Sundance Institute Names 2021 Momentum Fellows

New Collaboration with NBCUniversal to Support Underrepresented Filmmakers in Building Sustainable Careers Sundance Institute announced the third class of the Momentum Fellowship, a full-year program of deep, customized creative and professional support for mid-career writers and directors from underrepresented communities who are poised to take the next step in their careers in fiction and documentary…

Naked Lover In A Coma

By Colin James Ethereal influences are our decor. Choosing these knee high tables has us feigning cross-leggedness on the floor. For me to roll in your direction requires a yogi’s dexterity I do not possess, so rapture still defies me unwillingly. The shapes that pass our nervous windows are asking too much when they try…

Sundance Institute 2020 Vanguard Award to Honor Radha Blank: Director, Writer, Actor of The Forty-Year-Old Version

Blank, ‘19 Vanguard Awardee Lulu Wang in conversation on Sundance Collab on December 2, 2020 The nonprofit Sundance Institute announced today that Radha Blank will be honored with the 2020 Vanguard Award presented by Acura, given annually to an artist whose work highlights the art of storytelling and creative independence. The award honors the artistic…

New Creative Gears in the Gallery

By Stephan Pisko Human beings’ know perceptually what they like to see and what they do not like to see the ‘idea of art’ really doesn’t come into question for it is far more perceptually straightforward all the gallery does is program and condition the ‘conceptual idea’ that ‘this is art (or) that is art’…

MoJo Signs Director Patricia Chica As She Completes Filming On ‘Montréal Girls’

MoJo Global Arts, the company founded by Morris Ruskin, Jordan Walker-Pearlman and Joseph Mellicker, has signed Canadian/El Salvadorian filmmaker Patricia Chica as production in Montreal resumes. Award-winning director Patricia Chica just wrapped  filming on Montréal Girls, a dramatic feature developed with her writing partner Kamal John Iskander and Canadian production company Objectif 9. The storyis inspired…

Autonomous Awareness

By Stephan Pisko Sandpapering human life down to an ultimate devaluation sucking the ‘human out of being’ freezing feelings’ with autonomous awareness something else is articulating what you cognize.

Richmond Art Center’s Fall 2020 Class Registration Opens

Richmond Art Center opens its Fall 2020 class registration with expanded online art class listings. The Fall 2020 session offers over forty classes by nearly thirty different teaching artists, including old favorites and beloved teachers, as well as new offerings for kids, adults and families. Oil painting, figure drawing, ceramics and watercolor classes are back. Listed alongside media…

AFI FEST 2020 presented by Audi Full Film Festival Lineup

AFI announce the full lineup for this year’s virtual AFI Fest presented by Audi! The festival features 124 titles – 53% are directed by women, 39% are directed by BIPOC and 17% are directed by LBGTQ+. This year’s reimagined virtual festival runs online Oct. 15-22. The newly announced films will play in the World Cinema,…