Education

M.F.A. Film & Media Arts, University Fellow, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA – 2010
B.A. Psychology, Magna Cum Laude, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY – 2002
Syracuse University in Florence, Florence, Italy – 2001

 

Screenings

Festivals/Series
2016

  • Best of Fest, New Urbanism Film Festival, Santa Monica, CA 

2015

  • Best of Fest, New Urbanism Film Festival sponsored by Olympians for People-Oriented Places, Olympia, WA
  • New Urbanism Film Festival, Los Angeles, CA
  • Soulful Chicago Stories screening at Access Living, sponsored by Chicago Artist Month, Chicago, IL
  • Run of Life, Experimental Documentary & Expanded Media Series, Chicago, IL
  • Ethnografilm Festival, Paris, France

2014

  • SF Urban Film Festival, San Francisco, CA
  • CAMRA at Penn Screening Scholarship Media Festival in collaboration with the 35th Annual Ethnography in Education Research Forum. Panel: “Philly in Focus: Sounds of the City, Places, People, and Spaces,” Philadelphia, PA

2013

  • SF Doc Fest, San Francisco, CA
  • RxSM Film Expo, Austin, TX
  • Termite TV Health & Happiness Screening, Philadelphia, PA

2012

  • Louisville International Festival of Film, Louisville, KY
  • Northside DIY Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY
  • Iowa City Documentary Film Festival, Iowa City, IA
  • Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, OH
  • MIX New York Queer Experimental Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY
  • Diamond Screen Film Festival, Philadelphia, PA

2011

  • Asolo International Art Festival (A.I.A.F.), Asolo, Italy
  • Chicago Underground Film Festival, Chicago, IL
  • SCINEMA Festival of Science Film, Australia (traveling)
  • Fantasia Film Festival, Montreal, QC Canada
  • Athens International Film and Video Festival, Athens, OH
  • PIFVA grant recipients screening, Scribe Video Center, Philadelphia, PA

Conferences/Symposia
2016

  • 24th Annual Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU24), Detroit, MI

2015

  • "Bodies and Boundaries" conference featuring Every Speed, sponsored by New York University, Washington, D.C.
  • ISEA2015: 21st International Symposium on Electronic Art, Vancouver, Canada

2012

  • "Every Speed: Disability and Time," Disability and the Teaching of Writing Symposium, Bryn Mawr Film Institute, PA
  • Liberty Resources Friday Film Series and Panel, Philadelphia and Allentown, PA

2010

  • Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) Annual Meeting and Conference, “Going to Scale: Making What Works Accessible to All,” Crystal City, VA
  • Society for Disabilities Studies (SDS) 23rd Annual Conference, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Broadcast
2014

  • VTXTV – TV Expo in Victoria, TX

2007

  • WHYY and Y-ARTS, Philadelphia, PA

Collections/Curricula
2016/2017

  • Kanopy Streaming - Educational Distributor
  • Documentary Filmmaking, Professor Jason Coyle, Minneapolis College of Art & Design, MN

2015

  • Digital Cinema Production, Professor Jason Coyle, Carthage University, WI
  • Documentary Research, Professor Aggie Ebrahimi. Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA
  • New York University Library

2014

  • Temple University Library

2012

  • Main text English 101, Professor Gail Corso, Newton University, PA

 

Grants/Awards/Fellowships

2015

  • Award for Best Urban Sociology Film, New Urbanism Film Festival, Every Speed    

2013

  • Jury Award for Unique Perspective, RxSM Film Expo, Illness Magnified

2012

  • Award for Best Editing, Diamond Screen Film Festival, Illness Magnified
  • PIFVA Finishing Funds Grant, Every Speed

2011        

  • Premio Asolo Award for Best Film on Architecture, Asolo Art Film Festival, Every Speed

2010        

  • Association of University Centers on Disabilities Trainee Scholarship
  • PIFVA Finishing Funds Grant, Illness Magnified
  • Departmental Completion Grant, Every Speed

