100% Hapa | Media Major | CS Minor

I have a tendency to confuse people.

Filmmaker with an analytical mind.
Southern Californian, Hawaiian by association.
Laid-back workaholic and all-around nerd.

Picture the obsessive focus of a nerd paired with an island attitude.

Welcome to my world, where the job gets done
and the planet keeps doing that spinny thing it likes to do.


Anza-Borrego Desert State Park

First test with the Panasonic GH2 out in Anza-Borrego, flying it on a Glidecam HD-2000 with an Olympus 11-22mm f/2.8-3.5. Still working on fine-tuning such a light camera on the Glidecam so it’s not as glid-ey as usual. Running Driftwood’s Apocalypse Now hack – absolutely gorgeous, especially after switching from a T3i. Read more →


Filmatic Festival Teaser

The 2014 Filmatic Festival was the first installation of UCSD’s new digital media festival, featuring interactive films, 3D experiences, and multicopter workshops. I was involved in the planning and was also tasked with creating this teaser to help promote the festival. Read more →

AARI Featured


Created by Andrew Heideman, Jonathan Alvarado, Rhiann Suen, and Alireza Mosallaie. Originally screened in 4K at the Qualcomm Institute at UC San Diego. Read more →


Demo Reel

A collection of my visual effects work, cinematography, and editing. Music: “Oh Mallory (Instrumental Version)” by Josh Woodward (joshwoodward.com) Read more →