Recently graduated from the David Lynch Master's In Film Program, Coffeen's debut short film "Happy Medium" premiered at The Huntington and subsequently traveled to the Portland Art Museum. Happy Medium was commissioned as an introduction to artist John Frame and to capture Frame's transition from sculpture to stop-motion animation. He also edited Frame's first film "Three Fragments of a Lost Tale" as well as assisted with the animation. He was Assistant Editor on critically-acclaimed "Short Term 12", winner of Best Film at the SXSW Film Festival and the Independent Spirit Award for Best Editing.
Coffeen's set to release the next short film in early 2016.