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Jun 24, 2017

Casting call for We Have Our Ways

CASTING CALL:

WE HAVE OUR WAYS is now casting for two roles. WE HAVE OUR WAYS is directed by award-winning director Dawn Jones Redstone of Sista in the Brotherhood written by Kjerstin Johnson, former editor in chief of Bitch Magazine, and produced by Christian Henry, a television writer and producer for a network affiliate of NBC. This film is funded by the Regional Arts and Culture Council.

SYNOPSIS: In a dystopic near future, two women of color struggle to navigate healthcare, state violence, and reproductive justice.

Abigail
Early 20’s, African American female
Young student who lives with her older, wiser cousin Regina. Abigail finds herself in a bind, and must rely on her cousin to get the help she needs. Abigail feels helpless in the face of something huge and dangerous, but perseveres without knowing what the future holds. 

Mari
20’s, female, Latina
Young healthcare worker at an underground clinic. Her job is stressful enough as it is, but when her coworker gets arrested and clients still need her, she must make a decision about what she’s willing to do for others. Actor appears in single critical scene, must be able to cry.

Production title: We Have Our Ways
Union / Non-Union: Non-Union
Production Type: Independent
Project length: Short Film 
Posted on: June 24th
Director: Dawn Jones Redstone
Producer: Christian Henry
Writer: Kjerstin Johnson
Audition Location: NW Film Center
Shooting Location: Portland
Submit headshots, resume & reel (if available) to: whowfilm@gmail.com
Compensation: Yes

KEY DATES
Auditions:
July 8th 9:30am - 2pm
(Time slots will be given out)

Shooting: 
Aug. 19th & Aug. 26th 
Abigail will be needed for both shoot dates.
Mari will be needed for one shoot date, at night.

Mar 9, 2017

Graphic Means screens in Portland!

Graphic Means, the feature documentary directed by Briar Levit and shot by Hearts+Sparks will be screening at the Hollywood Theatre in Portland at the end of April as part of Design Week Portland. I'll be on hand as part of the team that helped bring Briar's vision to life. 

More info here: https://hollywoodtheatre.org/events/graphic-means/

Jan 17, 2017

Kjerstin Johnson and I received a RACC grant!

Last December, we received news that Kjerstin Johnson (co-writer of Sista in the Brotherhood) and I were awarded a grant from the Regional Arts and Culture Council toward the creation of a pilot or short film we've been working on. Stay tuned for more news later in the year!

Categories Awards Narrative film

Oct 12, 2016

New Living Cully Video!

I've been a fan of Living Cully for a while now so I was thrilled to have a chance to help tell their story. Learn about their innovative anti-displacement work in NE Portland. Here's the video: 

 

Categories Documentary Non-Profit Video Promotional Video

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