Dedicated, unrelenting (in a good way), humble.
Most important thing I’ve learned so far in my major:
Always be prepared, try to anticipate problems on a film shoot and plan for the worst case scenario.
Biggest goal in life:
To have a feature-length script produced by a major production company.
Can’t live without:
My Nintendo 64, specifically Super Smash Bros.
I’m most proud of:
Finishing my first feature-length script and entering it into a few contests.
Favorite academic project:
Being the producer of a short film, and having to wear several different hats by helping out with many levels of production.
“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.” - Steve Prefontaine
Best place to eat on/off campus:
CEO of my own production company.
Favorite part of creating our entry, "Maternity Mayhem," for the Amtrak Trainsportation Video Contest:
Working with my friends and having to come up with creative solutions to problems on the spot.
Biggest challenges in creating our Amtrak Contest video:
Traveling around the city to capture a lot of train footage in a short period of time, and recording sound on a very crowded and noisy train.
Studying film in Chicago gives me the chance to:
Meet and collaborate with extremely talented and like-minded people, whom I otherwise wouldn’t have the chance to work with.
Area of Study:
Buffalo Grove, Illinois
Adlai E. Stevenson High School
Awards & Achievements:
Member, Tau Sigma Honors Society
- Member, Digital Cinema Collaborative
- Member, Screenwriters Forum