RECENT NEWS/EVENTS

  • MODERATING FOR THE LOVE OF RUTLAND

    OCTOBER 14, 2020

    I'll be moderating a discussion with filmmaker Jennifer Maytorena Taylor at the Boston Women's Film Festival, as we discuss her film For the Love of Rutland.

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  • FEATURED IN MANTRA WELLNESS MAGAZINE

    AUTUMN, 2020

    My article "Dinosaur Girls" will be in the Autumn Print Issue of Mantra Wellness Magazine.

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  • DARKROOM FILM FESTIVAL

    SEPTEMBER 25, 2020

    Orange will screen as part of the 2020 Darkroom Film Festival in London, United Kingdom this September. The film joins a dynamic lineup of digital works, 16mm films, sound artworks and audio-visual performances.

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  • INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION WEBINAR

    SEPTEMBER 4, 2020

    In light of the substantial loss of non-verbal communication in our collective shift online, "Strengthening Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Virtual Space," explores speech strategies, digital workflow plans, and time management boundaries to fully maximize your energy and skill sets online as listener or speaker.

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  • RECIPIENT OF THE 2020 AWARD OF TEACHING EXCELLENCE

    JULY 28, 2020

    At the 2020 University Film and Video Association Conference, I received the Award of Teaching Excellence for international achievements in pedagogy.

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  • PRESENTING AT 2020 UFVA CONFERENCE

    JULY 27 - 30, 2020

    I'll be presenting "Building the Effective Professional Development Workshop for Students" at the 2020 University Film & Video Association's Virtual Conference this July.

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  • MODERATING WOMEN IN BLUE, RISING FROM THE TSUNAMI

    JULY, 2020

    During this summer's Salem Film Fest, I will be speaking with director Deirdre Fishel about her film Women in Blue, and directors Hélène Robert and Jeremy Perrin about their film Rising form the Tsunami.

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  • FILMMAKING ESSENTIALS SUMMER PRE-COLLEGE COURSE

    JULY, 2020

    During the summer I'll be teaching a two week video production course called Filmmaking Essentials. The course will be online and cover the engagement and overlap of single-camera production and cinematography with smart phone filmmaking principles.

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  • ORANGE REVIEWED IN 23èmes RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES TRAVERSE

    JUNE, 2020

    Author Simone Dompeyre takes a look at my short film, Orange, for the 23rd edition of Rencontres Internationales Traverse's print publication. 

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  • THE DOG STAR

    SUMMER, 2020

    I'm looking forward to entering production on the short Documentary The Dog Star. The film is an autobiographical examination of the effects of time and location on adult perceptions of self. Expanding on the myth of Laelaps and the Teumessian Fox, the film explores whether an identity can ever be fully formed when such strong facets of one's everyday life are in opposition to one another.

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  • 2020 WIFVNE SCREENWRITING COMPETITION

    MAY 22, 2020

    WIFVNE is pleased to announce its 2020 Short Screenplay Competition, which aims to inspire creativity for screenwriters and independent artists. We welcome you to submit a 10 page screenplay concerning the theme of "Isolation." Scripts should have a strong female protagonist as the primary character.

    Featured judges include:

    • Wendy S. WIkins
    • Cheyl Egan Donovan
    • Claudia Croce-Tashman


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  • LISBON FILM RENDEZVOUS

    MAY 15-17, 2020

    This May, Orange will screen at the Lisbon Film Rendezvous International Showcase, taking place at the Lisbon Art Center & Studios, Cais Rocha Conde de Óbidos, in Lisbon, Portugal.

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  • WBUR COVERS LESLEY UNIVERSITY FILM SCREENING

    MAY 7, 2020

    Our department made the bold choice of hosting an online final screening event, in light of the fact that COVID-19 has prevented us from the annual theatrical screening of final student film work. WBUR provided great coverage of that, and the innovative ways our students persevered throughout a difficult semester.

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  • EDIT MEDIA

    APRIL 2020

    A piece I've written on Humor and its role in inclusion will feature in EDIT Media beginning this April. 

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  • MURROW SYMPOSIUM

    MARCH 23, 2020

    In March I will be speaking about "Media and Social Impact" at the Murrow Symposium at Washington State University.
    "The Murrow Symposium highlights developments within the world of communication. From the fourth estate to strategic communication, the Symposium brings together students and professionals for in-depth presentations, master classes and networking events. Industry leaders explore areas ranging from broadcast journalism, branding, AI/VR/AR, design thinking, PR, finance, social media, advertising, entertainment, and more" - The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.

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  • XXXIIIÉMES RENCONTRES INTERNATIONALES TRAVERSE

    MARCH 12, 2020

    This spring, Orange will screen at the ABC Cinema of Toulouse as part of the XXIIIèmes Rencontres Internationales Traverse film festival in France.

