SXSW Preview: Should You Produce Your Festival Experience? Plus Interview With Director Ella Glendining

'Is Anybody Out There'Credit: Courtesy of Sundance Institute
If you bring your full self to a festival, to a film, to any project, and help others shine in the process, you will find your place in this industry. In this episode, GG Hawkins speaks with director, Ella Glendining about her feature film, Is There Anybody Out There? Hawkins also speaks with cinematographers Lauretta Prevost and Laura Valladao on recent Sundance films they worked on.

In this episode, we talk about...

  • Being a vehicle for communicating your passion

  • Feeling self-conscious about filming oneself every day for a documentary film

  • The surreal experience of having a film premiere at the Sundance Film Festival

  • Accessibility, open captioning, and inclusive viewing experiences at the festival

  • Prioritizing everyone’s comfort in the making of a film 

  • Figuring out how to shoot and edit a purely black-and-white film

  • Limiting airflow on set during COVID-19

  • Experiences working with non-actors

  • How emerging filmmakers should approach attending film festivals

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