ISEA Istanbul, 2011

In September of 2011 I presented a paper titled “You Hold the Camera Now: An Action Research Case Study of Pre-kindergarten Transmedia Narrative Design” at the International Symposium on Electronic Art (ISEA) in Istanbul, Turkey. Continue Reading →

Digital Storytelling in Doha

Digital Storytelling and Playcentric Learning

Innovative Educational Strategies for Children With Special Needs Continue Reading →

24/7 – a DIY Video Summit

In 2008, USC hosted 24/7 – a DIY Video Summit, bringing together practitioners, scholars and industry leaders involved with the world of online video communication.  I was a video producer and content manager for the 2008 event, as well as an organizer for the 2010 reprisal Continue Reading →

UCLA – MFA in Film Directing

I hold an MFA in Film Directing and Production from UCLA’s School of Theater, Film and Television. I attended from 2002 to 2007 and completed coursework in all aspects of film production including writing, directing, cinematography, editing, sound recording, editing and design, producing, casting, distribution and marketing, music for film, television production and critical studies. Continue Reading →

UC Berkeley – BA in Film Studies

My experience at UC Berkeley gave me a grounding in a historical and theoretical perspective on film. Though the Film Studies program was not practice-based at the time, my professors were very supportive of my own efforts to learn filmmaking skills. Continue Reading →