In the Topic Original series, One Story Up, Roger Ross Williams showcases short films by talented emerging filmmakers and voices from underrepresented communities each month. This event brings together two of the filmmakers featured in One Story Up for a virtual fireside chat where they share their experiences, insights on the craft, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. You won’t want to miss what is sure to be an engaging conversation with some of the industry’s most gifted rising stars, featuring an introduction by Oscar and Emmy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams.
Join us for this event featuring Ameer Kazmi and Adewale Olukayode, two of the up-and-coming directors showcased in the One Story Up series, as they discuss their filmmaking journey and answer your questions in an audience Q&A session immediately following the conversation.
All registered attendees will receive a link to screen the short films in advance of the event.
Introduction by Oscar and Emmy Award-winning director Roger Ross Williams
Filmmakers Ameer Kazmi and Adewale Olukayode in conversation with each other
Welcome by Liz Nord, documentary filmmaker and director of content at Sundance Institute
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Roger Ross Williams is an award-winning director, producer, writer and the first African-American director to win an Academy Award ® with his short film Music By Prudence. His documentaries include Academy Award ® nominated and Emmy Award winning...
Ameer Kazmi received his BFA in Film from the School of Visual Arts. His debut short film, FAIR GROUNDS, premiered at the San Francisco International Film Festival where it received a Special Jury Mention and was a New Orleans Film Festival...
Adewale Olukayode studies at Columbia University’s MFA program for Screenwriting/Directing. His directing work has been nominated for two NY Emmy Awards in 2014, including WE ARE ONE which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival as part of its...
Liz Nord is a documentary filmmaker and multi-platform producer who has created and shown work across the globe. Before joining the Sundance Co//ab team as a Senior Producer, she served as the Editor-in-Chief and Lead Producer at No Film School,...