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Curriculum Vitae



J.D. Law,  American College of Law,  Anaheim,  CA, 1981


B.S. Speech, Northern Arizona University, 1972

Concentration:  Radio and Television


South Coast Repertory Acting Conservatory,  1977


Teaching Experience


Lecturer, 2010

San Francisco Film Society

Course: Beginning Screenwriting, Filmmaking


Lecturer,  2009, 2010

San Francisco State University

Course: Screenwriting 1


Staff/Mentor, 1999-present

Squaw Valley Community of Writers, Screenwriting

Course: Acting Scenes for Writers, Documentary Filmmaking



Private Workshops

Course: Stage and Screen Acting, 1999-present




Hong Kingston, Maxine (Editor) Veterans of War, Veterans of Peace, Koa Books, 2006, fiction story, Upham, Christopher,  Nothing to Crow About


Photographs: NY Times, USA Today, Los Angeles Times







Return to Dakto (2015) – documentary feature taking four veterans back to Vietnam

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Fiction and Nonfiction Film Story Consultant


Current consulting/writing projects: Arms Trafficking expert Kathi Austin book Project for Media Group/Paramount/Broadway Books, Holiday in Cambodia for director Daron Ker


Client sample: Canadian producer/director Paul Saltzman (Prom Night in Mississippi) playwright John O’Keefe (Shimmer), filmmakers Lynn Hershman-Leeson (The Memoirs of Elizabeth F.) Hisham Bizri (Cairo Psalm) Waseem Mahmoud, documentary directors Ellen Perry (The Fall of Fujimori) Taggart Siegel (Seed: The Untold Story)




Over 50 professional film credits, a dozen professional stage credits, voice over.   Resume and training available upon request.


Film Production


As camera operator, stills photographer, editor,  screenwriter,  production,  researcher.  Resume available upon request.


Grants and Fellowships


Pacific Pioneer Foundation (Filmmaking, 2005) $8000   Return to Dakto

Fleishhacker Foundation, (Filmmaking, 2006)    $6000   Return to Dakto


Awards and Honors


Guest of the Hanoi Writers Union, 1992, photography for William Joiner Foundation, Poems from Captured Documents, U Mass, 1993


Skills and Qualifications

Member, California Bar, Board Member at Collective Eye, Final Cut Pro, Photoshop


References  available  upon request

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