Curriculum Vitae

AWARDS & HONORS (SELECT)

Best Feature Film 2018 

Mediterranean Film Festival

Siracusa, Italy

 

Outstanding Achievement Award 2018 

Calcutta International Cult Film Festival

Kolkata, India

 

Best Original Screenplay 2017 

Angaelica Film Festival

Big Bear Lake, CA

 

Best Feature Film 2017 

George Lindsey UNA International Film Festival

Florence, AL

 

Best Feature Film 2017 

MayDay Film Festival

Evansville, IN

 

Best Actor - Jarrett Maier - The Things We've Seen 2017 

MayDay Film Festival

Evansville, IN

 

Best Actress - Shani Salyers Stiles - The Things We've Seen 2017 

MayDay Film Festival

Evansville, IN

 

Gold Remi Award 2017 

50th Worldfest Houston International Film Festival

Houston, TX

 

Best Actress - Shani Salyers Stiles - The Things We've Seen 2017 

Houston Critic’s Choice Award Nomination

Houston, TX

 

Best Supporting Actor - Jarrett Maier - The Things We've Seen 2017 

Houston Critic’s Choice Award Nomination

Houston, TX

 

Best Young Performer - Noah McCarty-Slaughter- The Things We've Seen 2017 

Houston Critic’s Choice Award Nomination

Houston, TX

 

Best Picture 2017 

Houston Critic’s Choice Award Nomination

Houston, TX

 

Recognized Film Director 2015

Crown Point Community School Corporation

Crown Point, IN

 

Top 200 Finalist 2015

HBO Project Greenlight: Presented by Matt Damon & Ben Affleck

Film & Commercial FILMOGRAPHY (Select)

Bleed American 2018

Writer, producer, director

 

Chicago Press (Spec Series) 2018

Producer

 

Tigerland 2018

Writer, producer

Sales Agent: Crogan Filmworks, LLC

 

The Things We’ve Seen 2017

Writer, Producer, Director

Distributors: Multicom Entertainment Group (North America),

Beijing Spark Future International Culture Communication Co, LTD. (China)

Sales Agent: Crogan Filmworks, LLC

 

“Physicians Immediate Care” (Commercial) 2017

Producer, director

 

“Enabled Health” (Commercial) 2017

Producer, writer, director

 

“Jimmy Millennial” 2016

Producer, director

 

“Holland House Cooking Wines” (Long Form Commercial) 2015

Producer, director

 

“Office Depot: Collaborative Classroom” (Commercial) 2015

1st assistant director

 

“Traveler” 2015

Director

 

“Lost Between” 2015

Director

 

“Fleur” 2014

Producer, director

 

“Your Ever After” 2014

Writer, producer, director

 

“Melancholic” 2014

Writer, producer, director

 

“A Land Between” 2013

Writer, producer, director

HOSTED TALKS & WORKSHOPS (SELECT)

“Independent Film: From Concept to Distribution.” Indiana Association of School

Broadcasters, 12 Mar. 2018, University of Indianapolis, Indianapolis, IN.

 

“Concept to Distribution.” Indiana Filmmakers Network 17 Aug. 2017, Lafayette, IN.

 

“How to Create a Quality Independent Film on a Low-Budget.” Filmmakers Workshop

Series. Loving Life Productions Presents Filmmakers Workshop, 24 June 2017, Indianapolis, IN.

 

“Cinema Studies.” Oakland University Professionalization Event. 10 Nov. 2016,

Rochester, Michigan.

 

“From Script to Screen: Directing Performance.” Oakland University

Professionalization Event. 11 Nov. 2016, Rochester, MI

 

“Crafting Story.” Jerry Ross Elementary Guest Speakers. Jerry Ross Elementary Guest

Speakers, Nov. 2014, Crown Point, IN.

 

“To Ride the River Film Presentation.” South Shore Civil War Society. Indiana Region

Civil War Exposition, Apr. 2013, Hammond, Indiana.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS
Illinois Broadcasting School Board Member

Indiana Filmmakers Network

Porter County Career Center (film department)

NWI Film Group