A GRAVE SITUATION
THE BLOOD IS AT THE DOORSTEP
2017 91MIN | EDITOR
OFFICIAL SELECTION SXSW, THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER CRITICS PICK, AUDIENCE AWARD MILWAUKEE FILM FESTIVAL, BEST DOCUMENTARY MONMOUTH FILM FESTIVAL, RON TIBET EXCELLENCE IN FILMMAKING AWARD INDIE MEMPHIS FILM FESTIVAL, BEST EDITING SIMA AWARD
The Blood is at the Doorstep chronicles a family's fight for justice after Dontre Hamilton is shot 14 times and killed by a Milwaukee Police Officer. Offering a painful, yet hopeful glimpse inside a movement born out of tragedy.
"An urgent report from the frontlines of an American Crisis" - The Hollywood Reporter
MOTHERS FOR JUSTICE
2015 10MIN | EDITOR
AJ PLUS, ALJAZEERA AMERICA
After her son Dontre Hamilton is shot 14 times and killed by a Milwaukee police officer, Maria forms Mothers for Justice to rally women across the nation to bring their demands to Washington, DC.
THE 414s: THE ORIGINAL TEENAGE HACKERS
2015 12MIN | DIRECTOR
CNN FILMS, SUNDANCE, HOTDOCS, AFI DOCS
The 414s tells the story of a group of Milwaukee teenager hackers who gained notoriety in 1983 when they broke into dozens of high-profile computer systems, including the Los Alamos National Laboratory - a classified nuclear research facility.
MECCA: THE FLOOR THAT MADE MILWAUKEE FAMOUS
2014 14MIN | EDITOR
ESPN 30 for 30
In the 1970's the city of Milwaukee hired an artist to paint the Bucks' floor. More than 30 years later, Bucks fan Andy Gorzalski puts his family's credit card down for $20k to protect this iconic symbol of the city's history.
THE JEFFREY DAHMER FILES
2012 80MIN | DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY
IFC, SXSW, NY TIMES CRITICS' PICK
Jeffrey Dahmer's grisly murders of 17 people in 1991 shook Milwaukee to its core. This critically acclaimed documentary gives voice to a detective, a medical examiner, and a neighbor who came face-to-face with Dahmer and deftly intermingles their stories with archival footage and everyday scenes from Dahmer's life.
FIELD REPORT: I AM NOT WAITING ANYMORE
2013 4MIN | EDITOR
NPR'S ALL SONGS CONSIDERED
From NPR All Songs Considered First Look:
"...a moving and wrenching tale of sin and redemption, as a physically and emotionally battered homeless man attempts to get his life together."
2013 4MIN | DIRECTOR
WINNER MILWAUKEE FILMMAKER-IN-RESIDENCE AWARD, GOLDEN BADGER AWARD WISCONSIN FILM FESTIVAL
A spirit of Malickian wonder permeates this poignant and lyrical tribute to the stories that parents pass onto their children.
I'M GOING TO LOVE YOU
2013 2MIN | EDITOR
WINNER TELLY AWARD
A love letter to our hometown, Milwaukee. "I'm Gonna Love You Until The Day I Die" by Bennie Cole and his Brother of Soul, released on the local MKE label Raynard in the early '70s.
2014 2MIN | EDITOR (TRAILER)
A garbage man in Oklahoma struggles to fulfill his life long dreams of building a haunted house them park.