AFRONAUTS: okayafrica! write up about the film, and fundraising efforts
“Film: ‘Afronauts’ What Became of the Zambian Space Program?” by Derica Shields
AFRONAUTS director Frances Bodomo festival run with Boneshaker
“Boneshaker”, the previous short film from “Afronauts” director Frances Bodomo continues festival run at SXSW next week (after premiering at Sundance 2013 and playing at Pan African film festival).
PEN PAL at Glasgow Film Festival (Feb 2013)
Happy to announce that Pen Pal (directed by Brooke Goldfinch) is continuing its festival run at Glasgow Film Festival, having premiered last year at Edinburgh International Film Festival, and Cucalorus Film Festival.
Powder Room Films in Park City, with Seed & Spark
Jan 21st, 2013: At the Film Independent Party in Park City
Had fun chatting with fellow NYU Grad Film buddy Liam Brady (Chief Operating Officer for Seed & Spark) and CEO/Founder Seed & Spark Emily Best, who ambushed me for a quick 15 seconds on ‘what is independent film?’ for their twitter followers, so here it is.. a bit silly, but enjoy..
Seed & Spark: Seed and Spark is an one-stop shop where filmmakers can crowdfund, distribute, and interact with their audience and the broader independent film community.
“37″ Q&A at Slamdance: Sunday 10.15am screening, Park City, Utah
Shorts 4 of Slamdance Film Festival
“37″ screened and was followed by Q&A with Writer/Director Puk Grasten and Producer Isabella Wing-Davey.
“37″ Director (Puk Grasten) and Producer (Isabella Wing-Davey) head to Slamdance
37 is playing in Shorts 4 at Slamdance Film Festival in Park City, Jan 2013.
Mugshots were immediately taken of all the filmmakers as they arrived..
37 is Official Selection at Slamdance Film Festival, Park City, Utah
We’re thrilled to announce that “37″, Written and Directed by Puk Grasten, Produced by Isabella Wing-Davey, will play as part of the LIVE ACTION SHORTS competition at Slamdance Film Festival in Park City in January 2013.
See you in Park City in Jan 2013!
“Candlesticks” and “Oysters Rockefeller” at Illumination 2013 (Finland)
Isabella Wing-Davey and Charles Rogers were 2 of 3 filmmakers from NYU Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Film Program sent to Helsinki to represent the program, screen their films and take part in The Helsinki Educational Film Festival 2013 (Illumination 2013).
Part of the festival involved a workshop based on Dogville, creating scenes in black box environment, these were devised by students from all the film schools, working together. Wing-Davey and Rogers co-directed for their group, working with Finnish Actors.
“Oysters Rockefeller” screens at Bahamas International Film Festival and Illumination 2013 (Helsinki, Finland)
Proud to have Oysters screen somewhere hot and sunny at Bahamas International Film Festival…right on the heels of it’s screening at Illumination 2013 in Helsinki, Finland (not so sunny or so warm).
PRF films Q&A in Finland
Isabella Wing-Davey, Charles Rogers doing Q&A at ILLUMINATION 2013 screening of their pre-thesis films in Helsinki Finland.
PEN PAL to screen at Cucalorus Film Festival, Nov 2012
Very excited that Pen Pal will be screening at Cucalorus Film Festival this year, and both the Director (Brooke Goldfinch) and Producer (Isabella Wing-Davey) will be there to attend some of the screenings.
Pen Pal is screening as part of Bodak Shorts- dramatic
Thursday November 8th: 10.15pm @Jengo’s playhouse
Saturday November 10th: 10.30am @Jengo’s playhouse
ALSO SCREENING WITH THE FEATURE, See Girl Run by Nate Meyer
Friday Nov 9th, 7pm @ City Stage
Saturday Nov 10th, 1.15pm @ Thalian Black
CANDLESTICKS: Official Selection: Citizen Jane Film Festival 2012
Thrilled to be heading to Colombia, Missouri for the 5th Annual Citizen Jane Film Festival, where CANDLESTICKS will be playing as part of the “Love” shorts section: new and independent takes on the Hollywood portrayal of love.
Screening Saturday 8pm @ The Warehouse and Sunday 12 noon @ The Warehouse.
So You’ve Grown Attached wrapped!
October 11th: wrapped principal photography on So You’ve Grown Attached.
One of the best props of the movie has got to be this amazing cake created by Mimi Bai (Production Designer) and Jen Overstreet (Art Director).
All the cast and crew signed it, and Madeleine Connor, our wonderful 12 year old lead took it home.
“So You’ve Grown Attached” Kickstarter campaign launch
We have just 14 days to go to raise $10,000…..
So far, with generous donations we’ve raised just over 15% of our $10,000 target.
With Kickstarter we only get any of the money if the target is reached, so please donate, or share the link with people who you think can.
Thanks so much,
The SYGA team…shooting in asuburb near you in October 2012
OYSTERS ROCKEFELLER in NYCIFF
Oysters Rockefeller (2012) A short film by Charles Rogers, Produced by PRF Producer Isabella Wing-Davey and Ryan Heller, had it’s world premier at New York City International Film Festival.
Isabella Wing-Davey (Producer), Charles Rogers (Writer/Director), Ryan Heller (Producer)
Pen Pal screening at Edinburgh International Film Festival
Powder Room Films Producer, Isabella Wing-Davey, heads to Edinburgh International Film Festival
Very proud to be heading to Edinburgh International Film Festival with the wonderful short film, Pen Pal, with writer/director Brooke Goldfinch.
