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HOW TO TELL YOU'RE A DOUCHEBAG // FILM

Tahir Jetter: Writer, Director; Marttise Hill: Producer; Julius Pryor: Producer; Alex Cirillo: Co-Producer

HTTYAD Premiered at Sundance 2016

Watch it: iTunes or on BET

BROTHERS // SERIES

Emmett Jack Lundberg: Writer, Creator, Sheyam Ghieth: Producer

The first narrative series to showcase stories of transmen, currently in production on season 2!

Watch it: Website, Vimeo on Demand

DANNY THE MANNY // SERIES

Mike Roma: Writer-Director, Allison Tate: Producer

Read about it: OUT, INDIEWIRE, PRIDE

Watch it: YouTube

 

DOCKET 32357 // series

Randy Wilkins: Director; Eljon Wardally: Writer; Dena Greenbaum: Producer; Cathy Black: Producer

Currently in post on season 2.

Watch Season 1: Website

Gold Star // film

Victoria Negri: Writer, Director, Producer; Katie Maguire: Producer; Ellyn Vander Wyden: Producer; Effie Fradelos: Producer

Follow to see it on the festival circuit!

Big Sonia // FILM

Co-Director/Producer: Leah Warshawski; Co-Director, DP, Editor: Todd Soliday; Story Producer: Eric Frith

Follow to see it on the festival circuit!


 

PREMIERING SOON:

#KickstartDiversity project, Produced by the Big Vision Team

POWER OF PEARL // FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

Directors: Ahbra Cale Perry and Robert Higgins; Producers: Kalyanee Mam, Dani Faith Leonard, Alex Cirillo; Narrated by: Ashlan Cousteau

#KickstartDiversity project, EP'd by the Big Vision Team

Lez Bomb // FEATURE FILM

Writer/Director/Producer: Jenna Laurenzo; Executive Producers: Alex Cirillo, Dani Faith Leonard

#KickstartDiversity project, Big Vision Co-Production

EVERYTHING IS WONDERFUL // Feature Film

Director: Pia Mechler; Co-Director: Stephanie Angel; Producer: Kim Dang; Associate Producer: Emiko Alexejew


Latest Projects Added to our Kickstart Diversity Program:

Narrative

ALASKA

Torn between past and future, Gemma's mind spirals into a nightmarish reality of illusion and self-absorption which demands the question: "Are you what you think?"

WRITER/DIRECTOR: Racheal Cain Stephens; PRODUCER: Ace Salvador; CINEMATOGRAPHER: Lance Kuhns; PRODUCTION DESIGNER: Avital Epstein

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DAISY DELIVERED (MULTI-PLATFORM)

An agoraphobic graphic designer discovers a company that will deliver him the experience of falling in love.

WRITERS: Rachel Noll, Michael May and Ben Gillman; DIRECTOR: Michael May; PRODUCERS: Rachel Noll, Michael May & Emergence Films

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SOLACE

Sole, orphaned at 17, unwillingly lives with her grandmother, numbing herself with food until her forbidden friendship with teenage neighbors forces her to confront pain.

WRITER/DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Tchaiko Omawale; CINEMATOGRAPHER: Bruce Francis Cole; COMPOSER: Nora Kroll- Rosenbaum; EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS: Kishori Rajan, Chelsea Peretti; CO-PRODUCER: Sabine Hoffman

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DOCUMENTARY

MR. SALSA: DISCOVERING IZZY SANABRIA

A forgotten hero who helped bring Salsa music from the streets of NYC to the rest of the world in the 1970s, struggles to make ends meet when he embarks on a worldwide lecture tour to reveal the truth behind the beginnings of Salsa. During his journey, the 76-year-old faces hard questions about the way his life turned out, when he is unexpectedly given an opportunity to connect with his youngest daughter.

DIRECTOR/PRODUCER: Rodrigo Balseca Carmona; CO-PRODUCER: Marija Stojnic; DP: Anibal Hernandez; EDITOR: Winnie Cheung

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RISKING LIGHT

From a mother's meeting with her child’s killer to a genocide survivor's decision to reject vengeance, “Risking Light” is a feature documentary film which explores the complexities and unique emotional journeys of four remarkable people who have forgiven the unforgivable from the United States, Cambodia, and Australia.

DIRECTOR: Dawn Mikkelson; CINEMATOGRAPHY: Matt Ehling (United States),  Jesse Roesler (Cambodia), Emma Paine (Australia), Russell Hawkins (Australia);  PRODUCER: Miranda Wilson; EDITORS:  Peter Rhodes,  Dawn Mikkelson;  ORIGINAL MUSIC: Chris Strouth;  CONSULTING PRODUCER: Lu Lippold

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About The Program:

SUBMISSIONS ARE OPEN FOR FEATURE FILMS (BOTH NARRATIVE AND DOC) WITH INCLUSIVE TEAMS.

Projects receive creative guidance, mentorship, extensive discounts, access to our partnerships, and an an exclusive distribution lab. 


