The first completed project to come out of our Kickstart Diversity Program, Tahir Jetter's HOW TO TELL YOU'RE A DOUCHEBAG premiered at Sundance in January 2016 and sold to BET.
SXSW Sold Out Panel
Our SXSW panel - 'Breaking into TV in the Digital Age' - was a max capacity. Joining us were Laura Turner Garrison (Vimeo) and Kesila Childers (Bunim Murray).
April 2016 - Costa Rica Incubator with WEEKEND WARRIORS
We took our first trip of the year to Playa Langosta, Costa Rica with the team from WEEKEND WARRIORS, including producer Noah Lang and director Sam Jones. Find out more about the project HERE.
EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL
Big Vision co-production EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL launched into production in the spring of 2016. The all-female team inspired us at every turn.
June Distribution Lab
We held our third Distribution Lab this June in NYC. Participating companies included The Weinstein Company, IFC, The Discovery Channel, Vimeo, FilmRise, Zeitgeist Films, Magnolia Pictures, and more.
POWER OF PEARL: THE FARM BENEATH THE SEA
The Big Vision team officially came on board to produce POWER OF PEARL, an environmental documentary currently in post production.
THE LIGHT OF THE MOON Brings Light to Sexual Assault
After our Fall Distribution Lab, the Big Vision team came on board to EP narrative feature THE LIGHT OF THE MOON from writer/director Jessica Thompson. We're looking forward to a big 2017 festival premiere!
Creators Program Launch
We announced our latest program that supports TV and New Media Creators. We are selecting 10-15 creators to join us for 3 exciting months of pitch opportunities in 2017.
We're a Big Fan of a Traveling Office
In September 2016, we joined the POWER OF PEARL team in Jackson Hole, Wyoming to edit, brainstorm, and enjoy the great outdoors (and drink tons of wine).
Big Vision Rebrand
By the end of the year it became clear that we needed a rebrand for 2017 to reflect how Big Vision Empty Wallet (our incubator) and Big Vision Creative (our production company) function together to create great work.
STRAIGHT TRIPPIN' Fall 2016
We chose travel series STRAIGHT TRIPPIN' from creator Andia Winslow and producer Monique Walton for our last incubator in Costa Rica - a travel series that follows three friends, all looking to hit the "pause" button on life to venture into the wilderness. Against the backdrop of the most gorgeous landscapes in the country, they form a bond that will prepare them for whatever the natural world throws their way.
The 2016 Election depressed us, then motivated us. We're more inspired than ever to support diverse voices. Stories from unique perspectives deserve to be told and are a necessity to bring forth understanding.