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hey there!

Welcome! I am lover of pretty lights and lenses, a maker of magical alternate realities, and a believer in making bold decisions. I work in documentary, narrative, commercial, and music video.  I'm a director and cinematographer with a passion for character and story.

 

I am profoundly committed to stories of underrepresented people and the betterment of our world. I believe in the potential of media to uplift, empower, and unify. I help turn ideas into reality. I'm based in Los Angeles, but travel all the time.

WANNA WORK WITH ME?

Welcome to my world! I love pretty lights and lenses and magical alternate realities. Whether in documentary, narrative, commercial or music video, I'm a director and cinematographer with a passion for character and story. I love to imagine worlds and make them come alive. Here are some things I've made...

Check out some things I've made!

work

CINEMATOGRAPHY (products & brands)

CINEMATOGRAPHY (narrative)

NARRATIVE directing reel

documentary directing samples

new work

cinemagraphs

fun FactS

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FANCY THNGS

  • Wrote and directed branded documentaries for: Barnes & Noble College, The International Institute of Rural Reconstruction, and Chesa Boudin for San Francisco District Attorney (2019)

  • Traveled to the Philippines, Cambodia, and Myanmar to shoot the documentary for IIRR in 2018

  • Cinematographer of multiple scripted and unscripted series for AwesomenessTV and Skybound Entertainment

  • Worked on projects for Buzzfeed Branded (Tasty and Nifty projects), Ball Is Life, Fox Studios, AllSaints, USC Loker School, and WNYC Studios

  • Wrote, directed, and produced USC MFA Thesis film: "Madrugada quebradiza: The Break of Day"

  • Member of the International Collective of Female Cinematographers, the Chicana Directors Initiative, Women In Media, Women of Color Unite, and the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts

  • Love shooting film and still make person photography projects on medium-format film with a Mamiya 7 

  • Former competitive gymnast (elementary through high school) who still enjoys flipping around

  • ​​2020 ASC Master Class Vision Scholarship Winner

  • Student Emmy Award Nominee ("On The Road")

  • Worked in the Camera Department of  American Horror Story: Asylum

  • Mentee of Michael Goi, ASC

  • Palm Springs Film Market participant ("Madrugada quebradiza: The Break of Day)

  • Imagen Award Best Short Film Nominee ("Madrugada quebradiza: The Break of Day)

  • Gold Remy Award Winner ("Madrugada quebradiza: The Break of Day)

  • SUN Cinematography Award Winner

  • National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts Scholar

  • Hispanic Scholarship Fund Cheech Marin Scholar

  • Rodolfo Montes Scholar

  • Sudler Fund Grant Recipient

  • M.F.A., USC School of Cinematic Arts

  • B.A., Yale University

  • Studied advanced photography at Yale with Gregory Crewdson

clients

I've worked with companies large & small. Here are a few organizations whose media needs I've had the pleasure to fulfill:

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