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Summary

Filmmaker | Film Educator | VFX Artist

Credits

3/15 – 3/15

Visual Effects Doubt

Mary J. Blige — Music Video — Riveting Entertainment Details
3/15 – 3/15

Complex match-move shot combining Mary with an audience shot in a separate pass.

2/15 – 2/15

Visual Effects Concert Visuals

Ariana Grande — Music Video — Riveting Entertainment Details
2/15 – 2/15

Tracking, keying, matte paintings, particle effects for concert visuals for Ariana Grande. Worked in After Effects as part of a 3-man VFX team under very tight deadline.

3/13 – 12/14

Visual Effects Ouroboros

Film (Short) — University of Advancing Technology Details
3/13 – 12/14

Co-wrote, co-produced, supervised student team, supervised VFX and miniatures unit, composited, designed titles for this sci-fi short.

7/14 – 7/14

Camera Operator The Wil Wheaton Project 1

SYFY — Reality/Doc (TV) — Pilgrim Studios Details
7/14 – 7/14

Shot additional footage for this episode at W00tstock 2014.

11/13 – 12/13

Director Bohemian Rhapsody: Star Wars Edition

YouTube — Internet — University of Advancing Technology Details
11/13 – 12/13

Directed, co-produced, co-wrote, and composited for this Star Wars themed parody of Queen's "Bohemian Rhapsody," which went viral in December 2013.

3/13 – 3/13

Additional Photography In Support of Story: The Visual Effects of Elysium

Film (Short) — 1K Studios Details
3/13 – 3/13

Shot greenscreen interview segments with conceptual designer TyRuben Ellingson for this documentary included on the Blu-Ray of Neil Blomkamp's film Elysium.

1/12 – 10/12

Visual Effects Red Sand: A Mass Effect Fan Film

Film (Short) — University of Advancing Technology Details
1/12 – 10/12

Produced, supervised visual effect, composited, designed titles, and supervised student production crew for this award-winning fan film starring Mark Meer (star of the Mass Effect videogames).

1/11 – 1/12

Director Parallax

Film (Short) — Locked Horns Productions Details
1/11 – 1/12

Wrote, directed, produced, created visual effects, and built miniatures for this multi-award winning short film set in the Iraq War.

Media

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Education

Class of '12

National University

MFA/Digital Cinema
Class of '94

University at Buffalo

BA/Media Study, Filmmaking
Class of '88

Ward Melville High School

HS Diploma/Honors & Advanced Placement classes

Skills

  • 3D
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • After Effects
  • Animation
  • Avid Media Composer
  • Camera
  • Character Animation
  • Cinematography
  • Compositing
  • Computer Animation
  • Creative Direction
  • Digital Video
  • Directing
  • Editing
  • Feature Films
  • Film
  • Film Production
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Lighting
  • Maya
  • Motion Graphics
  • Multimedia
  • Post Production
  • Pre-production
  • Premiere
  • Producing
  • Screenwriting
  • Scripting
  • Short Films
  • Storyboarding
  • Storytelling
  • Teaching
  • Television
  • Traditional Animation
  • Video
  • Video Editing
  • Video Games
  • Videography
  • Visual Effects