I don't make shorts as a means to sell a feature idea. I should! But that's not me. I like making shorts because those are the type of ideas that come out of me. Little ones.
Ovum was my response to Carrie Fisher's call to turn your heartache into art. In 2016, I started a collective with fellow sci-fi directors and we had been writing and workshopping our short narrative scripts. What would happen if our current society continued on this political decline whilst VR technology advanced?
Vanessa Kelly, a writer/actress on the Emmy nominated series, Giants, reached out to me to direct her piece. Our friendship came from working together on the series. She wanted to convey her feelings as a black woman in America as we watch our nation, again, gives time and attention to white supremacists.