Jury-Award Winner at Cinequest!
BUT FIRST... Won the jury prize for best music video at the Oscar Qualifying 2020 Cinequest Film Festival!watch the film!
"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.Read the full interview here!
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.Check it out
"...so stunning in its innocence & simplicity that you practically feel immersed in its real world, fantasy-like universe." The
The Independent Critic raves about Shedding.Read the Full Review
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.Read about it
Rekindled Takes Top Prize At Rom Com Fest
Rekindled 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.Check it out
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. Francisread the full review!
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.Watch the trailer
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.Check it out
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.More here