THE LAST LINE is a Vimeo Staff Pick - watch on Vimeo below!

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The Making of Panthera is a Vimeo Staff Pick!

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dazed releases ‘the making of panthera’

A celebration of Lush’s “wit, craft, and vision”, the documentary short follows the New York performer as she navigates herself through Brooklyn after hours.

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Women’s Hospital of Texas highlights female expectations in ‘Advice’ | LBBOnline

LBBonline - Little Black Book features Renee Mao's latest work for The Woman's Hospital of Texas, a film that shines a light on women’s spectrum of experiences in healthcare through their authentic stories. Thanks for the love, Little Black Book!

Photograph by Brian Feinzimer

Photograph by Brian Feinzimer


This Wednesday night Feb. 20th meet NYC-based Aussie director @maonayz who will join us to present her beautiful new short ‘The Sound of Drowning’ - a film inspired by Amyra Leon’s poem.

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The Sound of Drowning is a Vimeo Staff Pick. Thanks Vimeo!

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Booooooom TV Shares The Sound of Drowning

Australian director Renee Mao’s beautiful adaptation of artist and musician Amyra Leon’s poem, “The Sound of Drowning.” Featuring Leon and Queen G.C.M.H., Mao follows Leon on her journey being raised in foster care, to taking the stage at the Apollo Theater in Harlem. Cinematography by Alex Levin.

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THE SOUND OF DROWNING Premieres on Director’s Notes

A deeply personal and introspective film which grew out of a creative partnership nurtured over years of collaborative, New York based Australian Director Renee Mao’s The Sound of Drowning pairs an original poem written and performed by AMYRA with the Harlem locations which held an emotional significance in her chaotic childhood. Making its online premiere on Directors Notes today, Renee tells DN how she went about crafting an abstract, yet emotionally authentic reflection of León’s artistic voice.

Read all about the making of the film below.

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THE LAST LINE Premieres at the 2018 Austin Film Festival

A young actress enters an audition that takes an unexpected turn for the worse. Short Film starring Francesca Reale & Alex Hurt. COMING SOON.

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March of dimes is a 2018 SILVER DAVEY AWARD WINNER

Check out the Press release below.