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I wrote the copy and shot the latest OSU commercial with Darryl Lai and Justin Smith, editing by Darryl and sound design by Daniel Cespedes.
I wrote the copy and shot the latest OSU commercial with Darryl Lai and Justin Smith, editing by Darryl and sound design by Daniel Cespedes.
The corals of Varadero have endured five hundred years of human conflict, but they may not survive Colombia’s fragile peace.
The corals of Varadero have endured five hundred years of human conflict, but they may not survive Colombia’s fragile peace.
A film about the greatest wine celebration on Earth.
Three Days of Glory tells the story of the greatest wine celebration in the most storied wine region during its most difficult year.
This is the first time I returned to Burgundy since writing Vintage, and here's what I saw.
This is the first time I returned to Burgundy since writing Vintage, and here's what I saw.
Article in the fantastic Narratively Magazine, and accompanying video co-produced with Justin Smith.
On a tiny South Pacific isle, a small-town mayor uses ancient fishing techniques to provide sustainability for his family—and a detailed PowerPoint to ensure his traditions never die.
I wrote and directed OSU's latest broadcast commercial.
OSU's latest broadcast commercial took us to nine locations across the state and posed a number of challenges.
An article in Inside Higher Ed about balancing life as a writer and creative professional.
An article in Inside Higher Ed about balancing life as a writer and creative professional
Vintage: a novel. Released in hardcover in 2015.
My first novel, Vintage, was published by Simon & Schuster's Touchstone Books imprint in 2015.
Article from Off the Shelf comparing two books that tackle Indian cuisine
Article from Off the Shelf comparing two books that tackle Indian cuisine
An article on the decline of coral reefs for Terra Magazine
This article for Terra Magazine on the decline of coral reefs around the world carried me from Oregon to Australia and Saudi Arabia
An article for the online food magazine Zester Daily about craft cocktails and terroir.
An article for the online food magazine Zester Daily about craft cocktails and terroir.
Q&A with writer, podcaster and food personality Dan Pashman.
Dan Pashman's quirky and clever take on food and eating has led him to a podcast, web series and now a new book from Simon & Schuster.
A feature story and video profile of grad researcher Ryan McMinds.
This feature and companion video shot on the Great Barrier Reef follow the research of a Ph.D. student and a noted coral reef scientist in Oregon State University's department of microbiology.
A primer for pairing the best ocean and terrestrial terroir
A primer for pairing the best ocean and terrestrial terroir
Tips from the pros for starting a home wine program from scratch
Tips from the pros for starting a home wine program from scratch
An article for the food magazine Zester Daily.
I wrote this article for the online food magazine Zester Daily about my experiences making American Wine Story.
A feature documentary about a habitat worth fighting for.
We've just started production and are currently raising funds for 'Saving Atlantis,' a feature documentary about the decline of coral reefs I'm co-directing with Justin Smith.
Chapter of the Beaver Nation interactive documentary.
Capturing the spirit of the Pacific Northwest coast with words and images.
A feature documentary about those born again into the wine industry.
American Wine Story follows the fates of those who abandon careers and leave behind livelihoods to pursue their dreams of making American wine.
A a string of murders haunts a remote logging community.
A string of brutal murders haunts a small logging community.
Article for CASE Currents Magazine.
In this article I wrote for the March 2014 issue of CASE Currents, I delve into content marketing and the notion of trusting your audience to make smart choices, a stretch for those raised on years of in-your-face advertising.
A music video featuring Brave Julius.
This was a collaborative music video project shot in the historic Whiteside Theater and featuring the music of Glenn E. Alexander, aka 'Brave Julius.'
A period thriller set on the eve of Japanese American internment.
A period thriller set on the eve of Japanese American internment.
Copywriting for an award-winning campaign.
I wrote the copy for a series of commercials produced by our team for the award-winning Powered by Orange campaign at Oregon State University.
A short film about a small town love triangle.
We produced this short film in rural Oregon. It tells the story of small town love gone wrong. Infatuated with his cousin Charity since childhood, Jake is an emotional wreck as he's forced to not only attend her shotgun wedding to the town punk, but to also serve as the best man.
A screenplay about terrorism, poetry and the price of redemption.
A screenplay about terrorism, poetry and the price of redemption.
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