It’s all about versatility. I’m driven by the creative challenge, by the discovery of story. I love the way collaboration builds worlds out of a single idea.
Born in Seattle and raised in Southeast Asia, I’m an independent writer and filmmaker, avid traveler, and macaroni and cheese connoisseur. Since graduating from Florida State University film school in 2007 I’ve lived and worked around the world in Los Angeles, Marrakech, London, Sydney, Washington DC, and Omaha.
I’ve had the pleasure of working for a range of companies and clients writing feature scripts, short scripts, advertising copy, advocacy campaigns, blogs, and everything in-between. Hyperion published my first YA novel, “I Heart Vampires: Birth” under the pen name Siona McCabre in 2011.
Current projects include directing and producing a feature documentary on forced marriage in the United States, and a short horror film that I’m developing as a feature. I enjoy shenanigans, learning languages, snow surfing, and French malbec with good friends.
  • Director (3 Credits)
    Anxiously Awaiting the Return of My Senses2020
    Experimental, Short
    Knots: A Forced Marriage Story 2019
    Documentary, Feature
    The Murder King2019
    Short
  • Writer (3 Credits)
    Anxiously Awaiting the Return of My Senses2020
    Experimental, Short
    Knots: A Forced Marriage Story 2019
    Documentary, Feature
    The Murder King2019
    Short
  • Producer (1 Credit)
    Anxiously Awaiting the Return of My Senses2020
    Experimental, Short
Official Selection
The Murder King
Omaha Film Festival
Omaha
2020
Official Selection
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Portland Film Festival
Portland
2020
Official Selection
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Terre Des Femmes Film Festival
Berlin
2020
Official Selection
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Liverpool International Film Festival
Liverpool
2020
Official Selection
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Oxford International Film Festival
Oxford
2020
Official Selection
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Boston Film Festival
Boston
2020
Official Selection
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
British Documentary Film Festival
London
2020
Winner: Best Documentary Feature
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Geelong International Film Festival
Geelong
2020
Official Selection
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Maryland International Film Festival Hagerstown
Hagerstown
2020
Official Selection
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Julien Dubuque International Film Festival
Dubuque
2020
Official Selection
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Omaha Film Festival
Omaha
2020
Winner: Best Documentary Feature
Knots: A Forced Marriage Story
Manchester International Film Festival
Manchester
2020
College
Florida State University
Filmmaking
20032007
Birth City
Seattle
Gender
Female
It’s all about versatility. I’m driven by the creative challenge, by the discovery of story. I love the way collaboration builds worlds out of a single idea.