Q&A with Ariel Kavoussi about her quarantine inspired comedy short “Rita Wishman’s Birthday”

RITA WISHMAN’S BIRTHDAY (2020) “Rita Wishman’s Birthday” is a dark comedy about ‘Rita Wishman’s’ (played by Ariel Kavoussi) 30th birthday. Charlotte Film Festival (Virtual Edition) 2020, Official Selection Director/Producer/Writer/Editor: Ariel Kavoussi Starring: Ariel Kavoussi, Magnus Kavoussi, Judith Salavetz, Max Drazen Cinematography/Sound: Moebius Simmons Additional Editor: […]

Lynn Shelton “Of A Certain Age” Grant awarded to Miami-based Caribbean-American Filmmaker Keisha Rae Witherspoon

SEATTLE, WA (OCTOBER 28th, 2020) — This year, to honor the legacy of beloved filmmaker Lynn Shelton, Northwest Film Forum and Duplass Brothers Productions launched the Lynn Shelton “Of a Certain Age” Grant. This $25,000 unrestricted cash grant is modeled after Shelton’s own history in the […]

Final Fest Day | Short Block 4

Today we highlight Short Block 4 films and filmmakers. Short Block 4, and 1-3 are now available to watch until the end of today, our final day of the festival. Screen on our Seed&Spark festival platform. Today’s Q&A with the directors of the selected films […]