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…

Life After Death

January 27th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

devi kylie sm 003_Wild_Like_Ego_still_from_Shorts_Program_I_lSo the kind folks at New Filmmakers L.A. sent some photos from our screening last week.  Can you believe this lovely young woman to my right is the same little Kylie Chalfa from Death in Charge?  Crazy!  Fortunately, she’ll be just about the right age for our upcoming high school film. Looks like life after Death’s been interesting for much of  our cast and crew with talks of future collaborations in the not too distant future. Sweet! Read the rest of this entry »

We’re a Hit! (pun intended)

January 25th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

hearse smSo, trippin’s premiere was not only a smashing success, but we also won our first award!  Go, team!

For anyone who’s had a film screen at a festival, one likely knows that the world premiere is both exciting and a bit nerve-racking.  All sorts of concerns run through one’s head…Will the picture look and sound good?  Will we have an audience?  If we do, how will they react to our film?  And so forth. Read the rest of this entry »

trippin’ Goes Public!

January 21st, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

trippingroup smKenny and I head out to trippin’s world premiere tomorrow.  Lindsay (Holly) will fly out from Ohio, and Catherine and Circus are driving out early Saturday morn.  Last I heard Jake (Jeremy) was looking into flights as well.  What a fun adventure!  I’ll also see fest buddy Don Gerron, whom I met years ago at this whacked out fest in Wisconsin after his buddy had lost his shoes at a party and we went on a quest through the snow to find him some.  Reunions all around. Read the rest of this entry »

“You Look Like an Actress…”

January 20th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

kevin-mcdonald-1…is what a man who I’m quite confident was Kevin McDonald of the Kids in the Hall said to me as I gazed perplexed and dripping wet at a slip of paper with the address to the entrance to Gower Studios in my hand.

He kindly directed me to the proper door and looked somewhat surprised when I replied, “Actually, I’m not.  I’m a writer/director.  But thanks.” Read the rest of this entry »

Audience Participation & The Big 8-0!

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

dic title smIt’s official.  Death in Charge just got into festival #80!  Go, Team – this so rocks!  We also just won our 21st award – definitely a new record for our Deviant team.  But these are mere numbers and not what’s truly important.  Read the rest of this entry »