Tea Talks with Tomeka – Episode 14: Amy Adrion

Amy Adrion
Photo Credit: Ashly Covington
Tea Talks with Tomeka – Episode 14: Amy Adrion

Amy Adrion is a director and writer whose work has screened at the Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca and Los Angeles Film Festivals, been broadcast on PBS and MTV, and won numerous awards including a Directors Guild of America (DGA) Student Film Award and an Impact Award at the Through Women’s Eyes Film Festival in 2018. A graduate of the MFA film directing program at UCLA, with an undergraduate degree in Literature and Theology from Georgetown University, Amy has worked in independent film production and distribution, as a producer on awards shows and as a festival programmer.  HALF THE PICTURE, Amy’s debut feature, had its World Premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in 2018 and includes interviews with prominent female film and television directors.  Amy grew up in Hillsdale, New Jersey and now lives in Los Angeles with her husband and two sons. 

Amy and I chat about Amy’s new documentary, HALF THE PICTURE where she interviews 29 directors including: Ava Duvernay, Gina Prince-Bythewood, Jill Soloway, Lena Dunham, Patricia Riggen, Sam Taylor-Johnson, and Tina Mabry just to name a few. 

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