Deborah S. Esquenazi

Filmmaker, Principal
Myth of Monsters Media, LLC
Participe à 2 sessions

Deborah S. Esquenazi is a film director, screenwriter, and investigative journalist--she recently launched Myth of Monsters Studios in 2018, a mission-driven film and television production company to upend deep-seated myths about women, POC, and gay-identified individuals.

Esquenazi's first feature, the critically acclaimed documentary Southwest of Salem: The Story of the San Antonio Four, won the Critic’s Choice Award for 'Best First Feature', garnered an Emmy nomination for 'Outstanding Social Issues Documentary', a Peabody Award, and won a GLAAD Media Award for 'Outstanding Documentary', among other distinctions. The film helped exonerate the ‘San Antonio Four’ and is mentioned in the opening passages of the Writs of Habeas Corpus in Ex Parte Anna Vasquez, Cassandra Rivera, Elizabeth Ramirez, and Kristie Mayhugh.

Myth of Monsters is at work on a fictional TV adaptation of Southwest of Salem with playwright and former Mad Men writer Jason Grote, with Naked Edge Films co-producing. 

Esquenazi is also a Rockwood JustFilms Ford Fellow, Sundance Documentary Film Fellow, Sundance Creative Producing Fellow, and a Firelight Film Fellow. 

Sessions auxquelles Deborah S. Esquenazi participe

Mercredi 28 septembre, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

Pickford Center for Motion Picture Study - Linwood Dunn Theater

Sonya Childress, Firelight Media (Modérateur.rice)

Jack Pettibone Riccobono (Participant.e)

Rob Brown (Participant.e)

Mohammad Mubarak (Participant.e)

Steve James (Participant.e)

Deborah S. Esquenazi, Myth of Monsters Media, LLC (Participant.e)

Anna Vasquez (Participant.e)

Renee Tajima-Peña, A-Doc, UCLA (Participant.e)

Jeudi 29 septembre, 2016

Fuseau horaire: (GMT-08:00) Pacific Time (US & Canada)

ArcLight Hollywood - Theater 8

Katy Chevigny, Big Mouth Productions (Participant.e)

Esther Robinson (Modérateur.rice)

Roger Ross Williams, RRW Productions (Participant.e)

Gordon Quinn, Kartemquin Films (Participant.e)

Deborah S. Esquenazi, Myth of Monsters Media, LLC (Participant.e)