Film & Video Art

 

SCREENWRITING

The Will is a short horror screenplay.

After the death of her father, a young woman’s relationship to her stepmother turns sinister.

Princeton Film Festival, Official Selection,  Short Screenplay, Princeton, NJ, 2017

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Princeton Film Festival - 2017

Hope Film Awards, Official Selection, Best Short Screenplay, Los Vegas, NV, 2017

hope film awardsOFFICIAL SELECTION - Hope Film Awards - 2017-2

Los Angeles CineFest, Best Short Screenplay, Semi-finalist, Los Angeles, CA, 2017

OFFICIAL SELECTION - Los Angeles CineFest - 2017

 

Staged Reading, Bechdel Group, Jimmy’s No. 43, New York, NY, Jan 30, 2017

the-will

 

ART DIRECTION/ART DEPARTMENT

I am Nobody

I am Nobody, is a short experimental film adapted from an Emily Dickinson poem.  The work explores the emotional journey of creating a poem and the nature of solitude.

Created by: Lavinia Roberts

Cinematography:  Karin Crighton

(Lead Actress)Emily:  Jessica Caron

Sound Design: Nicole Carroll

Screenings:

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New Short Film Festival at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC,  April 27, 2016

NSFF

13th Frames Film Festival’s 1st Edition, BMM department at SIES, Navi
Mumbai, India, 21st January 2016 to 23rd January 2016

OFFICIALSELECTION1stEdition

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4th Annual Video Poetry Festival, Void Network and + the Institute [for
Experimental Arts], Athens, Greece,  December 19th, 2015

 

 

 

 

 

The Wonderland Project

Chapter 6: Pig and the Pepper was created for The Wonderland Project, collaborating with director Karin Crighton, and internationally celebrated and award-winning composer Carl Davis.  The Wonderland Project was produced by The Pharos Arts Foundation and The International Motion Festival Cyprus.  The Wonderland Project.  All proceeds from the film will go to the Lenny Trusler Children’s Foundation, which provides relief from suffering and illness for very sick infants and children.  The film also will be screened internationally with live orchestral accompaniment written by 12 world renowned composers.

Screenings:

The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, Cyprus,  November 26th, 2015

DVD Release:

Orchard Classics, March 2016

Watch Short Film Here!

Wonderland

Artwork by Emily Carew Woodard

Film Production Stills by Lavinia Roberts and Karin Crighton

Copyright Lavinia Roberts 2015

VIDEO & LIVE PERFORMANCE COLLABORATIONS

The Dead Moon

December 5-9, 2012, Sparrow Tree Theatre Company, Frost Space, Brooklyn, NY

Written by Lavinia Roberts

Directed by Clare Hammoor

Video Art by  Chad Howard

Costumes by Christine Samar

A young woman, Keena, captures Death.  Keena, wonders lost through a series of caves attempting to find a way to defeat her strange captive. “The Dead Moon,” is told through physical theatre, sound, and video and was a part of the “Tales from the Tree,” a night of original and imaginative fairy tales written by four emerging female playwrights. These dark and innovative works incorporated theatre, film, music and dance.

 

 

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