A short, humorous portrait of the Czech festivity called Masopust. The documentary touches on how the tradition has been maintained, lost or revived in different locations, and how people interpret (or misinterpret) its meaning.
A short, offbeat documentary or video essay on the Czech tradition of eating fish on Christmas. Nostalgic, humorous and dark.
“Not In My Backyard,” video news segment. Director/writer/editor. Webcast on Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty website.
“Fish Eye,” short documentary. Director/writer/editor. Finalist at the Angel Film Festival, London. Screened at the Bird's Eye View Film Festival, London; Leeds International Film Festival; Crown Point Film Festival, New York; Euroshorts Film Festival, Warsaw; and the DIY Film Festival, Los Angeles. Broadcast on Propeller TV (U.K.).
“The Do-It-Yourself Film Festival,” promotional documentary. Director /writer/editor. Commissioned
as the opening piece for an independent film festival in Prague, Czech Republic.
“Bohemia West,” short documentary. Director/writer/editor. Broadcast on Propeller TV (U.K.) and the
Travel Channel (U.S.).
*News Writer and Multimedia Editor. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Prague. October 2001 – September 2004, April 2006 – present. Produce short video segments and other multimedia content for RFE/RL's website. Research, write and edit news items and feature stories for radio broadcast.
*Freelance Video Producer, Editor and Camera. Pickle Creative and Underground 16, Prague; VideoAgency, Paris. August 2005 – present. Shoot commercial video content for broadcast and the Internet. Collaborate on video editing and motion graphics work for commercial video productions.
*Freelance Writer and Copy Editor. The Prague Post, Czech Business Weekly, and other publications. Wrote news and features on social issues, the environment, and the arts. December 2002 – April 2006.
One-year practical filmmaking program, PCFE Film School, Prague. Completed May 2005. Bachelor of Arts, Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA. Completed May 1999. Double-majored in English and Linguistics (at Swarthmore College.) Graduated Magna Cum Laude.
"Fish Eye" (5 minutes, Czech Republic)"Bohemia West" (5 minutes, Czech Republic)