HILARY   BRASHEAR  

 
POOL STORIES PROJECT 
IN POST PRODUCTION

Associate producer, co-editor, web producer for Vicky Funari's feature documentary, currently in post-production, Pool Stories. Work in progress selected for the Spotlight On Documentaries at the 40th Annual Independent Filmmaker Project’s IFP Week.

 

Watch web videos I'm A Water Lily and Sally & Shellie Make Scones below. You can find more videos on the Pool Stories website and follow the project on Facebook.

 
SMILE4KIME
IN PRODUCTION

Production Manager for phase one animation for director  Elena Guzman's feature documentary that tells the story of Kim, an African-American woman who lived with depression and trauma, and Elena, an Afro-Puerto Rican woman dealing with depression and grief after the death of her friend Kim. Weaving in and out of time and space, the film incorporates interviews, experimental/performance footage, and animation to explore their connection both past and present.  Produced by Cybee Bloss and Kimberly Edwards, edited by Laura Menchaca Ruiz.

 

Learn more about the project here 

 
 
SQUIRREL HILL FALLS (2020)

Producer/Director/Editor of this docu-fiction short that tells the tale of a magical abandoned park, its local history, and a new neighbor curious to get inside. This quirky, DIY documentary, uses playfulness, animation, and fantasy to tell the story of a neighborhood mystery. 

Made possible with support from John B. Hurford '60 Center for the Arts and Humanities, The Puffin Foundation and Scribe Video Center 

 

Producer for Dizhsa Nabani- a web series exploring the relationship between language and identity the Valley Zapotec community of San Jerónimo Tlacochahuaya.

 

Learn more about the project and watch the entire web series on the Dizhsa Nabani website.

[ Bronze Award and Social Impact Award, DC web fest; Award of Recognition, Indie FEST Film Awards; Nominee Best Documentary (New Media) Miami Web Fest; Chihuahun International Film Festival; Huatulco Film & Food Festival; Oaxaca FilmFest; Native SPirite Film Festival; Central Doc Tlaxcala; HUMANO Internationla Human Rights Film Festival; Sight & Sound Festival; Germinate International Film Fest; Newark International Film Festival; Quetzalcoatl Indigenous International Film Festival; Sjon International Anthropological Festival; Globa India International Film Festival; Music Shorts Film Festival; Philadelphia Latino Film Festival ]

BEHIND THE CYCLE & LANDFILL LESSONS (2017)

Worked with artist Eva Wo and eight high school students to produce two videos for Mural Arts Philadelphia's program Trash Academy. Over the course of 4 weeks in summer 2017 we made two short videos about recycling and trash in Philadelphia. Co-supervised the students and edited the final videos. Press: Clean PHL

 
 
PEARL (2017)

music video for the song "Pearl" by King Azaz

~mischievous spirits do a little damage at the dinner table~

 

King Azaz bandcamp | facebook

***Content warning*** contains nudity and blood


A document and expression of the frustration, fear, comedy, and banality of living with a female body in a culture that objectifies, sexualizes and shames those bodies.

 

Screened at:

  • Vox Populi AUX Performance Space, Philadelphia PA,  as part of the event Are You Comfortable curated by Ava Mallett 2015

  • LIVE/WORK exhibition at The Icebox Project Space, Philadelphia PA, 2016

  • Little Berlin, Philadelphia PA, 2016

 

A documentary collage of three unique identities coming together to redefine love in a polyamorous relationship.

 

  • Recipient of an award in documentary writing from the 2013 TriCo Film festival. Juried by Shari Frilot, Senior Programmer, Sundance Film Festival

  • Filmadelphia at the Roxy, selected for local shorts night

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