film

As a filmmaker, Jav has produced narrative films, documentaries, television and web series, and promotional videos.  His roles have been as writer, producer, director, editor, camera operator, lighting technician, audio mixer, graphic artist, and DVD author.  Many times he has played multiple roles within a single production.

His promotional work has included public services announcements, television spots, commercials, educational and training videos, and company/brand videos.  His television series have included episodic shows both hosted and scripted in action and comedy.  His documentaries have included music and event concerts, behind-the-scenes, educational facility and company profiles, television series, and topics of interest.  His narrative work has ranged in drama, comedy, and primarily children's films.  Below are samples of his work, as well as links to informational pages for individual projects.

click title for details:   sometimes i'm sad   |   luna   |   circus dreams   |   the scare 

Sometimes I'm Sad - writer / director / editor
(Nominated for Best Film at the 2009 Kids First! Film Festival and official selection of the 2009 PowerFlicker Film Festival)




Luna - writer / director / editor
(Official selection of the 2010 California Independent Film Festival; official selection of the 2010 San Francisco Bay Area International Children's Film Festival; official selection of the Los Angeles International Children's Film Festival)



The Scare - writer / director / editor / camera
(Won Best Documentary at the 2007 Dark Carnival Film Festival and 2nd Place at the 2007 HauntCon Film Festival)



The Scare: Trailer - writer / director / editor / camera
(Won Best Film Trailer Our Stage Trailer Competition 2007)