I am a Brooklyn-based documentary director and cinematographer specializing in vérité-style shooting with a passion for outsider stories and sensitive subject matter. I strive to create beautiful, emotional, character-driven films. In the field, I try to maintain a friendly calm to put people at ease. While rolling, I listen and shoot for story.

I have a master’s degree from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism (2011) and a bachelor’s degree in environmental biology from Columbia University (2005). I was also a 2014 Bay Area Video Coalition MediaMaker fellow for a short documentary about restorative justice in Oakland.

In my spare time I like escaping to nature and hope to one day make my cats famous on the internet.