A biography (in second person):
You are a cinematographer and director whose work includes documentary and narrative projects. You shot several award-winning short films, including Jessie Epstein’s 34x25x36, Muayad Alayan’s Lesh Sabreen? and Natalija Vekic's Lost & Found. Brian Davis’ feature-length doc, The Million Dollar Duck-- about wildlife painters, the Federal Duck Stamp and the American Dream -- won the Audience Award at Slamdance 2016 and debuted on Animal Planet. Chris J. Russo's feature Lady Buds, which follows six women in California's new legalized world of cannabis, premiered at Hot Docs 2021 and had a limited theatrical engagement.
As a director, you co-directed the Sundance Award-winner Pie Fight 69 with Sam Green. The short documentary you co-directed with Natalija Vekic, Ed & Pauline, a portrait of the early years of film critic Pauline Kael and the dawning of cinephilia in the United States, premiered at the Telluride Film Festival.
You are a partner, along with Kurt Keppeler and Natalija Vekic, at Electric Park Films, a boutique production company whose clients include Adobe, The Ad Council, and LEGO Foundation. Through EPF you've produced several short documentaries about artists and creatives, including legendary graphic designer Barbara Stauffacher Solomon, and artist/illustrator Shyama Golden.
You discovered the movies and movie-making while living in San Francisco, frequenting the likes of the Castro Theatre and Artists' Television Access, and at some point found yourself here, in Los Angeles.