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.

A Conversation w/ Savannah Rodgers, Kansas-based writer/director (Ep 6)

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...
Bridget Stokes – Director & Producer, Instant Pictures (Ep4)

Bridget Stokes – Director & Producer, Instant Pictures (Ep4)

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.

Alison Marek – Writer/Director/Graphic Novelist

ALISON MAREK is an award-winning filmmaker with an MFA in directing from NYU. Her thesis short, “The Playground,” was sponsored by Showtime Networks Inc. and broadcast extensively on their channels. She also wrote and illustrated graphic novels that were published by Piranha Press (div. DC Comics). Her most current project is called “Play Me,” which takes place in 1957 and follows an inventive young housewife who tries to conquer a billion-dollar industry filled with corruption, greed and misogyny: the toy industry. LINKS www.AlisonMarek.com @Alisonmarekfilm Tweet