Films & Active Projects
Miss Sacramento
Narrative Feature Film  · Development & Screenwriting 

Miss Sacramento is a comedy-drama set in Sacramento, Ca. 

Former beauty pageant protege Rosa is on rocky ground with her husband. After fleeing to her parents home in Sacramento with her 2yo daughter, she begins her journey to mend her fraught relationship with her mother through competing for a national pageant title. Miss Sacramento is a drama filled comedy that unpacks vanity in the filipino culture.

Supported by SFFILM House Residency
Arise! My Beloved
Doc Short  · Development & Early Production

A group of Carmelite nuns living secluded from friends and family reflect on what it means to know God and be alive in a state of profound isolation and joy.​​​​​​​

Supported by
· CAAM Documentary Fund 
· The Sundance Institute Uprise Grant
· SFFILM House Residency
Animated Doc Short  · Development & Story Boarding

A reflection on a woman's bittersweet relationship with her mother, as she enters motherhood.

Motherhood · Nostalgia · Childhood · Birth · Latinx Stories · AAPI Stories · Faith · Catholicism · Health Care · Resilience

Supported by
· Latino Public Broadcasting
· SFFILM House Residency 
· The Sundance Institute Uprise Grant

Doc Short · 2022 · Watch on the PBS App or Amazon Prime

"Malditas" is a short documentary that combines interviews, archive and verite footage to explore the tension between losing a parent in a Catholic Filipino community, the foreverness of childhood and the possibilities of growing deeper in faith through grief.

Supported by:
· IF/Then 
· New Orleans Film Society

Selected as 1 of 4 Short Films for IF/Then Shorts 2021 South Shorts Grant and Residency. Selected as part of the Asian American Resilience Shorts Program a Co-Production with WORLD channel, Asian Documentary Network and CAAM. World Premiere on PBS and WORLD Channel. Emmy nominated for Best Short Form Program, 50th Annual Daytime Emmy awards.

· San Diego Filipino Film Festival 2022 Official Selection
· New Orleans Film Festival 2022 Official Selection
· Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival 2022 Official Selection
· Philadelphia Latino Film Festival 2022 Official Selection
· CAAMFest 2022 Official Selection 

Narrative Short · Drama/Comedy · 2021

In this coming of age comedy-drama, Felí, a high school senior strains her relationship with her friends, hometown, and family.

· CAAMFest 2021 Official Selection
· Chelsea Film Festival 2021 Official Selection
· Philadelphia Latino Film Festival 2021Official Selection
· San Francisco Black Film Festival 2021 Official Selection
· International Black Film Festival 2021 Official Selection
· Detroit Black Film Festival 2021 Official Selection
· The RSF Martha's Vineyard African American Film Festival     2021 Official Selection
· Montreal Independent Film Festival 2020 Official Selection
· Cine Asian Film Festival 2020 Official Selection
· Mountain View Film Festival 2020 Official Selection

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