Documentary

The Bandit Airs on CMT

The Bandit Airs on CMT

I was an assistant editor on The Bandit, a feature documentary about Burt Reynolds and the making of Smokey and The Bandit. It’s an action movie about an action movie. This film is 90% archival, which was a monster job in final finishing. But, it’s the only film I have ever, and probably will ever, […]


Sundance Documentary Edit and Story Lab

Sundance Documentary Edit and Story Lab

This year I attended the Documentary Edit and Story Lab, a program of the Documentary Film Program, as a Contributing Editor. My work there was, ostensively, to help directors and editors to incorporate a mountain of feedback into their works-in-progress. What really happened though, was a week of joyful collaboration and inspiration. Here is Robert Greene better […]


Paper Tigers & Resilience

Paper Tigers & Resilience

“Paper Tigers” and “Resilience” are companion documentary films directed by James Redford about how your experiences make you sick. There is science, and there are characters. I am assistant editing the films and editing DVD extras and online content. Teaser and more info here: http://papertigersmovie.com/ Password: aces  


CODE heads to Tribeca

CODE heads to Tribeca

I was the assistant editor on CODE: Debugging the gender gap, which is making it’s world premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. The film is about women in computer science, past, present and future. More info and teaser here: http://www.codedoc.co/about/


Speed Skate Airs on PBS

Speed Skate Airs on PBS

I edited this 30 minute doc about youth speed skating which aired on PBS in February of 2014. It profiles five skaters with Olympic dreams, driven parents, and a controversial coach.


I’ve Been in a Fight

I've Been in a Fight

As part of Transom‘s Online Workshop, I produced an audio doc about a boxer. The piece is featured on their site with work from other participants around the world, check it out here.      


One Hundred Fires

One Hundred Fires

I edited this documentary about Cinefuegos, a community next to a landfill in the Dominican Republic. The film profiles seven families, many of whom susbist on food and recyclables found in the dump. Here’s a review of the film in Listin Diario, the DR’s national newspaper.      


Baffle Their Mind with Bullsh*t wins Best Editing at BAWIFM Shorts Fest!

Baffle Their Mind with Bullsh*t wins Best Editing at BAWIFM Shorts Fest!

We have a winner! Thanks to Bay Area Women in Film and Media’s charming short film festival, we were happy to come home with the editing award and even happier to share the screen with some excellent films.


Compass Fellows

Compass Fellows

I worked with the folks at The Collaborative to create three videos showcasing three Georgetown University Compass Fellows. The fellowship helps undergraduates build business skills and networks as they grow their own ventures. These kids are getting it done.


Frenchie’s Bakery

Frenchie's Bakery

This mini-doc is a bit of marketing for Frenchie’s Bakery. Soon bringing contented sighs to Washington DC!


The Bear Story

The Bear Story

In this piece, my dad tells me about his first, and last, bear hunt. It is a story about hunting, and the kinds of stories we bring home from our greatest adventures. Originally aired on KCRW’s Unfictional. (The Bear Story starts at 16:16.)


Las Palomas, Me Encantan

Las Palomas, Me Encantan

A mini-documentary about Orlando and his love for his pigeons in Havana, Cuba.


Devex Impact

Devex Impact

Devex is an international development business and networking platform. Funded by USAID, they work towards better development though online media resources. I edited several interviews for Devex in which some pretty amazing people explain how they do what they do. More info on Maura and Devex.


Too Special to Drill

Too Special to Drill

I was an editor on this advocacy short for the Center of American Progress which explores the risks of oil and natural gas drilling in Wyoming’s Noble Basin. This piece is part of a three-part series about priveately-owned energy producers extracting from public lands.


Community Supported Film

Community Supported Film

I shot this congressional briefing for Community Supported Film an organization with an admirable and useful mission: Training storytellers from poor and developing communities in non-fiction filmmaking and assisting them with the development of their careers as filmmakers and video-journalists Producing engaging stories from the trainee’s perspective about important social and economic development issues in […]


A Tragic Story

A Tragic Story

This very small documentary about a very large painting is an installation at the National World War I Museum in Kansas City, Missouri.


What’s Going on NOW

What's Going on NOW

A peak into what a few kids are creating for What’s Going on NOW, a campaign co-sponsored by the Kennedy enabling youth from across the country to reinterpret Marvin Gaye’s classic 1971 album.


Film Festival!

Film Festival!

I edited short documentary that is screening at the DC Independent Festival. Exciting!


The Hunt

The Hunt

One man’s quest for treasure of all sorts.


GRASSROOTS: The Film

GRASSROOTS: The Film

I shot this piece featuring 2012 DC City Council candidate Max Skolnik. It is part of the marketing and outreach campaign for the upcoming feature-length comedy about local politics statting Jason Biggs, Lauren Abrose, Cedric the Entertainer, and Tom Arnold! Shot on the Canon 7d.


Shoot, edit, share.

Shoot, edit, share.

I am editing a series of short films with an ethnographic focus for documentary filmmaker Isabelle Carbonelle’s Izaca Productions. The footage comes from around the world and offers just a glimpse into a space, place, or people. Check out shooteditshare.tv for more about this project and to see work by other editors.


Vote for Max

Vote for Max

I created this campaign video for Max Skolnik, who is running for the Ward 4 DC city council seat in 2012. The goal is to introduce Max as a likable and responsible leader. Two more  issue-focused, documentary-style videos will follow at later points in the campaign. Footage shot for this film will also appear in […]