2017 Meredith College Documentary Film Festival

Meredith College is hosting its fourth annual documentary film festival on Sunday, January 22nd. It’s free and open to the public. Not only will I be there for the whole fest to watch movies, I’m also screening part of my upcoming film Good Thing (newly titled), featuring Meredith College professor Shannon Johnstone and her photography project Landfill Dogs. The new documentary is a feature-length film – a work-in-progress – which will hopefully

Speaking at Meredith College this October

  I’ve been invited to give a talk at Meredith College on Tuesday, October 27th. The talk will be about chasing dreams, founding the TriFilm Society, and making movies. The event will be held in Belk Dining Hall at the Fall Dinner Meeting for the Friends of the Carlyle Campbell Library, starting at 6:30 PM. Get more information about the meeting here. I’m incredibly honored to be back on campus talking about

The 2nd Annual Meredith College Documentary Film Fest

This Sunday, January 25th, I’ll be at the 2nd annual Meredith College Documentary Film Fest as the emcee throughout the day, as well as screening two pieces of my own work. During the shorts segment, I’ll be sharing the iPhone documentary about Landfill Dogs and raw footage from a work-in-progress, Brewconomy, which is about the North Carolina craft beer industry. It’s always a pleasure to see familiar faces in the

Landfill Dogs: Behind The Scenes – An iPhone Documentary

Last year I fell in love with Landfill Dogs, a photographic series by Shannon Johnstone. She was my professor when I attended Meredith College. So in May 2013, I wrote a blog post about it to (unashamedly) share her work with anyone willing to listen. Since then Shannon’s fan base has grown! It makes me SO ridiculously happy that her photos have been highlighted by Mashable, Buzzfeed, HLN, N&O, HuffPo,  Today, Yahoo!, ABC, and WNCN. It seems there are

MC Documentary Film Fest

The inaugural Meredith College Documentary Film Festival took place yesterday on the college’s campus. It was a lot of fun to serve as the hostess / emcee and the panel discussion moderator. Did you attend? See any of the films? What’d you think?! One of the things I loved about the festival was the chill atmosphere. Everyone was calm, welcoming, and engaging. That type of thing always leads to great conversations. And