Director Producer Writer



Spitshine Flicks Productions

2005 - present

Founded the company in 2005 to write, develop, produce

and direct original filmed entertainment for TV, Cinema and the Web.

Films have screened at festivals around the world.

Vancouver Short Film Festival

2012 - present

Programming Director of the VSFF and, with the Festival Director,

make the official selections and program categories.

Raindance International Filmmakers Society

2011 - 2013

Founder / Vancouver Regional Director for the

London UK-based, non-profit educational and supporting

organization for independent filmmakers.

Institute for International Film Fianancing

2011 - 2013

Hosted and moderated the Vancouver IIFF's monthly panels

of film and media experts for the San Francisco based organization.

Various TV Animation Studios

2000 - 2007


Worked in various positions in the animation production pipeline,

including storyboard artist, 2D and 3D animator, Flash Builder,

Color Artist and Editor, at various studios.


Langara College


Completed the Film Arts / Studio 58

film directing and production program.

Capilano University

2003 - 2006

Completed the 2-year Commercial Animation program.
Partially completed the Studio Arts (Fine Arts) program.


Vancouver Institute of Media Arts

2002 - 2003

Completed the 2D Classical Animation program,

alongside various studio arts electives.



Randy Becker's Indie Producers Bootcamp


NexTV Entertainment 's "Financed to Finished" Indie Producers Bootcamp

with Randy Becker and Richard Guay. Ten week conference call intensive

workshop with hands-on exercises.

Alex Buono's Visual Storytelling 2


MZed Education for Creatives. Live staging and filming of various settings,

including a PMP driving scene. Practice camera movement with

new technologies. Case studies in Production Design.

Vincent Laforet's Directing Motion


MZed Education for Creatives. Live staging and filming of foot-chase

action scenes. Hands-on practice with new technologies. Breakdown study

of classic films' camera styles.

Stacey Parks's The Producer Incubator Lab

2012, 2014

A program from Webinars, discussions and case studies,

with hands-on support in the subjects of film packaging, pre-sales,

DIY distribution, sales and marketing.

Dov Simens / Syd Field Masterclass


Case studies and anecdotal advice for producing commercially viable films

on a low to micro budget level. Followed by a screenwriting class and

personal advice by Syd Field.

Jon Reiss's TOTBO Workshop


Think Outside the Box Office writer Jon Reiss provides insight into digital

and DIY distribution and guerrilla film marketing methods.

Jeff Gomez's CBW Workshop


Creating Blockbuster Worlds is a touring workshop given by Starlight Media's

Jeff Gomez, a prominent innovator in transmedia storytelling IP marketing.