War On The Rocks
A process documentary on bartending, with the creative addition of comparing the chaos and damage in the wake of a hectic bar night to that of a warzone and aftermath of war.
*This film won Best Editing at Marquette Univeristy's 2016 Student Film Festival
One Day in Milwaukee
A short about a college student, Terrence Morris, who is trying to write a paper about who he wants to be. He is unable to answer this question, and this realization sends him into an existential crisis in which he leaves his apartment and must roam the streets of Milwaukee in an attempt to find his answers.
A short dramatic thriller I wrote and directed my junior year, about a struggling young writer who finally finds the way to get the stories he wants to write, but in the darkest of ways. "Art is what you can get away with." - Andy Warhol
Getting To Know: Some of the new Marquette English PhD and MA students
As a media and writing intern for the MU English Department Newsletter, I researched, planned and conducted several different interviews with the new PhD and MA students on campus. I then edited them together into this 25 minute documentary.
Salvage: Episode 1 - "Teenage Wasteland"
With sudden, strange occurences and an influx of crime on a college campus, two very different students come together and take it upon themselves to try to find out whats happening.
*This pilot episode won Best Directing at Marquette Univeristy's 2016 Student Film Festival
Studio 013 Refugees
After the unprecedented, dramatic turn at one of their first shows of the semester, this documentary closley follows the improv comedy group, the Studio 013 Refugees, during their Spring 2016 semester. With focus shifting to the two senior presidents and leaders of the group, Connor Welch and Tommy Swartz, the film presents an emotional book-ending to their careers in the group.
Door County 2016
A short documentary I produced of a family trip we make every year up to Door County, WI, this one being in the summer of 2016.
A short film about a mother other who attempts to survive her crumbling reality the day of a local school shooting. The film touches on a very relevant and sensitive current tragedy of today's society. I was one of the main producers on the film, as well as head of sound and grip.