In the midst of the pandemic, “The Follow-Up” explores what a filmmaker with a need to tell stories does when they suddenly find themselves on lockdown and all of production on pause indefinitely. In Berman’s case, they start to explore the unlikely world of Cameo as a tool for human connection. The first comedic short film created in quarantine, “The Follow-Up” is a strangely affecting tale about isolation and affirmation in these bizarre and uncertain times.
Live the Sweetness of Democratic Socialism with BÉRNIÉ: the People’s Perfume
Directed by Amber Schaefer, the idea behind the fragrance film spoof is to reframe the misleading Bernie Bro narrative. Featuring a volunteer cast of socially influential Bernie Babes, the second spot “Who is He?” cheekily affirms that women and people of color are indeed feeling the Bern.
NEAL BRENNAN Helps GENESIS Introduce Young Luxury in First Super Bowl Ad, Starring John Legend & Chrissy Teigen
Known for infusing humor into every medium he touches, the comedian and Caviar director said, “Combining opulence and humor for this spot was a fun challenge. Thankfully, the comedic flow between Chrissy and John is effortless.”
From Crack Pipes to Glass Art, Nowness Releases ELISHA SMITH-LEVEROCK’s Ghetto Gastro Short
Soundtracked by Solange, Smith-Leverock’s film Triple Beam Dream takes us on a trippy journey to meet Ghetto Gastro’s founder Jon Gray, as he designs his Bronx collective’s first glassware collab in Murano, Venice.