Travel with the trippin’ cast and crew as they visit film festivals all over the world, make new friends and watch great movies.

trippin’ Wins Best Feature!

June 14th, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

award sm 3Admittedly, I was exhausted by even the mere thought of attending another fest this past weekend after the last 6 weeks on the road.  But, I knew I’d hate myself if I didn’t attend.  And I’m so glad I did.  Read the rest of this entry »

“Because I am a Rude French Waiter, Madame!” – Cannes Independent Day 11

June 3rd, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

devi georg barbie smOops.  I thought I had an interview with Chris Jones Friday morning at 11, but it turned out we had a miscommunication about the word “tomorrow”  when employed in an e-mail sent at 2:45 AM and, alas, missed one another.   Next time.  I was sorry to miss the opportunity to catch up, but I was admittedly grateful for the extra sleep – ah, blessed snooze button. Read the rest of this entry »

I Have Melanin?! – Cannes Independent Day 10

June 2nd, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

bathroomAfter my morning laps, I slipped out of my swimsuit and looked in the mirror, horrified.  I raced out of the bathroom to show Agustin, “What the HELL is that?!”  I demanded as I showed him the foreign sight.  He smiled, “Those would be tan lines,” he patiently explained.  I was stunned, “I have melanin?!”  Fancy that.

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Cannes Market 101 – “I Wasn’t Selling, I Was Facilitating” – Cannes Independent DAY 9

June 1st, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

splendid 2 smWhen you awaken to a book deal, a TV deal and a possible distribution deal before breakfast, chances are it’s not gonna be a total crap day.  And to make it that much sweeter, the pool was algae-free at last – splendid indeed! Read the rest of this entry »

Woody Gawked(!) & Distribution 101 – Cannes Independent Day 8

May 31st, 2010 by Devi Snively (The Directrix)

merry go round 3 smWe had back-to-back meetings with sales agents and distributors on Tuesday and what an education that turned out to be.  By now Agustin had become a pro at pitching our movie and he and I formed an effective tag team in these follow-up meetings.  Folks seemed surprisingly tickled to meet a female director which, in truth, makes me a bit sad. Read the rest of this entry »