DIRECTOR / CREATIVE DIRECTOR
Responsible for developing, producing and directing. Delivered films, documentaries, commercials for a variety of high profile national and international accounts.  

CLIENT EXPERIENCE
Apple, Lexus, Toyota, New Balance, Fidelity, UBS, First Citizens Bank, Blue Cross, Pabst Blue Ribbon, Honda, Microsoft
and many others from Fortune 500 companies to startups.

TINY ELEPHANT FILMS, LOS ANGELES
Director / Creative Director 2013 - Present

BULLY PICTURES, LOS ANGELES
Director 2012 - 2013

BOXER FILMS, LOS ANGELES
Director 2005 - 2011

ADVERTISING CREATIVE
1994 - 2004
Responsible for creative strategy, conceiving and executing international and national advertising campaigns.
Managed the creative development on over $60 million in business. 

EURO RSCG TATHAM PARTNERS, CREATIVE DIRECTOR
MULLEN ADVERTISING, SR. ART DIRECTOR
HOUSTON HERSTEK FAVAT, SR. ART DIRECTON
HAL RINEY AND PARTNERS, ART DIRECTOR
DDB NEEDHAM, ART DIRECTOR
 

EDUCATION
Central Michigan University, Mt. Pleasant, MI
BFA Journalism

Portfolio Center, Atlanta
Art Direction / Graphic Design

EXTENDED STUDIES
Harvard University / Creative Writing
Massachusetts College of Art / Graphic Design
Columbia College Chicago / Screenwriting
Kline Academy of Fine Art / Abstract Painting

FILMOGRAPHY
NO PLACE TO FALL
writer & director
2016 USA - short film

AMERICAN AUTO
writer & director
2014 USA - short documentary

ANNIVERSARIO
writer & director
2013 Argentina / USA - short film

ROAD KILL
executive producer
2013 Sweden / USA - short film

MUSEUM FOR THE PEOPLE
director
2012 Argentina / USA - short documentary

VENUS VS. MARS
producer
2010 USA - short film

ESPERAME
writer & director
2009 Argentina / USA  - short film

SPERFECT
writer & director
2009 USA - short film

FILM LABS
Reykjavik Talent Lab 2012
Berlinale Talent Lab 2005

FILM FESTIVALS
Rhode Island International Film Festival - Winner / Best Director
Houston International Film Festival - Winner / Best Dark Comedy
Austin Film Festival
Manhattan Film Festival
Newport International Film Festival
Holly Shorts International
Los Angeles Short Film Festival
Madrid International Film Festival
Atlanta Underground Film Festival - Winner
Rincon International Film Festival - Winner
Costa Rica International Film Festival - Winner
New Filmmakers Los Angeles - Nominated / Best Foreign Film
New Filmmakers Los Angeles - Nominated / Best Short Documentary
British Film Festival Los Angeles - Nominated
Strasbourg International Film Festival - Nominated
International Film Festival Ireland - Nominated
Indy Film Festival
Omaha International Film Festival
FREEP Film Festival - Detroit, Michigan
Tandil Cortos - Argentina
GI Film Festival

ADVERTISING AWARDS
Emmy - Commercial PSA
Clio’s - Gold
One Show - Gold
Addy's - Gold
New York Art Director’s Club - Silver
British Design & Art Direction - Silver Nomination
New England Hatch - Gold, Silver & Bronze
Communications Arts Advertising Annual
Cannes International Advertising Festival

THINGS I BELIEVE IN
Hard work
Family
Treating people well
Originality
Being brave
Art heals
The love of storytelling
The creative process
Being thankful