The Measure of She
This feature film project is currently in development.
Sirena feels stifled by her new marriage to Thomas, a dedicated, but uninspired academic whom she married for financial security. As she struggles to "curate" the perfect life she realizes the limitations of her power over her own destiny and she tragically redirects her need for control over those closest to her, destroying their lives, as well as her own.
Full synopsis available here.
YOU TRY LIVING HERE
2016, 14 minutes, S-16mm film
What do you do when your dreams don't come true?
An aspiring actress intent on making her mark in Hollywood has botched an audition, can't find the means to bury her cat and is about to be evicted. She finally decides to solve her dilemmas, and make her mark, with one brash stroke.
Cast: Lucia Brizzi, Calida Jones, Chic Daniels
Currently screening at film festivals internationally! Recent screenings include New York City Independent, NewFilmmakers NY, Golden Door, Chicago Arthouse, San Antonio, In Short London, among others.
SARAH + DEE
2007, 20 minutes, S-16mm film
Two young house-cleaners hate their jobs. Their work takes them out of their blue-collar neighborhood and into the wealthy suburbs where they feel the sting of their inferior position. When they discover a stash of money they suddenly have an opportunity to change their lives- but it's going to cost them.
Cast: Rachael Kemery, Ana Nogueira
Awarded the Princess Grace Award.
Screened at film festivals internationally including, Aspen Shortsfest, Mill Valley, Holly Shorts, Cucaloris and Baja International among others.
My Scarlet Letter
2005, 35mm film, 10 minutes
Marked as outsiders, Emily and her friends are searching for a quick escape from their small town on this Friday night. The close-minded oppression that pervades their community is disguised by the idyllic landscape that surrounds it. A backwoods boy and his car finally provide a way out but as the night wears on Emily realizes that no matter where she goes, she will always be from here.
Cast: Emily-Grace Murray, Rachael Kemery, Rebekah Bonney, Jessica Brettle, Tobias Segal
Screened at film festivals internationally including Torino, Brooklyn Intl., Mill Valley, Hamptons Intl. and Tampere. Was awarded five Best Film awards.
(2016) YOU TRY LIVING HERE
(2007) SARAH + DEE
(2005) MY SCARLET LETTER