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Documentary Short // Inside the Climate Crisis Summit
I shot and edited this new mini documentary in which Chris Robinson (writer for The Guardian and HuffPost) ventures into the depths of last weekend's Climate Crisis Summit, encountering all sorts of entertainment, including a Trump troll tractor and a Marxist recruiter along the way.
Award-Winning Action-Comedy Short Film // One Million XP
In this 48 hour film, a man struggles to recover his memory after awakening in an unfamiliar world.
Award-Winning Drama Short Film // Note to Self
Note to Self is a sci-fi short film made for the 48 Hour Film Project in collaboration with DEFT. In this internationally screened film, a man makes a desperate attempt to fix his life by sending a message to his former self. The short won Best Directing, Best Acting, Best Editing, Best Use of Line, Audience Choice, and Runner Up Best Film at the 48 Hour Film Project, won the Award of Achievement at the IMPA Awards in 2018, and was nominated for Best Iowa Made Film at the Snake Alley Festival of Film in 2019.
Award-Winning Animated Short Film // The Eye
This brief short film takes the form of a PSA and has been screened at festivals around the world. It won Runner Up Best Film in its category at Salute Your Shorts Fest in Los Angeles.
Award-Winning Comedy Short Film // Whistle Boys
Whistle Boys is an internationally screened short silent film about two vigilante cops bonded by a shared love of rattail whistles. It won Best in Show at the ISA Short Film Showcase, as well as Best Editing at the IMPA Awards in 2018. It was also nominated for Best Comedy and Best Iowa Made Film at the Snake Alley Festival of Film, and Best Editing at the Portland Comedy Film Festival in 2019.
Award-Winning Short Satire // The Breadwinner
This short chronicles the convoluted, life-threatening journey of one man in a world in which gluten has been made illegal. It won five awards, including 2nd Runner Up Best Film, Best Actor, Best Writing, and Audience Choice, at the 48 Hour Film Project.