Summary

I am a hands on director, excelling at interviewing, performance, and story. New in Los Angeles and looking for roles in content, scripted and documentary. Open to 2nd unit and other support roles. Get in touch!

Credits

8/16 – 9/16

Camera Operator (Sony A7R-ii) Grand Design 1

Internet — Reality/Doc (TV) — The Ellen Degeneres Show Details
8/16 – 9/16

Additional footage for the 'look and feel' of opening sequence, as well as general atmosphere, cutaways and coverage.

8/16 – 8/16

Camera Operator (Director and Editor) OUT Magazine BTS - Colton Haynes

Internet Video — Internet — Trinket Films Details
8/16 – 8/16

Shoot, edit and create a story from a 'behind the scenes' photoshoot.

4/16 – 5/16

Director (Branded Content ) Samsung Commercial

Facebook, YouTube — Internet — Exit Films Details
4/16 – 5/16

Directed five documentaries on Australian female athletes to support the brand film. Worked in field with production coordinator and cameraman. Social style films that integrated product shots, ambassador's stories as well as footage shot on the Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge.

5/15 – 6/15

Director (Branded Content) Mc Donald's

Inline streaming — Internet — MWN Details
5/15 – 6/15

Directed four films about the 'Create Your Taste' kiosks in Australia. Found four 'McDonald's Skeptics' - a healthy mom, a vegetarian, a hipster dad, and a burger snob - and told their story of discovering how they could build a better burger.

9/13 – 12/14

Director Mani Pedi

Romy / Agender / Romy Hoffman — Music Video — Trinket Films Details
9/13 – 12/14

Created concept, operated VHS and digital video cameras while directing performances, art direction and edits.

4/14 – 6/14

Director Nestle Milo

Facebook Video — Internet — The Feds Details
4/14 – 6/14

Directed real people and children in two viral films which launched Facebook video Australia - where kids spoke about their experiences playing sports and being supported by their mothers. Created an on set environment for moms to be moved to tears by their kids words and for the kids to open up.

2/12 – 3/13

Director ABC - Australia - Anatomy 3

Reality/Doc (TV) — Matchbox Pictures Details
2/12 – 3/13

Writer/Director of a half-hour documentary episode for a 4-part episodic series that had three seasons. "Soul" follows the work of burial garment designer Pia Interlandi in her first collaboration with a living client.

5/08 – 9/08

Post Production Intern (Supervising Editor's Attachment) Mad Men 2

AMC — Scripted (TV) — Lionsgate Details
5/08 – 9/08

Assisted my editing professor, Malcolm Jamieson, in a special role created for me to learn about scripted directing, cutting, coverage and post.

Media

  • Colton Haynes for OUT Magazine

  • Kim Ravaillion - #WorthTheSacrifice

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Education

Class of '11

Columbia University - School of the Arts

MFA - Directing - Film Division
Class of '01

Mills College

BA - American Studies

My Gear

  • Premiere PRo
  • Sony A7R-ii

Skills

  • client facing
  • directing
  • documentary style
  • editing
  • getting things done
  • magic
  • performance
  • run and gun
  • shooting
  • Snake charming
  • social strategy
  • visual design
  • women's stories