Film festivals

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MISSED STEPS

2021 F​lint Youth Film Festival, Official Selection

 

A dancer's world is rocked when COVID-19 begins to take the lives of those in her community. I was the director and editor of this short documentary.

THE MOISTEST MUSEUM

2020 F​lint Youth Film Festival, 2nd for 20-25 Nonfiction Film

The Moistest Museum is a short documentary about The Moist Towelette Museum, run by John French, on Michigan State University's campus. I was the producer, first assistant camera, assistant editor, and the logo and animation artist for this film.

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SIDE HUSTLERS

2020 F​lint Youth Film Festival, 3rd for 20-25 Nonfiction Film

Side Hustlers follows three college students and their endeavors to make money in unique ways. I was the director, director of photography, and editor for this documentary.

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REHEARSAL

2020 Royal Starr Film Festival, Official Selection

2021 Across the Globe Film Festival, Official Selection February 2021

2021 Wayne International TV & Film Festival, Official Selection

Rehearsal is a short fiction film about a theatre company hired by a dying old woman to perform a play at her funeral that she wrote. I was hired by the production company, Nain Rouge Films, as the script supervisor for this film.

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LITTLE MISS HYSTERIA

2017 Detroit 48 Hour Film Festival, Best Western, Best Costumes, Best Sound Design

Little Miss Hysteria is a short western film made for the Detroit 48 Hour Film Festival by Nain Rouge Films. I was a writer, assistant costume designer, and an extra in the film. The film took home many awards, including one that went to the lead costume designer, Paris Gallagher, and I for costuming.

 

Other Film Work

CREATING BUTCHERMAN

This short documentary was made by me and my co-director, Caroline Johnson, for an MSU class, Advanced Multimedia Writing. The film follows three artisans, two from Uganda, one from Michigan, as they create statues of a lion, Butcherman, and his cubs to raise awareness of poaching. A portion of this film, titled The Language of Art, was on display at the Detroit Zoo from May 8, 2019 to March 8, 2020.

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FUSION FAMILY: AN EXPLORATION IN CULTURE

I made this video essay as an MSU Honors College project in 2019. All filming, editing, and writing was done by me. The finished project was shown at the Rhythm Fusion Dance Company annual show to an audience of over 200 people.