Aaron is a filmmaker, writer, and content creator based in Los Angeles, by way of New York. He has produced work shown at independent film festivals including Indie Memphis, RiverRun, and Indie Grits, among others. As a writer, his screenplays and short stories center LGBTQ characters in conflict with powerful social systems, and address themes of loss, intimacy, and self-actualization.
Aaron has shot and edited videos for BuzzFeed, NowThis, VaynerX, and a variety of other clients. For a full list of his professional experiences, see his resume.
Photo by Ana Fangayen
SELECTED AWARDS, SCREENINGS, & PUBLICATIONS
Official Selection, RiverRun International Film Festival 2018: Gays for Trump?
Official Selection, Indie Grits Film Festival 2018: Gays for Trump?
Official Selection, Drunken Film Fest 2018: Gays for Trump?
Official Selection, Indie Memphis Film Festival 2017: Gays for Trump?
Official Selection, Carrboro Film Festival 2017: Gays for Trump?
Official Selection, Swain Lot Film Festival 2016: They Lived
Official Selection, Carrboro Film Festival 2016: MILK
Official Selection, Ozark Shorts 2016: MILK
Official Selection, VHS Mixtape Vol. 1 2016: MILK
Official Selection, Bogota Experimental Film Festival 2015: MILK
First Place, RiverRun International Film Festival PitchFest, 2017: Gays for Trump?
John Hope Franklin Documentary Award, 2017: Sights & Sounds from the Homeland
Sexuality Studies Creative Projects Award, UNC, 2017: Gays for Trump?
Suzanne Bolch Award, 2017
Gerald Unks Fellowship 2017
Full Frame Documentary Film Festival Fellowship, 2016 & 2017
Third Place in Fiction, Cellar Door, 2016: Waiting
Publications, Gallery Showings, Residencies & Workshops
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts (VCCA) Writer-in-Residence, 2020
America's Emerging Writers – An Anthology of Nonfiction, 2018: Doors
Group Exhibition, Carrack Modern Art, 2017: Sights and Sounds
Group Exhibition – Image in Motion, 2017: Movement Four
Cellar Door, 2016: In Bed
Berklee College of Music Film Scoring Workshop, 2016: They Lived