PURIFY MY HEART (Feature Film)
-American Zoetrope Screenplay Contest, Finalist
-Women In Film Financing Intensive (One of twenty-four projects selected)
-Sundance Screenwriting Lab, Second Round Finalist
-ISA / Stowe Story Labs Fellowship Finalist
-Table Read My Screenplay Park City, Semi-Finalist
-Cinestory Fellowship, Semi-Finalist
-Screencraft BIFF Screenwriters Lab, Quarter-Finalist
-Screencraft Screenwriting Fellowship, Quarter-Finalist
2016 (Short Film)
-Jameson First Shot Contest, Finalist (Top 20 of over 3000 entries)
FILMS FOR PORTALS: A MULTI-MEDIA SOLO VIOLIN CONCERT
Produced by and featuring solo-violinist Tim Fain.
A Philip Glass premiere, with spoken-word sequences written by Leonard Cohen, and video choreography by Benjamin Millepied, September/October 2011.
FILMS FOR THE LOS ANGELES OPERA'S ONE-TEN PROJECT
Directed short films to be projected behind the singers in this new work by Laura Karpman, commissioned by the Los Angles Opera, November 2010.
Performance venues: California African American Museum, Pacific Asia Museum.
Revived at the Los Angeles Public Library, 2016.
FILMS FOR ASK YOUR MAMA
Created music videos to be shown at the concert ASK YOUR MAMA at the Hollywood Bowl, music by Laura Karpman, featuring The Roots and soprano Jessye Norman, August 2009.
Revived at the Apollo Theater, 2012.
22 minutes, 35mm, 2009.
-Best Visual Design, Best Cinematography, UCLA Festival of New Work 2009
-Carole Fielding Award
-Panavision New Filmmakers Grant
-Deluxe Thesis Award,
-James Bridges Award in Film Directing
-Featured Short, Fandana Film Festival
-Aired on UK Television (Sky 203)
18 minutes, HD, 2006, USA.
-Best Student Short, Kern Projections Film Festival
-Hollywood Foreign Press Association Award
THE LATIN EXPLOSION: A NEW AMERICA
2015 HBO Documentary
2014 Yaddo Fellow
2011 Resident, Kaneko Experimental Studios, Omaha
M.A, University of St. Andrews, Scotland.
M.F.A in Production/Directing, UCLA School of Film, Television and Digital Media.