Just like Sheila E., Devi wants to live the glamorous life. She’s not quite there yet. In the meantime, here’s where she’s at…

Fabulous Interview With Coppola!

March 22nd, 2011 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

francis-ford-coppolaI’ve been reading a lot of artist biographies the past couple years – my favorite plane pasttime.  Artists learn so much from each other – how we are the same, how we are different.  I was delighted to read this fabulous INTERVIEW with FRANCIS FORD COPPOLA this morning and think he’s right on.  I highly recommend it.  In my favorite quote, he reminds us of a fact that explains so much:  “You have to remember that it’s only a few hundred years, if that much, that artists are working with money.” Read the rest of this entry »

A Daze in the Life of a Directrix…

March 14th, 2011 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

keyimg20090401_10522028_1“Should I send a St. Bernard with a drum of brandy after you?” a friend e-mailed this morning, gently reminding me I had seemingly fallen off the planet once again.  For the record, though all is quite well, dogs bearing booze are ALWAYS welcome in our household.  Anyway, here’s the Deviant latest to shed some light on our frequent disappearing acts of late… Read the rest of this entry »

Goodbye Death, Hello New Mexico!

March 2nd, 2011 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

nevermore gang sm Congrats, to our DOLORES team – our world premiere was a grand success – we actually got cheered!  I returned last week to 2 major writing deadlines and a brand spanking new semester in which I’m teaching 3(!) classes – yipes – and  now I’m off to New Mexico for what I suspect might be DEATH IN CHARGE’s grand finale this weekend (with well over 100 fests now – not a bad run).  I hope to finally catch up on the latest Deviant adventures upon my return – lots to tell.  For Deviants in Indiana – - both DEATH and trippin’ are screening in Warsaw this coming weekend - we’ll be Skyping in for our Q&A – hope to virtually see you there!

More Fests and Opening for Kathryn Bigelow!

February 12th, 2011 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

sjff_02_img0584I’ve emerged from an intensive writing sanctuary just in time.  The fests are beckoning once more.  I wonder if this is what it feels like to be a parent -  little time for a personal life, but our children are keeping the long hours of work mighty  interesting.  Regardless, it looks like we’ve got 2 exciting months ahead… Read the rest of this entry »

What it Feels Like for a Girl – Brutal as Hell…

February 3rd, 2011 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

devi 2010Thanks to Keri O’Shea for a fun and nicely written up interview with trippin’ directrix Devi Snively where we delve into the joys of sex, marriages of convenience, and love from a “female horror filmmaker” perspective.  Thanks to Brutal as Hell for the fun discourse!  Read the interview HERE.