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…

Kenny & Devi’s House of Discipline

April 26th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

dominatrix7bodybuilderThe sweat is on at Chateau Feliz (the multi-cultural name of Kenny’s and my apartment complex.)  Kenny’s buffing up for his role in our upcoming film and I’m getting bikini ready for Cannes.  But our aspirations go well beyond mere vanity.  A former ballerina, I positively thrive on discipline.  It’s amazing how the less time I have to tackle a mound of work, the more I actually seem to get done.  Even our “down time” seems to be work-related these days – writing, plotting, brainstorming new ideas. Read the rest of this entry »


April 19th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

sweeney_patAfter years of gender confusion (my name and films often lead folks to assume I’m a guy), I now find I’m experiencing a genre crisis as well.  I’ve just learned we’re about to screen at the L.A. Comedy Festival and I’m already chuckling.  Exactly what are we anyway? Read the rest of this entry »

Company Move – Dorothy Returns to Kansas!

April 17th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

the-wizard-of-oz-monkey-2Okay, it’s official.  After dealing with far too many pre-production wicked witches and winged monkeys here in L.A., I blurted out in a moment of frustration – “Man, at this rate, it would be cheaper to fly our cast back to the Midwest and shoot there…”

Silence followed, then realization. Read the rest of this entry »

New Death Review

April 13th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

google-alerts-main_fullAmid a daunting mound of e-mails that require my thoughtful attention and response, Google Alert just surprised me with this: http://www.theindependentcritic.com/short_films__d_archive Read the rest of this entry »

Cannes and Beyond!

April 12th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

mainI didn’t think I could be more excited about our upcoming trip to Cannes, but apparently I was wrong.  I’ve ended most evenings this week feeling like Audrey Hepburn in My Fair Lady dancing in her nightie singing “I Could Have Danced All Night” (maybe because I did just that.)

We’ve not only made wonderful progress on the Dolores shoot (details soon), but our next feature is finally coming together and we may be shooting even sooner than I’d expected.  Meanwhile, Death’s still getting into more fests and we keep learning more exciting things about our upcoming trip to Cannes. Read the rest of this entry »