Client: MTV
Title: "Rebel Music | Mali: State of Emergency"

About: Musicians in Northern Mali are in state of emergency and challenge a ban on music. Rapper Amkoullel stands up against social issues and rallies socially engaged artists to perform a concert for peace, unity, and joy. Despite the dangers and threats, artists Tiken Jah Fakoly, Queen Mamy and Sista Mam, Les Sofas de la Republique unite to convey their message of freedom and democracy.

Credit: Director and Producer

Client: MTV
Title: "Rebel Music | Venezuela: The Sounds of Peace"
About: Rappers and rockers span the political divide in Venezuela. The barrio and the middle class exist side-by-side, and both are impacted by rampant violence. Reggae singer Onechot survived a shot to the head, and many of rapper Reke’s friends were killed in the neighborhood. Watch these artists and others from all sides reveal the danger and heartache that goes into the struggle for peace.

Credit: Senior Producer

Client: MTV
Title: "Rebel Music | Myanmar: Voices of the Voiceless"
About: These fearless Myanmar musicians went deep underground to build a thriving punk and hip-hop scene, despite the limits of freedom they faced. Now that the country is beginning to open its borders, see how punk lifer Skum, guitarist/promoter Eaiddhi and Y.A.K., one of Myanmar’s only female hip-hop groups, make music in such uncertain times.
Credit: Senior Producer

Client: MTV
Title: "Rebel Music | Iran: The Music Never Stopped"
About: In Iran, a land of beauty, art and complex headlines, music is tightly controlled. Metal band Master of Persia, whose founder was arrested for his music, fled the country together with his bandmate who was threatened for her hairstyle. They are both persevering to keep playing against all odds. Erfan, one of Iran’s most popular hip-hop artists also shares his struggle to play his music thousands of miles from his family and fans.
Credit: Senior Producer

Client: MTV
Title: "Rebel Music | Native America: 7th Generation Rises"

About: Forget the stereotypes. Meet young Native Americans who are taking a stand with music, art and social media. In this episode, Frank Waln powerfully crusades for the environment; pop singer Inez Jasper empowers and speaks out for women; and Nataanii Means and Mike Cliff step in to help lift up and inspire youth on the reservation and through Native Lives Matter.

Credit: Senior Producer
 

Client: MTV
Title: "Rebel Music | Senegal: Ready for Change"
About: In Senegal, young rappers, journalists and others are leading a powerful movement that holds all politicians accountable. Meet some of the founders — socially engaged hip-hop duo Keur Gui and social media guru Denise Safiatou Sow - as they fight to change their country.


Credit: Senior Producer
 

Client: MTV
Title: "Rebel Music | Turkey: Flowers of Gezi Park"
About: Watch as the band Tahribad-ı İsyan wields hip-hop as a beacon of truth, journalist Gökhan Biçici reveals the country’s realities despite being beaten and arrested, and Juliana Gözen raises her voice on campus and in the streets fighting for women’s rights.
Credit: Senior Producer