That’s A Wrap – Our Latest Shoot!

May 1st, 2011 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

paig & hadley smstef  mel bathroom primp smOur last shoot involved a real tornado, but my apartment currently looks like it’s been hit by another, after a crazy week of costume/make-up meetings, tech rehearsals and other pre-production chaos.  Yesterday’s shoot was wrought with the usual (and some rather unusual) challenges, but that’s to be expected, right?  It doesn’t change the fact that everybody rocked, we got amazing footage and I simply adore our expanding super talented and fun team. Read the rest of this entry »

Auditions! More Fests! TRIPPIN’ on the Horizon…

April 16th, 2011 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

devi marc bbqamc_mainstreet_squareWe’re a few hours away from our first batch of PROM auditions this afternoon, midterm grades are turned in, and DOLORES just got into fest #12 – Cape Fear – sweet!  Congrats, Team!  Kansas City fest was a blast – what a super fun town.   I could feel the spirit of my beloved Robert Altman all around me and the BBQ was to die for!  Highly recommended. Read the rest of this entry »

Help Travis Keep His Soul…

April 5th, 2011 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

phoenix film fest gang smFriend of trippinTRAVIS BETZ, continues to make waves with his wonderfully, whimsical, dark, funny and utterly original filmmaking endeavors.  We just caught his awesome latest feature THE DEAD INSIDE (coming to the LOS FELIZ 3 cinemas next month – don’t miss it!) at the Phoenix Film fest this past weekend where he most deservedly won the BREAK OUT FILMMAKER AWARD (go, Travis!)  and now he’s up for another big opportunity which guarantees to preserve his soul.  We all win when the good guys do, so vote once a day at the following link and make a difference: Read the rest of this entry »

Fests, Another Award & Other Deviance

March 31st, 2011 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

PfH_SmallIt’s been a good week for Deviants.  Our PROM team now has a puppetmaster(!) and pre-prod for our teaser is moving along.  Meanwhile, our PROM FROM HELL screenplay has just placed in another competition!  It’s a top 5 finalist in the Visionfest’s Screenplay Competition (fingers crossed she goes all the way). DOLORES is also seriously starting to get around – up to 9 fests already!  And DEATH IN CHARGE just won’t die. Fangoria will be featuring it at  at their convention in Indianapolis over July 4th weekend. 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 »