Short Films

“The Legend of Stella”

After a failed attempt to reconnect, a VR gamer’s frustrated wife decides to build him a game of her own with real-life stakes.

Official selection of the Oregon Short Film Festival, Winter 2020. Nominated for Best Comedy Film.
Official selection of POW Film Fest 2020.

Festival screener available upon request.

Stella & Dave


An experimental narrative that encapsulates a moment in time when a young man receives a worrying, yet sentimental, voicemail from a girl he hasn’t seen in many years.

Currently in post-production.



“Mistaken” is the lead single from Michael Charles Smith’s debut album, In the Shadow.
Premiered on Glide Magazine.

“An Open Letter from Kermit the Frog to Jim Henson”
(director, cinematographer, editor)

A poem by Julia Gaskill.

“Always Choose the Prior”
(producer, director, cinematographer)

A love letter to Portland in poetry and video.

City winner for Portland, OR in the “It’s Your Town” Filmmaking Competition sponsored by New Amsterdam Vodka and the 48 Hour Film Project.
Written and shot from October 17-19, 2014.

“Something New”
(producer, director)

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.

“Out of Step”
(writer, producer, director)

A career-focused couple attempts to reconnect before their marriage falls apart.

48 Hour Film Project 2013.
Written and shot from August 2-4, 2013 in Portland, OR.