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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: […]

Shalini Kantayya shows how sci-fi is becoming reality in her AI doc “Coded Bias”

I have found myself in the midst of discovering another hero of mine. Shalini Kanyayya is my hero because she elevates, through her own work, trailblazing womxn in the AI industry. “Coded Bias” follows Joy Buolamwini through her investigation of implicit bias in face recognition […]

“Stand and Deliver”, “Thirteen”, “Down in the Delta” editor Nancy Richardson shares her stories from the cutting room

Header photo: Directing Fellow Kibwe Tavares meets with Creative Advisor, editor Nancy Richardson, about his project “The Kitchen.”© 2016 Sundance Institute, Photograph By Brandon Cruz Feature film editor Nancy Richardson has been a professor and head of post-production at UCLA TFT [Theater, Film, and Television] […]

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 […]