An experimental narrative that encapsulates a moment in time when an unsuspecting man receives a sentimental, yet concerning, voicemail from a friend he hasn’t seen in many years. An exploration of memory, nostalgia, expectation, and disappointment.
Recipient of a Regional Arts & Culture Council Make | Learn | Build grant.
Currently in post-production.
“The Legend of Stella”
After a failed attempt to reconnect with her VR-obsessed husband, a frustrated cosplayer constructs a real-life game that her husband must beat to save their relationship.
Winner of Best LARP/Cosplay Film at Geekfest Toronto. Also nominated for Best Gamer Film and Best Short Film.
Winner of Best Pop Culture Film at Pensacon Short Film Festival 2021.
Nominated for Best Comedy Film at the Oregon Short Film Festival, Winter 2020.
Official selection of POW Film Fest 2020.
Festival screener available upon request.
“The Misselthwaite Archives”
(creator, director, producer)
After the death of her parents, surly teenager Mary Lennox moves into her uncle’s large, lonely estate along Misselthwaite Creek in Oregon. Mary hates her new home, where it rains constantly and strange noises echo from the basement, but she soon takes an interest in finding the hidden forest glade where her aunt passed away several years ago. A modern adaptation of The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett, told through a series of online videos, images, and written vignettes.
Nominated for the Oregon Actor Awards, the Portland Indie Short Film Awards, and the Literary-Inspired Webseries Awards.
Winner of Best Supporting Actress in the Portland Indie Short Film Awards for Kelsey Tucker’s performance in Episode 2: “Existential Cigarettes.”
Additional press and awards can be found here.
Currently available to watch on YouTube. Multimedia components and more information at misselthwaitearchives.com.
After agreeing to try a threesome to spice up their relationship, a married couple places an ad on Craigslist to find a third partner.
48 Hour Film Project 2014.
Written and shot from August 1-3, 2014 in Portland, OR.