Projects receiving support through our incubator programs:

AFTER THE STORM // FEATURE FILM

Cole Wiley: Writer, Director; Spike Lee: Executive Producer; Wendell Pierce: Co-sta 

All These Small Moments // Feature Film

Lauren Avinoam, Jed Mellick: Producers; Melissa B Miller: Writer/Director

AMY IN THE AIR // FEATURE FILM

Lauren Lillie: Director, Co-Writer, Justine Prado: Co-Writer, Narineh Hacopian: Producer, Derek Bishé: Producer

Anthology // Digital Series

Ashley Denise: Creator/Writer/Director:; Ashley Denise, Autumn Dunn, Milton Güity, Ricki Lynée, William Louis Smith, Brandon Alexander: Producers; Daniel Horowitz: Associate Producer; Eddie Lebron: Director of Photography

AYAYAY! // FEATURE FILM

Catalina Jordan Alvarez: Co-Writer, Director, Producer, Razan AlSalah: Cinematography, Renee Sevier: Assistant Camera, Daniel Fishkin: Composer, Samuel Lang Budin: Still Photography; Cast: Brian Jordan Alvarez, Kathleen O’Donohue

Bad Habits // Digital Series

Jill Bennett: Co-Creator/Executive Producer; Dara Nai: Co-Creator/Writer; Lauren Neal: Producer; Annie Price: Director; Courtney Paulson, Robert Ben Garant: Executive Producers

THE BANG BANG GIRLS // FEATURE FILM

Lauren Schacher: Writer, Director

BARRIO BOY // FEATURE FILM

Dennis Shinners: Writer, Director, Producer; Crystal McIntosh: Producer; Liz Ortiz-Mackes: Co-Producer & Casting

Being a Girl // Documentary Series

Lena Shareef: Co-Creator/Writer; Olivia Curl: Co-Creator/Producer; Jennifer Ciochon: Director of Photography

BORN THAT WAY // FEATURE FILM

Michal Sinnott: Producer, Lead, Michal Sinnott & Mary M. Parr, with Rob Travalino: Screenplay, Katherin Machalek: Co-director, Cinematography for Sophie’s films, Jordan Bruner: Animation Director and Animator, Stephanie Ann Whited: Digital Media Director

Brown Bohemians // Multiplatform Project

Vanessa Coore: Creative Director; Nilsa Salgado: Director of Content; Aaron Mosby: Graphic Designer; Alex Cirillo: Creative Consultant

CARBON // FEATURE FILM

Claire McClanahan: Writer, Producer, Lead, Andreas von Scheele: Director, Producer

THE COLLECTIVE // SERIES

Heather Ragsdale: Writer; Kaila York: Producer

DEPARTMENT OF PARANOIA // DIGITAL SERIES

Malik Isasis: Creator, Director, Writer, Lina Cherfas: Creator, Writer, Producer, Edward Nisanov: Writer, Producer

THE EMCEE MEMOIRS // MULTI-PLATFORM

Jahmel Reynolds: Writer, Director, Producer; Brandon Dottin: Producer; Terrance T. Young: Producer

EXPECTO PATRON // DIGITAL SERIES

Rachel Puchkoff: Writer, Director, Lead, Emily Iason: Producer, Stephanie Holbrook: Casting Director, Jacqueline Dow: Assistant Director, Lara Sfire: Co-Producer

FOR IZZY // FEATURE FILM

Jennifer Soo: Producer, Lead, Michelle Ang: Producer, Lead, Michael G. Gray: Producer, Alex Chu: Director, Writer, Elizabeth Sung: Lead, Jim Lau: Lead

HER SIDE OF THE BED // FEATURE FILM

Bryn Woznicki: Director, Producer, Co-writer, Lead Chelsea Morgan: Co-writer, Lead, Bailee Schreyer-Bragassa: Producer

THE HITTERS // DIGITAL SERIES

Paolo "Fiction" Bitanga: Showrunner, Co-creator, Royce Dunmore: Co-creator, Tara Edwards: Writer, James "Cricket" Colter: Lead Actor, Creative Consultant, "Floatmaster" John Rich: Supporting Actor, Hip-hop Consultant

I Am Garifuna // Feature Documentary

Milton Guity Jr: Director; Wes Guity: Producer; Milton Guity Sr: Production Manager; Adam Richlin: Director of Photography

IF WE LEFT // FEATURE FILM

Andrew Burrows-Trotman: writer; Miles Maker: Director, Producer; Brian Walker: Producer; Susan Nirah Jaffee: Consulting Producer; Emelyn Stuart: Associate Producer 

INVISIBLE // FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

Nick Demos: Director, Writer; Pallavi Sastry: Writer, Producer; Megan Densmore: Producer; Pulkit Datta: Consulting Producer; Keertana Sastry: Associate Producer, Casting Director; Sami Jankins: Associate Producer, Press Manage 

