SEEKING MAVIS BEACON

By Jazmin Jones

One of the most influential Black women in technology is a figment of our collective imagination. Mavis Beacon was invented by the Co-Founder of Myspace to sell the world’s most popular typing software, but the real woman she was modeled after disappeared in 1995. Seeking Mavis Beacon poses critical questions regarding anthropomorphization and the consumption of marginalized bodies in the tech industry, while reimagining the legacy of a missing historical figure.

 Awards and Accolades 

Prism Fellowship of the "True and False Film Festival" 

Recipient of the Cinereach 2020 development grant.

Points North Fellowship at the Camden International Film Festival 2020

  • Writer/Director/Lead Investigator: Jazmin Jones 

  • Producer:  Guetty Felin

  • Status: In development 

  • Production Date: Early Spring 2021

  • Length: 90 minutes

  • Locations: Haiti, Los Angeles, New York

  • Anticipated release: Winter 2021

 

A ROOSTER ON THE FIRE ESCAPE

by Guetty Felin

When HECTOR CELESTIN takes his family into exile in the dead of winter of 1974, he was hoping to leave behind the traumas of the brutal dictatorship of his tropical native land but what he traded for their freedom summons a dark spiral from which they might not recover. Set against the backdrop of New York in the tumultuous 70s, A Rooster on the Fire Escape is a drama, which spans over 12 years, about family, love, betrayal and sacrifice, exploring politics under a repressive regime, immigrant status in America, and the fissures that personal secrets can cause to the fabric that holds it all together.

Awards and Accolades

Cannes Film Festival  selected project "Atelier Cinéfondation" 2018

IFP Week "No Borders" 2018

Recipient of a development grant from SFFILM KRF 2017

  • Writer/Director: Guetty Felin

  • Co-producers: Murielle Thierrin, (Aldabra Films-France), Efuru Flowers (Flourishing Films-US) Claude Leger (Tansfilm-Canada) In collaboration with Wills Felin (JitterFlix-US)

  • Status: In pre-production 

  • Production Date: Fall 2020

  • Length: 115 minutes

  • Locations: Haiti, New York

  • Anticipated release:  Winter 2021

  • Attachments: 

Stéfi Celma (MARITHÉ): Dix pour cent (Call My Agent!), Tout Simplement Noir, Balle Perdue

  

THE SQUARE 

A Gothic drama series of witchcraft, politics and sex in antebellum New Orleans.

A multi-season series, created by Guetty Felin and written in collaboration with Natalie Bazsile (Queen Sugar)

  • Co-producer:  Wills Felin (JitterFlix)

  • Status: In development

  • Locations: New Orleans

              WGA-REGISTERED#  2010316

CoVisions

Young filmmakers' voices at the time of Corona

 

Young filmmakers, spanning all continents, document their lives during the time of Covid-19—

telling stories of family, loneliness, revolution, disappointment, and unexpected discovery.

Diverse people, diverse countries, diverse stories.

In production.

Release: fall 2020

  • 19 filmmakers worldwide

  • Project directors: Hervé Cohen, Marcia Jarmel

  • Executive Producer: Danny Ben-Moshe 

 

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