Take This Hammer

(Documentary short, 9 minutes, 1998)

Legendary American Folk Singer Pete Seeger has been writing, adapting and performing music all over the world for over sixty years, and he’s still doing it. This time he puts down his signature banjo and picks up a hammer to demonstrate the longstanding tradition of work songs in America. Produced at NYU’s Kanbar Institute of Film & Television.


Silver Apple Award – 1999 National Educational Media Network (NEMN)
Achievement in Documentary Form Award – 1998 First Run Film & Video Festival


1998 First Run Film & Video Festival
13th Annual Haig P. Manoogian Invitational Screenings – Los Angeles, CA
Western States Center’s 8th Annual Community Strategic Training Initiative
1998 Margaret Mead Film & Video Festival
1999 Apple Awards Film & Video Festival – National Educational Media Network
1999 Hudson Valley Film & Video Festival
1999 Solstice Film Festival

Other projects

A Good Uplift

(Documentary short, 13 minutes, 2003)

A light-hearted glimpse into a Lower East Side lingerie shop, where owner and Jewish grandmother, Magda, embraces and enhances women of all shapes and sizes in pursuit of the prefect bra. Behold as Orthodox Jewish Culture meets – and embraces – modern day struggles with sexuality, body image and women’s roles.

DiMassimo to the Rescue

(Documentary short, 7 minutes, 1998)

Three young execs from the New York Ad Agency of DiMassimo, Inc are assigned to the ”calf-adoption project.” Their mission: to rescue a baby calf from becoming veal – and maybe get some good PR out of the deal. Armed with a mini-van, a video camera, a can of Lysol and an expense account, they set out on a one-of-a-kind journey. Produced at NYU’s Kanbar Institute of Film & Television.