My background as a filmmaker and photographer has given me the opportunity over the years to create and engage with a variety of diverse people. Whether it’s an inquisitive bartender who interacts with all walks of life, a celebrity musician dealing with personality disorder who connects with millions of fans, or a group of prisoners making their own films while inside San Quentin Prison.
Each project has allowed me new experiences, and new stories with people of various walks of life. The camera is my excuse to meet, look, and collaborate with people. I consider empathy and storytelling among my most valuable skills.
My work has grown since the success of my documentary directorial debut, Lady Gaga Inside the Outside. Today, I work in a variety ways with the ever changing landscape and needs of storytelling in our social environment.
I've directed all across America and much over the world. I truly enjoy the complexities of global production. More importantly I love collaborating with my producing partners and documentary subjects.
My film and television credits include: Directed brand campaigns for Apple, Levis, J.Crew, Vogue, Beats, Adidas, Nike, and the Tribeca Film Festival. 2nd Unit Director on The Light Between Oceans, starring Michael Fassbender, Alicia Vikander and Rachel Weisz, photomontage credit sequence for the Academy Award nominated film Blue Valentine starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams. Directed documentaries for Lady Gaga, Demi Lovato.
Born in New York City in 1978 and studied film at the School of Visual Arts.
Member, Directors Guild of America & Local 600 Still Photographer
Specialties: Working intimately with musicians, athletes, and non-celebrity, interfacing with brands and companies, micro-crew, photography, camera operator, documentary.
Beats by Dre
New York City Ballet
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