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
Hope Film Awards, Official Selection, Best Short Screenplay, Los Vegas, NV, 2017
Los Angeles CineFest, Best Short Screenplay, Semi-finalist, Los Angeles, CA, 2017
Staged Reading, Bechdel Group, Jimmy’s No. 43, New York, NY, Jan 30, 2017
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
New Short Film Festival at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC, April 27, 2016
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.
The Shoe Factory, Nicosia, Cyprus, November 26th, 2015
Orchard Classics, March 2016
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.