July 1, 2019

I had the incredible joy and privilege to work with an up-and-coming director Nikki Mejia this past week in Puerto Rico. We were shooting imagery for her personal project which touches upon themes of memory, loss and hope. Including one of my favorite frames below. 

January 16, 2019

I had the pleasure to for the first time talk about my career path as a cinematographer in my mother tongue. The episode is hosted by the Estonian National Broadcasting Agency, ERR  here

January 13, 2019

I'm excited to announce that a short documentary I shot and directed last year in Trinidad and Tobago is having its world premier at Big Sky Documentary Film Festival, one of my favorite documentary festivals in the country. More info here

June 12, 2018

Excited to announce that director Adam James Smith and I have successfully completed our feature film, Fantasy Factory (working title), shoot in Mainland China. After a quick holiday we'll be spending most of this summer editing the film. Stay tuned. 

May 21, 2018

For a good junk of this summer I'll be co-directing a documentary fiction film with director Adam Smith in China. Our utopian adventure film that explores the photographic process in the Middle Kingdom takes us from the Inner Mongolian province all the way to Shanghai...

May 13, 2018

Thank you New Filmmakers LA for this incredible honor! I could not be happier than seeing this story of an American dissident, who has dedicated his life to fighting for what's right for his brothers and sisters, winning the hearts of the jury! Stunned....

April 25, 2018

CHARLIE is playing alongside a South African feature film at HIFF on the 5th of May at 8pm. More information about the 2 films and the screening location here

April 25, 2018

Washington College in Maryland invited me to talk about my journey to filmmaking and how it has been guided by my passion for foreign languages. It was a real pleasure to share my stories of studying English, Russian, Swedish, Dutch, Chinese and Spanish while trying to...

April 16, 2018

Last February I had the opportunity to follow around a group of Carnival performers in a mountain town of Trinidad and Tobago. It's taken me a few months to figure out how to best edit the beauty I encountered there, but I'm excited for what I came up with in the end....

November 30, 2017

Four of my short documentaries, Monumenting, The Crossing, I am Ayotzinapa and CHARLIE, are all now available for streaming on Fandor

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