+Confessions (documentary feature to be released in 2023; director): in the vein of Machines (2016) and Leviathan (2012), Confessions is a contemplative, immersive meditation on Milan, Italy, and on the individual as a part of, and apart from, the city.
+Mayday (documentary/narrative hybrid feature; 2021; co-creator & co-producer; funded by Amazon Japan): May 2020 as experienced in 22 locations, 14 countries, and 5 continents. As the pandemic envelops the globe and imprisons people within their homes, Mayday is a reminder of the one thing that continues to connect us all: food.
+Coyote (narrative short; 2020; writer, funded by Cinema Fighters): starring Japanese “idol” Ryota Katayose, Coyote explores the devastating collapse of a cross-cultural, long-distance relationship.
+The Ningyo (pilot; 2017; writer): directed by fx master Miguel Ortega (whose work appears in, among others, Thor and The Twilight Saga), The Ningyo is an Indiana Jones-style adventure set in the world of cryptozoology.
+A Song Still Inside (narrative feature; 2013; writer, director; world premiere at the Sarasota Film Festival and the Seattle International Film Festival; Best Cinematography Award at 2013 GenART; distributed by Candy Factory Films): selected as one of six films into the 2013 US In Progress post-production program in Wroclaw, Poland, ASSI explores evolving gender dynamics in the nuclear family.
+Thokozani (narrative feature; 2010; co-writer, director; opening night film at the Malawi International Film Festival): shot in Malawi, Thokozani tells the story of a young couple caught between tradition and so-called modernity.
+Melvin (narrative feature; 2010; co-producer; invited to the Gotham (then IFP) Filmmaker Labs in New York City): Melvin is a fever dream road trip that explores the madness and motivations of a young man intent on destruction.
+The World in a Box (narrative short; 2006; writer and director): a man is perplexed by the depth and range of human emotions contained within his television.
+My Electric Bill (narrative short; 2006; producer): an unpaid electric bill leads to chaos.
+My Job, Mine (narrative short; 2004; producer; premiered at 2004 South By Southwest Film Festival): competition for a promotion escalates into all out war.
Below the Line Credits+Lighting Over The Beyond (2023; English subtitles; premiered at the 2022 Tokyo International Film Festival)+Identified (comedy short; 2020; creative development): featuring comedy duo Lorena Diaz and Wendy Mateo, Identified is a heartbreaking, knee-slapping glimpse into the lives of two Latina comedians navigating Chicago’s entertainment industry.+The Overbrook Brothers (narrative feature; still photographer; 2009; premiered at the 2009 South By Southwest Film Festival)+Elvis & Anabelle (2007, Weinstein Co, 2nd unit producer; premiered at South By Southwest)+National Lampoon’s Stoned Age (2007, assistant to the producer; premiered at Slamdance)+The Cassidy Kids (2006, assistant to the executive producer)+The Quiet (2005, Sony Pictures Classics, assistant to the producer; premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival)+The Return (2006, casting assistant) +Infamous (2006, casting assistant) +Sin City (2005, casting assistant) +Bad News Bears (2005, casting assistant)+Spy Kids 3D: Game Over (2003, casting assistant)