Sissy Director Eitan Pitigliani “Realizing that my mom as well as all our loved ones, are not gone for good at all, and even if they’re not physically here and we don’t see them, they live within us”

The award-winning Writer/Director Eitan Pitigliani’s SISSY was inspired by his own personal story of losing his mother. This heart-wrenching tale shares the story of Luca (Vincenzo Vivenzio) and the young girl (Dea Lanzaro), played by a 7-year-old little girl, who was the one that saved the director’s life after his mother’s passing. SISSY is her debut screen role.  I understand this must have been a deeply … Continue reading Sissy Director Eitan Pitigliani “Realizing that my mom as well as all our loved ones, are not gone for good at all, and even if they’re not physically here and we don’t see them, they live within us”

QUEEN OF THE DESERT Director Mary Ann Rotondi “Everyone really Showed up for me and this story. I believe the story itself – finding a way to talk to one another; make room for one another’s humanity; heal some of the angry divisions around us right now – touched a lot of people and made directing easier”

This evocative short film was inspired by the director Mary Ann Rotondi‘s visit to her home state of Montana, where she frequently encountered the Confederate flag, despite the state not having a large black population or any meaningful connection to the Civil War. What is it about this symbol that is so powerful, and what does it say about the loneliness and isolation so many people … Continue reading QUEEN OF THE DESERT Director Mary Ann Rotondi “Everyone really Showed up for me and this story. I believe the story itself – finding a way to talk to one another; make room for one another’s humanity; heal some of the angry divisions around us right now – touched a lot of people and made directing easier”

FULL PICTURE Director Jacob Reed “Nobody could see her wheelchair, so for the first time in her adult life, it was up to her whether or not to make it a part of the conversation”

We got the chance to talk to Director Jacob Reed and the writer/star Santina Muha of the fascinating documentary short film FULL PICTURE which could have you questioning your own unconscious bias. Covid changed the way we communicate, we got used to just seeing a face in a box and not the Full Picture. Santina Muha and director Jacob Reed created a social experiment, how … Continue reading FULL PICTURE Director Jacob Reed “Nobody could see her wheelchair, so for the first time in her adult life, it was up to her whether or not to make it a part of the conversation”

BAFTA’s 2022 – Sam H. Freeman and Ng Choon Ping’s FEMME starring Paapa Essiedu will blow you away!

Sam H. Freeman and Ng Choon Ping’s “Femme” takes a traditionally testosterone-drenched genre and flips it, reimagining the darker edge of London’s nightlife through a queer lens. It was born of their love for the crime-thriller genre, but also – as queer artists – out of feeling excluded from it. This topical film premiered at the Oscar-Qualifying SXSW, alongside the London Film Festival and took … Continue reading BAFTA’s 2022 – Sam H. Freeman and Ng Choon Ping’s FEMME starring Paapa Essiedu will blow you away!

Vera Wagman’s autobiographical PETIT RAT shares a story that highlights the poignant and profound cross-section of family, history and the arts

“A brilliant film…a very personal story, and yet it finds its universality in the telling of it. PETIT RAT hits on so many different themes all at the same time, and in what is a relatively short piece of work, it’s kind of a seamless magical little piece of movie making.” – Jason Alexander The documentary short has been a hit on the festival circuit and has qualified … Continue reading Vera Wagman’s autobiographical PETIT RAT shares a story that highlights the poignant and profound cross-section of family, history and the arts