Out of the BlueByEva Longoria
Producer, entrepreneur and philanthropist, Eva Longoria is founder of The Eva Longoria Foundation, Eva’s Heroes, and spokesperson for Padres Contra el Cancer. The Golden Globe-nominated and SAG Award-winning actress is executive producer of the ALMA Awards, Lifetime’s Devious Maids, Hulu’s Mother Up, and documentaries HARVEST and FOOD CHAIN. A special Ambassador for L’Oreal Paris, Longoria owns BESO and SHe restaurants, production company UnbeliEVAble Entertainment, two fragrances “EVA, by Eva Longoria” and “EVAmour,” and has a NY Times bestselling cookbook EVA’s KITCHEN.
…And She Was My EveByJamie Foxx
Jamie Foxx is an award-winning actor, musician, and comedian, and one of Hollywood’s elite multi- faceted performers. He will star in “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” which is slated for release in May 2014. He has recently begun production on “Annie.” Jamie last worked with Ron Howard on his “Blame It On The Alcohol” music video and is thrilled to team up again for this project.
As a progenitor of the early social web, Biz Stone became an internet entrepreneur in 1999, and later went on to work for Google. Then, in 2006, Biz co-founded the global social media phenomenon, Twitter. GQ dubbed him Nerd of the Year and TIME magazine called him one of the most influential persons in the world. Biz remains focused on building systems that help people work together to improve the world, and is looking forward to the challenge of lending his vision and creativity to the world of filmmaking.
A Dream of FlyingByGeorgina Chapman
Georgina Chapman is a fashion designer and co-founder of the fashion label MARCHESA. Serving as Designer and Creative Director of the brand, her designs have become a red carpet mainstay and are regularly featured in Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar. Recently, Georgina starred as a judge on the television series, “Project Runway: All-stars.” She is thrilled to have the opportunity to embrace the artistic mediums of filmmaking and photography, embarking on her directorial debut with Canon.
Little DuckByJames Murphy
James Murphy is best known as the leader of the Grammy® nominated band LCD SOUNDSYSTEM. He also co-founded the DFA label, which released the band’s catalogue including its three celebrated albums. James later provided the original soundtrack for the 2010 film “Greenberg” by acclaimed director Noah Baumbach, and most recently produced “Shut Up and Play the Hits,” a feature length film chronicling LCD SOUNDSYSTEM’s farewell show at New York’s Madison Square Garden on April 2, 2011.
The great sickness first took the old and the infirm. Now it takes the impulsive. Strict obedience and the Dominus have preserved us. Arrius Sorbonne is a young, aspiring director. He often collaborates in a trio with Nathan Balli and Ellesse Balli. The team created Dominus in less than one month equipped with $400 dollars and only two masks.
A Day in the CountryByKalman Apple
Winning the lottery was a long shot, so Kalman entered another game of chance- Directing. His third film is set in an Edwardian Future, where a disconnected soldier falls in love with a courtesan only to find that their relationship can never be. His other films have won a Producers Guild top prize and an Oscar nomination. Maybe three’s the charm.
The hardest part of life is living. Filter is a story about a couple who struggles to survive in a world that has changed them forever. Ronnie hails from the Lone Star State and ‘Filter’ is his first short film. He currently works in the creative industry in San Francisco and is always looking for new ways to bring his ideas to life.
A passionate and unwearying Writer/Director, Jared Nelson graduated with a B.A. in Filmmaking and Theatre in early 2013. 'Chucked' is his sixth short film. Awards from his other work include: 2012 Boise State Film Festival Winner; 38th Student Academy Awards Semi-Finalist. 'Chucked' is about a book return shaped like a robot falls in love with a human girl.
Here and NowByJulian Higgins
Julian Higgins is a Los Angeles-based writer and director. His graduate thesis film from the American Film Institute, THIEF, won the 2011 Student Academy Award, and he went on to make his television directing debut with one of the final episodes of HOUSE. In his Project Imaginat10n film, HERE AND NOW, a young married couple contemplates the future of their strained relationship, reflecting back on the times when they were most in love.