Ian works in non-fiction film and video. He studied cinema and philosophy at the University of Colorado in Boulder, in Prague at FAMU, and completed an M.S. in Art, Culture and Technology at MIT. Ian is a MacDowell Colony Fellow, a Princess Grace Foundation Fellow, and a Fulbright Fellow in Slovenia, where he was a guest researcher at the Slovenian National Film Archive and Cinematheque. This research period led to his first feature documentary film currently in post-production, Dry Country – which explores landscape, memory politics, and the image of the Partisan in rural Slovenia. His work has screened internationally in festival, gallery and museum contexts including: DocLisboa, Curtas: Vila do Conde, Rencontres Internationales Paris/Berlin/Madrid (Centre Pompidou, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Reina Sofia), The Bartos Cinema at The List Arts Center at MIT, and Kinoteka, Ljubljana. Ian is from Colorado, and he lives and works in New York City.