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About Me

Most recently, Blake edited the feature documentary A House is Not a Disco, premiering at SXSW 2024. He has worked worked in feature films as Assistant Editor on Greedy People and DustApprentice Editor on Fire Islandand in episodic television as Post Production Coordinator on Evil (Season 1) and Mr. Mayor (Season 1).

Blake is the proud Associate Producer of Stephen Winter’s Jason and Shirley, which premiered at BAMcinemaFest and had a theatrical run at MoMA in 2015.

Blake's narrative short Read Aloud had its world premiere at NewFest 2015; and his experimental short camchat screened at film festivals in the US, Canada, and Europe.

His short documentary 20MALEGAYNYC was featured on Andrew Sullivan's The Daily Dish, The Advocate, and The Huffington Post, as well as film festivals internationally. A subsequent web series about young gay life, Male Gays, aired on LogoTV.com; that was followed by a UK spinoff: 20MALEGAY. Blake’s short doc for Logo TV about intergenerational dating among gay men has over 1.5 million views on YouTube.

He's a graduate of the Maurice Kanbar Institute of Film & Television at New York University's Tisch School of the Arts ('15).

 

Blake has also been a working drag performer for over seven years, during which she’s produced and performed in shows ranging from brunch to political fundraisers to large-scale drag competitions. 

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Professional Experience

2023-2024

Editor

2022-2023

First Assistant Editor

A House is Not a Disco 

Director: Brian J. Smith

Dust

Directors: Karrie Crouse, William Joines

Editor: Brian Kates

2022

Additional Assistant Editor

Beau is Afraid

Director: Ari Aster

Editor: Lucian Johnston

Additional Editor: Max Berger

2022

Assistant Editor

Greedy People

Director: Potsy Ponciroli

Editor: Jamie Kirkpatrick

2022

Apprentice Editor

The Beanie Bubble

Directors: Kristin Gore, Damian Kulash

Editor: Jane Rizzo 

Additional Editor: Kate Miller

2021-2022

Apprentice Editor

Fire Island

Director: Andrew Ahn

Editor: Brian Kates

Assistant Editor: Matthew Buckley

2021

Assistant Editor

Land of Plenty

Director: Ben Patterson

Editor: Gabriela Tessitore   

2019

Assistant Editor

The Big Bend

Director: Brett Wagner

Editor: Katie Ennis

2019

Assistant Editor

Fyre Fraud

Directors: Jenner Furst, Julia Willoughby Nason

Editors: M. Brennan, Devin Concannon, Matt Prinzing, Matthew Prinzing    

Education

2011-2015

BFA with Honors

New York University Tisch School of the Arts

Film and Television Production; minor in Religious Studies

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