Professional Goal

To become a top paid writer for the entertainment industry.

Education

Master Screenwriting Course 2018, Screenwriting U

M.F.A., Old Dominion/Norfolk State Universities 2006 B.F.A.

California Institute of the Arts 1999

B.S., California State University Fresno, Phi Beta Kappa member 1994

Experience

Pickleman Productions 2006 – Present

Award winning film production company focused on combining live-action, animation and puppetry.

        Writer/Director/Producer

           Dillzilla:Titan of Terror! live action and puppetry 1950’s Horror spoof.

                Best Family Friendly 2017 Queens World Film Festival

           Zombie Pickles from Space (2012)live action and puppetry zombie parody

           Death Watch (2011) short experimental film chronicling the final hours of Senior Citizen

                Honorable Mention Going Rogue “Death Watch” 2011 Queens World Film Festival

           Way (2006)  13,000 graphite and ink drawings animating the female experiences

                Best Animation2008 International Film Festival Ireland

                Best Animation Experimental Film 2007 All American Film Festival, North Carolina

                Outstanding Storyline Professional 2007 Veneration Film Festival, Virginia

                Silver Medal 2007 Everglades International Film Festival South Africa

                Silver Medal 2007 Swansea International Film Festival Wales

Designer/Fabricator

                Finger and hand puppets for Big Prune live-action mockumentary

                4’x4’ prune mascot for roof mount upon van

Chip Away Productions 2015-Present

           Editor

           Consultant director of photography, story development and art  design

LeAp 2016-Present

           Instructor of visual media and engineering problem solving.

           Commercial, music video and documentary.

           Experiments and construction.

Parker-Anderson 2016-2017

           Instructor of cartooning, anime, Minecraft.

Queens World Film Festival-Young Filmmakers Program 2015-Present

           Instructor in script writing and live-action shooting

           Stop-motion animation and storyboarding

Renaissance School of the Arts 2006-2017

            Instructor/Faculty

            Screenwriting, Film Crew 101, Filmmaking, Life Drawing, History of Animation, Illustration/Animation Tutor

Areas of Expertise

Screenwriting , Direction, Story Boarding, 2d Animation & Stop Motion Animation,  Puppeteering and Construction, Acting, Miniaturization, Editing: Premiere Pro, AVID, Sony Vegas and Final Cut Pro