Ashley Maria and Monique Sorgen
AWD Members Ashley Maria and Monique Sorgen were accepted into Blackmagic Collective’s Filmmaker Advancement Initiative. The program is is a curated group of filmmakers and artists on the verge of breaking through to the next level of their careers. They will receive a full year of support to help them hone their craft, expand their network, and complete their next big project.
I AM NORMAL, a short film by AWD Member Olia Oparina, premiered online this month on Omeleto, and has racked up over 30,000 views. The film centers on a sane woman who fakes the symptoms of a mentally unstable patient in order to be admitted into a mental institution for a secret psychiatric experiment.