Media Artist / Media Arts Educator
MEDIA and MOTION PICTURES AND TELEVISION INSTRUCTION
Academy of Art University - 2002- 2017- instruction: Motion Picture Language course, Cinematic Storytelling and Storyboarding course, Experimental Film course, “Art Experience” Motion Pictures and Television Production course for teens, video editing tutoring
TILT - Teaching Intermedia Literacy Tools 1998- 2009 - instruction:
- student centered hands-on video instruction and facilitation that culminates in a final video project. Media literacy. TILT collaborates with many organizations
City Arts and Tech High School – Fall 2004-2005 – Arts faculty, Digital Video Production course. Hands-on video instruction and facilitation that culminates into final video projects
Film Arts Foundation Workshop - “The Art and Process of Storyboard Drawing” 2002 - workshop on storyboard use and production for media projects
FILMS and VIDEOS PRODUCED and DIRECTED
Suburban RED – present, work in progress
SF!7– 2017 Screened: Ephemereye Video Show – Things We Wear
Little House of the Big Cry – 2013 Screened: Speechless Film Festival, Epiphany Film Festival, Life Fest Film Festival, Langston Hughes Film Festival, World Kids Film Festival, Brainwash Film Festival, Utopia Film Festival, San Francisco Black Film Festival, Reel 2 Real International Film Festival for Youth
The Oasis Bloom – 2010 Narrative short. Screened: 21 Grand Gallery currated group video show - Oakland, CA
Trees in Concrete – 2007, Screened: Southern Exposure’s “Grounded” art exhibition.
Glass Snail Eyes – 2006, Screened: VideoFest 2007 - Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, Parkway Theatre Video competition, Galeria de la Raza “Trazos: Myth and Memory.”
My Name is Alejandro! - 2002, 20 minute video. Screened: CineSol 2003 Latino film Festival, Texas, Galeria De La Raza, S.F. CA, SF Cinematheque, SF CA, Chicano Film Studies UC Davis.
That Mission Rising! - 1998, 8 minute Super 8 film. Screened: Remembrance and Response community forum - Channel 53 broadcast S.F. CA, Have you Seen Her, la Mision? show - Centro del Pueblo S.F. CA, Films from the Mission - Artist Television Access S.F. CA, Hispanic Heritage Committee presentation SF CA, Dance With/In the Eye - SF Cinematheque SF CA, Cine MAS show Have You Seen Her La Mision?
Jump Fence - 1995, 26 minute video. Screened: Art in Prisons Program - San Quentin Prison CA, PBS stations American Independents as part of Independent Television Service series, Bay Area Now show – Yerba Buena SF CA, CineFestival - San Antonio TX, Reconstructing the Self/
Deconstructing the System show - Contemporary Museum Honolulu HI, Film Arts Festival - Roxie Cinema SF CA, Picturing Violence screening - Intersection for the Arts SF CA.
Hackbird’s Drive - 1987, 15 minute 16mm. Narrative short about the artist as seeker. Grant for Western States Media Arts Fellowship, Boulder Colorado.
Island Zoetrope - 1986, 6 minute 16mm film. A surreal film about a man stranded in a corner of an industrial wasteland, he is rescued as he envisions his surroundings as an island in the ocean. Screened: Chicago International Film Festival, 3rd Coast Film Competition - Austin, TX, Film As Art Awards - Museum of Modern Art SF CA, Ann Arbor Film Festival, Palo Alto Film Festival, northern states regional win for experimental category - Student Film Awards: Academy of Motion Picture Arts, That’s Animation! Show - New York Museum of Modern Art, Art in Prisons program – San Quentin Prison.
Video Editing and Shooting
San Francisco Academy of Art University – 2008 - 2010 Masters Acting Program, editing of narrative acting scenes, documentary overview of acting program, various in-house and guest speaker show reels, acting demo reels, editorial consultations
Madres Unidas – documentary, 2001-2003, (Collaboration with BayCES and CPEPR UC Berkeley) - videography, editing and video instruction
COMMERCIAL PRODUCING EDITING/VIDEOGRAPHY
Sadah 2013- music video, videography, editing
Lizard Wash – 2011 music video, producer, videography, editing. Band - S3K, Holy War Entertainment Screened: Audience award - Sacramento Film & Music Festival
Allah Badshah 2011 music video, producer, videography, editing
Hal Stein Documentary Project – 2004 videography
Back Door - 2001 (prod: Veronica Majano) documentary short, videography
Corn in the Front Yard - 2001 (dir: Al Lujan) narrative short, videography
ARTWORK and STORYBOARDING
The Pledge - 2001 Directed by Sean Penn. Storyboard production.
S3K Ear Sounds - 2013 - CD cover artwork and layout.