CURRICULUM VITAE

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Education

M.F.A Cinema, San Francisco State University, 2016 (Graduate Hood, College of Liberal & Creative Arts)

B.A. Film Studies, University of California Berkeley, 2012 (High Honors)

Films

2076 (Elegy), Exp., 2016

  • Canadian Filmmakers Distribution Centre, Distributor, 2017-2022
  • Collectif Jeune Cinéma, Distributor, 2017
  • "Images of Future Past," Loud & Proud, La Gaîte Lyrique, Paris FR, July 2017
  • 32nd Lovers Film Festival, Torino LGBTQI Visions, Turin National Museum of Cinema, Turin IT, June 2017
  • "Hamburg X Brighton," Brighton Film Club, Presuming Ed's, Brighton UK, May 2017
  • "a great unknown called trust," Crossroads Film Festival, SFMOMA, San Francisco CA, May 2017
  • "The Permanent Perception," BFI Flare London LGBT Film Festival, London UK, March 2017
  • "History Herstory Theirstory Ourstory," MIXNYC Queer Experimental Film Festival, Brooklyn NY, February 2017
  • "Environmental Estrangement," Aggregate Space, Oakland CA, 13 Jan- 4 Feb 2017
  • SFSU School of Cinema MFA Thesis Screening, San Francisco State University, CA, May 2016


Genetic Memory, Exp., 2016

  • SFSU Film Finals, Sundance Kabuki Theater, San Francisco, CA, May 2016


The Problem is That Everything Is Fleeting, Exp., 2015

  • "thank your body for its strength and power," SF Cinematheque (traveling show), Cellular Cinema, Minneapolis, MN, July 2016
  • "thank your body for its strength and power," SF Cinematheque Crossroads Film Festival, San Francisco, CA, April 2016


Zombie//Declaration of the Human Rights of the Child, Human Rights Karaoke, 2015

  • "Too-Hot-For-The-Wall," B4BEL4B Gallery, Oakland, November 2016
  • Greta Snider, Shapeshifters Cinema, Oakland, October 2015


I Am Delighted By Your Alchemy, Turning Everything in My Kingdom to Gold, Exp., 2014

  • Collectif Jeune Cinéma, Distributor, 2016
  • "Suspended Belief: Nine Films from Northern California," EXiS Festival 2017, Seoul SKR, July 2017
  • "Transcend," Body + Camera Festival, Mana Contemporary, Chicago IL, May 2017
  • "What's Your Flavor?" Festival Cinémarges, Bourdeaux, France, April 2017
  • "Backroom/Darkroom: Courts métrages expérimentaux du Collectif Jeune Cinéma", What the F*** Fest, Paris, France, July 2016
  • "Hauntings/Ghosts/Dreams...," Queer City Cinema International Film Festival, Regina, Canada, May 2015
  • "The Anamnesis Scale," BFI Flare London LGBT Film Festival, London, UK, March 2015
  • "Pleasure//Pain," GAZE Screening Series, ATA, San Francisco, CA, February 2014
  • "Please Relax Now," MIX NYC Queer Experimental Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY, November 2014
  • "Dials, Frames, and Screens: Recent Experimental Cinema," Alternative Visions, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, November 2014
  • SFSU Film Finals, Sundance Kabuki Theater, San Francisco, May 2014
  • SFSU First Year Films Screening, Coppola Theater, San Francisco, May 2014


The Collector, Exp., 2014

  • SFSU Experimental Film Showcase, Artist's Television Access, San Francisco, May 2014


Curation/Organizing

The Great Wall of Oakland, Program Director, August 2016- May 2017

The Great Wall of Oakland, Curator, 2015-2017

  • "Quotidian Hypnosis," Head Curator, November 2015.
  • "The Digital Pulse," Associate Curator, February 2016.
  • "Intimate Distance," Associate Curator, May 2016. 


"Student Film Showcase," Frameline40 San Francisco International LGBT Film Festival, Guest Curator, June 2016.

"Quoting Ourselves: A Queer Archive," SFSU Cesar Chavez Art Gallery, Head Curator, March 2015

MFA Selection Committee, San Francisco State University, 2015 + 2016

SFSU Graduate Cinema Conference, "Quiet Revolutions: Politically Subversive Cinema," Co-Organizer, 2014

Marin County Short Film and Video Festival, Screener, 2014

Pacific Film Archive, Bay Area Student Film Festival, Curatorial Intern, 2012


Teaching/Research

Lecturer, Cinema 304GW: Writing on Cinema (Feminist Science Fiction), SFSU, Fall 2017

Lecturer, Cinema 342GW: Art of the Short Film, SFSU, Fall 2017

Lecturer, Cinema 529: Experimental Filmmaking, SFSU, Spring 2017

Lecturer, Cinema 304: Gender and Film, SFSU, Fall 2016

Lead Instructor, Galileo Summer Quest Camps, Digital Filmmaking + Photography, Summer 2014- 2016

Graduate Teaching Associate/Lecturer, Cinema 303, GWAR: Writing About Cinema- Women, Space, and Place, SFSU, Spring 2016

Graduate Teaching Associate/Lecturer, Cinema 425, The Art of Cinematography, SFSU, Fall 2016

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Cinema 204.5 & 204.6, Introduction to Film Production, SFSU, Spring 2015

Writing & History Tutor, BUILD North/West Oakland, Fall/Spring 2014-15

Research Assistant, Cheryl Dunye, SFSU, Fall 2014

Graduate Assistant, Auteur Cinema, Jim Goldner, SFSU, Fall 2014

Graduate Assistant, New American Cinema, Steve Kovacs, SFSU, Spring 2013


Conferences/Papers

"Imagining Lesbianisms: The Visible & Invisible Lesbian Histories of Interwar Paris," Queer Yo Mind Conference, SFSU, 2014

"The Modern Flâneur: Representations of Walking and Driving in French New Wave Cinema," High Departmental Honors, UC Berkeley Department of Film Studies, 2012.


Residencies/Awards/Grants

YBCA Creative Dissent Fellow, Escuela de Arte Útil w/ Tania Bruguera, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco CA, June-August 2017. 

Film for Artists Residency: Site & Cycle, Emerging Queer Artist Scholarship recipient, Artscape Gibraltar Point, Toronto, June 2017.

Graduate Hood, College of Liberal & Creative Arts, SFSU, 2016.

Queer Community All-Star Award, Lavender Graduation, SFSU, 2016. 

SFSU GWAR Mentorship Program, Mentee, 2016

Cinefemme Award Recipient 2015

SFSU Kodak Scholarship Nominee 2015

BAFTA Student Nominee 2015



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