Men in South Central Los Angeles find hope through their dedication to somersaulting pigeons.

2017 Catapult Film Fund and True/False Film Festival Rough Cut Retreat attendee, 2017 Women at Sundance and Women in Film Financing and Strategy Intensive participant, 2017 IDA Emerging Filmmaker mentee, 2016 Pacific Pioneer Fund grantee, 2016 Rogovy Foundation grantee, 2016 Film Independent Forum participant, 2013 Film Independent Documentary Lab participant, 2013 Canon Filmmaker Award.

Producer/Director/Cinematographer Milena Pastreich Producers Michael Sherman and Matthew Perniciaro Editors Victor Livingston, Meryl O’Connor, Alex O’Flinn Executive Producers Christine Beebe and Emmanuelle Gattuso Consulting Producer Marco Williams Co-Producers David Epner and Matthew A. Stewart Composer Stephen Patterson

Seen From Above | 2018

Seen From Above | 2018

Short Narrative Film

Written and Directed by Patrick Brooks

Edited by Meryl O'Connor

TRT 11 minutes

Station 15 | 2017

Station 15 | 2017

Short Documentary

Winner of the Audience Award at the New Orleans Film Festival, 2017

Written and Directed by Kira Akerman

Co-directed by Sophie Tintori

Edited by Meryl O'Connor

highwatermarks | 2017

highwatermarks | 2017

An immersive video and audio installation at the Brandywine River Museum of Art that transforms the Museum’s third-floor gallery into a 4-channel, 4K video installation with accompanying multi-channel original sound composition--narrating the path of the Brandywine River and documenting the local communities through which it flows.

Directed by Dylan Gauthier

Edited by Meryl O'Connor

Street Muse: Kenya Trailer

Trailer for the feature documentary Street Muse: Kenya | 2016

Editor, cinematographer

TRT: 1:54

Clip from Street Muse: Kenya

Scene from the feature documentary Street Muse: Kenya | 2016

Director, editor, cinematographer

TRT: 5:39