Recent Documentary Editorial Projects:

2013
To Be Takei
Directed by Jennifer M. Kroot, co-directed and edited by Bill Weber.

• Official selection: Sundance 2014 Premier Documentary.

2012
The Galapagos Affair, Satan Came to Eden
Directed by Dan Geller and Dayna Goldfine. Theatrical release through Zeitgeist Films starting in April 2014.

• Official selection: Telluride 2013, Berlin International Film Festival.

2011
We Were Here
Directed by David Weissman, co-directed and edited by Bill Weber. Broadcast by Independent Lens on PBS. Theatrical release through Red Flag Releasing.

• Official selection: Sundance 2011, Berlin International Film Festival and hundreds of other festivals.

• Short-listed for an Academy Award in the Documentary category.

• Emmy Nomination for Outstanding Historical Documentary

• Independent Spirit Award nomination for Best Documentary

2009
Sex In 69, The Sexual Revolution In America
Executive Produced by Rob Epstein and Jeffery Friedman. Broadcast by The History Channel.

2008
The Alzheimer’s Project – Caregivers
Directed by Bill Couturie. Broadcast by HBO.

2008
The Final Inch
Produced and directed by Irene Taylor Brodsky. Broadcast by HBO.

• Nominated for an Academy Award in the Documentary Short Subject category.

• Winner, 2009 IDA Documentary Awards, the Pare Lorentz Award

2007
Hats Off
Directed by Jyll Johnstone. Theatrical run, European television and home video release.

• Premiered at Telluride, 2007.

2006
Into The Fire
Directed by Bill Couturie. Broadcast by The History Channel.

2005
Gold Rush
Directed by Rob Epstein and Jeffery Friedman. Broadcast by The History Channel.

• Winner, Emmy Award for Outstanding Nonfiction Series “10 Days That Unexpectedly Changed America” 2005.

2005
Blood Sweat and Glitter
Produced and directed by Sasha Aickin.

• Winner, audience award for Best Documentary, San Francisco’s Frameline International Film Festival 2005.

2004
Last Letters Home
Directed by Bill Couturie. Co-Production of HBO and New York Times. Broadcast by HBO.

• Nomination, Emmy for Exceptional Merit In Nonfiction Filmmaking 2004.

2002
The Cockettes
Directed by Bill Weber and David Weissman. USA and International theatrical release. Broadcast by the Sundance Channel and Logo Television.

• Winner, Best Documentary Feature, LA Film Critics Association, 2002.

• Winner, Best Direction, Aspen Comedy Film Festival 2002.

• Nomination, Best Documentary, Independent Spirit Awards 2002.

• Official selection: Sundance, Berlin International Film Festival, Hot Docs Toronto, and dozens of National, International and Gay and Lesbian film festivals.

Director

2013
To Be Takei
Directed by Jennifer M. Kroot, co-directed by Bill Weber.

2012
Access Institute
A pro bono informational web video highlighting the institute’s work in offering affordable mental health care to San Franciscans.
[VIEW HERE]

2012
The Gift of Compassion
A pro bono short documentary for Maitri, a residential care center for people living with AIDS.
[VIEW HERE]

2011
We Were Here
Directed by David Weissman, co-directed by Bill Weber.

2010
That’s Radical: Stories of Transformation @ Work
A short documentary for Genentech that follows three employees over the course of a year as they participate in that company’s PEP program.
[VIEW HERE]

2004
San Francisco International Lesbian and Gay Film Festival
Trailer
(Co-director with David Weissman)

2001
The Cockettes
(Co-director with David Weissman)

1991
Merle Saunders “Blues From the Rainforest” music video
Featuring Jerry Garcia
(Co-director with Jonathan Keeton)

Staff Editorial positions:

Radium: Avid editor, December 2002 to Oct 2004.

Offline editor for various commercial, music video, and independent projects. Clients include Toyota, Adidas, Pepsi, and Scion.

Western Images: Vice President, director of Editorial, April 1989 to April 1997, part time from April 1998 to May 2001.

Offline Avid editor for various commercial, music video, documentary, corporate and independent clients. Music video work included Alanis Morissette, Sting, the Grateful Dead and Bobby McFerrin. Additional clients included ILM, Colossal Pictures, Goodby & Silverstein, and FCB.

Online editor on the Quantel Henry and D1 and D2 digital bays. Extensive compositing, graphic work and video finishing for film.

Charlex: Senior Editor, January 1980 to March 1988.

Staff video editor and compositor using a variety of analog and digital equipment. Won numerous editorial awards for The Car’s “You Might Think” music video, an Emmy award winning Saturday Night Live open, and commercials for Crest, Ford, the National Enquirer, and Coke.

References available upon request