery-San Francisco, CA: 2005
SF IndieFest-San Francisco, CA: 2005
Silverdocs, AFI/Discovery Channel Documentary Film Festival: Silver Springs, MD: 2004
IDA InFact Documentary Showcase-Los Angeles, CA: 2004
MadCat International Women’s Film Festival- San Francisco, CA: 2004
Film Arts Festival of Independent Cinema- San Francisco, CA: 2004

 

Film Awards/Grants

National Winner-Student Academy AwardsAcademy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences
Golden Gate Award-New VisionsSan Francisco International Film Festival
Artist GrantPuffin Foundation
Audience Award-Best Experimental FilmSanta Cruz Film Festival
Jury’s Citation-2nd Prize Black Maria Film Festival
Best Documentary Film- Documentary Film Institute
John Gutman Award for excellence in documentary filmmaking
Best Essay on Documentary Film Subject –Documentary Film Institute
Personal Works Grant –Film Arts Foundation
Best Documentary Short- Big Muddy Film Festival

 

Teaching Experience

Instructor: 2010-2013, San Francisco Art Institute 
Instructor: 2012 San Francisco State University MFA Cinema Program 
Instructor: 2009-2011, T.I.L.T. (Teaching Intermedia Literacy Tools)
Instructor: Spring and Fall 2010, Academy of Art
Guest Lecturer: 2008-2011
       San Francisco State University
       University of San Francisco
       Academy of Art University
       California College of the Arts

 

Additional Production Experience

Senior Videographer: Exploratorium Museum, 2011-present
Videographer: The Dardy Family Home Movies by Stephen Sondheim by Erin Markey, 2011
Assistant Producer: American Dream (Joel Christain McEwen) 2008
Editor: Milomix Post Productions, 2005
Camera Assistant: The Living Poets, (Erica Filanc) 2004, Flow, (Ken Paul Rosenthal) 2004
Director of Photography:Nest, (Sahra Girshick) 2004.
Assistant Director:Pounds Per Square Inch, (Heather Posner) 2004, Fragment of an Analysis, (Sam Rypinski) 2003
Photographer: San Francisco Bay Guardian, 2000-2003