2009        

  • University Completion Grant, Illness Magnified
  • Departmental Completion Grant, Illness Magnified

2008      

  • Beatrice Deglin Leder Film and Video Production Award
  • Film and Media Arts Distribution Grant

2006 – 2009    

  • University Fellow, Temple University

2001        

  • Claire Tow Foundation Grant for Independent Research, Barnard College

 

Select Professional Experience

Commercial/non-profit:

2010 – Present    Freelance Director of Photography, Photographer & Editor, Chicago, IL
Select clients: Interchange Productions, Ho Etsu Taiko, Eighth Blackbird, basis23 Productions, Full Spectrum Features, Museum of Contemporary Art, National Hellenic Museum, The Warranty Group, Out of Site, Dave & Buster's, University of Chicago – Place Lab, Brown Doggy Pictures & Woodlawn Avenue Productions, Options for Youth, and Sensory Overload Productions. 

2012 – 2014    Full-time Director of Photography & Editor – Snyder Pickerill Media Group, Chicago, IL

  • Director of Photography, editor, motion graphics artist for 100+ commercials and web videos for national Democratic candidates (22/24 win in 2012), corporate clients, and non-profit organizations; director, gaffer, sound engineer for select shoots
  • Led commercial crews as DP; Coordinated with motion graphics artists and composers as Editor
  • Assisted with concept development, interviewing, color correction, sound mix
  • Extensive media management, including implementing organization and backup system for video archive
  • Maintained all video and audio equipment
  • Managed interns

2009 – 2010    Videographer, Editor & Project Assistant – The Institute on Disabilities, Philadelphia, PA

  • Shot and edited the IOD’s lecture series event and guest lecturers in classrooms; captioned and uploaded videos; created a short documentary, Beyond Inclusion, for conferences and educational distribution on the Ensuring Higher Education Opportunity for All demonstration project

Film:
Editor
Self-Deportation: The Untold Tale of a Marginal Woman. Full Spectrum Features, Dir. Eugene Park. Chicago, IL, 2015
Awakening: A Triple Collaboration between Mozawa, Ho Etsu Taiko, & The Chicago Harp Quartet. Producers Ho Etsu & basis23. Chicago, IL, 2015
Bridging Communities. Dir. Jason Matsumoto, Producers JACL & basis23. Chicago, IL, 2014
Adam. Dir. Ariel Schrag. New York, NY, 2014
America the Beautiful 2: The Thin Commandments. Associate Editor. Sensory Overload Productions, Dir. Darryl Roberts. Chicago, IL, 2011
1,000 Cranes of Hope. Dir. Dawn Sinclair Shapiro. Chicago, IL, 2011
The Follies. University of Chicago, IL, 2011
Beyond Inclusion. Institute on Disabilities, Temple University. Philadelphia, PA, 2010

Director of Photography
Semi-Transparent (steadicam). Dir. Lisa Marie Patzer. Philadelphia, PA, in progress
Adam. Dir. Ariel Schrag. New York, NY, 2014
Night Safari. Dir. Dorothea Otto. Philadelphia, PA, 2012
Inanna and the Huluppu Tree. Dir. Molly Axtmann. Cazadero, CA, 2011
Ely Ella. Dir. David Miranda Hardy. Philadelphia, PA, 2009
Eating Habits of Girls from the South. Dir. Lindsey Martin. Philadelphia, PA, 2009
Bauble. Dir. Carolina Roca-Smith. Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Wikesville. Dir. Jason Coyle. Philadelphia, PA, 2008