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  • LESLEY UNIVERSITY HOSTS WOMEN IN FILM & VIDEO NEW ENGLAND

    MARCH 3, 2020

    Lesley University will host an evening of professional workshopping and development with Women in Film & Video New England. The event will consist of a Networking hour, PA Workshop, and Mentorship Panel. Details below.


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  • ANOTHER EXPERIMENT BY WOMEN FILM FESTIVAL

    MARCH, 2020


    This spring, Orange will screen at the Anthology Film Archives' New Filmmakers' Women's Night in Manhattan, as part of the Another Experiment by Women Film Festival Screening Series.

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  • SOANYWAY MAGAZINE

    JANUARY, 2020

    Volume 2 Issue 5 of
    Soanyway Magazine will showcase a number of wonderful artists' work from different mediums. I'm happy to have my short film Orange included in a such a diverse lineup.

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  • SSA/VAS OPEN

    DECEMBER 22, 2019 - JANUARY 30, 2020

    So happy to share that my film Orange will be part of the 193rd RSA Annual Exhibition: "Open Art: SSA + VSA;" Society of Scottish Arts and Visual Arts Scotland. The Exhibition takes place at The Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture in Edinburgh, Scotland, from December 22, 2019 - January 30, 2020.

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  • INTERNATIONAL MOVING IMAGE FESTIVAL

    NOVEMBER 8, 2019

    Orange 
    has just been announced as a semi-finalist in the International Moving Image Festival of Abadan, Kuzestan Province of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Finalists in the competition are officially announced on September 30th, 2019.

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  • JOINING THE BOARD OF WIFVNE

    OCTOBER, 2019

    Really thrilled to officially be joining the board of Women in Film & Video New England in the role of Higher Education consultant. I'm looking forward to continuing to create exciting bridges between creatives at the University level, and professional film and video employers in the field.


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  • HOUSE & GARDEN, UK

    SEPTEMBER, 2019

    My oil painting, Half, will be part of "The Art Edit," a curated advertorial campaign running this fall in Condé Nast's House & Garden, UK. The painting will be featured in the October print issue, on stands September 2nd.

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  • JOINING LESLEY UNIVERSITY

    AUGUST, 2019

    I'm very excited to share that I will be joining Lesley University's College of Art & Design as Assistant Professor of Digital Filmmaking. It's an exciting time, and I'm looking forward to joining a great program in the Cambridge Community for the 2019 school year.

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  • JOINING INNOVATION WOMEN

    JULY, 2019

    Innovation Women is a wonderful organization that seeks to coordinate "gender-balanced and inclusive events and conferences." I'm looking forward to working with them to organize future speaking engagements and workshops. If you are interested in booking my services as a speaker or panelist, this provides an additional resource for us to meet and talk media! Additional details can be found on my CONTACT page.

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  • BAUHAUS TRANSCENDED

    MAY 20, 2019

    On May 20, 2019, William Paterson University is hosting an exciting symposium called “The Bauhaus Transcended” that explores the ideal pedagogy for the visual artist in higher education, Put together by a committee that includes yours truly, the event features six international artists, scholars and makers coming together both individually and collectively to discuss where we’re headed in arts education.

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  • COOL WOMEN, HOT JOBS

    MAY 17, 2019

    I will be speaking as part of a panel at The Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria, New York, on May 17th. The panel is part of the larger series "Cool Women, Hot Jobs" which seeks to expose young women to professionals of various career backgrounds.   

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  • MOVIES AT THE MANSION

    MAY 11, 2019

    Orange screens at the James Ward Mansion of Westfield, New Jersey as part of Pop Up Anthology and The Westfield International Film Festival's Women in Film Night, May 11th, 2019. Tickets are $25 and proceeds benefit initiatives supporting diversity in Filmmaking.    

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  • PALAVER JOURNAL

    MAY 11, 2019

    Orange is featured in the Spring 2019 edition of Palaver Journal, exploring the intersectionality of different kinds of art- both in medium and genre.

     

    Spring Publication is May 11, 2019. 


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  • STARLIGHT FILM AWARDS

    MAY 10, 2019

    Orange screens as part of the Starlight Film Awards on May 10, 2019.

     

    The festival takes place in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. 


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  • ALCHEMY FILM & MOVING IMAGE FESTIVAL

    MAY 2-6, 2019

    Orange screens as part of the Alchemy Film & Image Festival on May 2-6, 2019 in Hawick, Scotland. 


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  • THE GLOBAL LIFT - OFF SESSIONS

    APRIL, 2019

    Orange competed in this spring's Global Lift-Off Sessions for best short film. The collection was released on Vimeo On Demand in April, 2019.  


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  • MOHA SHORT FILM NIGHT

    APRIL 10, 2019

    Orange screened as part of the MOHA Short Film Night on April 10, 2019 in Budapest, Hungary.  


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  • THE FILM COLLECTIVE - PHILADELPHIA INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS

    MARCH 28,, 2019

    Orange screened as part of the Philadelphia Independent Film Award's Film Collective on March 28, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 


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