I work with essential oils, as part of self care to keep myself grounded and calm. They have their own shelf, because I have so many of them. I also read lots of spiritual books. The spirit world really fascinates me, and I feel comforted by reading about it. Here are a couple of the… Read More @jackiesinlove @blindfoldstories @theoftenforgottenfilm: What, if anything, do you collect?
You have just as much value as any other being on this planet. Take up space, and surround yourself with people who empower you. Always follow your heart, and what you know to be true.
I am directing a documentary film called The Often Forgotten on the exploitation and trafficking of boys and young men in the sex tourism industry of Thailand that addresses the challenges that activists who are fighting for their rights have faced. In Fall 2019, I launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise finishing funds with Producer… Read More @jackiesinlove @blindfoldstories @theoftenforgottenfilm: What is a successful moment in your career so far?
Can we amend this sentence in the answer of the second question to: As I mentioned, finding my voice was a 32-year long journey. In 2019, I felt the call to share my own story, after years of sharing the stories of many other beautiful humans through documentary film and my storytelling platform blindfoldmag.com. I worked with… Read More @jackiesinlove @blindfoldstories @theoftenforgottenfilm: What’s a defining moment in your life?
I was always a creative person, using a camera as my main medium of choice. It was not until I was in my second year of a Bachelor’s program at Parsons School of Design in New York City that I realized my true strength was in telling stories authentically through documentary filmmaking. It took me… Read More @jackiesinlove @blindfoldstories @theoftenforgottenfilm: Why did you decide to get into this industry?
I recently co-created a web series/production company called The 13th Fleur. We make weird comedy parody videos which can be seen on our YouTube channel or website. http://www.13thfleur.com. . Our 4th video will be debuting in the next few weeks. . http://www.kellypolk.net http://www.13thfleur.com IG @partially.hydrogenated . . . #thereelwomen #girlboss #women #womenoflight #supportindiefilm #horror #female… Read More What are you working on next? In addition, if people want to find out more about you, where can they find you on social media?
I’ve had an odd fascination with faeries and I Love Lucy memorabilia. I have various paintings, Knickknacks, books you name it.
Be strong yet humble. Always be a student of life. Keep telling unique, powerful and compelling stories and never take no as an answer.
My film Poppycock having such a positive reception, playing in various theaters here in the city and world wide, along with it being picked up for distribution at Tromanow.com
Influencer culture taking away opportunities from truly talented people who aren’t necessarily the “popular kids”.