1442A Walnut St. #283
Berkeley, CA 94709
May 2006 ~ June 2006 Producer/Director
Art" - Albany,
- Short documentary on artists
Osha Neumann and Jason DeAntonis
- Created in conjunction
with KQED, BAVC and the Film Arts Foundation
June 1999 ~ Oct. 2002 Producer/Director
Paradise" - Albany, CA
- Award-winning documentary
on homeless squatters and artists in an East Bay, CA
- Best Documentary:
Detroit Docs International Film Festival, Wisconsin
Film Festival, BAC Film Festival (Berkeley, CA), Saint
Ann Film Festival (Moscow, Russia), Best of the East
Bay 2004, East Bay Express
Nov, 1990 Dec. 1990 Producer/Director/
Editor, "Reforestacion De Las Manglares" - Tilapia,
- Case study and instructional
film on a mangrove reforestation project, utilized extensively
by universities and forestry departments throughout
June 1990 ~ Feb.1991 Producer/Director/
Editor, "La Cofradia" - Rabinal, Guatemala
- Award-winning ethnographic
documentary exploring the convergence of Catholicism
and ancient Mayan ritual.
- Organized concept, production,
editing, translation and composition.
- Recipient of Best Short
Film award from Independent Cinema Festival, 1991 (Argentina)
and aired on Guatemalan television.
- Concurrently taught film
production at the two private International universities
Jan. 1988 ~ June 1988 Producer,
New York, NY
Developed concept and scripted
an award-winning, hour-long documentary which featured
predominant poets from the Beat Generation including
Alan Ginsberg and William S. Burroughs.
Film Post-Production and Project
- Managed complex long and short-term
projects; interfaced extensively with clients and collaborative
vendors and artists; coordinated and executed all aspects of film,
theatrical and television post-production; supported financial
and administrative functions.
- Proficient in: Avid Media
Composer, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Quark Express, AfterEffects,
DVD StudioPro, Cleaner, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe GoLive, DreamWeaver,
MS Excel, MS Word, Filemaker Pro
Oct 1996 ~ Present Freelance
Editor/Post Production Supervisor/Asst. Editor,
various studios and advertising
agencies - San Francisco, CA
Premium facilities including
FilmCore SF, Jump Ship Studios, Mad River Post, Bob
& Sheilas and top-line advertising agencies
including Goodby, Silverstein and Partners; Publicis
and Hal Riney; Citron Haligman Bedecarre
Aug. 1993 ~ Oct.1996 Assistant
Editor, Rye Films & FilmCore Editorial Hollywood,
Other Experience: Environmental
May 2001~ Dec. 2004 General Contractor/Carpenter,
Gruninger Construction San Francisco, CA
- Specialized in restoration
and remodels for green construction company.
Nov. 2001~ March 2003 Executive Director,
Berkeley Conservation & Energy Program Berkeley,
- Managed a collaborative
project between The City of Berkeley and The Ecology
Center created to assist residents to conserve energy
and reduce utility bills.
- Responsible for budget,
vendor relations, and coordination with other environmental
- Managed marketing and
advertising campaigns to promote environmentally sustainable
products and technologies.
June 1988 ~ June 1990 Appropriate
Tech Extensionist, United States Peace Corps Rabinal,
- Collaborated with indigenous
peoples, nonprofit organizations, and governmental agencies
to instruct in the use of appropriate technologies.
- Created and scheduled
educational and cultural programming on environmental
and health issues for local television.
- Extensive studies in Spanish,
cross-cultural orientation and appropriate technologies.