Having started his career as a professionally touring musician and then a film editor, Ian brings a particular understanding of structure, music, pacing and emotion to his projects. This not only keeps him a very busy director, but also allows him to begin a project with the long view in mind, visualizing the construction of the entire story from the beginning of the process.
Ian started touring the world in bands at an early age, performing at a wide range of venues: from punk rock parties in backyards and living rooms to major European Open Air Festivals. In the past 10 years he has directed numerous music videos for Grammy-nominated international acts, created Emmy-nominated and award-winning films aired on VICE, ESPN, MTV & LOGO. He has also worked with top brands, ranging from BOSE and Fidelity to The Boston Celtics and Bank of America.
Currently Ian lives in Boston, MA with his wife and two young children where he is putting the finishing touches on his new feature documentary, “The Godfathers of Hardcore”, which is an intimate portrait of two of the most influential men in underground music, Roger Miret and Vinnie Stigma of the iconic New York hardcore punk rock band Agnostic Front.