Valerie Red-Horse Mohl – Director of MANKILLER (Ep11)

Valerie Red-Horse Mohl – Director of MANKILLER (Ep11)

Valerie Red-Horse Mohl, celebrates the life of Wilma Mankiller, the first woman to be elected Principal Chief of the Cherokee Nation, with her new documentary MANKILLER . They discuss the film’s Los Angeles Film Festival premiere, her ongoing collaboration with PBS and the MANKILLER documentary’s executive producer Gale Anne Hurd, and what she’s most excited about these days – beach volleyball.

Savannah Rodgers – Kansas-based Writer/Director

  Savannah Rodgers is a director, writer, and producer currently based out of Lawrence, KS. She creates short films, web series, and is developing her first feature film. In 2014, she founded Professional Amateur Productions, a company aiming to create quality, intersectional feminist content. Savannah received the Visionary Award from the Outlaw Film Festival and the Fred G. Andrews Emerging Filmmaker Award from Kansas City FilmFest in 2016. Her short film Sketches (2016) premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival; it has received multiple honors on the independent film festival circuit. Her directorial debut Politically Correct (2015) was named Cinema Constant’s 2016...

Ep6 – A Conversation w/ Savannah Rodgers, Kansas-based writer/director

http://traffic.libsyn.com/directingmagic/DM-06.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSSavannah Rodgers is a director, writer, and producer currently based out of Lawrence, KS. She creates short films, web series, and is developing her first feature film. In 2014, she founded Professional Amateur Productions, a company aiming to create quality, intersectional feminist content. Savannah received the Visionary Award from the Outlaw Film Festival and the Fred G. Andrews Emerging Filmmaker Award from Kansas City FilmFest in 2016. Her short film Sketches (2016) premiered at the Slamdance Film Festival; it has received multiple honors on the independent film festival circuit. Her directorial...

Ep5 – A Conversation w/ Rachel Goldberg – Director, Writer

http://traffic.libsyn.com/directingmagic/DM-05.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSRachel Goldberg an award-winning director who helmed the short film, MUTED, starring Chandra Wilson (Grey’s Anatomy) and Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show) which sold to HBO. As a director, she has been supported by the Sony Pictures TV Diverse Directors Program, We for She’s Direct Her Program, the Fox Global Directors Initiative and the Ryan Murphy HALF Foundation. As a proud participant in AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women, she co-wrote and directed the short film NEIGHBORS which was developed into the feature screenplay, “Transformation Awaits.” This script was selected for the...

Rachel Goldberg – Director of MUTED, Neighbors

Rachel Goldberg an award-winning director who helmed the short film, MUTED, starring Chandra Wilson (Grey’s Anatomy) and Malcolm-Jamal Warner (The Cosby Show) which sold to HBO. As a director, she has been supported by the Sony Pictures TV Diverse Directors Program, We for She’s Direct Her Program, the Fox Global Directors Initiative and the Ryan Murphy HALF Foundation. As a proud participant in AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women, she co-wrote and directed the short film NEIGHBORS which was developed into the feature screenplay, “Transformation Awaits.” This script was selected for the Film Independent Screenwriting Lab, was a quarterfinalist for the...

Bridget Stokes – Director & Producer, Instant Pictures

  Bridget Stokes is a filmmaker who currently has several projects in development through her production company, Instant Pictures, including feature film Emmett, which she will direct, The Lost Husband, which she will produce, and a television adaptation of The Volunteer. Bridget recently completed production on a comedy web series pilot she directed titled Picked Up and post on a short drama she directed titled Think Fast. The Volunteer, a feature Stokes produced, won the Best Narrative Feature Award at the Urbanworld Film Festival. Prior to that, she wrote and directed the feature film Herman & Shelly, which was acquired by Cinetic, and she produced the short film Coffee, which was...