I work at the intersection of technology and storytelling to create experiences that reflect and refract human complexity.
I was a 2016 Oculus VR For Good Creator and my first VR experience, Use Your Imagination, premiered at SXSW 2017.
I direct, shoot, write, edit, consult on immersive media, and I'm currently building my production banner, Pixel+Rhyme.
r [at] drilea.com
Understood is on a mission to empower the parents of the 1 in 5 children and young adults with learning and attention issues in the US, to understand their issues and relate to their experiences.
I produce, shoot and edit short documentaries that highlight personal stories of young adults who have struggled and learned to cope with learning and attention issues.
The latest from Math@Work: Watch the Sharks from ABC®’s Shark Tank
team up with HMH Math in Math@Work Meets Entrepreneurship.
See the students get down to business and get involved with math!
The long political conflict in Kashmir has taken tens of thousands of lives, and in July, at least 30 people were killed by armed forces. Trust between Kashmiris and the Indian state that controls them continues to decline, especially among youth who’ve seen violence their entire lives.
“The generation that was born and brought up post-nineties, they didn’t have a childhood at all,” says the human rights activist Khurram Parvez. This short documentary, Freerunner, follows a young man and his troupe of friends who practice parkour in the Kashmir Valley.
Use Your Imagination
As one of ten fellows in Oculus’ inaugural “VR for Good” Creators Lab, I worked with a non-profit in LA to create a 360 music video in collaboration with young artists on the autism spectrum.
The five-minute experience was first presented at Sundance 2017, and became an official selection at SXSW 2017.
This Is Reading 360
Worked with filmmaker Tony Gerber and playwright Lynn Nottage on documenting the site-specific multimedia performance of “This Is Reading” in 360 video.