Narrative and Non-Fiction Films
An imaginative, young, black baseball player is torn between his new predominately white high school and his gang-infested home of South Central. As his worlds collide, he must choose what hat he will wear in order to survive.
Starring: Sherri Shepherd, Dante Brown, Jensen Atwood
A 17-year-old girl struggles to find her way in the streets of West Baltimore in 1997. With her potential oppressed by an unstructured home, the base for her sexual abuse, Phoebe clings to the only age appropriate thing in her life: her childhood friend, Joseph. Their moments alone help her battle her reality while falling in love for the first time.
Starring: Jeremy Tardy, Krenee A. Tolson
Ponyboi follows a Latino Intersex runaway who is searching for love, self-redemption and a way out of his working-class New Jersey neighborhood. The film is Executive Produced by Stephen Fry and will be the first narrative film by and starring and out Intersex person. Read more in The Huffington Post.
Starring: River Gallo, Keith Allan, Aaron Schwartz, Sophie Labelle
Director | Producer
A retelling of the Count of Monte Cristo, about an Arab-American named Samir who is framed and thrown in Guantanamo Bay for 13 years. Samir then returns to Los Angeles to seek revenge, while grappling with the morality of his actions and coming to grips with an unfamiliar new world.
Starring: Ethan Rains, Peter Greene, Mary Apick, Sprague Grayden
A young couple deals with the unexpected, the morning after their engagement.
Written by: Thais Francis
A numb-chuck wielding, young spirited, father-to-be is thrown for a loop on the eve of his baby shower.
Written by EJ Tanner
A dramedy that follows a first generation Caribbean-American teen trying to navigate life between her dysfunctional immigrant family and her Catholic, all-girls school.
Director, Writer, Camera
Violets is a USC MFA short thesis film about love, and how one African-American family is transformed when its patriarch is revealed to be transgender. It follows John, a faithful father, son, husband, and LAPD officer grappling with gender identity and his journey as he and his wife Violet struggle to navigate love and life within their predominately Christian, African-American community.
Starring: Loretta Devine, Scott St. Patrick, Aisha Kabia, Mykal Michelle
Music by: Edan Freiberger
Producer | Editor
Masafer Yatta: They Destroy, We Rebuild is a documentary project that takes an intimate look at the lives and resilience of a Palestinian community in the South Hebron Hills.
Director of Photography | Editor | Producer
A hopeful documentary about the struggle for girls education in Sub-Saharan Africa and one girl's determination to help solve it.
Co-Director | Director of Photography | Editor
During the spring of 1968, a young black soldier returns home from Vietnam and must win back the heart of his true love while struggling with the onset of PTSD.
Director of Photography