Films

BLACK BOX
(Emerson College Master of Fine Arts thesis film)
A short, experimental personal documentary about memory, childhood, and trauma.  Black Box uses children’s texts, hand-processed 16mm film, and archival footage of Igor Sikorsky’s helicopter test flights to play between the past and present in one woman’s life.

Format: 16mm B/W and color film.  TRT: 10:00.  Completed: August 2013.
Festivals/Awards:

  • 2014 New England Graduate Media Symposium
  • 2014 Salem Film Fest Mass Reality Check
  • 2014 Athens International Film and Video Festival

LOSING LEBRON
www.losinglebron.com
A feature-length documentary examining the impact of NBA star LeBron James’ departure from the City of Cleveland, through the eyes of the fans he left behind.

Format: 1080 24p HD video.  TRT: 59:45.  Completed: September 2012.  Distributor: Devolver Digital.

Festivals/Awards:

  • 2013 Official Selection, All Sports LA Film Festival
  • 2013 Official Selection, Ohio Independent Film Festival
  • 2013 Official Selection, New Hampshire Film Festival
  • 2013 Official Selection, Roxbury International Film Festival
  • 2013 Official Selection, Pittsburgh Independent Film Festival
  • 2013 Official Selection, Athens International Film and Video Festival
  • 2013 World Premiere, Atlanta Film Festival
  • 2013 Winner, Emerson College It’s All True Documentary Showcase

HOME (WE ARE THE ORPHANS)
A short film about one’s return to an uncomfortable past.  Shot on location at Pleasure Beach, CT, a ghost-town that was once a residential beach community between Bridgeport and Stratford, Connecticut.
Format: 1080 24p HD video.  TRT: 01:32.  Completed: April 2010.

THE RIVER OF BEES
A short, visual interpretation of W.S. Merwin’s poem, “The River of Bees.”

Format: 1080 24p HD video.  TRT: 03:09.  Completed: March 2010.

BATH TIME FOLLIES
Bath Time Follies combines black and white 16mm footage and found footage that depicts a young woman’s fear of motherhood.

Format: 16mm B/W film.  TRT: 01:59. Completed: November 2009.
Festivals/Awards:

  • 2010 Women’s Shorts Series in Somerville, MA

THE MAGIC HOUR
The Magic Hour is a short film that explores light as a metaphor for safety in one’s childhood.

Format: 720 24p HD video.  TRT: 01:29.  Completed: October 2009.

HAPPY HUNTING
(Emerson College Master of Art thesis film)
A short, personal documentary about the meaning of happiness.  In May 2008, I traveled from Boston, Massachusetts to Portland, Oregon, interviewing strangers about the ever-elusive emotion along the way.

Format: 24p SD video, 16mm B/W film.  TRT: 16:23.  Completed: September 2008.
Festivals/Awards:

  • 2009 New Hampshire Film Festival in Portsmouth, NH
  • 2009 Emerson Film Festival at the Writers Guild of America Theatre in Beverly Hills, CA

SILLOWAY FARMS
A short documentary about a day in the life of an independent Vermont dairy farmer.

Format: 24p SD video.  TRT: 09:51.  Completed: December 2007.

IN THE STREET
An ode to Helen Leavitt’s 1941 silent documentary, In the Street, set in modern times in Boston’s Copley Square.

Format: 24p SD video.  TRT: 04:14.  Completed: October 2007.
Festivals/Awards:

  • 2009 “Coolidge Shorts” series at the Coolidge Corner Theatre in Brookline, MA

AN INCH WITHOUT ASPHALT
A train ride through one’s memory.

Format: 16mm color film.  TRT: 05:23.  Completed: August 2007.
Festivals/Awards:

  • 2007 Boston Film Night in Somerville, MA
  • 2007 Women in Film & Video/New England’s Garden Shorts Series in Somerville, MA

SHOOTING THE SHIT
A short film about the the coming of the thaw, as told by the streets of Allston, MA.
Format: 16mm B/W film.  TRT: 03:44.  Completed: April 2007.

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