Indie Filmmaker - Gabrielle Demeestere - Award-Winning Director


Date: Mon 9/24 @ 11am


 

 

Gabriellerecently wrote and directed
the feature film YOSEMITE

starring James Franco and Henry Hopper.

 

 

 

YOSEMITE premiered as the closing film at the Slamdance Film Festival (2015),
and won the TangerineAward for Best Female Director.

She also wrote and directed a segmentof the feature film THE COLOR OF TIME(2014),
based on the poetry of C.K.Williams, starring James Franco, Jessica Chastain and Mila Kunis.

Hershort filmThe Last Cigarettewas broadcast on PBS. She has directed and produced several branded films for Calvin Klein, Vita Coco and Moxie Pictures’ “I Love New York” campaign.


Format

PREPARATION

This Intensive will begin with a brief Q&A with Gabrielle. Then you will perform general sides that Gabrrielle has personally chosen for you from her upcoming projects, which will be assigned approximately 1-3 days in advance.

Be sure to upload your headshot and enter in your credits. It's especially important so that the film director for this workshop can view your online resume ahead of time.


ALWAYS BRING A HARD COPY OF YOUR HEADSHOT/RESUME TO THE INTENSIVE!

***Class Structure is subject to change.

This seminar or class is for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent. One on One is bonded in the State of California: #70978001


About Gabrielle Demeestere

Born and raised in Paris, Gabrielle is a New York-based writer/director. She wrote and directed the feature film YOSEMITE, starring James Franco and Henry Hopper, which Variety called "an impressive debut," and was released theatrically in 2016. She also wrote and directed a segment of the feature film THE COLOR OF TIME (2014), based on the poetry of C.K. Williams, starring James Franco, Jessica Chastain and Mila Kunis. Her short film THE LAST CIGARETTE was broadcast on PBS.   

She is currently in development on "PUTAIN!" a half hour dramatic comedy series with Sara Jessica Parker's company Pretty Matches and is writing her second feature film. She has directed several music videos as well as directed and produced branded films for Calvin Klein, Vita Coco, Moxie Pictures’ “I Love New York” campaign and KIA. Gabrielle holds a BA in Literature from Yale and an MFA in filmmaking from NYU. She teaches film directing at Columbia University.

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