Selected Work

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DOCUMENTARY

OWN Work on numerous shows for Harpo Productions
PBS The Arab Americans, Feature-length documentary
Veterans Coming Home, Documentary web shorts
Desert Bayou, Feature-length documentary, theatrical release
NAACP Image Award nomination: Outstanding Motion Picture Documentary
Avoiding Armageddon: Silent Killers, Two hours out of eight-hour series
Rediscovering George Washington, Ninety-minute documentary
Chris Statuette: Columbus International Film Festival
Silver Award: Worldfest Houston International Film Festival
Certificate for Creative Excellence: U.S. International Film and Television Festival
Official Selection: Maryland Film Festival
Cronkite Remembers, One-hour episode of documentary series
Cable Ace Award: Outstanding Historical Documentary Series
One World: Thailand, One-hour documentary
TVOne Fatal Attraction, Two one-hour episodes of true-crime series
Discovery Channel Iceman: Hunt for a Killer, One-hour documentary special
Eco-Challenge Argentina, One hour of four-hour documentary special
Investigative Project on Terrorism Jihad in America: The Grand Deception, Feature-length documentary
Best Documentary: Beverly Hills Film Festival, Myrtle Beach International Film Festival
Best USA Documentary on a Political Subject: New York City International Film Festival
Best Director Nomination: Madrid International Film Festival
Award of Merit: International Film Awards Berlin
Winner: Sunset International Film Festival
Official Selection: Hoboken International Film Festival, Phenom Film Festival,
Chagrin Documentary Film Festival, Free Thinking Documentary Film Festival
NBC & PBS Co-production And They Came to Chicago: The Italian American Legacy, Ninety-minute documentary
Five Silver Telly Awards including Editing
Midwest Emmy nomination: Documentary of Historic Significance
CNBC American Greed: The Fugitives, Three one-hour episodes of documentary series
American Greed, Two one-hour episodes of documentary series
Investigation Discovery Escaped: The Sniper’s Wife, One-hour episode of documentary series
A&E Network Countdown to an Execution, One-hour special episode of American Justice
Animal Planet Thoroughbred!, Two half-hour episodes of 13 part series
HGTV New Spaces, Multiple episodes of half-hour home makeover series
TLC Understanding: Cyberworld 2020, One-hour documentary
Treasure: Jewels, Gold & Greed – Sacred Treasure, One-hour documentary
Great Books: Dracula, Walden, Gulliver’s Travels, Three one-hour documentaries
Cable Ace Award: Outstanding Informational Documentary Series
Co-Producer/Editor, Great Castles of Europe: Fortress to Fantasy, One-hour documentary special
The Weather Channel Storm Stories: Sarno Slides, Half-hour episode of international series
Storm Stories: Baltimore Water Taxi, Half-hour episode of network series
NBC Lost Civilizations, Aegean: Legacy of Atlantis, One-hour episode of documentary series
Emmy Award: Outstanding Documentary Series
National Geographic/TBS When Lightning Strikes, Documentary for NGS Explorer
Secrets of Shark Bay, Documentary for NGS Explorer
Sound Editor/Additional Editing/Assistant Editor:
Civil War Games; Rollercoaster!; Don’t Even Think of Parking Here; Lights, Camera, Bugs!
Emmy award: sound editing Fires of War
Emmy nomination: sound editing Zaire River Journey

BEHIND THE SCENES

Columbia/Tri Star Starship Troopers, Showtime Special and SciFi Channel Special
The Discovery Channel The Making of “Cleopatra’s Palace: In Search of A Legend,” Half-hour documentary
The Making of “Flight Over the Equator,” Half-hour documentary
20th Century Fox Additional Editing: Making ‘TOYS,’ Documentary, Barry Levinson, Exec. Producer
Additional Editing: Diner Guys, Documentary, Barry Levinson, Exec. Producer

