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10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2017: Lily Baldwin and Saschka Unseld

Filmmakers Lily Baldwin and Saschka Unseld make our 10 filmmaker to watch list in 2017 for their innovative virtual reality experience, Through You. The have combined their talents in dance, film, and technology to tell a story that explores love and memory over decades of time.


MJ Rodriguez and Ari Blinder in Gema.

10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2017: Kenrick Prince

Kenrick Prince makes our 10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2017 list with his narrative short film Gema.


Adam Pally, Fred Armisen, and Zoe Lister-Jones start a band to save a marriage in BAND AID.

Zoe Lister-Jones Explores the Unique Struggles of a Long Term Relationship in Band Aid

Actor, writer, and musician Zoe Lister-Jones makes her directorial debut with the dramedy Band Aid. The Independent’s Evan Crean caught up with Lister-Jones about the film’s exploration of a long term relationship–its deep wounds and power dynamics–her decision to hire an all-female crew for Band Aid, and how Jewish identity enters into her art.


Fighter Joe Carman in Jeff Unay's documentary The Cage Fighter.

10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2017: Jeff Unay

Award-winning visual effects sculptor Jeff Unay makes our 10 Filmmakers to Watch in 2017 list with his documentary The Cage Fighter.


10 Filmmakers to Watch: Lucie Guest

Lucie Guest is on our 10 to watch for her work as an actress, writer, and director in her award-winning short film, Never Better, about a loveable loser and the search for closer at the end of a relationship.