His journey began as a filmmaker at twelve years old when he became versed in the
screenwriting format from a copy of "Return of the Jedi" and composed his first feature length
screenplay. His mind swimming with various ideas, he swiftly brought them to life across the
pages of multiple screenplays further perfecting his writing and storytelling ability. Once he
got his hands on his first camera in High School, he took his passion further by producing
films with his friends that ranged from comedies to action to horror.
After graduating from Archbishop Mitty High School, he attended the Academy of Art
University in San Francisco to hone and advance his skills as a filmmaker. During his years
of study, he created numerous short films including his senior thesis project, "Living Dreams".
This film brought his first award win for Best Director at the Academy of Art Filmfest and he
graduated from the Academy of Art University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Motion Picture &
Television Degree in Directing.
That summer, he traveled to Southern California to further pursue his career with the
creation of multiple spec commercials including the top ten winning "Dibs, too Good to
Gamble" and filmed two back to back award winning short films: the horror, "Derelict Abyss"
and the comedy, "Male Order Bride".
"If I can touch someone emotionally with my
films; make them think, laugh or cry; then I
know that I have succeeded as a filmmaker.
And there is no better reward then that grab
for the Kleenex or that chuckle that no one
can hold in!" -Eric Bair
*Academy of Art University Filmfest 2004 Award Winner for Best Director(“Living Dreams”)
*Honolulu International Film Festival 2009 Aloha Accolade Award Winner for Excellence in Filmmaking
*Las Vegas International Film Festival 2009 Silver Ace Award Winner(“Derelict Abyss”)
*The Indie Fest 2009 Award of Merit Winner(“Derelict Abyss”)
*Yosemite Film Festival 2009 John Muir Gold Award(“Derelict Abyss”)
*Yosemite Film Festival 2009 El Capitan Award(“Working for Pocket Change”)
*Skyfest IV Film & Script Festival 2010 Certificate of Excellence Award(“Male Order Bride”)
*Skyfest IV Film & Script Festival 2010 Certificate of Excellence Award(“Working for Pocket Change”)
*Yosemite Film Festival 2010 El Capitan Award(“Male Order Bride”)
*California Film Awards 2010 Gold Award("Male Order Bride")
*Worldfest-Houston International Film Festival 2015 Platinum Remi Award Winner("@Social
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