FICTION

Baltimore Center Stage Middle of the Night, written by Neil LaBute; Mr. Chen, written by Kenneth Lin; Allies, written by Larissa FastHorse. Three short films directed by Derrick Sanders for the My America Too program.
Soothsower Productions Perfect Day, Seventeen-minute fiction film, written and directed by Derrick Sanders
Opening Night & Audience Favorite: Black Harvest Film Festival,
Audience Favorite: Harlem International and Blackstar Film Festivals,
Best Short: Bahamas International Film Festival, Honorable Mention: Queens World Film Festival,
Official Selection: Boston International, Martha’s Vineyard African-American, Cincinnati, Hollywood Black, San Diego Black, Pan-African – Los Angeles, Pan-African – Atlanta, Annapolis, Washington DC Independent, 
San Francisco Black, Maryland International, Montreal International Black, Western New York Black, Legacy Media Institute International and Richmond International Film Festivals.
Urban Film Works Between Western and California, Feature-length fiction film, directed by Nick Medina
Taproot Productions Good People (Co-Producer, Editor, Mixer), Half-hour fiction film directed by Alex LeMay
Official Selection: Chicago International Film Festival, Santa Fe Film Festival
Maryland Film Festival, Indie Fest USA, Sidewalk Moving Picture Festival
Paul Marcus Underway, Sixteen-minute fiction film directed by Paul Marcus
Official Selection: Albuquerque Film Festival, New Mexico Filmmakers Showcase

ADVERTISING

Ogilvy & Mather Various projects for Kimberly Clark, Tyson Foods, Modelo, CDW and Sargento
my GO games Go Hunt, Promo web video for online game
AKPD Message and Media One Christmas & Veterans Only, Spots for American Federation of Government Employees
MacWilliams Robinson Chicago Teacher’s Strike and other spots
CableOne CableOne, Promo spots for two annual campaigns
Discovery Communications Africa’s Elephant Kingdom, Spots for Discovery Pictures Imax film
Discovery Images Sales Tape, Demo reel for stock footage library
Jerusalem Trailer, Promo for Discovery Network
20th Century Fox The Edge, Electronic Press Kit for feature film
TOYS, Electronic Press Kit for feature film
Columbia/Tri Star Starship Troopers, Electronic Press Kit for feature film
Time-Life Video Century of War, Jeff Foxworthy, Songs for Worship, and Wedding Bloopers, Spots for
video collections
Time-Life Music Creedence Clearwater Revival, Christmas ’98, Body Talk, and Let the Good Times Roll,
Spots for CD collections
Sounds of the ‘70’s and AM Gold, Six spots for two CD collections
Telly Award
AM Gold, Half-hour infomercial for CD collection
Dick Clark’s Rock & Roll Era, Half-hour infomercial for CD collection
Grunwald, Eskew, & Donilon Campaign spots for four Senate races
Hubbert for Governor of Alabama, Ten spots
Frederiksen Television Revolutionary Fun Williamsburg Vacation, Half-hour infomercial
Time Warner Communications Six Flags Amusement Parks Promotional

CORPORATE & WEB

USG Company-wide meeting opener
GMAT Show Schools You Have What It Takes, Web element
Militello Capital Two pitch videos for website
Answers TV Reel Remedies, Twenty segments for web-based health guide
Kickstarter Uusi Custom Playing Cards, Seven highly successful campaigns
American Diabetes Association Two music videos
Pfizer Pharmaceutical Pfizer Global Partners
NuRide Testimonials, Sales video and web elements
Global Tech Summit Event video and event highlights
Jewish Foundation for
Group Homes
Brothers and Sisters, Fundraiser and event video
Department of Veterans Affairs Returning Veterans
Very Special Arts All Walk Together, Music video starring Chris Burke of Life Goes On

MUSIC VIDEOS

My Gold Mask “Connect” from the album Anxious Utopia on Moon Sound Records
Razorhouse “St. Teresa” from the album Codex Du on Barumba Records
“Regan’s Song” from the album Codex Du on Barumba Records
Gil Scott-Heron “Don’t Give Up” from the album Spirits on TVT Records

MUSEUM WORK

Smithsonian Air & Space Museum Flights of Imagination, Half-hour video profiling the Air & Space Museum
National Park Service Gente De Razón, Half-hour documentary for visitor’s center theater, San Antonio, TX
Winner: San Luis Obispo International Film Festival
Bronze Award: Worldfest Film Festival, Charleston, NC
The Smithsonian Institution Invention at Play, Traveling exhibition and web elements for the Lemelson Center
The National Portrait Gallery George Washington: A National Treasure, Traveling exhibition
Oklahoma Bombing Memorial Exit Video

TEACHING

Columbia College Chicago Editing 1, Film and Video Department, School of Media Arts

EDUCATION

The American University BA Communications/Visual Media, Washington DC, 1982
Carnegie-Mellon University Undergraduate studies in engineering and business, Pittsburgh PA, 1978-1980