I have experience in producing, production management, assistant directing, coordinating and VFX compositing. I'm looking for a position where I can help others reach their goals. I'm available to travel and I love to learn new things.


9/16 – 9/16

Wardrobe Assist Running Away

Film (Theatrical) — Nasser Entertainment Details
9/16 – 9/16

Prepped costumes, took pictures on looks for scenes for continuity, and provided on set assistance to costume designer and actors.

5/16 – 7/16

Production Coordinator – DirecTV

Commercial/Ad — AT&T Creative Media Services Details
5/16 – 7/16

Quality control spots for creative director reviews and assign tasks to editors. Compile scripts for producers to be used in pitches for campaigns and marketing spots. Research footage and gather digital images to use in current advertising and pitches.

5/16 – 5/16

Director Girl in a Coma, Teaser

Film (Short) — Unicorn 'N' Cobra Films Details
5/16 – 5/16

Directed talent and crew for a teaser of the feature film.

5/16 – 5/16

Set Costumer Cowgirls Story

Film (Theatrical) — Rodeo Films, LLC Details
5/16 – 5/16

Dressed background actors for high school scenes and Sadie Hawkins dance. Worked with 2nd 2nd AD to ensure actors were ready for their scenes and walked them and checked them on set on occasion depending on the circumstance. On the largest day of the shoot I was responsible for the wardrobe of over 70 background actors.

4/16 – 5/16

Production Coordinator Ray Meets Helen

Film (Theatrical) — Your Own Dime, LLC Details
4/16 – 5/16

Assisted Line Producer/UPM with clerical office tasks. Called vendors for bids.

3/16 – 5/16

Visual Effects Producer John Steinbeck's Flight

Film (Short) — Tica Productions Details
3/16 – 5/16

Oversee bid and VFX vendor overseas. Coordinate communications between VFX studio and director.

4/16 – 4/16

Production Coordinator Wings Over Washington

Film (Short) — Tau Films Details
4/16 – 4/16

Ran errands and coordinated payroll paperwork for crew. Received quotes from vendors and scheduled pickups and drop offs. Assisted in setting up and breaking down location. Communicated with talent, director, crew, and producers for a ride based film.

2/16 – 3/16

Producer All Yours

Lilytyger — Music Video — Shark Byte Entertainment Details
2/16 – 3/16

Produced, directed, edited, and did VFX.



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Class of '12

Chapman University

MFA - Film Production
Class of '04

California State University, Fullerton

BA - Theatre Arts


  • Alliance of Women Directors
  • Motion Capture Society


  • 3D
  • After Effects
  • Animation
  • Commercials
  • Compositing
  • Computer Animation
  • Computer Graphics
  • Creative Direction
  • Digital Compositing
  • Directing
  • Feature Films
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Lighting
  • Maya
  • Motion Capture
  • Motion Graphics
  • Movie Magic Scheduling
  • MS Excel
  • MS Word
  • Music Videos
  • Post Production
  • Pre-production
  • Premiere
  • Producing
  • Production Coordinating
  • Production Management
  • Screenwriting
  • Short Films
  • Special Effects
  • Stereo 3D
  • Storytelling
  • Television
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Video Production
  • Visual Effects