University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts, B.A. Film & TV Production
University of Southern California, Roski School of Art & Design, Minor Intermedia Arts
SELECTED PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Filmmaker / Photographer
Freelance 2015 - Present
Direct, produce, shoot, style, and edit digital video content and photographs for clients, including L'Oréal, HelloGiggles, Paramount, Univision, Vegamour, and various independent artists.
Direct, design, shoot, and edit video content for BuzzFeed Video's beauty/style channel and DIY channel.
Art Director / Production Designer
Freelance 2012 - 2015
Design and build sets for a range of content (including short films, narrative shows, fashion editorials, and events); create and oversee the execution of cohesive vision and tone in line with the project and/or client goals.
2020 Site: Brooklyn, “Gesture & Motion”, Brooklyn, NY, USA.
2020 Shockboxx Gallery, “Love Hurts”, Hermosa Beach, CA, USA.
2020 Envision Arts, “Script II”, Texas, USA.
2019 Palazzo Michiel, “WAV Venice”, Venice, Italy.
2019 Non De Gen, “I Am Woman”, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2014 Sweet Art Collective, “Guilty Pleasures”, London, United Kingdom.
2014 Arroyo Park, “Re-Imagining the Arroyo”, Pasadena, CA, USA.
2014 Fisher Museum of Art, “Annual Student Exhibition“, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2014 USC SCA Gallery, “Cinematic and Media-based Installations”, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2013 The Vortex Dome, “State of the Arts: Future of Full Dome Festival”, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2013 Fisher Museum of Art, “Annual Student Exhibition”, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2012 Fisher Museum of Art, “The One and the Many”, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2011 University Gateway, “Superhighway”, Los Angeles, CA, USA.
2009 Mada Shell Gallery, “Postcard Show“, Ashland, OR, USA.
2007 Mama’s Royal Café, “Napkin Art”, Oakland, CA, USA.
2007 Davis Community Center, RISE Recycled Art, Davis, CA, USA.
"Los Angeles Vegetation", The Hand Magazine; Issue 31; Jan 2021.
"No Diving", The Racket, Issue 16; Jul 20, 2020.
“Tiny Bangs”, The New York Times; Nov 25, 2019.
“enny + koji”, “me + u”, Loves Me Zine; Feb, 2019.
“Eat Me”, Rattle; Dec, 2018.
“me + u”, Dum Dum Zine; Feb, 2018.
“The Housewife Discovers Silence”, Leopardskin & Limes; Jan 2016.
SELECTED HONORS + AWARDS
2020 Honorable Mention “Skinny Pretty Sexy”, Script II, Envision Arts.
2019 Director’s Choice, “Flower Boys (Joshan)”, 30 Under 30 Exhibition, Viridian Artists.
2017 Grand Prize, “Shoot”, SAC International Fashion Film Festival.
2013 Best Production Design, “Heart to Heart”, Southern California Business Film Festival.
2010 “Your Shot” Winner, “Navigating Versailles”, National Geographic.
2010 AP Scholar, top score in Studio Art, Art History, and Comparative Literature.
2009 California Arts Scholar, California State Summer School for the Arts.
2007 First Place, “Cookie Purse”, Davis RISE Recycled Art.
2007 Honorable Mention, “Feed Me Mama”, Mama’s Royal Café Annual Napkin Art Competition.
Studio Faire - Nérac, France
AWD Longform Directing - Los Angeles, CA, USA
December 2019 to January 2019
Instructor: Jennifer Warren
Spoken Literature Art Movement - Los Angeles, CA, USA.
July 2018 to September 2018
Instructors: Alyesha Wise & Matthew "Cuban" Hernandez"
Guest lecturers: Yesika Salgado, Beau Sia, and others
Joshua Tree Experiential Arts & Writing Retreat - Joshua Tree, CA, USA.
Lecturers: Sean Negus, Ariel Fintushel
MEMBERSHIPS + AFFILIATIONS
Alliance of Women Directors (AWD), since 2016
USC Women of Cinematic Arts (WCA), since 2011
Women in Film (WIF), since 2019
Women in Motion Pictures (WIMPs), since 2017
Sokamba Performing Arts Company, 2014-2015
PROGRAMS + TECHNICAL SKILLS
Adobe Creative Suite (Premiere Pro, Photoshop, Lightroom, InDesign)
Final Cut Pro
Video Shooting & Post-production
English (Native Fluency)
American Sign Language (A1/A2)