Tag: Joey Ally

Universal Names 8 Filmmakers for new Directors Intensive Program

Universal’s motion picture group has named the first intake of filmmakers who will take part in the studio’s new program called Directors Intensive: Pitch to Premiere The program is a partnership between Universal, the Sundance Institute FilmTwo program and AFI’s Directing Workshop for Women.  The intensive program is “designed to introduce selected filmmakers to executives from Universal Pictures and Focus Features and offer a look inside…

16 Shorts Competing in the 2017 NBCUniversal Short Film Festival

The NBCUniversal Short Film Festival announced its lineup of 16 films competing at the 2017 event, including Joey Ally’s Joy Joy Nails, which screened at Tribeca earlier this year. Joey Ally’s new short set in a Korean nail salon and follows her 2015 Sundance-nominated short Partners. The list of short films competing: Akashi, Writer & Director: Mayumi Yoshida Kana, a young Japanese woman, receives news…

17 Short Filmmakers to Watch: Tribeca Film Festival Narrative & Documentary

New Machine Magazine names 17 narrative and documentary short filmmakers with careers on the rise. It is fair to say that we are in the middle of a golden age of documentary filmmaking. Ready access to vast research material via the internet coupled with the availability of low-cost camera equipment has resulted in young filmmakers choosing this genre to tell stories in record numbers. New…