Camera
Arielle's Pink Line Party. Dir. Brian Zahm. Chicago, IL 2016
Audition for Death. Dir. Brian Zahm. Chicago, IL 2016
Resolve to be Ready. Dir. Eugene Sun Park. Chicago, IL, 2015
Awakening: A Triple Collaboration between Mozawa, Ho Etsu Taiko, & The Chicago Harp Quartet. Producers Ho Etsu & basis23. Chicago, IL, 2015
1,000 Cranes of Hope. Dir. Dawn Sinclair Shapiro. Chicago, IL, 2011
The Follies. University of Chicago, IL, 2011
Beyond Inclusion. Institute on Disabilities, Temple University. Philadelphia, PA, 2010
Mixed Body: Interactive Video/Dance Project. Dir. Lisa Marie Patzer, 2009
Speak Up! New York. Dir. Jon Alpert & Matthew O’Neill, Downtown Community Television, 2002

Producer
Beyond Inclusion. Institute on Disabilities, Temple University. Philadelphia, PA, 2010
King on the Avenue. People’s Emergency Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2009

Assistant Camera
The Homecoming. Dir. Jennifer Schneider. Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Dive. Dir. Larin Sullivan. New York, NY, 2008

Gaffer
Down in Number Five. Dir. Kim Spurlock. WV, 2009
Melville. Dir. David Miranda Hardy. Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Mary & Sarah & You & Me. Dir. Naima Lowe. Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Communication. Dir. Luce Lincoln. Philadelphia, PA, 2006
The Collectors. Dir. Vedran Residbegovic. Philadelphia, PA, 2006

Grip
Dive. Dir. Larin Sullivan. New York, NY, 2008
Fighter. Dir. Sharon Barnes. New York, NY, 2007
State of Katastrophe. Dir. Sharon Barnes & Angela Cheng. San Francisco, CA, 2005

Research
Ten Days That Unexpectedly Changed America: Gold Rush (episode 6). History Channel. Telling Pictures, Dir. Rob Epstein & Jeffrey Friedman. San Francisco, CA, 2006

Videographer and Lighting Designer
Berkeley Community Media, Berkeley, CA, 2004
Downtown Community Television, New York, NY, 2002–2003
Democracy Now! New York, NY, 2003

Theater and Live Music Lighting Design
Bowery Ballroom, New York, NY, 2003
Southpaw, Brooklyn, NY, 2003
Here Arts Center, New York, NY, 2003
Sassback Productions, New York, NY, 2003
The Culture Project, New York, NY, 2003

Teaching Experience

Instructor, Video Production. After School Matters/ Community TV Network, Chicago, IL, 2011–2012
Filmmaking Consultant and Producer, Precious Places Project. Scribe Video Center, Philadelphia, PA, 2008–2009
Instructor, Video/Photography. Philadelphia Developmental Disabilities Corporation (PDDC), part of Artists in Healthcare Training Program, Arts and Quality of Life Research Center, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA,
2008–2009
Teaching Assistant, Graduate Cinematography Lab. Temple University Film & Media Arts Department, Philadelphia, PA, 2007
Teaching Assistant, Media Arts 1 & 2. Temple University Film & Media Arts Department, Philadelphia, PA, 2007–2008

Film Festival Director

Diamond Screen Film Festival. Philadelphia, PA, 2008
Derek Freese High School Film and Video Festival. Philadelphia, PA, 2008

Technical Skills

Software – Final Cut Studio, Adobe Creative Suite, Lightroom, MS Office
Cameras – Sony XDCAM FS7, EX1/2, A7; Panasonic HVX200, HPX170, AF100; Canon 5D, 7D, 60D, EOS C100/300/500, XH-A1; Blackmagic Pocket
16mm – Arriflex SR1 and SR2, Bolex
Super 16mm – Aaton XTR Prod, LTR, and Minima
Steadicam – Merlin, Pilot and Flyer
Photo – 35mm SLR cameras, black and white film developing and printing
Lighting – ETC, Microvision, and Leprecon lighting consoles; Arri, Altman, Lowel, Mole-Richardson, Dedolight, Kino Flo, HMI, LED litepanels

Languages

Proficient in French and Italian

 

 

 

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