Name of my film: Poster Girl
My film, eight words or less: Fierce female soldier seeks post-Iraq War healing
Favorite comedy: Cyrus
Favorite documentary: The Real Dirt on Farmer John
Favorite drama: Fitzcarraldo
Key moment: Camera rolling, I followed a noise upstairs, opened the door and found my subject with boxing gloves punching the wall
Dream mentor: Ellen Kuras, who spent 23 years making the documentary The Betrayal and works as a cinematographer on Hollywood features.