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Craig’s List Baby

writer | director | 2019 | short form series | comedy

A single woman wants a baby but can’t afford artificial insemination, so she put’s an ad on Craig’s List for the sperm of her dreams.

In contract

Love Boat: Taiwan

associate producer | 2019 | feature | documentary

Examining one of the longest running summer programs in the world.

– Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, official selection

– CAAMfest, official selection

– Asian Cinevision, official selection

Konko Returns

director | editor | 2018 | promo | comedy

Konko is resurrected for one more night at The Virgil’s beloved variety show “Victory Lap.”

America 1979

writer | 2017 | pilot script | dramedy

Dramedy pilot based on eponymous short film.

– IFP Week – No Borders, official selection

– Sundance Episodic Lab, shortlist

– Macro Episodic Lab, shortlist

– Scriptd.com, pilot of the month

– Cinequest Film Festival, semifinalist

– Stage 32 Television Writers, semifinalist

– We Screenplay Diverse Voices, semifinalist

Speak Chinglish

director | producer | 2016 | digital short | comedy

Jenna Lee can’t seem to make the right impression.

– CAAMfest, official selection

Spit

editor | 2015 | short film | drama

When the pain of creating overrides the desire to persevere.

– New Voices in Black Cinema, BAMCinematek

– Woodstock Film Festival, official selection

– Hollyshorts Film Festival, official selection

– American Black Film Festival, official selection

– Backstar Film Festival, official selection

– Cucalorus Film Festival, official selection

– Aspen Shortsfest, official selection

– San Francisco Black Film Festival, official selection

– Coney Island Film Festival, best short film award

– Bronx International Film Festival

– Harlem International Film Festival

– Baltimore Black Film Festival

-NYC Chain Film Festival

Like Any Other Kid

producer | 2015 | feature | documentary

Following incarcerated youth through programs where staff use  guidance, limits and love to rehabilitate youth.

– Big Sky Film Festival, official selection

– Human Rights Festival of Barcelona

– Social Change International Film Festival

– Boost Film Festival

– Several community screenings

Untitled Creative Women Documentary

director | 2015 | digital series | documentary

Profiling a spectrum of professional women in creative fields.

America 1979

writer | director | producer | editor | 2014 | short film | drama

An Iranian American family copes with the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Distributed by Gravitas Ventures

– Clerrmont Ferrand Film Market, official selection

– Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, official selection 

– CAAMfest, official selection 

– Hollyshorts, official selection 

– Palm Springs International Film Festival, official selection 

– Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival,official selection 

– Cannes Short Film Corner

Noor Iranian Film Festival, official selection

– Screen Actor’s Guild Short Film Showcase, official selection

– Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival, official selection

– International Peace and Film Festival, official selection

– South Western International Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– International Diaspora Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– New Filmmakers NYC, official selection

– Indieworks Monthly Series, Audience Award

– New York Women in Film Showcase, official selection

– Chicago Social Change Film Festival, official selection

– Global Peace Film Festival, official selection

– Brooklyn Arts Council Grantee

– New York Foundation for the Arts Grantee

– Puffin Foundation Grantee

Foreclosure

co-producer | 2014 | feature | horror

Race fueled supernatural forces tear a family apart.

Distributed by Virgil Films

Starring Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) and Wendell Pierce (The Wire).

24Before

writer | director | producer |editor | 2011 | series proof of concept | documentary

Following working creatives through 24 hours of their lives before a big show.

The Audition

director | 2010 | digital short | comedy

The ladies rule the casting couch in this comedy sketch by Booby Hatch.

Hidden Battles

producer | 2010 | feature | documentary

Telling stories of men and women who have killed in wars around the globe.

Distributed by Filmmakers Library

– Rhode Island International Film Festival, official selection

– SAMSHA Voice Award, official selection

– Santa Cruz Film Festival, official selection

– Salem Film Festival, official selection

– Hearts and Minds Film Festival, official selection

– Columbus Film Festival, official selection

– Istanbul International Documentary Film Festival, official selection

– Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival, official selection

– Landlocked Film Festival, official selection

– Festival un Film per la Pace, official selection

– DocUTAH International Film Festival, official selection

– Unspoken Human Rights Film Festival, official selection

Get Fit with Alyson Stoner

director | 2008 | digital series | unscripted

Social issue conversations for tweens.

