Introduction by BISBEE ’17 Filmmaker Robert Greene and Q&A with Producer Bennett Elliott and Additional Cinematographer Robert Kolodny
Sunday, September 9, 1:00 show
Presented in association with After School Special 2018: School of Visual Arts’ Alumni Film & Animation Festival
Bennett Elliott is an Emmy award-winning producer based in New York and an SVA 2010 BFA Film graduate. She was selected as a 2017-2018 Sundance Institute Creative Producing Fellow and is the producer of Robert Greene’s BISBEE ’17 (2018), which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival, as well as the co-producer of Greene’s multiple award-winning Sundance documentary KATE PLAYS CHRISTINE (2016). Her award winning documentary, fiction film and music video work as producer and co-founder at the production collective House of Nod has taken her all over the world, including filming in Haiti, Israel, Paris, Barcelona, Peru and Amsterdam.
Robert Kolodny is an Emmy® Award winning Director and Cinematographer, based in New York (SVA BFA 2010 Film & Video). He is the founder and Creative Director of the production company House of Nod. His Film FLY ON OUT won the Audience Choice Award at the BET/HBO Urban World Film Festival and played out of competition at the Festival de Cannes. His museum art installations in collaboration with Cecilia Vicuña have been shown prominently at The Brooklyn Museum, Museum of Fine Arts Boston and The Lehmann Maupin Gallery. He provided additional cinematography for Robert Greene’s BISBEE ’17 which played in competition at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. He is currently in post production on his feature length non-fiction film, SERAFIM.