Film Festival reViews is the home of a Reel Jersey Girl, me. Often in a whirlwind of activity, I watch and … [Continue Reading]
Listen in to remarks on the work of this amazing early cinema pioneer, first woman filmmaker, Alice Guy Blache … [Continue Reading]
Going back to memorable visit during the Michelangelo Screenwriting workshop in Orvieto, Italy … [Continue Reading]
Here are some notes from what I had taken away from the wonderful Dara Marks seminar Engaging the Feminine Heroic presented by NYWIFT and WGA: Looking into deep mythologies not simply what happens to females but what happens to the feminine side of our nature and
On the vestiges of winter still dark and cold, I discovered their mission: To provide creative people with exceptional instruction, feedback and support in inspiring venues so that their writing projects, goals and careers move forward at a writing retreat in Italy away from the distractions of everyday life.
Alice Guy Blache was the first woman film director of the first narrative film in 1896. She built and wholly owned Solax Studio, Fort Lee, New Jersey in 1912 and accomplished things no one was doing at the time– special effects, super imposition, synchronized sound, colorization, cut mattes on film, developing fiction films as a