Cinema Studies Working Filmmakers Series Presents: Sam Bailey, Director and Co-creator of "Brown Girls" Web Series

Location: 
EMU 145 Crater Lake South
Date: 
Feb 8, 4:00 pm

Cinema Studies Working Filmmakers Series Presents:

Sam Bailey Talk and Reception Poster

Talk and Reception with Sam Bailey

Director and co-creator of the highly anticipated HBO series Brown Girls

Join us for a reception and Q&A with Sam Bailey, director and co-creator of the highly anticipated HBO adapted and Emmy-nominated web series BROWN GIRLS and creator of the Gotham-nominated web series YOU’RE SO TALENTED.  Learn how Sam Bailey successfully worked outside the system to turn a DIY web series with a diverse cast into a highly anticipated HBO series. Light appetizers and desserts will be served.

Thursday, February 8, 2018 – 4:00 p.m.
EMU 145 Crater Lake South

Free and open to the community

Free Cinema Studies drawstring bag to the first 30 attendees!

About Sam Bailey
Sam Bailey is a writer and director from Chicago, currently residing in Los Angeles. She is the creator of the Gotham-nominated web series: You’re So Talented. In 2016, Sam was included on NewCity's Film 50 list. Sam is the director and co-creator of the web series Brown Girls. The series is nominated for an Emmy in Outstanding Short Form Comedy or Drama Series-2017. Her work has been reviewed and featured on many platforms including Elle, W Magazine, Fox News, and Out Magazine

Cosponsored by Department of Ethnic Studies and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies