YOU TRY LIVING 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

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

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.