Directed, produced, shot and edited a documentary on elders in a rural Italian village who cling to memories of the past and the deeper meaning of where they come from. Led a successful Kickstarter campaign to fund the film, raising $13,000 in one month while managing a team of five. Worked and forged relationships with production partners to complete the film, which is currently under consideration at several film festivals. For more information visit: www.birthplacefilm.com.
Forthcoming video project on Brooklyn, details soon.
Sandy & Satie
Directed, shot and edited a short film on Hurricane Sandy that was widely tweeted and shared throughout the storm, being featured in such New York media outlets as Curbed and Brownstoner.
Sandy & Satie
Holocaust survivor, professional designer and artist Eva Deutsch Costabel has lived in New York City for more than 60 years. She fled her native town of Zagreb in 1941 during Nazi occupation and sought tutelage under famed abstract expressionist painter Franz Kline. A lucid colorist both on and off the canvas, Eva continues to paint as time lingers on.
Shot and edited a music video from a live music show in Milan featuring the Alien Army DJ collective. World champion DJs Skizo, Gruff, Zak, John Type and Mandrayq on the turntables.
Turntable Milano Night - Alien Army
Directed, shot and edited a short film about a young man from abroad coming to New York City for the first time in search of a new life. As guerrilla and no-budget as you can get.
The Waiter (short film) 2011
Nokia: Lumia 928
Created a series of videos to help launch the Nokia Lumia 928 smartphone showing its technical capabilities in extraordinary shooting situations, including a roller coaster ride, flying over the Canadian wilderness and an exclusive Ed Sheeran music video.
Lego House by Ed Sheeran filmed with the Nokia Lumia 928
Flying through the Canadian wilderness with the Nokia Lumia 928
Nokia Lumia 928 with PureView takes on "The Hurricane"
Crank up the volume! How will the Nokia Lumia 928 fair against NYC's best subway performers?
Nokia: Lumia 920
Helped create a series of videos to launch Nokia's Lumia 920 smartphone, showcasing its technical capabilities in extraordinary circumstances. Videos were shared with online influencers and helped increase Lumia phone sales, the first of which also running as a cinema spot.
Nokia Lumia 5 Year Old Challenge
Nokia Lumia 920 Rock Guitar Challenge
Nokia Lumia Pitching Machine Challenge
Client: Colgate Optic White
Created a series of videos featuring celebrity stylist Brad Goreski and Glee star Jenna Ushkowitz for Colgate Optic White. Videos helped position Optic White as a fashion accessory and were discussed by celebrity style online influencers such as E! and Celebuzz.
Children's Health Fund
Client: Children's Health Fund
Created a series of videos for The Children's Health Fund, Paul Simon's charity. The videos featured celebrity donors such as Robert De Niro, Morgan Freeman and Oprah Winfrey and helped bring CHF's new legacy-focused brand positioning to life. The videos were screened in front of an audience of 6,000 at a Paul Simon concert at Radio City Music Hall.
Robert De Niro on Children's Health Fund 25th Anniversary
Morgan Freeman Supports Children's Health Fund
Oprah Winfrey on Children's Health Fund 25th Anniversary
Wynton Marsalis on Children's Health Fund 25th Anniversary
Lincoln Financial: Women Take Charge
Client: Lincoln Financial
Featuring three different women discussing how they manage their finances, this video was used over the course of several months to communicate Lincoln Financial's brand positioning on optimism and planning for the future.
Women Take Charge
Lincoln Financial: Retirement
Client: Lincoln Financial
Created a series of videos for National Retirement Week featuring Lincoln Financial's top financial advisors giving retirement tips. The videos were part of a #save2retire social media campaign and used in Lincoln Financial's retirement brand positioning.
Tip: Power Save with Income Boosts
Tip: Enrolling Matters
Retirement Savings Optimism
Client: Toyota & The National Audubon Society
Created this short video for Toyota and The National Audubon Society for the "Exit the Highway" campaign which asked consumers to share their photos from spending more time in nature. Video served as the main piece of campaign creative, helping generate over 8,000 photo submissions.
Exit the Highway: Pledge to spend more time in nature this summer!
Created a series of videos for MasterCard highlighting the benefits of a cashless society. Content helped launch MasterCard's first blog and was discussed by economic influencers such as BusinessWeek and Calculated Risk.
Cashless Pioneer: Tony Zazula Of Commerce NYC On The Cashless Restaurant
Client: Sam's Club
Cooking show style video with Serious Eats blogger Joshua Bousel. Video was featured in Sam's Club's online marketing as part of a summer-long campaign on outdoor grilling.