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Overview

  • 2 References 1 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 28, Male
  • Member since 2015
  • Filmmaker
  • University of South Florida
  • From Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Profile 95% complete

About Me

Filmmaking and music. The reasons for getting out of bed each morning.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I recently left my full-time job of 2 years to pursue my passion of filmmaking and travel. I plan to teach abroad in 2016. Until then I'm working on cranking out a couple of short films & music videos while also traveling around the world. During my travels I hope to meet interesting people while immersing myself in various cultures. Beginning on October 5th, 2015 I plan to backpack through Greece, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, Slovakia, Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, and Netherlands.

Interests

Filmmaking, music, photography, people watching, awkward dancing, and mildly drunk conversations about the beauty & chaos of everything.

  • culture
  • photography
  • film making
  • beauty
  • dancing
  • flying
  • movies
  • traveling
  • music
  • backpacking

Music, Movies, and Books

Music: Sigur Ros, Youth Lagoon, MONO, Conor Oberst, This Will Destroy You, Brand New, Explosions in the Sky, Frightened Rabbit, Manchester Orchestra, Say Hi, Aesop Rock, Astronautalis, Andrew Bird, Beirut, Clint Mansell, Pianos Become the Teeth, La Dispute, The Eastern Sea, Foals, Hammock, God is An Astronaut, Modest Mouse, The National, Right Away Great Captain!, Sage Francis, Tom Waits, Warpaint

Movies: The Fountain, Amores Perros, Lost in Translation, Y tu Mama Tambien, Harold and Maude, Take the Money and Run, Badlands, The Proposition, Punch-Drunk Love

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I once barrel rolled in a Texan T6 World War II plane with Warren Pietsch of the Texas Flying Legends.

What I Can Share with Hosts

I hope to share some of my experiences as an American, and an artist. I look forward to learning from my hosts and their culture.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Czech Republic, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

United States

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