May Member News

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.

Keep up with Maria on her Instagram and Twitter, and Facebook.

Follow Monique on her Twitter and Instagram.


Olia Oparina

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.

Keep up with Olia’s work on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

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