​​Belief

Showrunner, Director | Part2 Pictures

Oprah Winfrey Network 


Filmed on six continents, this epic series expands our view of belief and spirituality by revealing the common quest we are on as human beings. 




​Parched 

Showrunner, Executive Producer | Jigsaw Productions 

National Geographic


A 3-part limited series on the global water crisis that investigates the power struggles, corruption and conflict playing out against the ticking clock of our water-limited future.




Alaska Bush Troopers

Producer, Writer

​​​National Geographic Television


In the Alaskan outback, alcohol abuse is devastating communities and sending crime rates through the roof. Enforcing the law in this vast and nearly road-less region presents extreme challenges for Alaska bush troopers.




The Secret Life of Money

Director, Producer, Writer | Partisan Pictures

Discovery Channel


Explores the life cycle of American cash and how it’s made, moved, and protected. Examining the philosophical side, NPR’s Planet Money team ponders the question of why money has value.

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Border Wars

Showrunner/Producer, Writer

​National Geographic Television


For U.S. Customs and Border Protection, safeguarding our nation means intercepting an unending flow of illegal immigrants, narcotics, money and weapons. 




Lockdown: Tent City

Producer, Writer

​​​National Geographic Television


A series on the culture of prisons told through the eyes of inmates and officers. 


​This episode goes inside “America’s toughest Sheriff” Joe Arpaio’s pride and joy, known as Tent City, where inmates live in Korean Wart-era tents, are issued pink underwear and jailers’ stripes, eat green bologna, and work on chain gangs.




Inside the U.S. Secret Service

Producer | Partisan Pictures

​​​National Geographic Television


A two-hour special featuring the men and women who swear to protect the President at any cost. 




Water & Power: A California Heist

Executive Producer | Jigsaw Productions
Festival Run & Theatrical Distribution 


This feature documentary explores a rich tale of water barons and backroom deals in drought-plagued California, leaving everyday Americans with their taps running dry and the nation’s agriculture at risk. Dir: Marina Zenovich.

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Exposé: America’s Investigative Reports – Question 7

Director, Producer, Writer

Thirteen/WNET


A pair of investigative journalists uncovers evidence that troops with serious psychological problems are falling through the cracks and being sent into combat by the U.S. military.




Inside Grand Central

Producer | Partisan Pictures

​​​National Geographic Television


A two-hour special on the hidden secrets, engineering marvels and colorful history of this iconic landmark.




End Polio​

Director, Executive Producer | Lucky 8 TV

United Nations

 
Shot in Somalia and across India, these short films highlight the story of the polio vaccine and UNICEF’s mission to eradicate the disease, from production to distribution in even the most remote corners of the world.




Life on the Outside

Director, Producer, Writer

​National Geographic Television


After 14 years in prison, convicted armed robber Donovon Green is getting released, but his first 90 days of life on the outside prove to be even tougher than the violent world he’s leaving behind.




Defiant Requiem

Field Producer | Partisan Pictures

Theatrical Distribution & PBS, BBC4 &    France Télévisions


A feature-length documentary about the artistic uprising at the Nazi concentration camp, Terezin. Shot in Czech Republic.


Selected as part of DocuWeeks and nominated for two News & Doc EMMY Awards.