A bit more about me:

I picked up a video camera for the first time in 2006, after a career as a textile and dinnerware designer for Target, Tag, and Aspen International.

My experiences working alongside artisans in India, Bangladesh, Vietnam, and Cambodia inspired me to pursue documentary filmmaking full time.

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In the years since, I have produced and been a part of numerous films which have screened at film festivals around the country.

Film Festivals and Awards:

Philly Award: Community Champion, Nonprofit Connect, 2018

Philly Award: First Place in Long Video, Nonprofit Connect 2017, for Operation Breakthrough. 

Philly Award: Award of Distinction, Nonprofit Connect 2015, for Gordon Parks Elementary School.

Sundance Film Festival, (God Loves Uganda) 2013.

Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival, March 2013.

Awareness Fest, Los Angeles, 2011.

SURGE Film Festival, Austin, TX& Portland, 2011.

Mammoth Film Festival, Mammoth Lakes, 2009.

Filmanthropy Film Festival, Los Angeles, 2009.

Documentaries:

2018: Operation Breakthrough, Director of Photography, Editor.

2017: "OB in 2 Acts" - for Operation Breakthrough, Editor.

2017: "Uncommon Allies"- Additional Camera.

2016: Amethyst Place- Director of Photography, Editor, Producer.

2016: Scuola Vita Nuova- Director of Photography, Editor, Producer, with John Burke and Mikal Shapiro.

2016: "Soaring Above"- for Operation Breakthrough. Director of Photography, Editor.

2015: “A Year in the Life of Operation Breakthrough” - for Operation Breakthrough. Director of Photography, Editor, Producer.

2015: “Gordon Parks Elementary School: What We’re All About” - for Gordon Parks Elementary School. Director of Photography, Editor, Producer, Writer.

2014:“Gordon Parks Elementary School: Playground Competition Video”  (which WON!) - for Gordon Parks Elementary School. Director of Photography, Editor, Producer, Writer.

2014: “8 Kids. 8 Questions. What’s Up at OB” - for Operation Breakthrough. Editor, Producer, Additional Camera.

2014: “Change the Truth”. Director of Photography, Editor, Producer.

2013: “God Loves Uganda” – Production Assistant.

2013: “A Day on the Corner of Hope and Possibility” - for Operation Breakthrough. Editor, Producer, Additional Camera.

2012: “Cool Life”- for Change the Truth. Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor, Writer.

2012: “The Bus Tour- The City You Never See”-  for Operation Breakthrough. Director of Photography, Editor, Producer.

2011: “Operation Breakthrough- Celebrating 40 Years”.-  for Operation Breakthrough. Director of Photography, Editor, Producer.

2011: “Changes” - for Change the Truth. Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

2010: “The Doll Project” - for Change the Truth. Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

2010: “Believe in Us”- for Operation Breakthrough. Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

2010: Jewish Family Services (PSA) Producer, Graphics, Editor.

2009: “We are Dewitt”- Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

2009: “Changing the Truth”- for Change the Truth. Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

2009: “Change the Truth” ( PSA) - for Change the Truth. Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

2009: “Our Children, Their Stories, Their Words”- for Operation Breakthrough. Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

2008: “Change the Truth”- for Change the Truth. Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

2008: “Chiefs Charity” ( PSA) - for Operation Breakthrough. Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

2007: “Street Children: Cambodia” ( PSA) Director of Photography, Producer, Director, Editor.

Education:

2008 Maine Media Workshops.

2007 New York Film Academy.

1983 University of Michigan- BFA.

1979-1981 Smith College.