There is a horror film called Body Parts—the film I’m discussing is not that film. The Body Parts I’m talking about is a 2023 documentary that looks at how sex scenes are shot in Hollywood, the demeaning way in which women have had to get naked, and how the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements brought about … More Body Parts: Sex scenes in Hollywood and the women who pushed back
“If the camera is predatory, then the culture is predatory as well.” — 2022 Documentary, Brainwashed: Sex—Camera—Power from filmmaker Nina Menkes. If you don’t know Nina Menkes or her films, then it will help to peruse her website now to get a feel for who she is and what she stands for. You can view … More One of the most important documentaries of our time: “If the camera is predatory then the culture is predatory as well.”
The new Ben Affleck-helmed film AIR: Courting a Legend, starring Matt Damon, Affleck, Viola Davis, Chris Tucker, Jason Bateman, and Marlon Wayans, is coming in hot as a must-see for any sports fan. Especially those of us who saw Michael Jordan play at his peak. I still remember the game I saw in Chicago. We … More New Ben Affleck-helmed AIR a must-see for sports fans
Hello! I just wanted to take a moment on my blog and thank all my new subscribers for coming along for the ride after I announced my new book and debut creative nonfiction work, On Fire. Thank you also to my subscribers who’ve been with me from the start. To all of you, I am grateful … More Thank you to my new subscribers—and my loyal ones!
COLUMBUS (OH) — Eleven One Productions has earned another film festival selection for the short film titled REVENGE INC., starring and written by Dianna Craig; directed and produced by Stephanie A. West. REVENGE INC. will play on Sunday, Sept. 19, at the 18th annaul Atlanta Underground Film Festival in Atlanta, Ga., as an Official Selection within the … More Revenge Inc. to play Sept. 19 at the Atlanta Underground Film Festival
COLUMBUS (OH) — Producer and Director Stephanie West has earned another film festival selection for her short film titled REVENGE INC., starring and written by Dianna Craig. REVENGE INC, produced by West’s company Eleven One Productions, will play on Friday, Oct. 1, at the Macabre Faire Film Festival in Lebanon, Tenn., as an Official Selection … More West film ‘Revenge Inc.’ picks up another selection
COLUMBUS (Oct. 2019) – Columbus-based Producer and Director Stephanie West (formerly Steph Greegor) was accepted into the Sundance Institute Collab’s Directing and Visual Storytelling courses in December and will finish in the spring of 2020. “These two courses will be my second and third classes with the Sundance Institute Collab program and I’m thrilled to … More Director Stephanie West accepted into two additional Sundance Institute Collab Courses
Watch the video here: COLUMBUS – Eleven One Productions, a small production company in Columbus, Ohio, owned by Producer/Director Stephanie West (formerly Steph Greegor), has selected “Toys for Tots” for its 2019 giving pledge. Since it’s beginning in 2015, Eleven One has chosen at least one charity per year to provide services, assistance, or … More West selects #ToysForTots as company charity this season – DONATE through Dec. 12!
COLUMBUS (Oct. 2019) – Columbus-based Producer and Director Stephanie West (formerly Steph Greegor) was recently accepted into the Sundance Institute’s Collab producing course and will finish in December. “The Sundance Institute offers so many opportunities for emerging artists, particularly women, in a variety of ways, from its fountainhead festival to labs and fellowships,” said West, … More Producer/Director Stephanie West accepted into Sundance Collab course
My friend Jami Cullen, a Columbus-based actress, recently sent me an article on IndieWire that was posted in our Columbus Women’s Filmmaker group, which I greatly appreciated. The article, by Kate Erbland, pointed out, yet again, that women in film continue to be sorely misrepresented in positions of power. Only eight percent of films currently set for release … More Women Supporting Women: Sasha Levinson walking the walk