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91%

Writer/Director/Producer

2014-2016

91% is a documentary that examines the national gun debate through our laws surrounding the background check system. 

  • Raised over $63,000 through Kickstarter for production
  • Distribution through The Cinema Guild and Sideways Film
  • Screened in venues and film festivals across the country, won Knoxville’s film festival, and is a part of John Schneider’s traveling film festival Cineflix, which brings indy films to theaters across the south. 
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Shell Shocked


Shell Shocked

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Shell Shocked


Shell Shocked

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Shell Shocked

Writer/Director/Producer

2007 - 2013

Shell Shocked is a documentary that examines gun violence in New Orleans from the perspective of the youth who are most affected by it.

  • Raised over $25,000 through Kickstarter for production
  • National Broadcast on PBS World Channel through the series America Reframed February 17th, 2015
  • Multiple screenings for public policy makers and civil servants, including: The National League of Cities, The F.B.I., The City of New Orleans, Department of Justice for SE Louisiana, and The LA State Legislative Body
  • Screened at 8 film festivals in cities across the U.S., including Chicago, Los Angeles, and Cleveland
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Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Water Ways


LEH Water Waterways

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Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities Water Ways


LEH Water Waterways

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LEH Water Ways

Series Producer/Director

2017-Present

Water Ways is a collection of short documentaries about Louisiana's master plan to save the coast from disappearing.

  • Produced by the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities through a grant from the Walton Family Foundation
  • Screened for communities across Louisiana through the Smithsonian Institutes' Museum on Main Street program
  • Aired on PBS June 6, 2018
  • Screened as a part of the State of the Coast 2018 conference
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Freelance Awards Skills


Freelance Awards Skills

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Freelance Awards Skills


Freelance Awards Skills

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Freelance

Louisiana Endowment for The Humanities: Water/WaysDirector/Series Producer, 2017

International Youth Project: (Re)connecting YouthWriter/Producer/Director, 2017

Strong CityWriter/Producer/Director, 2017

I.A.T.S.E 478 LA Small Business ProjectWriter/Producer/Director, 2016

Lucy Rose Clinic: ButterflyWriter/Producer/Director, 2016

Time’s 100: Teach For America Kira Orange JonesField Producer, 2015

Sierra Club: Rebuilding the Lower 9th Ward and Katrina 10Field Producer/Cam Op, 2015

City of New Orleans: The Welcome TableCamera Operator, 2015

 


Awards

·       1st prize winner for film festivals in Chicago, Knoxville, New Hope, and Trenton

·       Recipient of Chicago Social Change Jail Education Solutions Award for Shell Shocked, 2013

·       Millenial Award for Best Film for Shell Shocked, 2013

·       NCCD Media for A Just Society Award for Shell Shocked, 2016


Skills

·       Contextualizing ideas into a documentary format

·       Developing scripts, creating budgets, and building teams to fit a project

·       Skilled interviewer with the ability to quickly put subjects at ease and always an active listener

·       Develop strategies for turning media into material to use for multiplatform campaigns

·       Likes bike rides and loves the game of dominos