Orange will screen as part of the 2020 Darkroom Film Festival in London, United Kingdom this September. The film joins a dynamic lineup of digital works, 16mm films, sound artworks and audio-visual performances.
In light of the substantial loss of non-verbal communication in our collective shift online, "Strengthening Interpersonal Communication Skills in the Virtual Space," explores speech strategies, digital workflow plans, and time management boundaries to fully maximize your energy and skill sets online as listener or speaker.
During this summer's Salem Film Fest, I will be speaking with director Deirdre Fishel about her film Women in Blue, and directors Hélène Robert and Jeremy Perrin about their film Rising form the Tsunami.
During the summer I'll be teaching a two week video production course called Filmmaking Essentials. The course will be online and cover the engagement and overlap of single-camera production and cinematography with smart phone filmmaking principles.
I'm looking forward to entering production on the short Documentary The Dog Star. The film is an autobiographical examination of the effects of time and location on adult perceptions of self. Expanding on the myth of Laelaps and the Teumessian Fox, the film explores whether an identity can ever be fully formed when such strong facets of one's everyday life are in opposition to one another.
WIFVNE is pleased to announce its 2020 Short Screenplay Competition, which aims to inspire creativity for screenwriters and independent artists. We welcome you to submit a 10 page screenplay concerning the theme of "Isolation." Scripts should have a strong female protagonist as the primary character.
Our department made the bold choice of hosting an online final screening event, in light of the fact that COVID-19 has prevented us from the annual theatrical screening of final student film work. WBUR provided great coverage of that, and the innovative ways our students persevered throughout a difficult semester.
A piece I've written on Humor and its role in inclusion will feature in EDIT Media beginning this April. LEARN MORE
MARCH 23, 2020
In March I will be speaking about "Media and Social Impact" at the Murrow Symposium at Washington State University. "The Murrow Symposium highlights developments within the world of communication. From the fourth estate to strategic communication, the Symposium brings together students and professionals for in-depth presentations, master classes and networking events. Industry leaders explore areas ranging from broadcast journalism, branding, AI/VR/AR, design thinking, PR, finance, social media, advertising, entertainment, and more" - The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication.
LESLEY UNIVERSITY HOSTS WOMEN IN FILM & VIDEO NEW ENGLAND
MARCH 3, 2020
Lesley University will host an evening of professional workshopping and development with Women in Film & Video New England. The event will consist of a Networking hour, PA Workshop, and Mentorship Panel. Details below.
So happy to share that my film Orange will be part of the 193rd RSA Annual Exhibition: "Open Art: SSA + VSA;" Society of Scottish Arts and Visual Arts Scotland. The Exhibition takes place at The Royal Scottish Academy of Art and Architecture in Edinburgh, Scotland, from December 22, 2019 - January 30, 2020.
Orange has just been announced as a semi-finalist in the International Moving Image Festival of Abadan, Kuzestan Province of the Islamic Republic of Iran. Finalists in the competition are officially announced on September 30th, 2019.
Really thrilled to officially be joining the board of Women in Film & Video New England in the role of Higher Education consultant. I'm looking forward to continuing to create exciting bridges between creatives at the University level, and professional film and video employers in the field.
My oil painting, Half, will be part of "The Art Edit," a curated advertorial campaign running this fall in Condé Nast's House & Garden, UK. The painting will be featured in the October print issue, on stands September 2nd.
I'm very excited to share that I will be joining Lesley University's College of Art & Design as Assistant Professor of Digital Filmmaking. It's an exciting time, and I'm looking forward to joining a great program in the Cambridge Community for the 2019 school year.
Innovation Women is a wonderful organization that seeks to coordinate "gender-balanced and inclusive events and conferences." I'm looking forward to working with them to organize future speaking engagements and workshops. If you are interested in booking my services as a speaker or panelist, this provides an additional resource for us to meet and talk media! Additional details can be found on my CONTACT page.
On May 20, 2019, William Paterson University is hosting an exciting symposium called “The Bauhaus Transcended” that explores the ideal pedagogy for the visual artist in higher education, Put together by a committee that includes yours truly, the event features six international artists, scholars and makers coming together both individually and collectively to discuss where we’re headed in arts education.
I will be speaking as part of a panel at The Young Women's Leadership School of Astoria, New York, on May 17th. The panel is part of the larger series "Cool Women, Hot Jobs" which seeks to expose young women to professionals of various career backgrounds.
Orange screens at the James Ward Mansion of Westfield, New Jersey as part of Pop Up Anthology and The Westfield International Film Festival's Women in Film Night, May 11th, 2019. Tickets are $25 and proceeds benefit initiatives supporting diversity in Filmmaking.