Filmshop Exhibition Offers Virtual Indie Film Series
Filmshop, a nonprofit collective of independent filmmakers in NY, LA, and New Orleans announced a new initiative called Filmshop Exhibition, an online showcase offering members the opportunity to share their work virtually via curated blocks by notable members of the entertainment industry. The free series kicks off September 10th and runs on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays through October 24th on their website.
Each curated block will be available for 24 hours after the scheduled start time each week. Additional offerings include live social media Q&A’s after exhibitions on Friday nights, and three panels addressing ongoing issues within the Latinx, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ film communities. You can read more about the films and curators as well as see the full event schedule via their website. If you’d like RSVP for a particular block, you can visit their Eventbrite page.
Curators include: Adam Baran (Filmmaker and Curator of Queer|Art|Film), Adeel Ahmed, Kamran Khan, and Lipica Shah (Co-Founders, 1497 Writers Lab), Alyson Shumeyko (Producer, Mustache Agency), Anthony Kao (Founder and Editor-in-Chief, Cinema Escapist), Chip Parham (Senior Shorts Programmer, Lighthouse International Film Festival), Elizabeth Lodge Stepp (Producer and Member of the Department of Motion Pictures), Genevieve Villaflor (Film Programmer and PR and Festivals Consultant), Hannah Ruth Earl (Talent Associate, Moving Picture Institute), Jake Hart (Screenwriter and Content Curator at DUST), Julia Douglas and Colin Usher (Founders, Studio Faire Residency), Lela Meadow-Conner (CEO and Mother/Founder, mama.film), Lydia Darly (Co-Founder and Managing Director, NovaFrontier Film Festival), Melanie Addington (Executive Director, Oxford Film Festival), Michael Dunaway (Editor at Large, Paste Magazine, and Founding Partner of Gasoline Films and Poitier & Dunaway Motion Pictures), Reinaldo Marcus Green (Writer, Director, & Producer whose credits Include: Monsters and Men, Top Boy, Good Joe Bell, King Richard), Rosalind Murphy (Media Consultant and Producer), Samantha Shepard (Producer, Mustache Agency), Sarah Peters (Writer, Director, Producer and Director of National Publicity at Searchlight Pictures), Skye Borgman (Director and Co-Owner of Top Knot films), Stephanie Iscovitz (Motion Picture Literary Coordinator, Buchwald), and Thelma Adams (Author and Film Critic)