Shadows in a City That Once Was - 2022

Shadows in a City That Once Was is a upcoming 5-minute immersive essay film that explores the relationships between history, immigration, tourism, and mass-consumerism in Florence, Italy through a series of photographs paired with prose and presented in a 360-Degree space. It is currently in post-production with an anticipated completion in December 2022.

Hui Malama Loko I’a - 2019

This short promotional documentary highlights the work Native Hawaiian’s are doing to restore loko i‘a (fishponds) across ka paeʻāina o Hawaiʻi (the Hawaiian archipelago). This film was made to support the work of KUA, an innovative, community-based initiative for protecting, restoring and caring for Hawaiʻi, and follows a hui (gathering) of loko i‘a practitioners from around the state as they malama (to care for) a loko i‘a of one of their members and vision in fellowship for a more equitable and sustainable future

Screenings

Aquaculture America Conference

North Dakota Environmental Rights Film Festival

Red Nation International Film Festival

University Film and Video Association (UFVA) Conference

Goodbye Paradise - 2019

Goodbye Paradise is a 4-minute 360-Degree VR film which puts viewers on the front line of climate change. Through this immersive experience viewers learn first-hand the devastating effects that climate change is having on an island community in the Pacific, and reflect on our deeper responsibility to our fellow human beings.

Screenings

Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival

Earth Day Film Festival

Festival ECRÃ

New Orleans Film Festival

Sidewalk Film Festival

University Film and Video Association New Media Exhibition

 

Awards

Broadcast Educators Association (BEA) On-Location Festival of Media Arts Best of Show Award

Xiqu Goes West - 2019

Xiqu Goes West is a 17-minute documentary which tells the story of 4 internationally recognized Chinese opera artists who travel west to share their craft and culture.

Screenings

Made in Hawai‘i Film Festival

Guam International Film Festival PBS GUAM Selects Showcase (Television Broadcast)

Drinks and Docs at Provence, USA

University Film and Video Association Conference

Sustaining Kaho‘olawe - 2018

Sustaining Kaho‘olawe is a 5 minute promotional film produced for faculty at the University of Hawaii at Mānoa which follows a professional development trip  the island of Kaho‘olawe where attendees learn about indigenous systems and their applicability to sustainable futures.

Awards

Award of Excellence - BEA Festival of Media Arts

My Garden No Longer - 2017

My Garden, No Longer is a 17 minute documentary that looks at the impacts that climate change is having on the people of Malekula Island in Vanuatu, as told through conversations villagers are having as they go about their daily lives. Television Blong Vanuatu, Vanuatu (National Television Broadcast)

Official Selection

American Pavilion Emerging Filmmaker Showcase at the Cannes Film Festival

Cayman Islands International Film Festival

Ecozine Environmental Film Festival

FIAFest

Gold Coast Commonwealth Stories on Screen

Green Screen Environmental Film Festival 

Guam International Film Festival

Humboldt International Film Fest

IFF Ekotopfilm

International Kuala Lumpur Eco Film Festival

Nuku'alofa Film Festival

Oneota Film Festival, 

Sidewalk Film Festival 

Driven Blind - 2017

Driven Blind follows Dan Parker, a world champion race car driver who recently lost his eyesight in a crash, as he struggles to maintain the life, and his sense of independence, he had before he went blind. Though Dan may not be able to see, he has not given up his love of racing and is doing everything he can to stay involved in the sport, and stay behind the wheel. Aired on national public television Spring and Summer 2018.

Official Selection

Azalea Film Festiva

Cheapcuts Documentary Film Festival

Full Bloom Film Festival

George Lindsey UNA Film Festival

Hamptons Take 2 Documentary Film Festival

Longleaf Film Festival

Motorcycle Film Festival

Myrtle Beach International Film Festival

Red Rock Film Festival

Riverrun International Film Festival

Rome International Film Festival

Southern City Film Festival

Awards

Award of Excellence - BEA Festival of Media Arts                      

Best Collegiate Documentary - George Lindsey UNA Film Fest, Collegiate Documentary Category                        

Audience Award - Red Rocks Film Festival 

Driven Blind - 2017

Waste Not Want Not is a 13-minute documentary that takes an exclusive look at the recycling industry in Alabama, a state that is home to the world’s largest plastic recycler. Ultimately, the film asks why the state is incentivizing landfills, rather than supporting an industry that is both more environmentally friendly and economically beneficial.

Official Selection

American Conservation Film Festival

Azalea Film Festival

Cinema Verde Environmental Film & Arts Festival

George Lindsey UNA Film Festival

Sidewalk Film Festival

Sustainability Shorts Film Festival

Troy International Film Festival 

Community Meal - 2015

Community Meal follows Greensboro Food Not Bombs as they cook a vegetarian community meal at the Interactive Resource Center in Greensboro, North Carolina. The individuals who take part in Food Not Bombs come from all walks of life, but share the common goal of eradicating food waste, hunger and war. Coming together to cook and share a meal gives the community a chance to both engage in discourse on the causes of poverty in their community and to offer radical solutions for a brighter future.

Official Selection

Guam International Film Festival

Sustainable Shorts Short Film Competition  (2nd Place)