“Your Obstacles are Basically Everything”: Writer/Actress/Producer Naomi McDougall Jones Talks Grassroots Female Filmmaking

Naomi McDougall Jones in Imagine I'm BeautifulNaomi McDougall Jones in Imagine I'm Beautiful

Once again, the two-decade-old Bermuda International Film Festival, where I’m on the international advisory board, provided some truly unique networking opportunities. While I didn’t find myself star-struck like at last year’s fest – when I had the once in a…  Read more


Director Ronni Thomas on Walter Potter: The Man Who Married Kittens

Walter Potter: The Man Who Married KittensWalter Potter: The Man Who Married Kittens

If you’re a fan of Victorian anthropomorphic tableaux then Walter Potter needs no introduction. For those not in the know (and in NYC), head over to this year’s Tribeca Film Festival where Walter Potter: The Man Who Married Kittens screens…  Read more


Kieślowski, WarGames and the ’80s: Carleton Ranney on Jackrabbit


Set in the not-too-distant future, Carleton Ranney’s debut feature Jackrabbit observes two young hackers living in City Six, a dystopian urban environment still recovering from The Reset, an event which caused the city to literally go back to square one. Interacting with the…  Read more


Camera Lucida: Edgardo Cozarinsky on Letter to a Father

Letter to a FatherLetter to a Father

“I have often wondered what makes us keep things that we know are bound to disappear,” states the narrator of the film Letter to a Father (2013). The voice belongs to Letter’s filmmaker, Edgardo Cozarinsky, who was born in Buenos Aires in 1939…  Read more