For Nintendo Wii.

My Name is Bubbles Smitty

writer | 2008 | feature script | comedy

A woman fakes her own death, and starts her life over again.

Various

sound editor | assistant sound editor | apprentice sound editor | IATSE Local 700

Sound editorial on over 40 films and televisions shows, garnering an Emmy Award

for Baghdad ER (HBO). 200-2008. Select Filmography:

– The Visitor

– Baghdad ER

– Fur

– The Notorious Betty Page

– Two Weeks Notice

– Y Tu Mama También

– The Wire

– The Man Who Wasn’t There

– Hedwig and the Angry Inch

EPK

director | 2007 | digital content | unscripted

For musical artist Joan As Police Woman’s new album To Survive.

Your Neighbor’s Steps

editor | 2006 | digital content | documentary

Following three families in post Katrina New Orleans. For Current TV.

High Life

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | feature | dramedy

A day-in-the-life miniature about a blocked artist who finds himself under siege by his brother’s pot-smoking teenaged crew.

Distributed by Indiepix Films

– San Francsico Independent Film Festival, official selection

– Montreal Pop Music and Film Festival, official selection

– Idaho International Film Festival, , official selection

– New Filmmakers NY, official selection

– several screenings in non-traditional spaces

Fancy Parking Trilogy

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | digital series | comedy

Branded content featuring “fancy parkers” for design team Plinko.

LuLu Le Mal: Celebrity Stalker

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | comedy

LuLu just can’t get enough.

Featuring cameo by director Ryan McFaul.

Memory Game

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | experimental

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and other heroes.

– Youtube featured video

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Impeach Beach

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | documentary

Documenting a peaceful protest calling for George Bush Jr.’s impeachment.

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Anne and Dan

writer | 2005 | pilot script | comedy

Female driven odd couple comedy.

Movement in Three Parts: Abridged

writer | director | producer | editor | 2004 | digital short | experimental

Exploring the movement of time.

-Featured on Drunken Boat, issue 6

Bombay Eunuch

associate producer | 2001 | feature | documentary

A haunting evocation of the emotional and political lives of a family of eunuchs living in the margins of today’s India.

Distributed theatrically by Cowboy Releasing

– several festivals, awards and critical acclaim

01 Writer

Craig’s List Baby

writer | director | 2019 | short form series | comedy

A single woman wants a baby but can’t afford artificial insemination, so she put’s an ad on Craig’s List for the sperm of her dreams.

In contract

America 1979

writer | 2017 | pilot script | dramedy

Dramedy pilot based on eponymous short film.

– IFP Week – No Borders, official selection

– Sundance Episodic Lab, shortlist

– Macro Episodic Lab, shortlist

– Scriptd.com, pilot of the month

– Cinequest Film Festival, semifinalist

– Stage 32 Television Writers, semifinalist

– We Screenplay Diverse Voices, semifinalist

America 1979

writer | director | producer | editor | 2014 | short film | drama

An Iranian American family copes with the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Distributed by Gravitas Ventures

– Clerrmont Ferrand Film Market, official selection

– Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, official selection 

– CAAMfest, official selection 

– Hollyshorts, official selection 

– Palm Springs International Film Festival, official selection 

– Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival,official selection 

– Cannes Short Film Corner

Noor Iranian Film Festival, official selection

– Screen Actor’s Guild Short Film Showcase, official selection

– Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival, official selection

– International Peace and Film Festival, official selection

– South Western International Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– International Diaspora Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– New Filmmakers NYC, official selection

– Indieworks Monthly Series, Audience Award

– New York Women in Film Showcase, official selection

– Chicago Social Change Film Festival, official selection

– Global Peace Film Festival, official selection

– Brooklyn Arts Council Grantee

– New York Foundation for the Arts Grantee

– Puffin Foundation Grantee

24Before

writer | director | producer |editor | 2011 | series proof of concept | documentary

Following working creatives through 24 hours of their lives before a big show.

