Event

WEB SERIES SCREENING
01
Oct
2016

WEB SERIES SCREENING

  • Location:411 Troutman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11237
  • Venue:Lot 45
  • Length:02:40 pm – 03:55 pm

WEB SERIES PROGRAM I Total Running Time 1 hour 15 min
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Inappropriate Jane Austin Directed by Alex Trow

SYNOPSIS:
If Jane Austen hadn’t been so appropriate, she’d have been… Inappropriate Jane Austen.

Eight minisodes of a gaggle of Regency ladies in their least polite moments: what Jane Austen left out about things like female friendship, engagements, motherhood, and anal sex.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Alex Trow is a New York-based actor and writer. TV/Web: “Blue Bloods,” “Twenty-Five,” “Cooking for One” (Best Actress, ITV Fest). Writing credits include “Flamingo,” and upcoming projects “F-Theory” and “Temp.” Alex holds a BA and an MFA from Yale University. Katie Gibson is her favorite British person. www.alextrow.com
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Lanes Directed by Miles Dixon

SYNOPSIS:
A diverse group of Brooklynites lives collide in interweaving stories of survival, success and the American dream.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Miles Dixon is a Filmmaker and Photojournalist based in Brooklyn, NY. His photo-essay “No Justice, No Peace” documents a series of events beginning with the death of Eric Garner through the shooting of Brooklyn Police officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu by Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley. His photography has been exhibited at the LA Art Book Fair at MOCA and is available for research in the Getty Museum’s Special Collection. Miles is currently writing and directing a web series called ‘LANES’ which has received more than a million views since it’s launch on YouTube in November 2015.
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No String Attached Directed by Emma Watts

SYNOPSIS:
No Strings Attached is a genre-bending mashup of equal parts documentary, comedy, and puppetry TV. The series peers beneath the covers of the exhilarating and often awkward world of dating apps.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Emma Watts is a producer/ director who has been working in the television industry for over 10 years. She has worked on a broad range of programming from directing documentaries for public broadcasters, to producing popular factual TV and developing, directing and producing award-winning web series.
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Period Piece Directed by Liliana Tandon

SYNOPSIS:
Period Piece is a short form web series about women in different periods of history… having their periods.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Liliana is an Indian-American actress based in New York City. She graduated from NYU with a BFA in Acting. Now, she is finding her stride as a writer and a producer, creating her own socially-relevant film work. Liliana is originally from Weston, Massachusetts, where she studied classical piano and voice and spent a lot of time building forts in the woods with her two older sisters.
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Scheme Squad Directed by Mike Cheslick

SYNOPSIS:
When a beloved power couple breaks up, their mutual best friend takes it like a baby and stages an elaborate sting operation to get them back together. Starring Jack Quaid (Vinyl, Ithaca, The Hunger Games), Sudi Green (writer for SNL), Grant Rosenmeyer (Money Monster, The Royal Tenenbaums), Mike Spence, and Max Pava.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Mike Cheslik is from Milwaukee and graduated from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He has written and edited promos for Nickelodeon, and currently, directs independent comedies when he’s not editing the for the fashion industry.
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The Great American Cooking Story Directed by Clara Ritger

SYNOPSIS:
The Great American Cooking Story is a six-episode documentary video series created over the course of a 10-day, cross-country train trip. It explores the role of restaurants in revitalizing neighborhoods.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Clara Ritger is a documentary filmmaker and journalist based in Washington, D.C. She currently works full-time as an associate producer at Green Buzz Agency. Previously she worked in multimedia and print journalism, and her work has appeared in USA Today, National Journal, the Philadelphia Inquirer and the Indianapolis Star, among others. She is passionate about food and travel, and is excited about debuting her first independent project, which she created over the course of many nights and weekends!
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Undone Directed by Lili Lopez

SYNOPSIS:
UNDONE is a bi-weekly web series of video interviews, hoping to prove that life is not just about “Being”, but also “Becoming”. The project aims to highlight the importance of the Self-Creation with the main idea that we are, and always will be, a never-ending work in progress.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Lili Lopez is a Senegalese Visual Artist who moved to New-York from Paris where she was working as a Marketing Director in the Media and Entertainment Industry. She started her education with a program in applied art and photography but graduated from a business school with a Bachelor in Business. Her Undone project marks the beginning of her new career as a filmmaker.
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Van Gogh Tosses A Salad Directed by Caitlin Davis

SYNOPSIS:
What if Vincent Van Gogh rode the subway? What if he got overwhelmed in Trader Joe’s, swiped right on Tinder, made latte art, and took selfies just like you and me? What if he lived in Brooklyn? The Van Gogh Show follows Vincent Van Gogh’s daily misadventures from the mundane to the absurd, with an emphasis on the absurd.

ABOUT THE DIRECTOR
Caitlin Davis is a director/writer/actor based in Ditmas Park, Brooklyn. Caitlin wrote and starred in the independent pilot Missionary Style based on the UCB musical. She has appeared on the NY stage in Karen O’s Stop the Virgens! at Upright Citizens Brigade and Signature Theater in Usual Girls. Caitlin is the creator and director of VanGoghShow.com which has captured the short attention spans of art and comedy lovers across the world.
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New York Close Up Produced by Nick Ravich Wesley Miller And Rafael Salazar

SYNOPSIS:
“New York Close Up” is an online-based documentary film series devoted to featuring artists in the first decade of their professional career, living and working in New York City. This innovative project provides an intimate look at the next wave of artists — artists close up. Structured as an open-ended cinematic collaboration, ART21 — a nonprofit contemporary art organization based in New York — works closely with the subject artists to imagine new ways of telling stories about their creative process, political and aesthetic philosophies, personal backgrounds, and community perspectives. Releasing multiple films on each individual artist over the course of several years, this original Web series chronicles today’s artists as their works, ideas, and lives evolve. At its core, the series is intended as a snapshot of a discrete time and place from the unique perspective of a generation of artists. The series launched in June 2011, having released 65+ films to date.

ABOUT THE PRODUCERS
Wesley Miller is a documentary filmmaker and Curator for ART21. Over the past 15 years he has collaborated with over 175 contemporary artists to tell stories about the creative process. His projects for ART21 include the Peabody Award-winning PBS television series “Art in the Twenty-First Century” (2001-on-going); the Peabody Award-winning PBS film “William Kentridge: Anything Is Possible” (2010); co-creating the Webby Award-nominated series “New York Close Up” (2011-ongoing.)

Nick Ravich is currently the Director of Production at ART21, a Peabody Award-winning documentary production, and arts organization. As a co-creator of ART21’s documentary series “New York Close Up,” Nick has worked with over 30 collaborating subjects, directing and producing narratively diverse and visually stylish portraits of New York City-based artists.

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