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ART

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ART DIRECTOR Seeking : A Gullah Geechee story

video art installation for the International African American Museum

directed by Julie Dash, cinematography by Bradford Young, production design Akin Mckenzie

produced by Ummah Chroma

SET DECORATOR for Arthur Jaffa

Charlie House project Greenwood, Mississippi 2021

with Saul Williams, Okwui Okpokwasili

directed by Arthur Jafa, cinematography by Bradford Young

 

SET CONSTRUCTION for Lorna Simpson  -  Chess

video art installation 2013

Salon 94, New York; and Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Jeu de Paume Paris

directed by Remy Weber, cinematography by Stephen Kazmierski

FILM

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PRODUCTION DESIGN Port Authority

with Leyna Bloom, Fionn Whitehead, McCaul Lombardi

directed by Danielle Lessovitz, cinematography by Jomo Fray

produced by Martin Scorsese, Jari Jones, Virginie Lacombe, Rodrigo Teixeira, RT Features

Cannes Film Festival un certain regard 2019, MUBI

PRODUCTION DESIGN HBO You Were My First Boyfriend

directed by Cecilia Aldarondo & Sarah Enid Hagey, produced by Nancy Abraham, Ines Hofmann Kanna, Lisa Heller

SXSW Film Festival 2023, Hotdocs 2023, HBO

PRODUCTION DESIGN Radium Girls

with Joey King, Cara Seymour, Colby Minifie, Scott Shepherd

directed by Virginia Mohler & Lydia Dean Pilcher, produced by Cine Mosaic, Emily McEvoy, Lily Tomlin & Jane Wagner

Tribeca Film Festival 2018, Netflix

PRODUCTION DESIGN King Jack

with Charlie Plummer, Cory Nichols, Danny Flaherty, Christian Madsen

directed by Felix Thompson, 2013 Sundance Creative Producing Lab

produced by Corey Deckler, Dominic Buchanan, Gabrielle Nadig 

Tribeca Film Festival 2015 *Audience Award winner* Netflix

PRODUCTION DESIGN The Courtroom

with BD Wong, Kristin Villanueva, Marsha Stephanie Blake, Kathleen Chalfant, Linda Powell, Michael Chernus

directed by Lee Sunday Evans, produced by Damon Owlia, Jonathan Olson, Arian Moayed  

Tribeca Film Festival 2022, Topic

PRODUCTION DESIGN Claire In Motion

with Betsy Brandt, Sakina Jaffrey, Chris Beetem

directed by Annie Howell & Lisa Robinson, produced by Ryan Cunningham, Lisa Robinson, Corey Deckler

SXSW Film Festival 2016, Showtime

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN Live Cargo

with Lakeith Stanfield, Dree Hemingway, Robert Wisdom, Sam Dillon  

directed by Logan Sandler, produced by Wanted Media 

Tribeca Film Festival 2016, Mostra Film Festival São Paulo 2016, Toronto Film Festival 2016,

*Bahamas International Film Festival 2016 New Visions Award winner* Prime Video

PRODUCTION DESIGN Natives (short)

directed by Jeremy Hersh

SXSW Film Festival 2013

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN The Sea Is All I Know (short)

with Melissa Leo, Peter Gerety 

directed by Jordan Bayne, produced by Filmgym

PROP MASTER Hearts Beat Loud

with Nick Offerman, Toni Collette, Blythe Danner, Ted Danson, Sasha Lane, Kiersey Clemons 

directed by Brett Haley, production design Erin Magill, produced by Sam Bisbee, Houston King, Sam Slater

Sundance Film Festival 2018

 

SET DECORATOR Tramps

with Mike Birbiglia, directed by Adam Leon, production design by Erin Magill

produced by David Kaplan, Joshua Astrachan, Jamund Washington, Andrea Roa

Toronto Film Festival 2017

SET DECORATOR Halston

directed by Frédéric Tcheng, production design by Markus Kirschner

produced by Courtney Sexton, Stephanie Levy, James Paul Dallas

Sundance Film Festival 2019, CNN Films, Netflix

 

 

MUSIC VIDEO PRODUCTION DESIGN

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Future - Crushed Up directed by Spike Jordan & Sebastian Sdaigui, produced by Genius Productions, Sony

Norah Jones - Carry On directed by Claire Marie Vogel, produced by Kode Media, Blue Note Records

 

Peso Pluma & Jhayco - Ex-Special directed by Milk, produced by Paranoiia Productions & Sebastian Jaimes,

Universal Music Latino

Princess Nokia - Green Eggs & Ham directed by Sebastian Sdaigui, produced by Deno Williams, Arista Records