My Name is Bubbles Smitty

writer | 2008 | feature script | comedy

A woman fakes her own death, and starts her life over again.

High Life

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | feature | dramedy

A day-in-the-life miniature about a blocked artist who finds himself under siege by his brother’s pot-smoking teenaged crew.

Distributed by Indiepix Films

– San Francsico Independent Film Festival, official selection

– Montreal Pop Music and Film Festival, official selection

– Idaho International Film Festival, , official selection

– New Filmmakers NY, official selection

– several screenings in non-traditional spaces

Fancy Parking Trilogy

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | digital series | comedy

Branded content featuring “fancy parkers” for design team Plinko.

LuLu Le Mal: Celebrity Stalker

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | comedy

LuLu just can’t get enough.

Featuring cameo by director Ryan McFaul.

Memory Game

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | experimental

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and other heroes.

– Youtube featured video

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Impeach Beach

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | documentary

Documenting a peaceful protest calling for George Bush Jr.’s impeachment.

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Anne and Dan

writer | 2005 | pilot script | comedy

Female driven odd couple comedy.

Movement in Three Parts: Abridged

writer | director | producer | editor | 2004 | digital short | experimental

Exploring the movement of time.

-Featured on Drunken Boat, issue 6

02 Director

Craig’s List Baby

writer | director | 2019 | short form series | comedy

A single woman wants a baby but can’t afford artificial insemination, so she put’s an ad on Craig’s List for the sperm of her dreams.

In contract

Konko Returns

director | editor | 2018 | promo | comedy

Konko is resurrected for one more night at The Virgil’s beloved variety show “Victory Lap.”

Speak Chinglish

director | producer | 2016 | digital short | comedy

Jenna Lee can’t seem to make the right impression.

– CAAMfest, official selection

Untitled Creative Women Documentary

director | 2015 | digital series | documentary

Profiling a spectrum of professional women in creative fields.

America 1979

writer | director | producer | editor | 2014 | short film | drama

An Iranian American family copes with the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Distributed by Gravitas Ventures

– Clerrmont Ferrand Film Market, official selection

– Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, official selection 

– CAAMfest, official selection 

– Hollyshorts, official selection 

– Palm Springs International Film Festival, official selection 

– Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival,official selection 

– Cannes Short Film Corner

Noor Iranian Film Festival, official selection

– Screen Actor’s Guild Short Film Showcase, official selection

– Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival, official selection

– International Peace and Film Festival, official selection

– South Western International Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– International Diaspora Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– New Filmmakers NYC, official selection

– Indieworks Monthly Series, Audience Award

– New York Women in Film Showcase, official selection

– Chicago Social Change Film Festival, official selection

– Global Peace Film Festival, official selection

– Brooklyn Arts Council Grantee

– New York Foundation for the Arts Grantee

– Puffin Foundation Grantee

24Before

writer | director | producer |editor | 2011 | series proof of concept | documentary

Following working creatives through 24 hours of their lives before a big show.

The Audition

director | 2010 | digital short | comedy

The ladies rule the casting couch in this comedy sketch by Booby Hatch.

Get Fit with Alyson Stoner

director | 2008 | digital series | unscripted

Social issue conversations for tweens.

For Nintendo Wii.

EPK

director | 2007 | digital content | unscripted

For musical artist Joan As Police Woman’s new album To Survive.

High Life

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | feature | dramedy

A day-in-the-life miniature about a blocked artist who finds himself under siege by his brother’s pot-smoking teenaged crew.

Distributed by Indiepix Films

– San Francsico Independent Film Festival, official selection

– Montreal Pop Music and Film Festival, official selection

– Idaho International Film Festival, , official selection

– New Filmmakers NY, official selection

– several screenings in non-traditional spaces

Fancy Parking Trilogy

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | digital series | comedy

Branded content featuring “fancy parkers” for design team Plinko.

LuLu Le Mal: Celebrity Stalker

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | comedy

LuLu just can’t get enough.

