• Adjunct Assistant Professor, Film & Media Arts Department
  • Instructor, Honors College


  • Movie premiere, "Trueheart's Pass," 11/11/2016 at the University of Utah's Ft. Douglas Post Theater. Approximately 100 in attendance. Other, Presented, 11/11/2016.
  • Major role in movie, JUDE, as "Ron Sturgeon," a cult deprogrammer (My character is based on Ted Patrick.). Shooting occurred over two weeks in August 2017. Writer-director: Joshua Samson. Other, Presented, 08/13/2016.


  • Danish, functional.
  • Dutch, functional.
  • English, fluent.
  • French, basic.
  • German, functional.
  • Icelandic, functional.
  • Norwegian, functional.
  • Old English (ca. 450-1100), functional.
  • Old Norse, functional.
  • Spanish, basic.
  • Swedish, fluent.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • Northern Europe


  • I am currently writing "Boots from Hell," a prequel to my twenty minute short comedy movie "Trueheart's Pass." I plan to shoot and edit "Boots from Hell" Spring-Summer 2017. In progress, 02/14/2017.
  • I have written "Trueheart and the Ants," a sequel to my video narrative "Trueheart's Pass." I plan to shoot "Trueheart and the Ants" August 2017. In press, 12/15/2016.
  • Finished a twenty minute short comedy movie, "Trueheart's Pass." The project has been submitted to numerous film festivals. Released, 09/23/2016.