I’m a journalist, critic, video essayist, and an MPhil candidate in Film & Screen Studies at the University of Cambridge. My writing has appeared in the Washington Post, New York Times, USA Today, Associated Press, HuffPost, Burlington Free Press, The Addison Independent, JazzTimes, Sight & Sound, NonFics and more.
I am currently a contributor at Film School Rejects/One Perfect Shot. I host and produce The Video Essay Podcast, a show featuring interviews with leading critics, filmmakers, scholars and other creators about the craft of videographic criticism. My own work has been featured in the annual Sight and Sound magazine list of best video essays. I co-edited the poll in 2019. Since 2019 I have been an assistant editor for Screenworks, a UK-based peer-reviewed journal of practice research in film and screen media.In 2019, I graduated summa cum laude with honors in Film & Media Culture from Middlebury College, with minors Political Science and English, and served as editor in chief of the student newspaper.