The Motherlode

doc in development

Trailer: The Motherlode

Logline: A composer and a filmmaker set out to capture the intangible complexities of life for artists who juggle parenthood.

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Current news: The project is already winning awards in its preproduction stage!


-UNC Greensboro supported the project with a $5k research grant.

-We took home a trophy at die Seriale in Germany in June, 2022 for our pitch!


-We were awarded the SECAC Artist Fellowship this October, 2022. This fellowship comes with a cash award and an exhibition in the fall of 2023.

-We now have fiscal sponsorship through the Southern Documentary Fund.


-UNC Greensboro has awarded a $10k grant for the project.

-Invited to present/exhibit a 3-channel installation version of the project in Richmond, Virginia.


-Feature greenlit for broadcast with PBS NC in 2025! (And we have a letter of support from them!)

-Won Best Trailer at the Monthly Future of Film Awards (March) in Ohrid, Macedonia!

-Work-in-progress screening (for the feature) at Ramkat, Winston-Salem (February 2024), at a show for The Queen Bees.


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