About Me

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As a filmmaker, I dedicated a lot of my passion into cinematography and video editing. I've been a high school video production teacher for the last 6 years. I'm originally from the Bay Area (Northern California) but moved to the Inland Empire in August, 2018. Currently residing in Ontario, California. Feel free to follow me on my social media accounts that are displayed in the bottom of this page.

Education

San Diego State University, Bachelor of Science in Television, Film & New Media: Production

San Francisco State University, Master of Fine Arts in Cinema

RECOGNITIONS & AWARDS

Coyote Creek, 15min, about an emerging sociopath.

  • Cannes Film Festival (Festival de Cannes) Selection, 2015
  • Festival of Globe Selection, 2015
  • Cine Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival

No Way Home, 11min, about a teenage girl struggling with abuse.

  • Emmy Award Winner, 2011
  • San Diego Latino Film Festival Selection, 2012
  • New York City International Film Festival Selection, 2011
  • Jury Prize, SDSU Filmmaker’s Showcase, 2010
  • Kathleen Kennedy Grant Award Recipient

Other Awards/Nominations

  • San Diego Latino Film Festival Selection, 2009 & 2011
  • SDSU Recognition Award for Outstanding Achievement in TV Production, 2011
  • Comcol Film Festival Selection, 2010
  • CreaTV awards finalist selection, 2015

Regional Emmy Award Winner

This was in 2011 for my short film "No Way Home" which won under Best Student Film category. You can move the playhead to 5:51 which will take you directly to my speech.