WOMEN IN CINEMA's SXSW PANEL
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
We will be meeting:
at the CMB Building Studio 4D from 7:00-9:00pm
Kelly Sears is an animator and filmmaker living in Galveston, TX. Her work has been shown at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Hammer Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, Anthology Film Archives, Sundance and in galleries and film festivals internationally. Her collage films are created from discarded periodicals, books, archives, and orphan films. They harness images of the past to reflect on the present.
Her films draw on experimental, documentary and narrative practices and feature both analog and digital animation techniques. http://www.kellysears.com/
Megan Griffiths joins SXSW for her third feature "Eden." Her film "The Off Hours" premiered at Sundance in 2011 and went on to screen at festivals around the globe. The film received an Independent Spirit Award nomination for cinematography and Megan was awarded the prize for Best Director at Spain’s Ourense Film Festival. http://www.imdb.com/name/
Amy Seimetz is a writer/director/actor/
Annie Silverstein is currently earning her MFA in Film at University of Texas-Austin. Most recently she produced/directed the short documentary "Noc na Tanecku" (Night at the Dance) (SXSW, Silverdocs 2011). Her documentary work has aired on PBS’ Independent Lens and at festivals internationally. “Spark” is Annie’s first fiction film.
Hannah Fidell recently moved to Austin, Texas from Brooklyn, NY where she worked as the event coordinator for The New School University's Media Studies department. Her first feature film, We're Glad You're Here, premiered at the Indianapolis International Film Festival in 2011. She has worked on "The Gathering Squall" and "Man & Gun" wich are screening at SXSW.
Kim Sherman is a filmmaker and musician, currently based in Missouri. Most recently, Sherman produced the feature A Horrible Way To Die which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival. Sherman has won numerous advertising awards for her directorial commercial work and produced a handful of daring and groundbreaking narrative shorts, including the experimental drama, A Face Fixed, by director Andrew Droz Palermo. Kim was selected to be one of the 2011 Sundance Creative Producer Fellows, and is currently working with Palermo on his debut feature film, One & Two.
Anna Margaret Hollyman's film credits include, "Gayby" (2012 SXSW Narraive Feature Competition), "White Reindeer", "Small Beautifully Moving Parts" (2011 SXSW Narrative Feature and recipient of the 2011 Hamptons Film Festival Alfred P. Sloan Award), "Somebody Up There Likes Me" (2012 SXSW Narrative Spotlight), "Slacker 2011", "The Romance of Loneliess", "The Color Wheel", "The Brave One", "Adelaide", "Samantha" and "Anna". TV: "My Generation" (ABC). She studied Theater and Art History at Sarah Lawrence College, trained with Suzanne Esper at the Esper Studio in New York, and studied improv with the P.I.T. and Upright Citizens Brigade in New York and Los Angeles. annamargarethollyman.tumbl
The Panel will be moderated by Kat Candler who also has her film, Hellion, in the festival.
Kat Candler's award winning films screened at Sundance, SXSW, Slamdance, Florida Film Festival, Houston Museum of Modern Art, National Institutes of Health and on PBS. Her latest screenplay Love Me was produced by Dolphin Entertainment and Anchor Bay. Candler is a Lecturer at the University of Texas and the leader of the student organization Women in Cinema.
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