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May 6, 2016

On April 2nd, BAIL screened at the USC Don Thompson Film Fest. This is my third year in the festival. On April 28th, the Newport Beach Film Festival screened the film. This was my fifth film at NBFF, but my first since graduating from their youth division. Lead actor B...

April 18, 2016

The Chicago International Movies and Music Festival (CIMMFest) has named BAIL the winner of their Student Film Competition. The five day festival is Chicago’s answer to Austin’s SXSW. 

 

January 10, 2016

 

BAIL, my USC junior thesis film, is set in the underground, exuberant gay scene in Harlem, 1925. It tells the story of Eli who must find a way to make bail after the cops arrest his boyfriend. It stars Blake Alexander and T’Keyah Crystal Keymah. You may know T’Keyah C...

October 25, 2015

 

So excited to screen Revenge of the Flower Gang! Director Amanda Hugginkis and I shot this wonderful short over the summer. The event is a screening and a Halloween party with DJ, etc.

October 16, 2015

Thanks to the Seattle Lesbian & Gay Film Festival for screening BLACKROOT last Saturday. Two years ago the festival screened THE PAINTED GIRL with my parents in attendance.

 

BLACKROOT also screened at the Don Thompson LGBT Film Festival in April (University of Southern...

May 11, 2015

In my biggest project to date with Anthem Films, I animated the official music video for "Electra" by the band Refused. DJay Brawner provided creative direction. Art elements came came mostly from the album cover, with me providing some original art. This was a "lyric...

April 30, 2015

 The National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFFTY) screened BLACKROOT in Seattle on Friday. This was my ninth year at NFFTY. I think of it as my home festival.

April 11, 2015

 

Brand New Theatre (BNT) produced my one-act play "Strange Sister” this semester. The play is based on the real life of blues singer Gladys Bentley. BNT is the oldest student theater company at USC. The One Acts--four of them--were performed April 9th-11th. The cast in...

April 5, 2015

Excited to have BIG SILVER NIGHTS screen at the Short. Sweet. Film Fest next Saturday in Cleveland! The film follows a pair of unlikely friends (played by Andrew Tribolini & David Albert Ibarra) on one reckless night. This will be my third film at Short. Sweet. Two yea...

March 18, 2015

I did the visual effects for this music video! The rap-rockers, the Hollywood Undead, release their full "Day of the Dead" album at the end of the month and there seems to be some excitement among rap-rock fans and the rap-rock press. Thanks to director Spence Nicholso...

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