SHARE is a short film written and directed by Pippa Bianco, selected for the 2014 AFI Director's Workshop for Women.
UPDATE: We've reached our funding goal thanks to all of you! The goal is only part of our budget so if you still want to donate, the campaign will be live for a little while longer and your contribution can still go a long way! We are so excited and honored -- THANK YOU!
FROM THE TREATMENT
WHO WE ARE
PIPPA BIANCO - Writer/Director
While studying photography at Yale University, Pippa Bianco fell in love with road movies and discovered filmmaking. Her thesis film, Jornalera, a Spanish-language road movie, won both the Howard R. Lamar Prize for Best Film and the Norman Pearson Prize for the Best American Studies Thesis at Yale.
After working on music videos and independent films in New York and Brazil, including HERE (Sundance '11, Berlin '11), Higher Ground (Sundance '11, Tribeca '11) and Bachelorette (Sundance '12), she received her first writing credit on the in-development film, Bleed for This, which is being produced by Bruce Cohen (American Beauty, Milk) and Martin Scorsese (Goodfellas, Raging Bull) to be directed by Ben Younger (Boiler Room).
She is currently writing and producing at Beyoncé Knowles' production company, Parkwood Entertainment, and at work on two new screenplays, one of which is a feature adaptation of SHARE.
TYLER BYRNE - Producer
Tyler started his career in front of the camera as the Kix Cereal kid. His Wesleyan University thesis film, Extension, premiered at the 2010 GenArt Film Festival in New York City and has been championed by the international Type 1 diabetes community as an inspirational and educational tool. After working with acclaimed writer/director Neil Burger, Tyler has gone on to produce branded content, music videos and award-winning short films that have played at festivals throughout the country, including Short of the Week and Vimeo Staff Pick, Foureyes. Most recently, he co-produced critically-acclaimed thriller Blue Ruin, which premiered at the 2013 Cannes Film Festival where it received the International Critics Award, and has since played at TIFF 2013 and Sundance 2014 was released digitally and theatrically by RADiUS/Weinstein Company in April 2014.
CARLY HUGO - Executive Producer
Carly is an independent film producer and the co-founder of Loveless. Carly produced Andrew Dosunmu's Mother of George, which premiered in the US Dramatic Competition of the 2013 Sundance Film Festival, where it won the Best Cinematography Award, and was named one of the National Board of Review’s Top 10 Independent Films of 2013. Carly also produced Academy Award-nominee Vera Farmiga's directorial debut, Higher Ground (Sundance '11), which was released by Sony Pictures Classics, and the documentary Hot Coffee (Sundance '11), which premiered on HBO and was awarded a Television Academy Honor from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Carly is currently in production on HBO’s Nora Ephron documentary, Everything is Copy, and she recently produced “Self-Titled,” an online multi-part documentary about Beyoncé’s visual album, directed by Zach Heinzerling. She was a co-producer of Bachelorette (Sundance '12), Peter and Vandy (Sundance '09), Beware the Gonzo (Tribeca '10), and Beautiful Darling (Berlin '10). Carly was an IFP Fellow for the Cannes Producers’ Network in 2013, and holds a B.A. in Film Studies from Columbia University.