Awards & Honors

Awards & Honors

  • Emmy Nomination (Producer)
  • Best Director, Noho Fringe Festival
  • Exceptional Woman in Production, Directing, StudioDaily
  • CINE Golden Eagle
  • Humanitas Award
  • Chris Plaque
  • Selection for Academy Archives (Directing)
  • Selection by Library of Congress (Directing)
  • Semi-finalist, Sundance Film Lab (Screenwriting)

Filmmaking Grants

  • National Endowment for the Humanities 
  • New York Humanities Council
  • Ohio Arts Council 
  • The Nordsen Foundation
  • The Stocker Foundation 
  • Screenwriting Grants: Ohio Arts Council
  • Lorain City Council Special Grant
  • Ohio Joint Council on the Arts & Humanities
  • Arts in Education Grants: (2 awards) COAHSI

Broadcast & Festivals

Domestic Broadcast

  • ABC
  • Arts & Entertainment
  • Discovery Channel
  • PBS
  • Turner Broadcasting 
  • Comedy Central
  • Logo (Viacom)
  • Telemundo (US & Spanish-speaking countries)

International Broadcast

  • CCTV, China National TV
  • Channel Four, England
  • Canal Plus, France
  • Sweden
  • The Netherlands
  • Zimbabwe National TV
  • Swiss TV (Italian canon)
  • Spanish TV
  • Philippine TV
  • Polish TV

Special Screenings

  • MOMA (Museum of Modern Art, NYC)
  • Arclight Cinema New Filmmakers Series (Hollywood)
  • The Falcon Club Industry Night (Hollywood) 
  • The Smithsonian Institute (Washington, DC)
  • Anthology Film Archives (NYC)

US Film & Video Festivals

  • Chicago Film Festival (Silver Bear)
  • Global Village (Award Winner)
  • MethodFest (Best Actor nomination)
  • Women in the Director’s Chair
  • Yardfest (“Best of the Best” Award)
  • Cinequest NY International Films
  • InFest (2018 Winner) 
  • Aphrodite Film Awards (2018 Winner)
  • Los Nosotros Film Festival
  • Northampton Film Festival
  • Christopher Columbus Film Festival (Chris Plaque)
  • Outfest (Los Angeles)
  • Boston Underground Film Festival
  • F4 Film Festival
  • Sex on Screen Film Festival (Seattle)
  • The Valley Film Festival
  • St. Pelagia Film Festival
  • 80 Screams Film Festival
  • Venice CA Film Festival 

International Festivals

  • Manheim (Germany)
  • Nyon (Switzerland)
  • San Sebastian (Spain)
  • London International Motion Pictures Awards (UK)
  • Melbourne (Australia)
  • Toronto Italian Film Festival (Canada)
    Lagos Film Fest (Nigeria) 

Press

Reviews & Interviews

  • The New York Times
  • The New York Daily News
  • The Los Angeles Times
  • The Chicago Tribune
  • The Cleveland Plain Dealer  
  • The Boston Globe
  • The Philadelphia Enquirer
  • The Louisiana Times-Picayune
  • The Independent (NY Film & Video magazine)
  • Ohio Magazine
  • “Cleveland AM,” TV program, ABC affiliate 
  • “Good Morning Cincinnati,” TV program, NBC affiliate
  • “Short Talk,” Los Angeles cable TV program

International Press

  • Mumbai Times (India)
  • Greek TV (Athens)
  • Timeout (London, England)
  • Harpers Bazaar (China Edition)
    “The M2 Show,” Telemundo