Lisa directed, produced, filmed and edited the documentary short Same Difference in collaboration with world renowned photographer Catherine Opie. After only three film festivals, Same Difference garnered two audience awards and had multiple distribution offers. Lisa directed, co-produced, shot and edited the 2001 feature documentary Lifetime Guarantee, virtually acting as a one person crew. Lifetime Guarantee played film festivals worldwide and won numerous awards, including best first feature documentary at South By Southwest Film Festival, and best documentary and best Soundtrack at LA’s Outfest.
Lisa is also the writer and director of the acclaimed short film, The Party Favor, which screened in over 100 domestic and international film festivals, including the Sundance Film Festival. Among that film’s many awards are the Auteur award from San Francisco’s Frameline Festival and best short film at Outfest.
In addition, Lisa has over 25 years of experience as an editor of motion picture trailers, television, documentary and narrative films. Lisa served on the Board of Directors of Outfest for three years.