An Austin native.
I was born and reared in Austin, Texas, where I attended three elementary schools, three middle schools, one high school, and one university.
I've backpacked through Europe, gone on an archeological dig in the Belizean rain forest, scuba dived through the Atlantic reefs, and skydived over San Marcos. And, while hang-gliding turned out not to be for me, I did give it a shot.
After all the excitement, I decided to head back to graduate school where I earned my MFA in screenwriting (with the help of a Michener Fellowship) from the University of Texas at Austin.
Now, in my spare time, I enjoy spending time with friends and family, reading, watching movies, and kayaking at Zilker Park Boats. And, of course, I write… a lot.
Scripts I've been hired to write.
Co-written with Michael McGar
A group of BMX bikers on an overnight run steal money from drug smugglers and must fight to stay alive.
A young Chinese woman falls in love with an Italian chef and conspires to surprise him when he opens a restaurant in Shanghai.
A recently disgraced hedge fund manager tries to redeem himself through helping struggling family businesses.
"44" aka "Big Bend" – Thriller
Co-written with Brian Edgar
A Coyote is the only thing standing between the US and nuclear destruction.
A woman discovers the strength to leave her abusive husband as she participates in a global air rally in a vintage plane.
A wise, but prissy cat helps children in trouble while teaching about foreign cultures.
37 industrial and educational shorts involving working in the sausage making industry and working as a prison guard.
48-Hour Film Project
Co-writer, short film
Winner -- Audience Favorite Award
Work here, play here.
We're Here Productions
Narrative Short "Mamá!"
Boise Film Festival; Victoria, TX Indie Film Fest; Hill Country Film Festival, NYC Latino Short Festival
Narrative Short "No Way Out"
"Spy Kids 4"
48-Hour Film Project
Co-Writer, Gaffer, Production Assistant:
Narrative Short "Slim and Shorty vs. Evil"
Winner -- Audience Favorite Award; Best Cinematography; Best Set Design
Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Script Supervisor, Stunt Driver, Script Supervisor, Co-editor
Documentary Short "Game Day"
Narrative Short "Black Out"
Narrative Short "A Pretty Thing"
Writers’ League of Texas
Co-producer, Cinematographer, Editor
Television series "Writing Across Texas"
Key Grip, Dolly Grip, Gaffer, AD, PA
Narrative Short "Rest Stop"
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