Josh Prem is the creator of Teenage Wasteland, a short film project produced by a team of artists from the Savanah College of Art and Design that is inspired by the experiences of their teenage years. Joshua been a member of Fractured Atlas since 2019 and is based in Savannah, Georgia. Joshua shares the inspiration and some of the process of bringing his project to life.
by Molaundo Jones, Social Media Specialist at Fractured Atlas Elina Akselrud | Photo by Marc Serhan Elina Akselrud is founder of Intertwining Arts and creator of CROSSOVER ART PROJECTS- piano performance blended with other visual and performing art genres. Intertwining Arts has been a member of Fractured Atlas since 2016 and is based between New York and Lucerne, Switzerland.
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by Molaundo Jones, Social Media Specialist at Fractured Atlas Zeke Zelker, creator of “Billboard” Filmmaker and entrepreneur Zeke Zelker has been a member of Fractured Atlas for seven years. His project “The Billboard Sitters” is a 25-episode web series focusing on four people who live on a catwalk in front of a billboard in hopes of winning a mobile home and “nine-sixty” thousand dollars. “Billboard” is a movie centered on the radio station who hosts the contest and the struggles of the entrepreneur trying to salvage the station.
by Molaundo Jones, Social Media Specialist for Fractured Atlas Melissa Dowler and Cynthia Siadat, LCSW, Co-Founders of She Sees Cynthia M. A. Siadat, LCSW, and Melissa Dowler are the founders of She Sees, a volunteer-driven organization dedicated to inspiring the next generation of diverse female filmmakers and empowering young women to tell their stories through film. They have been members of Fractured Atlas since 2016.
by Molaundo Jones, Social Media Specialist at Fractured Atlas Arielle Nóbile of “Belonging in the USA” Arielle Nóbile is the creator of “Belonging in the USA: Stories from Our Neighbors,” an award-winning documentary series that seeks to uplift, inspire, and connect humanity. Her hope is that Belonging in the USA” helps to inspire a new vision for America where interdependence, self-reflection, and empathy defines us. Arielle has been a member of Fractured Atlas since February 2017.
Paula Tejeda (Photo: Kevin N. Hume/S.F. Examiner) by Molaundo Jones, Social Media Specialist at Fractured Atlas Paula Tejeda is founder of the project Cine Chileno in San Francisco, an annual film festival celebrating Chilean filmmakers, and the traditional Chilean-style delicatessan Chile Lindo. Her work seeks to create community through the sharing of Chilean film, cuisine, and culture. Paula has been a member of Fractured Atlas since January 2018.
by Molaundo Jones, Social Media Specialist at Fractured Atlas Alexis Cubis and Rachel Palumbo on set Alex Cubis of Smarter Pictures and Rachel Palumbo of Creō Pictures have been members of Fractured Atlas since April 2018. They are the producers of Rocket Man, a film about an aspiring writer whose career is stagnant and his confrontation with an old friend who has become successful through unscrupulous means. How has Fractured Atlas benefitted your artistic practice? Fractured Atlas offered a legitimized process for raising funds for our film, Rocket Man. They were incredibly hands-on with ensuring that everything in our development phase was above board, including our email drafting, donation solicitation and marketing. How has Fractured Atlas benefitted your revenue/income generation? Fractured Atlas allowed us to seek tax-deductible donations, meaning contributors were more enthusiastic about supporting our film because it represented one part of a bigger community-driven project and ethos. https://vimeo.com/283325619 Which Fractured Atlas programs have you used? We used Artful.ly as well as Fundraising by Fractured Atlas, their 30-day crowdfunding campaign, both of which proved to be extremely user-friendly for us and our donors. Why do you think artists and organizations should become members of Fractured Atlas? Artists and organizations should become members of Fractured Atlas because it will provide them with a supportive team who can answer questions about the fundraising process and they will also become members of a broader community of like-minded creatives. . Rachel and Alex & the movie poster for Rocket Man Do you have any upcoming events that people should know about? Stay tuned for festival screenings and showcases of our film in 2019! What is your biggest accomplishment as a result of being a Fractured Atlas member? Successfully raising enough money to fund our film and complete it to the high standard that we had envisioned for it. Join Us: Click here to become become a member. Fractured Atlas on Social: Instagram | Tumblr | Twitter | Facebook
by Molaundo Jones, Social Media Specialist at Fractured Atlas Stacy Goldate and Craig A. Colton are the creators of A Greater Society, a documentary designed to inspire greater civic engagement and voter turnout. The Los Angeles-based duo have been members of Fractured Atlas since 2014 and their documentary features residents of Broward County, Florida, a retirement community that mobilized during the 2014 midterm elections.
by Molaundo Jones, Social Media Specialist at Fractured Atlas Aisha Jordan, creator of Hashtag The Show Aisha Jordan is creator of #HashtagTheShow, a sketch comedy web series acted out in live action “hashtags.” The series offers cultural commentary on society from the point of view of people of color.