The Poetic Filmmaking of Gabrielle Gorman Watch a film by Gabrielle Gorman and you will be struck by her powerful and poetic use of imagery, even as she explores charged subjects such as racism, police brutality, and identity. Unsurprisingly, a poem is sometimes transformed into a film for the 19-year old filmmaker. One of these […]
I am sitting with Kim Adelman, author of the short filmmaking guide Making It Big in Shorts. The mood is mellow as we have drinks on the bright green, astroturfed patio for Sundance NextFest, amidst live screen printing and taco trucks. We have spent the afternoon watching a program of shorts at the Ace Hotel, and […]
“In almost every act of our lives, we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires that control the human mind.” – Edward Bernays, Propaganda. So begins Jen Senko’s award-winning documentary The Brainwashing of My Dad, […]
Women Transforming Media: Jennifer Morrison receives Trailblazer Award at 2016 HollyShorts Film Fest from The MY HERO Project on Vimeo. We caught up with actor/producer/writer Jennifer Morrison at the 2016 Hollyshorts Film Festival, where she received the Trailblazer Award presented by Women in Film’s Jane Fleming. Jennifer tells us about directing her short Wild Wild Horses.
Kudos to Michael Moore. He’s announced that every film in competition in his Traverse City Film Festival will be directed by a woman. With his characteristic tongue-in-cheek humor, he’ll have male filmmakers featured in a showcase called “Men Make Movies —The Struggle Continues.” It’s “an expression of tokenism usually reserved for women,” he explains. In his welcome […]