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Proud to announce that I will be directing an episode of the second anthology for Pitch Her Productions. We will be filming in mid December and I am so honored to work with this organization!
The Girl in The Trench Coat has received it's first award from Global Shorts!
And "The Escape will be screening at the Tampa Bay Underground Film Festival Dec 6 at 7 PM!
A couple things!
The Girl in the Trench Coat is now finished and has been submitted to several film festivals. The film's teaser is available on my "How To Watch" tab.
Catharsis was selected as a semi-finalist for the New York Cinematography awards. A huge congrats to DP Neriah Kharice.
The Escape will be showing at the Red Rose Film Festival in Lancaster PA Nov 2 at 11 AM.
The Escape has begun it's festival journey with 4 festivals in September! Schedule here:
We are in post production on The Girl in the Trench Coat! I cannot wait to share more about this fantastic project!
I am so excited to announce that I am in pre-production on a fantastic short film, The Girl in the Trenchcoat starring Jenna Kanell, Adrian Boyd and Yurie Collins. Filmig will begin production at the end of July.
I also recently wrapped production on a short film called Catharsis starring Brickland Carter and written by Neriah Kharece.
My husband and I, along with my longtime producing partner Ryan Weaver have started our own Video Production Company called Benediximus Media. Stay tuned for more information on that!
Jenna Kanell and Adrian Boyd for
The Girl in the Trenchcoat Brickland Carter for Catharsis.
We have completed "The Escape" and it is now being submitted to festivals world-wide.
So excited to have wrapped production on my newest short "The Escape" written and produced by Ryan Weaver. Can't wait to share more with you all! Thanks again to my amazing cast and crew!
Visit openallnightfilm.com to see continuing updates on my first feature 24/7. We are happy to announce that the talented Alison Becker (Parks and Rec) has signed a letter of intent to star and our awesome producers are scouring the country for the best locations and funds to make the movie possible!
Happy New Year! Happy to announce that Glass Ceiling is still getting into festivals, We just got word last week that we will be showing at the Berlin Independent Film Festival. This will be our first festival overseas. We are really overwhelmed and grateful for the run we have had!
I have also been brought on board to direct an upcoming feature film "24/7" which is a thriller set entirely in a 24 hour diner. For more information on the project, please visit openallnightfilm.com
Been a while since my last update. Glass Ceiling is killing it in film festivals! So jazzed to have (for the first time ever!!) a few awards sitting on my living room shelf - in particular the "Best Woman Filmmaker" because it's a big honor!
We have more festivals coming up if you happen to be in any of these areas!
Tonight we are at the Milwaukee Women's Film Festival in Milwaukee, WI
-Full Bloom Film Festival - Statesville, NC Sept 14-17
-Charlotte Film Festial - Charlotte NC Sept 22-30
-Buffalo Niagra Falls Film Festival - Buffalo, NY Sept 28-Oct 1
-Shawna Shea Film Festival - Southbridge, MA Oct 5-7
-Chelsea Film Festival - New York, NY Oct 19-22
-La Femme International Film Festival Los Angeles, CA Oct 19-22
-Urban Action Showcase - New York, NY Nov 10-11
-Kansas International Film Festival - Overland Park, KS Nov 4-10
I am also excited to announce that I am working on a full revamping of "The Initiation of Duncan Baker" I ask everyone's patience as I work on this next draft as all of our social media as well as the official site will be down while I make adjustments. I will update when its up and functioning again!
Going to the NOVA fest awards ceremony in the Washington DC area where I am nominated for Best Director. Glass Ceiling is nominated in 6 other categories as well!
We have a couple other film festivals coming up:
-Action on Action Film Fest - Las Vegas, NV
-Jersey Shore Film Fest - Asbury Park, NJ
-Houston International Film Festival - Houston, TX
We also recently went to the Maryland International Film Festival.
Happy New Year!
So excited that Glass Ceiling is finished with it's edits and we have started to send off and hear back from Film Festivals! More on that soon!
I am proud to announce that I had the honor of directing an action short called "Glass Ceiling this month written by Ryan Weaver. It has a killer cast and an amazing crew! I can't wait to put it out into the world!
As the ever-constant search for funding "The Initiation of Duncan Baker" continues, I am always making updates to the website (www.duncanbakermovie.com) and to the budget. I am excited to someday soon bring this fantastic script to life!