Video

Where the Frogs Will Go

December 20, 2016

This short documentary is a coming-of-age story about Beverly Osborn, a 90-year-old woman living in the small town of Gerlach, Nevada. Follow Bev’s journey to learn the fate of her bar, Bev’s Miner’s Club.

Production team:

Director and Executive Producer: Luka Starmer

Co-Producers: Natalie Van Hoozer and José Olivares

Director of Photography: Alejandro Montalvo

Writer: Alexandra Mosher

Where the Frogs Will Go is currently being submitted to several film festivals.

A screening of the film was also held for the townspeople of Gerlach, Nevada.


A Valses (Waltz) Afternoon

December 19, 2016

Project created for the fall 2016 Reynolds School of Journalism cinematography class at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Downtown Roller Derby

Featured by the Reynolds School of Journalism.

October 28, 2016

Project created for the fall 2016 Reynolds School of Journalism cinematography class at the University of Nevada, Reno.


Common Conversation: Our Town Reno

Published by Our Town Reno.

June 7, 2016

This public service announcement was created for Our Town Reno, a community street reporting project based out of the Reynolds School of Journalism. The project aims to highlight the city’s homeless and vulnerable citizens as Reno experiences gentrification and other social and economic shifts.

OUR TOWN PSA from paintProduction assistance by Professor Nico Colombant, additional footage by Jose Olivares.

Learn more about the project on OurTownReno.com .


Voting and Violence

Published by Noticiero Móvil.

January, 2016

The upcoming presidential caucuses are causing Reno citizens to get involved in the political process. There are even people involved who will not be able to vote.

Taslima Shams shares her story: