University of Southern California
Bachelor of Arts in Animation and Digital Arts, May 13, 2011
USC School of Cinematic Arts
California Institute of the Arts
CSSSA Innerspark Summer Program, 2005

Extensive experience in character animation and character-based visual storytelling, storyboarding and compositing
Photoshop, Flash, After Effects, Premiere
GenArts Sapphire and Tinder for After Effects

New World Symphony
June 2010 – January 2011
Commissioned by Michael Tilson Thomas and the New World Symphony of Miami to animate a segment of Mussorgsky’s Pictures at an Exhibition to accompany the opening gala live orchestra performance. 

Reversal of the Heart, 2011 – (Senior Thesis Film)

Goldenberg and Schmuyle (short), 2011
~ Opening gala screening, New World Symphony, Miami
Hacky Sack (short,) 2009

Evenfall (short), 2009
~ Western Region Finalist, Student Category, Academy of Motion Picture Sciences Selection
~ 2011 First Frame, University of Southern California, School of Cinematic Arts

The Painting Dragon (short), 2009
Paper and Line (short), 2008
Split (short), 2008
Mr. Smith (short), 2006

Envious Heart (short), 2006
~ First Place 13-18 Category, Kalamazoo Animation Film Festival
~ Special Jury Award, Best Art Direction of the Festival, Special Festival
~ Swarovski Designer Award, International Jugendfilmfestival, Kundl Austria
~ Best of Festival, Digital Days Film Festival
~ Best Animation, Youth Division, Newport Beach Film Festival
~ First Place High School Animation, Best Fest America, La Jolla
~ First Place Animation, Santa Monica Teen Film Festival
~ Best Animation, the International Student Film Festival
~ Best High School Animation, After Hours Film Society Student Short Festival
Selection, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
Selection, Palm Springs International Festival of Short Films
Selection, Santa Barbara International Film Festival
Selection, Mill Valley Film Festival
Selection, Longbaugh Film Festival, Portland
Selection, Redstick International Animation Festival, LSU Baton Rouge

Ascension Rite (short), 2003
~ First Place 2D Animation, International Student Film Festival Digital Days, Teen Filmmaker Awards
~ First Place Animation, International Student Film Festival
~ Bronze Award, Kalamazoo Animation Festival International
Honorable Mention, Ojai Film Festival, Teen Films
Selection, Anima Mundi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Selection, Chicago International Children’s Film Festival
Selection, Ottawa International Student Animation Festival
Selection, Santa Cruz Film Festival