FLOOD awarded Panavision New Filmmaker Grant
We will be shooting FLOOD on 35mm film next week, thanks to the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant that we were awarded, providing a 35mm camera and accessories from Panavision Hollywood.
“Not Hotel Art” to screen at London International Documentary Festival (May 30th 2012)
Not Hotel Art (5 min documentary by Isabella Wing-Davey) will be screening as part of the International Shorts Program of the London International Documentary Festival.
International Shorts 3
@HMS President (Victoria Embankment)
KICKSTARTER campaign launched for “FLOOD”
We have the support of Sloan, Sundance, NYU and Fotokem, and now we need your help- shooting on 35mm is crazy expensive, shooting in a desert is not cheap, and housing/feeding people 3 meals per day for 7 days is not exactly pennies..
if you can, please take a look at the Kickstarter campaign…
Black Dog Red Dog in production (April 2012)
In April 2012, Isabella Wing-Davey directed her two sequences of Black Dog Red Dog based on 2 of Stephen Dobyns Poems, produced by Rabbit Bandini Production.
This is the seventh and final episode of the Behind-the-scenes series on the making of Black Dog Red Dog.
FLOOD awarded Fotokem Post-Production Award
“FLOOD” our next short film, written and directed by Katy Scoggin, has just been awarded the Fotokem Post-Production Award, covering processing and a workprint of the 35mm footage.
Isabella Wing-Davey (Producer) Wins Media Services Production Fund Award
The Tisch School of the Arts at New York University has announced that Isabella Wing-Davey, a third-year student in the Graduate Film Division of the Kanbar Institute of Film and Television, has been named the winner of the 2012 Robert Oberman and Gregory Pickert Media Services Graduate Film Production Fund Award. The Fund, established with a grant from Media Services, a leading payroll, accounting, and software provider for the entertainment industry will now single out one third-year student for outstanding producing work.
Isabella Wing Davey (second from left) accepting her Producing Award from Media Services President and CEO, Gregory Pickert (left). Also presenting the award were producing faculty member Peggy Rajski (second from right) and Grad Film Chair John Tintori (right) at the opening night of the Graduate Film screenings of the 2012 First Run Film Festival. Photo credit: Melodie Jeng ’12.
Oysters Rockefeller to screen at FIRST RUN FILM FESTIVAL
Oysters Rockefeller (2012)
A short by Charles Rogers to screen at Cantor Film Center, Sunday April 1st, 2012, 4.30pm
“Black Dog, Red Dog” feature film in pre-production
Pre-Production has begun on Black Dog, Red Dog, a collaborative feature film with 10 writer/directors (of which Isabella Wing-Davey is one), based on the book of Poetry by Stephen Dobyns of the same name.
James Franco on WhoSay
This is the third episode “Black Dog, Red Dog” making of- Episode 3of the making-of which chronicles our writing process.
Rabbit Bandini Productions is producing the film and we will go into production at the end of April.
“37″ CAST ANNOUNCED
Happy to announce that we are fully cast for our next film “37″ A short by Puk Grasten about the Bystander Effect.
AUTUMN WHISPERS to screen at NYU
Autumn Whispers (dir. Charles Rogers) screening for Cast and Crew
Dir/Writer: Charles Rogers
Producer: Isabella Wing-Davey and Charles Rogers
Director of Photography: Brian Lannin
Friday, March 23rd at 7pm, 721 Broadway, 10th floor, Room 1027.
11- year-old Elliot Murkle is making a movie.
“37″ A NEW SHORT FILM BY PUK GRASTEN
Pre-Production underway for a new short film by Puk Grasten.
“37″ is a film about the Bystander Effect centering on an older couple who witness a murder outside their window.
Happy to announce that Jonas Carpignano (winner of Controcampo award at Venice Film festival for Achjana) will be the Director of Photography.
Matthew C Hart joins AUTUMN WHISPERS as Editor
Powder Room Films is happy to announce that Matthew C Hart, Motion Picture Editor, has come on board to edit ‘Autumn Whispers’.
Broadcast experience includes obs docs (reality) and presenter-led (90 mins, BBC1/ BBC2 / C4/ PBS)
Features experience as editor (e.g. Vanessa Redgrave) large and small budgets, both in UK and New York.
For more information, visit his website
ILLY Commercial production wrapped
ILLY COMMERCIAL: in the can, sent to Technicolor Postworks for developing and telecine.
Telecine session with Isabella Wing-Davey (Director) and Edward Barnes (DP)
ILLY Commercial production
Production for ILLY COMMERCIAL BEGINS
Shooting at Brooklyn Fireproof Soundstage in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.
Two Degrees Festival
Trailer and documentation for TWO DEGREES FESTIVAL 2011 run by ArtsAdmin (UK)
Theme: Art and Activism. Commission by www.thisisitomorrow.info
Film made by Powder Room Films in 24 hours (to film, edit and post online).
View full video on Vimeo here
Candlesticks, London Film Screening
Private screening of in London at the Old Vic Tunnels for Cast and Crew. Hosted by Old Vic Tunnels (http://oldvictunnels.com/find-us/) and Panasonic, in association with NOMAD (www.NOMAD.org) and Powder Room Films (www.PowderRoomFilms.com).
Candlesticks (11min, HD), screened alongside fellow NYU-filmmaker Leonora Lonsdale’s film: “Bella Fleace Gave a Party” (15 min, 35mm)