I dream for a living.
My survival depends upon the depth of my imagination and how I harness the
creative energy of others to weave it into a greater vision.
I love collaboration and most of all, I love awe.
The moment you begin studying filmmaking is irreversible.
At least in my case it became a lifelong passion.
Perhaps that's because storytelling is one of the most powerful tools we have as humans.
Whether we know it or not, we are all at different points of realizing how
STORY rules the way we see the world...
It's a powerful time to pick up a camera & stitch together a dream.
Over the next year, I'll be teaching filmmaking through my new venture,
The Storytellers Way & will continue to craft my films on the road...
from poems to paintings to the silver screen.
Ultimately, I wish to inspire a more conscious & connected human experience through my imagery.
I hope to amplify voices unheard & stories untold & to give a voice to the visionary generation of which I was born into. Afterall, a good lens shows us that anything & everything is filled with beauty & light.
peace & love, SHANNON
2006 NYU Tisch Summer Filmmakers Program
2007 LA Campus Movie Fest Regional Win for 'The Wes-Sylvia Ticket'
NYC Campus Movie Fest & the short film featured on Virgin Airlines Flights
2008 Cannes Film Festival Internship with AMC TV & Cannes Short Film Corner Screening
2009 USC Global Fellowship Ambassador in Hong Kong with Salon Films, Ltd.
2010 STA Travel Top 10 Finalist in London, UK
2011 Graduated USC Bachelor of Arts in Film Production
2012 Intrepid Travel Top 5 Finalist
2013 Lenovo Ad wins 2nd Place in CMF Competition with 400,000+ views
2017 Co-Edited Netflix Documentary about the Pet Food Industry, 'Pet Fooled'
'Pet Fooled' wins Unsung Hero Award at Catalina Film Festival
2018 'Born at Sea' wins Grand Jury Prize at Raglan Arts Film Festival in NZ
'Born at Sea' screens at NZIFF & Women's Pacific Film Fest in Hawai'i
Paul Izak Live Music Video reaches 1.4 Million Views
2019 NZ Tourism Short Film reaches 550,000+ Views
NZ Conservation Documentary helps raise $1.5 Million for Native Forest Regeneration
NZ Wildlife Conservation Video helps protect endangered dolphins & gains 15,000+ views