I fell in love with movie cameras at seven when my family made a short film in our backyard. My Dad shot on our 8mm Supermatic. I was instantly hooked. 
After graduating from WSU, I found work as a film loader and quickly climbed the ranks of the camera department.  Later, I’d work as a staff Director/DP at North by Northwest Productions in Spokane, where I’d hone my craft shooting on film and learning from the likes of Danny Heigh and Matt Clark. During this time, I shot hundreds of thousands of feet of Super 16mm and 35mm film and directed scores of commercials which helped me develop my voice and style.
After moving to Los Angeles, I directed "Frank," a feature film starring Britt Robertson, Garrett Morris and Jon Gries. In the same year, I co-founded new media shingle, Big Fantastic with my fellow WSU alum, Chris Hampel. Along with our partners Chris McCaleb and Ryan Wise, we produced some of the first major deals in the new media space, including two Emmy-nominated web series “Sam Has 7 Friends” and “Prom Queen.” Along the way, we created many shows: "Sorority Forever," "Kill Spin" and Robin Cook's "Foreign Body" among them. 
In 2007, I joined the Writer’s Guild of America and have since written features and teleplays for Warner Bros. Television, Fox 2000, Alloy Entertainment and Colorforce.
While I enjoy writing and producing and feel lucky to have experienced so many facets of the industry, I never stopped shooting. Over the years, I've shot feature docs and unscripted shows like "Hollywood Medium," "Hacking the System," "Wanda Does it" and "Expedition Unknown." And I continue to shoot and direct for a roster of networks and brands.
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