Picture by  Patrick Lawler

Picture by Patrick Lawler

born and raised in Los Angeles in 1984

half Armenian half Irish

dad owns a liquor store in hollywood for over 45 years

went to 5 different schools up until 9th grade

attended Workforce LA and learned about filmmaking in 1999

moved to San Francisco in 2004

worked at Alamo Square Market during college

love robocop

hate star wars

have two poodles

have a 63 Chevy Nova named Riz Love

love to punch the air

married to Clarissa

Blue Belt in Brazilian jiu-jitsu


editor at beast sf

AICE 2015 Award Winner