G: @Emilyreas Producing my first feature! My creative partner Ryan Love and I along with the rest of our company Blind Salamander Films have recently wrapped principal photography! Synopsis: An aimless young woman and her brother embark on an impromptu roadtrip from LA to Portland to find an old time capsule that has her birth… Read More @Emilyreas: 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?
Pins from State and National Parks I visit.
Surround yourself with diverse voices. It will only make your art better.
Going to AFM and being able to get meetings without any representation.
How COVID is changing the landscape of what productions are able to safely continue. The PPE required to follow CDC and Union guidelines is astronomical for Indie budgets. The typical ULB, MLB films will now be harder to film with those added costs. Womxn have always fought to have a seat at the table to… Read More @Emilyreas: What is your biggest concern with the future?
Artistically speaking? Growing up between the eras of Netflix and Blockbuster. There’s something about physically going somewhere and looking at shelves of VHS and DVDs– and playing them– the has definitely impacted myself as a filmmaker.
Growing up as a biracial, bisexual woman in the Texas, I rarely felt like I saw myself represented in mainstream media. I remember a handful of times thinking, “Hey, she looks like me”, “You know, I completely relate to this character”. If they weren’t going to tell stories that represented myself and other marginalized groups,… Read More @Emilyreas: Why did you decide to get into this industry?
I mainly use instagram. You can find me at @li.ss.ette. That’s where I’ll post about new work. My next frontier is… yup —- TV (both in front of and behind the camera)! But I’m also staying open to magic because I’m waiting for @warnerbros to call me to direct Harry Potter and the Cursed Child.… Read More @li.ss.ette: Where can people find out more about you on social media? What is next for you in your career?
Okay don’t think I’m weird but a long time ago I saw an interview with @jenniferaniston (told you I watch a lot of tv) where she talked about having family and friends decorate her tree or something at her Christmas party and I thought that was such a brilliant idea. So ever since then I’ve… Read More @li.ss.ette: What, if anything, do you collect?
Make original commercially viable products and negotiate everything.