Currently Browsing: Fast Color
Seven years ago today was the theatrical release of Miss Stevens, the directorial debut of the incomparable Julia Hart.
Julia Hart is an American filmmaker known for the complexity, depth, and heart that she brings to every genre (which, for her, spans from young adult musical romance to crime thriller). Raised by James Hart, a Hollywood screenwriter known for his literary adaptations such as Dracula, Frankenstein, and Hook, Julia was exposed to the world of film from a young age.… read more.
As part of our Tribute Series, FF2 Media celebrates the work of female filmmakers. Be sure to click on the film titles for full reviews & see where you can stream on JustWatch.com.
Julia Hart is proof that not only can you transition from another career into filmmaking, but that having that background can make your films stronger.… read more.
FF2 Media’s new “Watch at Home” columns list the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers that are newly available each week on DVD, Video On Demand &/or streaming services.
Here are the new films written and/or directed by women filmmakers now available at home as of 6/21/2019 (with links to FF2 Media reviews posted the week of their theatrical release):
- Fast Color – Julia Hart (director/co-writer)
- Hale County This Morning, This Evening – Maya Krinsky (co-writer)
- Nightmare Cinema – Sandra Becerril (co-writer)
DANIELLE’S TOP PICK OF THE WEEK
This week’s selection is Fast Color.… read more.
On February 28, 2019—a cold Thursday night—my sister and I waited amongst a crowd to enter Barnard College’s Miller Theatre to watch Fast Color. I was so excited to see the FF2 Media logo on the banner that was at the entrance! To open the Athena Film Festival, a quick introductory speech was given by the founders, Kathryn Kolbert and Melissa Silverstein.… read more.
I kicked off Athena with a ‘Panel on Filmmaking’ with Julia Hart, writer and director of Fast Color, which had aired at the festival the evening before. Not only was Hart effortlessly witty and intelligent, it felt like she spoke to my soul. She introduced the concept of “uncentering” yourself as the director—in other words, removing yourself from your role as the sole decision-maker and voice of authority on set and opening up the floor for collaboration from the cast and the creative team.… read more.