WRITING & DIRECTING

Socks on Fire:

Uncle John and the Copper Headed Water Rattlers

Feature / Transgenerational Docudrama -- Late Production
2019 HotDocs Pitch Forum Cuban Hat Award for Best Pitch
2018 IFP Filmmaker Lab

A poet composes a cinematic love letter to his grandmother as his homophobic aunt and drag queen uncle wage war over her estate in Hokes Bluff, Alabama.


Socks on Fire

Short / Fever Dream Version of the Feature

A lyrical meditation exploring personal family relationships, archetypes and myths through a variety of means & textures.
7 must-see short films at the 2018 New Orleans Film Festival




Alabama Snipe Fight

Feature — In Development

2017 Purple List Recipient
(As seen in the Hollywood Reporter)

A young white girl discovers her magic as she fantasizes about joining a black step team in order to escape her racist father.


Please note: this teaser is made with Barbie Dolls and voiced by the actual people who inspired the characters.
I do not intend to execute the film in this manner.





Vestal

Feature / Horror -- In Development

Vestal, a young girl in 1930s Alabama makes a deal with the devil that comes due after she becomes a 1980s gospel music queen.



Shitbird

Television Drama – In Development

After their father’s death and four years of silence between them, two half-sisters are forced to reunite and face the things they’ve buried in the suddenly changing landscape of their hometown, Hokes Bluff, Alabama.

Sandra Ifraimova Award, chosen by Spike Lee



Sunshine Supreme

Narrative Feature – In Development

Five aging beauty queens in the Florida panhandle race to hide their deepest secrets when they agree to be the subjects of a reality television show.



Shitbird

Narrartive Short film – Premiered at Sidewalk Film Festival. East coast premiere at Charleston Film Festival.

Two half-sisters, one a local beautician, one an up and coming country music star, are forced into reuniting long enough to bury their dead father.