Fun Facts about me!
"The Chase" is an animation short I directed, wrote and produced. It screened in at least thirty cities in Romania and was mentioned in Variety for winning "Best Technical Achievement" at the Miami Film Festival 2019. Watch it here!
I manage a Redbubble shop with over 12,000 favorites received on designs based on a comic book I'm writing and films I've written, directed and produced for Duo Tales Studio. Check out our shop!
I took a picture with my favorite voice actor, Matthew Mercer (Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir, Attack on Titan, Voltron: Legendary Defender) while cosplaying as an animated character he voiced for. It was epic.
Music really helps me get the creative juices flowing. According to Spotify, I'm BTS' "top 0.5%" listener of 2020. Whoa.
A flash fiction piece I wrote was published in MIAMBIANCE and won second place in a state competition.
I create instagram posts about manga (Japanese comics), American comics, and animation films/series. Follow me on my Instagram to see what I'm reading and watching these days!
I was the Fiction Editor and Co-Editor in Chief of the literary journal, MANGROVE. These are the journals I helped publish!
Creating an animation is a team effort and I'm looking for the next team I can assist in producing visionary animations with meaningful narratives that will entertain and inspire an audience.
I'm an award-winning filmmaker with three years of production experience in animation and live action shorts. I'm an excellent communicator, creative, dedicated, resourceful, highly organized, and will ensure the smooth completion of a project you can be proud of. Now that I've earned my MFA in film, I want to help other creatives as a production assistant. Click the "Resume" tab to learn how my skills can help you and your team on your current or next animation film/television series!
You may be wondering...Why animation?
Well, my love for storytelling and animation began as a kid born in the 90s. I grew up watching American cartoons and anime (Japanese cartoons) and seeing the various art styles and stories flowing out from these culturally-different studios onto my television screen was (and continues to be) an awesome experience. It’s because of this and my love for storytelling that I decided to pursue a Bachelor of Arts in English/creative writing at the University of Miami (2015) and earned my Master of Fine Arts in film (2019) at the same institution. Now, I want to work in production management with other creatives that are just as passionate as me about animation. My long term goal is to become an executive producer/creator of an animated television series.
On the side, I enjoy writing whimsical universes in comic script format, studying Japanese, and screaming at the top of my lungs at K-pop concerts.
If you wish to learn more about my personal projects, visit the DUO TALES STUDIO tab!