Lil' Kim - Took Us a Break directed by Sebastian Sdaigui, produced by Brandon Chase Korn, MNRK Music Group

Joey Bada$$ - Temptation directed by Nathan R Smith, produced by anonymous content, Cinematic Music Group

Desiigner - Priice Tag directed by Sebastian Sdaigui, produced by Def Jam 

 

Mick Jenkins - Drowning directed by Nathan R Smith, produced by Kode Media, Cinematic Music Group

Bibi Bourelly - Sally directed by Sebastian Sdaigui, produced by Alanna Harrington, Mildred Delamota, Def Jam

featuring Little Simz

 

Against the Current - The Outsiders directed by DJ Brawner, produced by Anthem Films

 

PAULi - The Idea of Tomorrow directed by Rohan Blair-Mangat, produced by Iconoclast

TELEVISION

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PRODUCTION DESIGN DISNEY+ series Growing Up

executive producer & director Brie Larson, Producers Nicole Galovski, Raeshem Nijhon, Carri Twigg

cinematography by Christine Ng

directors Kishori Rajan, Bernando Ruiz, Smriti Mundhra, Ashley Eakin, Elegance Bratton, Ekwa Msangi, Sydney Freeland,

Yara Shahidi, & Rudy Valdez

10 episodes

SET DECORATOR HBO series Random Acts of Flyness

production design by Akin McKenzie, producers Kishori Rajan, Kelley Robins Hicks, created by Terence Nance, A24,

with Dominique Fishback, Tonya Pinkins, Whoopi Goldberg,

5 episodes - season 1  *Peabody Award Winner 2019*

PRODUCTION DESIGN Twitch Generation Loss interactive livestream with Ranboo

produced by TWITCH, JK productions

3 episodes

PRODUCTION DESIGN DirecTV Original International Ghost Investigators: NY 

with Neil Patrick Harris & Janeane Garofalo

2 episodes

SET DECORATOR Vice TV DARK SIDE OF THE RING: CONFIDENTIAL

producers Evan Husney, Andrew Goldstein
season 1

PRODUCTION DESIGN Travel Channel's Mysteries At The Museum

Optomen Productions, directed by Remy Weber & Jeremiah Crowel

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN season 1 & 2 Discovery ID's Evil, I

Optomen Productions, directed by Jeremiah Crowell & Greg Kohn

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN season 3 Animal Planet's Monsters Inside Me

Optomen Productions, directed by Jeremiah Crowell

PRODUCTION DESIGN MTV NEWS Decoded

produced by Kornhaberbrown

 

COMMERCIAL / AD / PRINT

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PRODUCTION DESIGN for NY LOTTERY Doggy Tracks

directed by Juan Felipe Zuleta, produced by Juan Sebastian Jaimes, Craft Worldwide, McCann NY

SET DESIGN for Hello Beautiful cover shoot Women to Know Tech Titans

produced by The Oracle Meida

PRODUCT STYLIST for RALPH LAUREN interior fragrance Ads

produced by JVI Productions, directed by Jorge Valdes Iga

PRODUCTION DESIGN for THE NEW YORKER “9 IN :90 INTERVIEWS”

produced by SS+K, directed by Stacey Lee

 

SET STYLING for Ariel Deary Florals

directed by Karen Cinorre, cinematography by Sam Levy

PRODUCTION DESIGN for Filmmaking is Hard Shift Creative Fund 

directed by Marcus Tortorici, produced by Voyager 

ART DIRECTOR for VICE branded content SUBWAY Ad

produced by Senior Post, directed by Michael Litwak

 

PRODUCTION DESIGN for COHEN'S FASHION OPTICAL US broadcast Ad

produced by Buffalo Picture House, directed by Felix Thompson

 

ART DIRECTOR for ETSY.COM Holiday web Commercial

produced by Gabrielle Nadig, directed by Felix Thompson


 

New York University 

Tisch school of the arts

film production 2009

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ART DEPARTMENT SKILLS

~Previsualization - look books, set sketches, storyboards, hand & computer drafting, graphics, presentations, floor plans, models & rendering, color theory, period research, story & blocking development with producers, directors & clients, location & studio selection

~ budgeting & management of design, decoration, sourcing of art needs, on set dressing & styling, prop fabrication, set builds, collaboration with carpentry & construction, greens knowledge of plant species & care, scene painting & scenic work, sustainable wrap practices

~Extensive knowledge of NYC, ATL, LA & Mexico City prop & rental houses, antique & specialty dealers, collector contacts,

picture cars, weapons & firearms

Aerial Lift platform certified

*conversational Spanish

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PROGRAMS

Sketchup, Vectorworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Procreate, Pages, 

Final Draft, Final Cut Pro,

Mac & PC friendly

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