Junkyard Paradise // Feature Film

Skinner Myers: Writer/Director; Bernie Duran Jr., Tanner Tuttle, and Blanca Valdez: Producers

LDR // DIGITAL SERIES

Bill Augustin: Creator

LEZ BOMB // FEATURE FILM

Jenna Laurenzo: Writer, Director; Gabriel Stanley: Director of Photography

THE LIFE // SERIES

George Perez: Writer, Co-Creator, Executive Producer;  Mohammad Maaty: Director, Co-Creator, Executive Producer; Janelle Malak: Lead Producer

LIFE COACH: HOT MESS // DIGITAL SERIES

Sam Garland: Writer, Director

MAX COMPACT // DIGITAL SERIES

Jo-Dean Roark: Creator, Director, Writer, Jenni Powell: Producer

Mirror of the Larks // Feature Film

Priya Sanghvi: Writer/Co-Director; Dan Scott Goldstein: Co-Director

NEW MONEY // Feature film

Jason Kohl: Writer, Director and Producer; Ashley Young: Producer; Kale Davidoff: Producer

THE OTHER F WORD // DIGITAL SERIES

Caytha Jentis: Creator, Writer, Director, Kathleen Mcdonough: Producer, Production Designer, David Landau: Director of Photography, Jerome Perzigian: Consulting Producer, Leslie Cimino: Associate Producer, Cast: Stephanie Little, Reiko Aylesworth, Holly Cate, Lee Anne Hutchison with Steve Guttenberg and Judy Gold.

OVER AND OUT // SERIES

Drew Larimore: Writer, Series Creator; Lauren Rayner: Producer; Stephanie Testa: Producer; Allegra Cohen: Producer

PATERNAL RITES // feature DOCUMENTARY

Jules Rosskam, Director, Producer, Marc Smolowitz: Producer, Kadet Kuhne: Sound Designer, Elijah McKinnon: Social Media Strategist

THE RANGER // FEATURE FILM

Larry Fessenden: Executive Producer; Jenn Wexler: Director / Co-Writer; Peter Phok: Executive Producer; Michael Melamedoff: Producer; Matthew Smaglik: Producer; Giaco Furino: Co-Write 

RECOGNIZE REAL // DIGITAL SERIES

Paolo "Fiction" Bitanga: Director, James "Cricket" Colter: Executive Producer, Dominic Miller: Cinematographer

Shooting in Vein // Feature Film

Jared Januschka: Director; Patrick Long: Producer

SPEED FREAK // FEATURE FILM

Michael Melamedoff: Director/Producer; Chris Papagapitos: Writer; Frida Torresblanco: Producer; Noah Lang: Producer; Lizz Morhaim: Producer; and cast Michael C. Hall, Zach Gilford, and Rachel Brosnahan

SO YOUNG, SO PRETTY, SO WHITE // feature DOCUMENTARY

Chanelle Aponte Pearson: Co-Director & Producer, Terence Nance: Co-Director, Michelle Serieux: Producer, Christiana Mbakwe: Associate Producer, Yaba Blay: Executive Producer, Shawn Peters: Director of Photography

THIS IS CHINATOWN // FEATURE FILM

Atsuko Okatsuka: Writer, Director, Clayton Farris: Writer, Director

TIMBER // DIGITAL SERIES

Kelly Wallace-Barnhill: Creator, Writer, Producer, Editor, Lindsey Gentile: Creator, Writer, Producer, Editor, Natasha Charles Parker: Creator, Writer, Producer, Editor, Alex Chu: Director, Rachel Dunn: Director of Photography

THE TRUTH OF MISS MARSHALL // FEATURE FILM

Steven Bennett: Writer, Producer, Director; Tony Clomax: Associate Producer, Assistant Director: Terrence Laron Burke: Director of Photography

UNEARTH // FEATURE FILM

John C. Lyons: Writer, Director, Producer, Dorota Swies-Lyons: Director, Producer, Mark Kosobucki: Special FX Coordinator, Jennifer Hooper: Lead Cast, Ruth Thoma Andrews: Supporting Cast

URSULA // FEATURE FILM

Kwame Berry: Writer; Brandon Polanco: Director

THE WITNESS // feature film

Noor Gharzeddine: Director, Story, S.C. Anderson: Writer, Hala Schoukair: Executive Producer

You and Me Both // Feature Film

Jennifer Cho Suhr: Writer/Director; Carolyn Mao: Producer; Mollye Asher: Consulting Producer; Maki Takenouchi: Production Designer; Constance Wu, Jennifer Kim: Cast

You’re the Pest // Digital Series

Taylor Coriell: Executive Producer, Writer, Lead; Jasmine Romero: Writer; Adrienne Lovette: Director; Jonathan King: Producer; Cameron Perry: Co-Producer/Production Designer/Composer; Adriana DeGirolami: Co-Producer, Lead; Sophia Huebschman: Associate Producer; Milena Battaglia: Social Media Manager