Variety: "A Question of Service" Takes Top Prize at Catalyst!

"A Question of Service" wins four awards and takes top prize at Catalyst Story Institute's TV Festival

A Question of Service took home four awards at Catalyst Institute's annual TV festival in Duluth MN.

Best Dramatic Series, Best Cinematography, Best Actor, and their top award, Best Series Pitch. 

Erin directed the pilot which stars creator Hans Obma and was lensed by Beth Napoli

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Jury-Award Winner at Cinequest!

BUT FIRST... Won the jury prize for best music video at the Oscar Qualifying 2020 Cinequest Film Festival!

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2019 Semi-Finalist At BlueCat Competition

Now titled Italy '99, Erin's Screenplay, Carly: Red, White, & Blue has advanced to the Semi-Finals at the prestiges 2019 BlueCat Screenwriting Competition. 

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Tokyo Project acquired by HBO

Tokyo project, which premiered at Tribeca Film Festival is now streaming on HBO.  Erin edited the romantic drama, which was helmed by Emmy-Winning director Richard Shepard and exec produced by GIRLS creator Lena Dunham.

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Erin's film named one of "10 shorts to watch."

Erin's hyper-visual short BUT FIRST...  was named one of 10 shorts to watch at the Cucalorus festival.

With over 100 films represented in this already-selective festival, this is a high honor!

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"it's like no other film you've seen on the festival circuit."

In anticipation of Shedding's screening at Sidewalk Film Festival, Carmella Baranowska from We Are Moving Stories interviews Writer/Director/Editor Jake Thomas about his feature film. 

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Three Films at Cleveland International Film Festival

Erin traveled to the Oscar Qualifying CIFF to screen BUT FIRST..., Wild Drive Life, and Dream Homes According to Kids. 

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Deadline: "A Question of Service" wins at Hollyshorts!

A Question of Service, a pilot directed by Erin and starring Narcos and WandaVision actor Hans Obma, won "Best TV" at the Academy Award-Qualifying Film Festival. 

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"Managing Life" Featured in Deadline

Erin's Pilot "Managing Life" which she co-penned with her partner in comedy, Kelly Vrooman, got some love in Deadline.

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Shedding, "adventurous and bittersweet"

"the movie made me think a hell of a lot more than I was expecting to, and I can certainly see the parallels to 2017’s “A Ghost Story” in the many theories of life that far exceed the physicalities of a body."

-The Film Freak

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Erin selected as Artist in Residence at Palm Springs Shortfest

Erin was selected as an Artist in Residence for the 25th Palm Springs International Shortest.  The program, sponsored by Acme House Company Vacation Rentals, chose 11 filmmakers from all over the World to come together and experience the Oscar Qualifying film festival in community with each other where they enjoyed exclusive networking parties, access to programmers, and deepening connections with their housemates.

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" stunning in its innocence & simplicity that you practically feel immersed in its real world, fantasy-like universe." The

The Independent Critic raves about Shedding. 

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Shedding sells out + receives encore screening at Sidewalk film Festival

Shedding premiered to a packed house at Sidewalk Film Fest and enjoyed a wonderful 90 minute Q&A with passionate fans at an impromptu after party. 

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New film shot in Salida, CO

Erin traveled to Salida, CO with her production company Versatile Assassins to shoot HUMAN, a new film exploring performance culture.  In the piece, actress Selkie Hom dangles from a 290 foot crane and stops onlookers in their tracks.  The local government shut down a major intersection for the film which showcases Salida’s most iconic monument, S Mountain.  

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"The Body of Chris" a Nicholl Semifinalist!

The single-location dramedy ensemble placed in the top 2% of The Academy's prestigious 2022 completion.

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Rekindled Takes Top Prize At Rom Com Fest

starring Kelly Vrooman took the jury prize for best short film at Rom Com Fest in DTLA. Festival presenters included Crazy Ex Girlfriend Creator Rachel Bloom, SNL alum Casey Wilson, Burning Love star June Diane Raphael, and Legally Blonde co-writers Karen McCullah and Kirsten Smith. Read more about the festival in The LA Times, Variety Magazine,  The Hollywood Reporter, Los Angeles Magazine, and Dateline.

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Shedding, "an Incredible Film"

It’s not the technology. It’s not the “cost” of the filmmaking tool. It’s the person behind the technology that creates great film. And Shedding isn’t just a great film—it’s an incredible film.

-R.D. Francis

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Selected For Dance Residency Workshop

Erin was selected from a nationwide search to participate in a filmmaking residency with choreographer Mike Esperanza. This co-laboratory workshop was hosted by the San Fransisco Dance Film Festival and the National Center for Choreography at Akron University. Their film But First... is currently traveling the festival circuit. 

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BUT FIRST… screens at Lincoln Center

Erin’s dance-fueled ode to coffee, BUT FIRST… screened at Lincoln Center in NYC as part of Dance on Camera.  This prestigious 47 year old festival features the  best dance films from around the world. 

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Workshop participant in DGA’s Commercial Director’s Diversity Program

Erin is a finalist and workshop participant in the DGA’s Commercial Director’s Diversity Program. After attending the 10 week workshop, and connecting with EPs and directors from some of the largest DGA signatory companies in the world, Erin is excited to dive further into the world of commercial directing, particularly with brands that respond to her expressive movement pieces.   

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