THE NOMAD EDITOR
I am an editor, post-director, and media educator focusing on storytelling and participatory media for engaging communities. My international career is an eclectic mix of feature film editing, TV factual programming, documentaries, natural history, and media education.
Originally from a small city in the Global South, I grew up telling stories amidst blackouts and martial law. The richness of my childhood continues to inspire me as I weave stories for a living. After doing a BA in Broadcast Communications, I went on to receive a scholarship for filmmaking in New York City. I also hold a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University in New York with a focus on the intersection of media and human rights. My films and TV shows have been nominated and won awards at the Asian TV Awards in Singapore, the New York Film Festival, and the International Documentary Film Festival in Amsterdam. I've edited shows aired on the Discovery Channel, National Geographic, Love Nature, Smithsonian, Quest Europe, etc.
My work has allowed me to live internationally - New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Manila, Egypt, New Zealand, Australia, and counting - providing me with skills to adapt culturally.
It’s do or die for the abalone crews of Port Lincoln. With personal demons hounding the fleet, treacherous ocean conditions, countless sharks and shrinking catch rates - the battle for survival is more real than ever before.
The Child (Anak) is a Filipino family drama film directed by Rory Quintos starring Vilma Santos and Claudine Barretto.The film was critically acclaimed by film critics. It was the Philippines' submission to the 73rd Academy Awards for the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.
ORANGUTAN JUNGLE SCHOOL
A docu-soap following the hilarious antics, triumphs, and tragedies of a gang of orphan orangutans as they progress through a unique forest school system.
LOVE NATURE+BLUE ANT MEDIA
Floating on the shores of the Arabian Gulf, is the Louvre Abu Dhabi. Designed by star architect Jean Nouvel, this Arabic-inspired museum is built is association with the Louvre Paris to house over 400 priceless masterpieces.
CROSSINGS | JOHN WOO
Crossings: John Woo starts with Woo’s emotional homecoming to Hong Kong in 2004 to promote his latest blockbuster Paycheck. It leads you through his teen years where he made avant garde films, his apprenticeship with Shaw Brothers’ martial arts director Chang Che, his coming of age as a director directing slapstick Hong Kong comedies through the 70s and 80s.
Outback Truckers is an Australian factual television series which looks at the Australian road-transport industry. It focuses on selected drivers and interesting personalities and shows the problems tackled by some sectors.
ASTRA AWARDS 2014
MOST OUTSTANDING FACTUAL PROGRAM
Discovery Channel: "Abalone Wars"
ASIAN TV AWARDS 2002
BEST SPORTS PROGRAM
World Sports TV: "Football Asia"
Star Cinema: "Anak" (Child)