i make films, music, and one small child. my specialty involves watching things explode for the big screen. i have been a visual effects editor at industrial light + magic for the past 20+ years and am currently working on multiple star wars streaming shows.

i started my career by editing and handling physical film and have grown with the technology to transition my field from entirely analog to completely digital. in an effort to preserve some of the Old Knowledge, i’ve started documenting the history and use of analog motion picture editing gear. i also write about the women editors who were pioneers in film editing.

i’m delighted to have been featured in the women in visual effects series: