Judy's visual interests are sensitive to unseen overlooked ideas, communities and perspectives.

Her credits include the award-winning short UNDERCUT, an official selection at Cannes Film Festival's 2021 Emerging Filmmaker Showcase with director Kelly Pike, SUNDANCE NOW's award-winning THIS CLOSE, the first TV show featuring deaf stories by deaf creators with director Andrew Ahn, IFC Film’s OTTOLENGHI AND THE CAKES OF VERSAILLES  with director Laura Gabbert, HBO’s Emmy-nominated ABORTION: STORIES WOMEN TELL with director Tracy Droz Tragos, and 2nd unit work with NYTimes journalist & filmmaker Samantha Stark on HULU/FX's Emmy-nominated FRAMING BRITNEY SPEARS

Judy owns a beagle mutt with exceptional personality named Bowie. Or rather, he owns her. 

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BA, Rhetoric Studies, University of California, Berkeley

BA, Visual Art Practice, University of California, Berkeley

MFA, Film Production (Directing+Cinematography) UCLA, School of Theater, Film and TV  


Best Cinematography Award, MY FLORIDA HOME at Sunscreen Film Festival WEST

QWFF Best Cinematography Award, LILY IN THE GRINDER

Edie and Lew Wasserman Fellowship

CINE Golden Eagle Award for film, A DAY AS HOLLY's KIDS

Motion Picture Association of America Award

Graduate Opportunity Fellow, UCLA

Jack Nicholson Distinguished Director Award

Edna and Yu Shan Han Endowed Fellowship

Homer Award

Sacramento Bee Journalism Grant​

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