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2019 – Strigoi, the Real Vampires of Transylvania”  – feature documentary


2018 – “Free Trip to Egypt” –  feature documentary


2017 – “Until the Rooster Crows” – a short documentary about the strigoi 


2016 – “Anuta” – a short documentary about a songstress who must keep quiet.


2016 – “Sergiu” – a short documentary about a Transylvanian shepherd and his unbreakable love for his sheep.


2016 – “The Weatherman” – a short film about a man with extraordinary abilities.


2016 – “Murder in North Beach” – a murder mystery short set in North Beach, San Francisco. Co-directed with Cassie Jaye.


2016 – “Soul Music” – an experimental film about the music of our bodies


2016 – “Humphrey Robot Makes a Wish” – a stop-motion animation story about a lonely  robot


2016 – “Weep and Wail” – a music video for Forest Sun‘s song with the same title.
(writer/director/editor)


2016 – “The Joy Project” – a short documentary about joy. (more)


2016 – “The Arrow and the Song” – an illustrated Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem. (more)


2015 – Transylvania Frumoasa – a short documentary
“If we remember who we are then we will know where we are going.”
(IPhone 5)
Official Selection: Nevada City Film Festival, CA


2014 – All Sales Final  (IMDB)
Be careful what you ask for.
Samuel A. Dillon is a man who does not want to live any more. When he comes across an ad for an elimination agency, he places an order for his own assassination. After his order has been processed and his elimination scheduled, something happens and he decides he wants to live. Unfortunately, all sales are final. No refunds, no cancellations.
(Silent, B&W, IPhone 4)
Official Selection at Asheville Cinema Festival, Chennai International Short Film Festival, Tiburon Film Festival, Ahmednagar International Film Festival, Albuquerque Film and Music Experience
Awards: Smart Device Movie Award at Albuquerque Film and Music Experience


ACTOR

Death in North Beach (Goat Lips Productions)
Who’s There (Jaye Bird Productions) – IMDB
The Lempke Brothers – IMDB
Reasons to Smile – IMDB
The Cure (Marion Knott Studios) – IMDB
Johnny Slyder’s Music Video (Bootleg Theatre)
Opium (Victrola Series)
Burned (Big Hand Production)
Elect Me ’08, Season One (Hundred Watt Films)
The First Day (Bluelight Entertainment)
Kingdom Conspiracy (The Mind Firm Inc./Society 5)
Pumpkin Head (Marion Knott Studios)
The Fantastiks (Riverside Community Theatre)
Broadway in the Basement (CCC Theatre, Riverside)
Dialogue of the Carmelites (CSU Fullerton)
Lakmé (CSU Fullerton)
Dido and Aeneas (CBU)


Film Honors:

  • Featured by CineWomen in their biannual publication on Outstanding Emerging Female Filmmakers of 2015.
  • All Sales Final” (2014) wins Best Short Film on a Smart Device at the Albuquerque Film and Music Experience and is also accepted by Asheville Cinema Festival, Chennai International Short Film Festival, Ahmadnagar International Short Film Festival, Tiburon International Film Festival, Ozark Shorts and Bernal Heights Cinema Festival (San Francisco, CA).
  • Transilvania Frumoasa” (Transylvania the Beautiful) premiers at the Nevada City Film Festival. Following screenings at Carson City Film Festival and Mountain Shadow Film Festival (Walnut Creek, CA).
  • Advisory Board member, Tallgrass Film Festival
  • Resident of Filmhouse X, San Francisco, CA.