Series: Somewhere & Elsewhere

Local Film Festivals in the Wake of a Pandemic

Covid-19 has affected us in almost every aspect of our lives, and the local film festival industry of coastal North Carolina is no exception. Dan Brawley, Chief Instigating Officer of Cucalorus Film Festival discusses how upcoming festivals like Surfalorus are adapting and responding to the challenges of social distancing, while still trying to share the…

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Redefining a Filmmaker

From on set production jobs to higher up creative positions, fewer women hold these jobs in the film industry than men. The gender imbalance in film is a pervasive issue even on a local scale. Filmmaker Erica O’Brien describes her experiences as a woman trying to find her way in the film industry, and how…

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