SFMOMA - TOMAS SARACENO (2017)

MAKO spent 2 days with Tomas Saraceno at his studio in east Berlin for SFMOMA. 

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY - A DOG IN MY CELL (2018)

In a prison outside Detroit, three inmates struggle to transform an unruly puppy into a highly-disciplined guide dog. 

VOCATIV/EUROLEAGUE - SYRIAN REFUGEE BASKETBALL (2016)

MAKO got a chance to meet the Syrian Michael Jordan for Vocativ and Euroleague. 

MSNBC - NEXT TERROR TARGET? (2015)

MAKO spent some time travelling Germany for MSNBC's Ronan Farrow Show. 

 
 

Part of ARTE's interactive documentary SOUNDHUNTERS.

In Berlin, 19-year-old Tarik balances out his German-Turkish identities with his boxing and transition to adulthood. Electronic musician Daedalus transforms his world into a song filled with both strength and longing.

SHORT DOC - 3 ACRES IN DETROIT (2014)

Part of ARTE's interactive documentary SOUNDHUNTERS.

In Berlin, 19-year-old Tarik balances out his German-Turkish identities with his boxing and transition to adulthood. Electronic musician Daedalus transforms his world into a song filled with both strength and longing.

VOCATIV - NEO NAZI HIPSTERS (2014)

SHORT DOC - 80 TO 90 FT (2014)

It’s great, really powerful work. I had no idea that water rights could be so fraught.
— The Atlantic
Brings a gently wrenching resonance to Cindi and Ed’s reflections on the uncertain future of their culture, lifestyle and business.
— Aeon Video

VOCATIV - MEET OZ (2014)

SHORT DOC - TRUE WHEEL (2014)

VOCATIV - ZOOPHILE (2014)

SHORT FICTION  - THE SLAUGHTER (2013)

Warning: Contains graphic violence. 

A pig farmer tests his unemployed son's resolve to join the family business. 

SELECTED PRESS

A profound viewing experience that is nothing short of immersive.
— Alex Blanchette, Gastronomica: The Journal of Critical Food Studies, Spring 2016
Able to pack more of an emotional punch in just 15 minutes than many studio feature films.
— Katie Walsh, Indiewire's The Playlist
A masterfully directed story of a son learning harsh truths at the hands of his embittered father.
— Scott Macaulay, Filmmaker