Featuring cameo by director Ryan McFaul.

Memory Game

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | experimental

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and other heroes.

– Youtube featured video

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Impeach Beach

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | documentary

Documenting a peaceful protest calling for George Bush Jr.’s impeachment.

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Movement in Three Parts: Abridged

writer | director | producer | editor | 2004 | digital short | experimental

Exploring the movement of time.

-Featured on Drunken Boat, issue 6

03 Producer

Love Boat: Taiwan

associate producer | 2019 | feature | documentary

Examining one of the longest running summer programs in the world.

– Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, official selection

– CAAMfest, official selection

– Asian Cinevision, official selection

Speak Chinglish

director | producer | 2016 | digital short | comedy

Jenna Lee can’t seem to make the right impression.

– CAAMfest, official selection

Like Any Other Kid

producer | 2015 | feature | documentary

Following incarcerated youth through programs where staff use  guidance, limits and love to rehabilitate youth.

– Big Sky Film Festival, official selection

– Human Rights Festival of Barcelona

– Social Change International Film Festival

– Boost Film Festival

– Several community screenings

America 1979

writer | director | producer | editor | 2014 | short film | drama

An Iranian American family copes with the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Distributed by Gravitas Ventures

– Clerrmont Ferrand Film Market, official selection

– Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, official selection 

– CAAMfest, official selection 

– Hollyshorts, official selection 

– Palm Springs International Film Festival, official selection 

– Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival,official selection 

– Cannes Short Film Corner

Noor Iranian Film Festival, official selection

– Screen Actor’s Guild Short Film Showcase, official selection

– Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival, official selection

– International Peace and Film Festival, official selection

– South Western International Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– International Diaspora Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– New Filmmakers NYC, official selection

– Indieworks Monthly Series, Audience Award

– New York Women in Film Showcase, official selection

– Chicago Social Change Film Festival, official selection

– Global Peace Film Festival, official selection

– Brooklyn Arts Council Grantee

– New York Foundation for the Arts Grantee

– Puffin Foundation Grantee

Foreclosure

co-producer | 2014 | feature | horror

Race fueled supernatural forces tear a family apart.

Distributed by Virgil Films

Starring Michael Imperioli (The Sopranos) and Wendell Pierce (The Wire).

24Before

writer | director | producer |editor | 2011 | series proof of concept | documentary

Following working creatives through 24 hours of their lives before a big show.

Hidden Battles

producer | 2010 | feature | documentary

Telling stories of men and women who have killed in wars around the globe.

Distributed by Filmmakers Library

– Rhode Island International Film Festival, official selection

– SAMSHA Voice Award, official selection

– Santa Cruz Film Festival, official selection

– Salem Film Festival, official selection

– Hearts and Minds Film Festival, official selection

– Columbus Film Festival, official selection

– Istanbul International Documentary Film Festival, official selection

– Taiwan International Ethnographic Film Festival, official selection

– Landlocked Film Festival, official selection

– Festival un Film per la Pace, official selection

– DocUTAH International Film Festival, official selection

– Unspoken Human Rights Film Festival, official selection

High Life

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | feature | dramedy

A day-in-the-life miniature about a blocked artist who finds himself under siege by his brother’s pot-smoking teenaged crew.

Distributed by Indiepix Films

– San Francsico Independent Film Festival, official selection

– Montreal Pop Music and Film Festival, official selection

– Idaho International Film Festival, , official selection

– New Filmmakers NY, official selection

– several screenings in non-traditional spaces

Fancy Parking Trilogy

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | digital series | comedy

Branded content featuring “fancy parkers” for design team Plinko.

LuLu Le Mal: Celebrity Stalker

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | comedy

LuLu just can’t get enough.

Featuring cameo by director Ryan McFaul.

Memory Game

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | experimental

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and other heroes.

– Youtube featured video

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Impeach Beach

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | documentary

Documenting a peaceful protest calling for George Bush Jr.’s impeachment.

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Movement in Three Parts: Abridged

writer | director | producer | editor | 2004 | digital short | experimental

Exploring the movement of time.

