Chicken & Egg Pictures is proud to see two Nest-supported and eight AlumNest films in The Gotham Week Project Market. This year’s lineup includes 60 documentary features that will be presented in-person at Brooklyn Navy Yard, and virtually. The Gotham Week will take place from Saturday, September 17 through Friday, September 23.
The Gotham Week Project Market hosts one-on-one industry meetings dedicated to elevating the work of independent artists and facilitating relationships with distributors, financiers, production companies, festival programmers, sales/talent agents, and other potential collaborators.
Take a look at the Nest-supported projects below:
dir & prod. Contessa Gayles
prods. Richie Reseda, David Felix Sutcliffe
An incarcerated musician struggles for healing and peace as he comes of age in this documentary-musical odyssey composed behind bars.
Life + Life is a 2022 (Egg)celerator Lab grantee.
dir. Katrina Sorrentino
prod. Tiffany Fisher-Love
A family hangs in limbo, caring for their comatose son. Hope and denial blur as seasons circle in this meditation on love and letting go.
Storming was a participant of the 2019 Nest Knight Fellowship.
From the AlumNest
dir. Lorena Luciano, prod. Filippo Piscopo
- Give it a Shot
dir. & prod. Vaishali Sinha, prod. Hemang Chheda
- In Plain Sight
prod. Farihah Zaman, dir. PJ Raval
- Life After
prods. Jessica Devaney, Colleen Cassingham, dir. Reid Davenport
dir. & prod. Catherine Gund, prod. Erika Dilday
- Prisoner X
dirs. Hilla Medalia, Amos Roberts, prod.Hilla Medalia & Gal Greenspan
- Thoughts & Prayers
dir. & prod. Jessica Dimmock, Zackary Canepari
- To Use a Mountain
Executive produced by 2022 Chicken & Egg Award recipient Brett Story, Maida Lynn, dir. Casey Carter, prod. Colleen Cassingham
The Gotham Week Conference
- The Politics of Filmmaking in the US
Wednesday, September 21 at 2:30 pm ET
With Project: Hatched 2022 finalist The Janes’ directors Tia Lessin and Emma Pildes.
Meet Our Team
Our Executive Director Jenni Wolfson and Program Coordinator Iva Dimitrova will be taking meetings at The Gotham Week.
Check out the full list of projects participating with this link.
At Chicken & Egg Pictures, we are egg-cited to see Nest-supported and two AlumNest films in POV’s, television’s longest-running showcase for independent nonfiction films, 35th season lineup. Please mark your calendars with their television premiere dates below.
dir. & prod. Ann Kaneko
prod. Jin Yoo-Kim
POV premiere: Monday, July 18, 2022
Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust was a Project: Hatched 2021 grantee.
dir. Nausheen Dadabhoy
prods. Heba Elorbany, Kristi Jacobson, Sofian Khan
POV premiere: Monday, October 17, 2022
An Act of Worship participated in the 2018 Diversity Fellows Initiative and was a 2019 (Egg)celerator Lab grantee.
dir. & prod. Snow Hnin Ei Hlaing
prods. Mila Aung-Thwin, Bob Moore, Ulla Lehmann
POV premiere: Monday, November 21, 2022
Midwives is a 2020 (Egg)celerator Lab grantee and won a Special Jury Award for Excellence in Vérité Filmmaking at Sundance 2022.
From the AlumNest
- The Mole Agent
dir. & prod. Maite Alberdi
prod. Marcela Santibanez
Available through July
dir. Camilla Nielsson
prods. Signe Byrge Sørensen, Joslyn Barnes
POV premiere: Monday, August 8, 2022
Writer and Executive Producer 2018 Chicken & Egg Award Recipient Laura Nix, dir. Karl Malakunas, prods. Michael Collins, Marty Syjuco, Kara Magsanoc-Alikpala
POV premiere: Monday, September 26, 2022
An egg-stra special shout out to our Co-Founder & Senior Creative Consultant Judith Helfand, whose film Love & Stuff, produced by our Co-Founder & Board President Julie Parker Benello and AlumNest filmmaker Hilla Medalia, will have its POV premiere on Monday, September 5, 2022.
Check out the full line-up with this link.