In this episode of Directing Magic; Marquette is joined by Paige Morrow Kimball, director of the award-winning PLAY DATE, ENDING UP and director of short films for Sesame Street. They discuss her collaboration with Tami Roman in Play Date and her successful application for the 2017 DGA Director Mentorship Program.
Marquette is joined by Sharri Hefner, producer of AFTER THE JUMP. They discuss how being a single mom inspired her to continue her film career, the magic of WONDER WOMAN for the younger generation, her recent participation in the Women in Film and Sundance Institute Film Financing Intensive and her new feature film project, AFTER THE JUMP.
Alberlynne Harris, affectionately known as Abby, is a native of Los Angeles, California. She continues to defy labels and categories while remaining active with and inspired by various civic and socially conscious organizations. As an A Better Chance alumna of the Harvard-Westlake School Abby received her Bachelors of Science in Industrial and Labor Relations at Cornell University. She returned home to complete the JD/MBA program at the University of Southern California. She recently completed a long term project hire assignment as a Manager of Branded Integrations for Maker Studios (a Disney Company) where her clients included Disney Parks and Disney...
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