One Story Up:
A breakout short film series For Topic
“I am thrilled to introduce the industry to great filmmakers and innovative storytelling, and for a series which will provide more industry access for diverse and underrepresented communities.”
Roger Ross Williams
Edge of Red
Twelve curated shorts, followed by Q&As with the directors.
Roger Ross Williams hosts this illuminating series showcasing short films from some of the most talented emerging directors and underrepresented voices in film today.
The twelve shorts are: Cherish: a visual poem by Terrance Daye, Mizuko (Water Child) by Kira Dane and Katelyn Rebelo, Summer Animals by Haley Elizabeth Anderson, Fair Grounds by Ameer Kazmi, Edge of Red by Callie Lyons, A Craftsman by Sanford Jenkins, Wifi Rider by Roxy Rezvany, Aurora by Everlane Moraes, Home by Adewale Olukayode, Mthunzi by Tebogo Malebogo, Three Centimetres by Lara Zeidan, and Mr. Parker by Alex Ashe.
One Story Up: Mizuko (Water Child)
Presented by ROGER ROSS WILLIAMS
Director ROGER ROSS WILLIAMS
Producer AISHA JAMA
Executive Producers GEOFF MARTZ, ROGER ROSS WILLIAMS, GENA KONSTANTINAKOS, RYAN CHANATRY
Cinematographer REGGIE CHELSON
Editors LAURA KARPAS, COOPER CONLEY-CURRIER
A breakout short film series.
The series looks to fill an important void in Hollywood with the ability for young and underrepresented filmmakers to let their visions come to life.