Director of Photography

Director of Photography

Filmography

Purdah, JG Films Feature Documentary

• The inspiring story of a young Indian Muslim woman who trades her burka for dreams of playing on the Mumbai Senior Women’s Cricket Team and how the harsh realities for women in her country creates an unexpected outcome for her own family, ultimately shattering and fueling aspirations.
• Critics have called the film “inspiring,” a “must-see,” and “a real life Bend It Like Beckham” (NPR).
• World Premiere at the Cinequest Film Festival and Official Selection at 11 other festivals around the world.
• 100% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes
• Recently released on Amazon Prime Video. Also now available on Google Play, Vudu, YouTube MoviesTubi, Kanopy, iTunes and Apple TV, and other platforms.
• Canon 5D and Sony EX3

Beyond All Boundaries, Mad Coolie Productions Feature Documentary

• Released all over India theatrically and then all over the world on television. Currently available on Netflix, Amazon, Vudu, iTunes, Xbox, Google Play, etc.
• Winner of six Best Film awards.
• Official Selection at dozens of film festivals internationally, including the Dallas International Film Festival and the Mumbai Film Festival.
• Sony EX3 and Canon 5D

Win Win, NABS International Productions Feature Documentary

• Currently finishing post-production and being shopped to streaming services and tv channels internationally.
• Sony FS7, AS7ii

Nock Out, NBC Sports

• A ten episode archery competition series for NBC Sports Television.
• Currently viewable on NBC Sports or on iTunes.
• Nikon D800, Sony EX3, Sony FS700, Go Pro

“Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” Music Video, RiKi Music Video

• Canon 5D

Grown Up Problems, Farmer’s Insurance web series, “Getting Married” episode, Yahoo!

• A scripted comedy web series released on Yahoo!
• Canon C300

The Bates Haunting, Turkshead Motion Picture Company Feature Film

• Now available on Netflix, iTunes, Redbox, Walmart, Amazon, and more.
• Canon 5D

Paranormal, Different Dreamer Films Feature Film

• Currently available on iTunes and other streaming services.
• Canon 5D

Weak Species, SAG Short Film

• Official Selection at over 30 film festivals.
• Winner of Best Short Film at Filmout/San Diego, Honolulu Rainbow Film Festival, and Great Lakes Film Festival.
• Red Camera

“Zia” Music Video, Song Preservation Society Music Video

• Canon 5D

“Atoms for Peace” Music Video, Song Preservation Society Music Video

• Canon 5D

I Can Do It, Independent Pilot

• Canon 5D

Did the Dog Really Eat It?, Grason Pictures Short Film

• Currently being submitted to festivals.
• Canon 5D

Twisted Fate, Grason Pictures Short Film

• Currently being submitted to festivals.
• Canon 5D

Salvage Dream, Different Dreamer Films Feature Film

• Currently available on iTunes and other streaming services.
• Sony EX3

Rethink Your Rubbish, Reality Show Pilot

• Panasonic HVX200 and HPX170

R.A.V.E., Music Video

• Panaflex GII 35mm Camera

Union Station, Independent Short Film

• Recipient of an independent filmmaker grant from Eastman Kodak.
• Arriflex SR-2 16mm

Lucky Man, Independent Short Film

• Official Selection at over 15 film festivals.
• Finalist for multiple Best Short Film awards.
• Arriflex S 16mm Camera

Mirage, Independent Short Film

• Panasonic DVX-100B

Begin, Independent Short Film

• Panasonic DVX-100A

Fed-Ex Kinko’s, Independent Spec Commercial

• Sony PD-150

Drive, Independent Spec Music Video

• Panasonic DVX-100A

Roses and Bubbles, Independent Short Documentary

• Sony PD-150

Buffy, Independent Short Film

• Panasonic DVX-100

Education

University of Southern California

Master of Fine Arts in Cinematic Arts Production

• Cinematography and Directing

• GPA: 3.8 – Graduated with Honors

University of California, Santa Barbara

Bachelor of Arts in Film Studies

• GPA: 3.9 – Highest Honors, Film Studies Honors

• Academic Excellence Award recipient

Skills

  • Directed award-winning narrative and documentary films that have screened at international film festivals.
  • Experienced AC, gaffer, electrician, and grip.
  • Familiarity with Avid, Final Cut, and Pro Tools.
  • Prior job experience with picture editing and production sound.