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…

trippin’ in Phoenix, field trippin’ in Alaska

December 10th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

afterpartyagain smbundled devi view smimagesI’m feeling a bit delirious (perhaps it’s due in part to the bijillion layers of clothes that make me resemble the Michelin Man – how funny is that image left?).  At least it’s a good delirium.  The fest continues to delight with cinema, spirits and sobremesa ’til all hours and after Tuesday’s after-party I came home to discover that TRIPPIN’s already been accepted to its first fest – yay!  Read the rest of this entry »

Birthdays and Rebirth in Alaska

December 8th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

tony nat j paul smsunset over dennys smOne of my favorite things about festivals is you never know what to expect.  Sure, there will be movies to see, parties to attend and so forth.  But every experience is so distinct, each fest has its own unique personality.  Don, one of the fest coordinators, and I are convinced it’s like summer sleepaway camp for adults.  Read the rest of this entry »

“It’s Like Big Brother with Filmmakers and Wine!”

December 5th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

jay nat maddie devi sm…was my fave quote last night from new fest buddy Natalie Eleftheriadis as my Anchorage B&B family gathered around in the parlor sipping wine before heading out to the opening night movie and gala. Read the rest of this entry »

Film Festivals So Rock My World!

December 4th, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

anchorage_alaskaWow!  I just knew this was going to be sweet.  So I’ve made it to Anchorage and  it turns out I’m staying in a charming B&B run by Bill, a delightful host, and his darling standard poodle, Maddie.   Read the rest of this entry »

On the Air While I’m in the Air

December 3rd, 2009 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

GraveyardAt 9pm Pacific or (midnight Eastern) as I’m in the air en route to Anchorage, I’ll simultaneously be airing as a special guest on the Graveyard Show and interviewed by the Undertaker himself (how’s that for multi-tasking?)   Read the rest of this entry »