Areas of Special Interest and Experience
ndependent documentary film distribution, eco-tourism, green construction, residential
and commercial energy management practices, American cultural history, California
history, the history of rockabilly music and 1950s American pop culture.
Print & Web Feature
Documentary Magazine (publication of The International Documentary Association),
Urban Ink, Industry Insight (newsletter of DirectConference.com), Brentwood
Webisode & TV Writing
For Om Base Productions, Santa Monica: "Fine Five Travel", "Real Estate Survival
Guide", various informational webisodes on kitchen & powder room makeovers,
"The Great Adventure" episode segments. Key researcher on one hour special created
by Sony Pictures to promote Luc Besson's "The Messenger: The Story of Joan of
Arc", including creating the hit list of official Joan of Arc historic sites
in France and assisting on the French shoot.
Press Kits, Press Releases & Bio Writing
Created all print promotional material for the independent Spanish film "Segunda
Piel" for Menemsha Entertainment, as well as many other press releases and bios
for that company; Created press releases and wrote ad material copy for Kushman-Locke;
wrote talent bios for fund raising PR projects Bragman, Nyman, Cafarelli.
Instruction Manuals & Value Added Insert
Wrote all instruction manuals and conceived, authored and produced "value added"
insert materials for many products created by Tim Simon Inc., San Francisco
for a line of products custom created as the Sharper Image brand line.
"Rebel Beat: The Story of LA Rockabilly". Independently produced straight-to-DVD
documentary on LA's unique underground rockabilly music scene. Distributed domestically
by Redeye Distribution, internationally by ScanaTrade and Betty Vision Media.
Official selection of the Silver Lake Film Festival 2007.
Other Useful Skills
Considered "The greatest transcriber in LA" by KAOS Entertainment, PB&J, September
Films and numerous grateful documentary filmmakers and authors. Poor French
speaker. Even worse Spanish speaker. Certified SCUBA diver. Mildly psychic.