The short film The Prince debuts this coming weekend at the FirstGlance Film Festival. Thought-provoking, inspiring and provocative are just a few of the words that can be used to describe The Prince. Written and directed by Kyra Zagorsky and produced by Patrick Sabongui, the film focuses on a young dancer, Olivia and her uncle Amir, an actor and their struggles with what it means to be Middle-Eastern Americans following a violent, racially charged confrontation on public transportation.
René Ashton is a woman of multiple talents and interests. Her passion for acting has landed her more than 100 commercials and dozens of network television shows.
Directing seemed to be the next natural course of things, so René wrote, produced and directed the short film, SERIAL DATER and most recently completed writing/directing/producing/acting in the web series, 40’S AND FAILING. René co-produced, wrote, directed, and acted in THE CANDLE which is screening at FirstGlance Film Festival in October.
Brock co-created the online comic Monsterplex, which went on to win DC Comics’ Zuda competition. His writing has appeared in the Independent Journal Review and at ForEveryMom.com. Brock’s debut short film, The Shift, about an ordinary man receiving sympathy and a job offer from the Devil himself, is screening at the First Glance Film Festival.
When long-time UK TV writer, producer Ian Brown first pitched his comedy animation idea, all UK broadcasters and production companies were put off by the scale of costs involved – and the time-consuming nature of cartoons.
But Ian – whose 30-year career includes credits on worldwide motoring phenomenon Top Gear, movies with international YouTube sensations Joe Sugg and Caspar Lee and work with dozens of household names – was not to be put off.