- Documentary film producer, director & consultant
- Excellent at multi–tasking with exceptional communication and writing skills
- Exceptional managerial talent has lead teams of over 30 people nationally and abroad
- Precise at analysis and creative strategizing
- Production experience includes documentaries, television and narrative films
- Documentary film instructor
Authored Films Producer/Director/Writer
2015 Finding Freespace Comedy (Screenplay)
2015 Well of Being Animated adaptation of illustrated book ( In Development)
2015 Roller Rebel Bio-pict Roller Derby legend Ann Calvello (Screenplay)
2012 Gualbi Gang features Northern Indian women fighting for their civil rights.
2006 Murder Triptych explores a murder in Oakland, CA.
2004 Brain on Chucks features band-Troublemaker for a Converse spec ad.
2002 Dirt Farmer Latino metal band Totimoshi?s journey back totheir Cuban roots.
2002 21 explores racial tension in New York City post 9/11.
1999 Red Rain chronicles the personal and professional life of a female boxer.
1996 Romania Project (production only) explores post revolutionary Bucharest.
1993 Know What I Mean three women of differing ethnic backgrounds.
1992 Supreme Concrete Jungle an experimental film which blends elements of fire,
water and stilt-walking women set against a backdrop of urban decay.
1991 Beginning Is Saying Goodbye an experimental film that speaks to the loss of
Documentary Employment Producer/Director
2015 Sara The Smuggler Performance Artist Dancer Sara Shelton Mann (director)
2013 Generation Food global success stories of food security (seg/ director CA)
2013 HI-Jew Positive Jewish identity in today?s Warsaw, (consult producer)
2013 No Ordinary Life child prostitute escaping Indian Brothels (consult producer)
2011 Porch-light Project series of films on Autism (consulting producer)
2011 Edutopia Science Web Series (consult producer)
2008 IO Media, UC Fullerton design campaign (scriptwriter)
2006 Unlisted relationship of daughter and her schizophrenic father (consult producer)
2005 Aforementioned Child explores the human rights of adoptee?s (SF producer)
2004 Hostage retraces the hijacking of TWA flight 847 (researcher)
2003 Circo Zero explores an avant garde circus (director)
2002 Whipsmart investigates and demystifies the world of S/M (producer/director)
2000 History of Punk Rock traces the roots of punk rock (NY producer)
1999 Fallen Angel Marvin Gaye music biography (LA Producer/DP)
1999 When Pigs Fly Marianne Faithful music biography, (LA producer/DP)
Documentary Educational Employment
2016 Instructor SummerFuel International Students U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley, CA Visual StoryTelling
2008-09 Adjunct Faculty California State University Monterey, Intro To Documentary
2002-09 Adjunct Faculty San Francisco State University Digital Video Intensive, San Francisco, CA. Classes: Producing/Marketing Documentary Film, Documentary Narrative Structure and Interview Techniques
2005 Instructor California State University Monterey, Creative Process in Film
2003 Instructor California College of Arts, Oakland, CA, Documentary Shorts
2001 Instructor U.C. Berkeley, Berkeley CA, Documentary Portraiture
1999 Instructor Graduate Assistant, California College of Arts, Oakland, CA, Experimental Documentary
2015 Gulabi Gang Public Liberty and Human Rights Award, Aljazeera. Quatar
2013 Gulabi Gang Amnesty International Award Best Human Rights Award, South Africa
2013 Gulabi Gang Amnesty International Award, Warzawa Poland
2012 Gulabi Gang Norwegian Golden Chair Award
2012 Gulabi Gang Best Film Muhr Asian/African Dubia Int Film
2006 Derby Queen FilmMakers International Screenwriting Awards Finalist
2003 Whipsmart Best Educational Video Cinekink NYC
2000 Red Rain Honorable Mention, Eveo International Film Competition
2000 Red Rain Rockefeller Foundation, Nominee
2000 Launderland Oakland Creative Arts Fellowship
1998 Red Rain Film Arts Foundations
1998 Red Rain Pioneer Film Foundation
1991 Supreme Concrete Jungle Jury Award, New York Exposition of Film and Video
2011 International Documentary Awards Continuing Television Series
2006 Yahoo Film, NY, NY Exploring film content on the web
2005 California College of Art, Oakland, CA Juror Film Finals
2003 Women Film Television Bay Area Documentary Producing
2003 Spanganga Gallery, San Francisco, CA Independent Artist Panel
2002 LadyFest San Francisco, CA Distribution and Exhibition Strategies
2002 LadyFest San Francisco, CA Women Filmmakers Panel
2000 East Bay Youth At Risk, Berkeley, CA Film Presentation
'07-09 Board Member Film Arts Foundation San Francisco, CA; Juror for Development, Production and Stand Grants, Artistic Advisor Fiscal Sponsorship program, Education Manager Consultant, Development Committee developed new relationships with film companies such as Pixar Disney and Tippett Studios as donors and educational partners, Filmmakers Grants Committee
MFA 1998, Film/Video Production, California College of Art
BA 1993, Cinema Production, San Francisco State University, Cum Laude