To become a top paid writer for the entertainment industry.
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
Pickleman Productions 2006 – Present
Award winning film production company focused on combining live-action, animation and puppetry.
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
Finger and hand puppets for Big Prune live-action mockumentary
4’x4’ prune mascot for roof mount upon van
Chip Away Productions 2015-Present
Consultant director of photography, story development and art design
Instructor of visual media and engineering problem solving.
Commercial, music video and documentary.
Experiments and construction.
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
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