-Featured on Drunken Boat, issue 6

Bombay Eunuch

associate producer | 2001 | feature | documentary

A haunting evocation of the emotional and political lives of a family of eunuchs living in the margins of today’s India.

Distributed theatrically by Cowboy Releasing

– several festivals, awards and critical acclaim

04 Editor

Konko Returns

director | editor | 2018 | promo | comedy

Konko is resurrected for one more night at The Virgil’s beloved variety show “Victory Lap.”

Spit

editor | 2015 | short film | drama

When the pain of creating overrides the desire to persevere.

– New Voices in Black Cinema, BAMCinematek

– Woodstock Film Festival, official selection

– Hollyshorts Film Festival, official selection

– American Black Film Festival, official selection

– Backstar Film Festival, official selection

– Cucalorus Film Festival, official selection

– Aspen Shortsfest, official selection

– San Francisco Black Film Festival, official selection

– Coney Island Film Festival, best short film award

– Bronx International Film Festival

– Harlem International Film Festival

– Baltimore Black Film Festival

-NYC Chain Film Festiva

America 1979

writer | director | producer | editor | 2014 | short film | drama

An Iranian American family copes with the Iran Hostage Crisis.

Distributed by Gravitas Ventures

– Clerrmont Ferrand Film Market, official selection

– Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival, official selection 

– CAAMfest, official selection 

– Hollyshorts, official selection 

– Palm Springs International Film Festival, official selection 

– Philadelphia Asian American Film Festival,official selection 

– Cannes Short Film Corner

Noor Iranian Film Festival, official selection

– Screen Actor’s Guild Short Film Showcase, official selection

– Reel Sisters of the Diaspora Film Festival, official selection

– International Peace and Film Festival, official selection

– South Western International Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– International Diaspora Film Festival (Canada), official selection

– New Filmmakers NYC, official selection

– Indieworks Monthly Series, Audience Award

– New York Women in Film Showcase, official selection

– Chicago Social Change Film Festival, official selection

– Global Peace Film Festival, official selection

– Brooklyn Arts Council Grantee

– New York Foundation for the Arts Grantee

– Puffin Foundation Grantee

24Before

writer | director | producer |editor | 2011 | series proof of concept | documentary

Following working creatives through 24 hours of their lives before a big show.

Various

sound editor | assistant sound editor | apprentice sound editor | IATSE Local 700

Sound editorial on over 40 films and televisions shows, garnering an Emmy Award

for Baghdad ER (HBO). 200-2008. Select Filmography:

– The Visitor

– Baghdad ER

– Fur

– The Notorious Betty Page

– Two Weeks Notice

– Y Tu Mama También

– The Wire

– The Man Who Wasn’t There

– Hedwig and the Angry Inch

Your Neighbor’s Steps

editor | 2006 | digital content | documentary

Following three families in post Katrina New Orleans. For Current TV.

High Life

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | feature | dramedy

A day-in-the-life miniature about a blocked artist who finds himself under siege by his brother’s pot-smoking teenaged crew.

Distributed by Indiepix Films

– San Francsico Independent Film Festival, official selection

– Montreal Pop Music and Film Festival, official selection

– Idaho International Film Festival, , official selection

– New Filmmakers NY, official selection

– several screenings in non-traditional spaces

Fancy Parking Trilogy

writer | director | producer | editor | 2006 | digital series | comedy

Branded content featuring “fancy parkers” for design team Plinko.

LuLu Le Mal: Celebrity Stalker

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | comedy

LuLu just can’t get enough.

Featuring cameo by director Ryan McFaul.

Memory Game

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | experimental

Honoring Martin Luther King Jr. and other heroes.

– Youtube featured video

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Impeach Beach

writer | director | producer | editor | 2005 | digital short | documentary

Documenting a peaceful protest calling for George Bush Jr.’s impeachment.

– Created at the San Mateo Video Residency

Movement in Three Parts: Abridged

writer | director | producer | editor | 2004 | digital short | experimental

Exploring the movement of time.

-Featured on Drunken Boat, issue 6