Career Summary

Producer | Film Director | Motion Picture Editor

Professional Summary

20 years experience in creating short form & feature-length documentaries, scripted narratives for TV, theatrical release, online distribution & social media with a deep-rooted passion for the arts & entertainment. I have expertise in production & post-production, digital & traditional distribution with exceptional team leadership & project execution.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

• Creative Content Creation

• Social & Digital Platforms

• Premiere Pro CC 2019

• Visual Storytelling

• Mulit-Camera Productions

• Avid Editing Systems

• Video Production

• Video Post-Production

• Digital Media

• Project Management

• Music, Arts, Entertainment

• Digital Camera Formats

Professional Experience

Writer | Producer | Director, Ten Days with Art, Los Angeles, CA — 2015—2018

Commissioned to produce TV feature documentary on aging expat American artist Arthur Secunda for The Arthur Secunda Museum; oversaw all aspects pre-production, production, post-production, and deliverables.

Motion Picture Editor | Post Supervisor, Blood Paradise, Los Angeles, CA — 2017

Recruited as lead editor & to supervise picture editorial. Reeling after her latest novel flops, a best-selling crime writer is sent by her publisher to the Swedish countryside to regain inspiration. Totally out of place in her new surroundings, she discovers just how dangerous farm life can be; Directed by Patrick Von Barkenberg & Andrea Winter; Comedy

Motion Picture Editor | Colorist, Standing at the Scratch Line, Los Angeles, CA — 2016

Hired to edit & color a short film about the great mass migration of African-Americans from the south to the north, west & midwest; the film juxtaposes new footage with archival film & stills in a non-linear structure that also employs music & atmospheric sound effects. Currently on museum tour; directed by Julie Dash; Drama

Post-Production Producer | Editor, In Search of Balance, Los Angeles, CA — 2015

Hired to edit, color & supervise the production & post-production of this feature-length documentary which explores a new paradigm of health, science, and medicine, based on the interconnections between us and nature; Directed by Adam Pfleghaar

Post-Production Producer | Editor, An Improbable Dream, Los Angeles, CA — 2015—2016

Produced post-production & picture editor. Supervised 5.1 sound mix with re-recording mixer, color correction, and oversaw broadcast deliverables to Canadian Broadcast Company; this documentary film looks back at a select group of dancers from Canada’s National Ballet School in 1981. The film has recently won 3 awards at the New York Festivals Worlds Best TV & Films 2017 Awards. Directed by Lionel Chetwynd

Writer | Producer | Director, The Unadventurous Life of Ai, Los Angeles, CA - 2011—2013

Produced this 4-part films series for online distribution. With tight budget, was successful in delivering completed project. Ai searches for love in all the wrong places. Comedy.Motion Picture Editor, Mary Marie, Los Angeles, CA - 2010

Motion Picture Editor, Mary Marie, Los Angeles, CA — 2008

Hired to edit this feature film. After the death of their mother, two sister are forced to question and refine their love for each other. Directed by Alexandra Roxo, Drama

Writer | Producer | Director, Out of the Cage, Phoenix, AZ - 2004—2005

Independently produced this feature documentary on homelessness; shot through a cinema verité lens, this documentary captures a raw & unflinching account of what its like to live on the streets. Shot in Phoenix, San Diego & Los Angeles. Premiered at Silver Lake Film Festival

For complete list of credits, please visit my IMDb page.

EDUCATION

The American Film Institute, Los Angeles, CA — MFA Program

Franz Liszt Music Academy, Budapest, HU — Piano, Composition

CERTIFICATION

Avid Technology, Burbank, CA — Avid User Certification

Associations

The American Film Institute Lifetime Member

Languages

French - Intermediate

Spanish - Intermediate

Hungarian - Beginner

Additional Technical Expertise

• 120mm Film Photography

• 4x5 Film Photography

• Photoshop CC 2018

• BW Film Processing

• Photo Retouching

• Photo Journalism

• Rotoscoping

• Music Composition

• Audio Mixing

• Audio Synthesis (Moog)

• Audio Recording

• Studio Lighting

• Cinematography

• Color Correction

• Scriptwriting