2017 SAGindie / Stowe Story Labs Fellow:
Selena Mars, Los Angeles (Drama, JULIA BELGROVE) - Based on truth of a tale of an unmarked grave, our story follows Julia, a former Vaudeville star and friend of Charlie Chaplin's. The film explores the mysterious circumstances of her disappearance and her frightening contest with reality.
Selena is an Actress, Filmmaker and Composer based in Los Angeles, CA. She has collaborated with over a dozen Grammy award winning artists and first began filmmaking by producing her own music videos. She currently has several film and TV projects in development. For more about Selena, please visit www.selenamars.com
SAGindie National Director Darrien Michele Gipson said, "we are excited to partner with Stowe Story Labs to support these talented screenwriters, filmmakers and creative producers and to assist them as they advance their work. Selena Mars is a brilliant talent and JULIA BELGROVE in particular is a fantastic and timely tale. We are happy as well to honor Kai and Tisha and all the participants at this Fall's Lab," she said.
SAGIndie Honorable Mention, Kai Soremekun:
Kai Soremekun, Los Angeles (Dramedy Pilot, LUV SAVES THE DAY) - Lisa Luv is a hopeless romantic with an incurable case of lovesickness. Devastated she can never fall in love, an odd sixth sense gets triggered in her and she decides to use this new gift to meddle winsomely in the lives of heart broken strangers. Kai Soremekun is a sensitive badass on a mission to be a force for good in the world through her projects. An award-winning filmmaker based in Los Angeles, Kai spends her days following her intuition, giving the finger to fear and creating stories.
SAGindie Honorable Mention, Tisha Robinson-Daly:
Tisha Robinson-Daly, Philadelphia (Drama, HIGH) - Haunted by an on the job tragedy, weary cell tower climber, Butch Robins, struggles to accept that the cost of living might be life itself. Tisha is a writer and director, who lives in a cozy, old house, filled with books, in a suburb outside of Philadelphia. She is an avid reader, yogi and beet enthusiast, who uses her work as a platform to promote social change.