PRESS

2019      ADOBE DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - TOP TALENTS. See website here.

2018      AUDIENCE FEEDBACK Under 5 minutes Film Festival 2018 - GREY (2018) Watch the feedback here.

2018      UTAH FILM AWARDS official review for GREY - Nominated for best short film with a budget under $5000. Read the review here.

2017      ONE FILM FAN Review - GREY (17 September 2017) Read the review here.

2017      ONE FILM FAN Review - SENTIENCE (3 September 2017) Read the review here.

2017      HOLLYWOOD NORTH MAGAZINE Interview - SENTIENCE (1 September 2017) Read the interview here.
2017      INDYRED Review - SENTIENCE (2017) Read the review here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTED AWARDS / ACCOLADES (30+ to date)

 

2019 INVITED FILMMAKER - CICI FILM FESTIVAL EDITION VII 2019 - (The God and Girl)

2019 WINNER - PIGNETO FILM FESTIVAL 2019 - BEST SOUNDTRACK (ISOLA)TION

2019 NOMINATED - PIGNETO FILM FESTIVAL 2019 - BEST ACTRESS (ISOLA)TION

2019 PIGNETO FILM FESTIVAL 2019 - INVITED FILMMAKER - June 2019

2019 WINNER - ALTFF SUMMER 2019 - BEST MUSIC VIDEO (Runaway)

2019 WINNER - ADOBE DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS 2019 - TOP TALENT (Grey)

2019 WINNER - ADOBE DESIGN ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS 2019 - TOP TALENT (Runaway)

2019 WINNER - TOP INDIE FILM AWARDS SPRING 2019 - BEST MUSIC VIDEO (Runaway)

2019 WINNER - TOP INDIE FILM AWARDS SPRING 2019 - BEST EDITING (Runaway)

2019 WINNER - TOP INDIE FILM AWARDS SPRING 2019 - BEST DIRECTOR (Runaway)

2019 NOMINEE - TOP INDIE FILM AWARDS SPRING 2019 - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Runaway)

2019 NOMINEE - BLACKBIRD FILM FESTIVAL 2019 - BEST CINEMA EDITING (Grey)

2019 NOMINEE - BLACKBIRD FILM FESTIVAL 2019 - BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY (Grey)

 

2018 TOP 10 INTERNATIONAL - NESPRESSO TALENTS 2018 (I Can Do That)

2018 WINNER - Oniros Film Awards - 2018 (Best Editing - S.J. van Breda) (Grey)

2018 WINNER - Oniros Film Awards - 2018 (Best Experimental Film) (Grey)

2018 WINNER - Audience Awards Music Video (AUDFEST) - 2017 (Best Music Video) (Grey)

2018 WINNER - TOP INDIE FILM AWARDS 2018 -  BEST EXPERIMENTAL SHORT (Grey)

2018 WINNER - Under 5 minute Film Festival - 2018 (Best Cinematography) (Grey)

2018 NOMINEE - TOP INDIE FILM AWARDS 2018 -  BEST MUSIC (Grey)

​2018 NOMINEE - TOP INDIE FILM AWARDS 2018 -  BEST EDITING (Grey)

​2018 NOMINEE - TOP INDIE FILM AWARDS 2018 -  BEST ORIGINAL IDEA (Grey)

2018 SEMI-FINALIST - Hollywood Screenings Film Festival - 2018 (Grey)

2018 NOMINEE - Barcelona Plant Film Festival - 2018 (Best Trailer) (Sentience)

2018 SEMI-FINALIST - I FILMMAKER IFF - 2018  (Sentience)

2017 Feel the Reel IFF - 2017 (FINALIST) (Grey)

2017 Los Angeles CineFest - 2017 (FINALIST) (Grey)

2017 ALTFF Alternative Film Festival - 2017 (FINALIST) (Grey)

2017 WINNER - Kargil International Film Festival - 2017 (Golden Ibex) (Sentience)

2017 WINNER - Kill Jim - 2017 (Best Short Film) (Sentience)

2017 WINNER - Red Corner Film Festival - 2017 (Best Trailer) (Sentience)

2017 NOMINEE - Genre Celebration Festival - 2017 (Best Director) (Sentience)

2017 NOMINEE - Genre Celebration Festival - 2017 (Best Drama Short) (Sentience)

2017 NOMINEE - ALTFF Alternative Film Festival - 2017 (FINALIST - Best Writing) (Sentience)

2017 Los Angeles CineFest - 2017 (SEMI-FINALIST) (Sentience)

2017 Los Angeles CineFest - 2017 (SEMI-FINALIST - Trailer) (Sentience)

OFFICIAL SELECTIONS (40+ to date)

2019 Adobe Design Achievement Awards

2019 ZEITimpuls Film Festival Vienna

2019 Oxford International Film Festival

2019 Top Indie Film Awards

2019 The Lift-Off Sessions

2019 Blackbird Film Festival

2019 AUDFEST MUSIC VIDEO EDITION

2019 AUDFEST LGBTQ SHORTS EDITION

2019 Milkbusch Short Film Festival

2019 Yorkton Film Festival

2018 Whistler Film Festival (BC Student work)

2018 The Brightside Film Festival

2018 SHORT to the Point

2018 Our Voices Film Festival

2018 Okanagan IndieFest

2018 300 Seconds Short Film Festival

2018 Top Indie Film Awards

2018 Chilliwack Independent Film Festival

2018 FORM (Festival of Recorded Movement)

2018 Short + Sweet Film Festival

2018 Bristol Independent Film Festival

2018 Audience Awards (AUDFEST) 

2018 CAPITOL Dance & Cinema Festival 

2018 Canada's Yes! Let's Make a Movie Film Festival 

2018 Oniros Film Awards

2018 Under 5 minute Film Festival 

2018 Utah Film Festival 

2018 Richmond Dance Festival

2018 DELETE TV 

2018 Tiny Dance Film Festival 

2018 Hollywood Screenings Film Festival

2018 The Wayward Festival

2018 Canada's Yes! Let's Make a Movie Film Festival (Trailer)

2018 9 Ladies Film Festival 

2018 SA INDIE Film Festival

2018 I FILMMAKER IFF

2017 Audience Awards Music Video (AUDFEST)

2017 Chellavision Short Film Festival (Coachella)

2017 Culver City Film Festival 

2017 Feel the Reel IFF 

2017 Short Films & Video Clips Contest 

2017 Los Angeles CineFest 

2017 ALTFF Alternative Film Festival 

2017 Red Corner Film Festival

2017 Genre Celebration Festival 

2017 FECEA 

2017 Kill Jim

2017 ALTFF Alternative Film Festival 

2017 Los Angeles CineFest 

2017 Short to the Point 

2017 MEDFF 

2017 Kargil International Film Festival

2017 Women's Only Entertainment Film Festival 

2017 Hellfire Shorts @ Hellfire Film Festival

My films have screened in: UK, USA, India, Russia, Canada, Spain, Italy, South Africa and the Phillipines

OXIFF 2019
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