CIWF Filmmaker Interview: Nancy Fingerhood, “The Fubra”


Q: How do you feel about being selected to participate in Colorado Independent Women of Film?
NF: I am very honored because I am sure there are so many excellent filmmakers out there to choose from.

Q: What are your hopes for the event?
NF: I just hope people enjoy everyone’s films and find mine funny!

Q: How important is it to focus on regional women filmmakers?
NF: I think it allows people from our community to appreciate the work we do.

Q: Who would enjoy attending the festival? Is it just for the filmmaking community, or is there a reason why non-filmmakers should attend?
NF: I think it is for everyone who loves movies.

Q: This is the 5th year of CIWF. What’s been the best part/a favorite memory of the festival in years past?
NF: I enjoy seeing other people’s work. I also enjoy learning from other filmmakers.

Q: We hold CIWF at The Bug Theatre. Why is The Bug a great home for this event?
NF: I have done stand up at the Bug and I love that the Bug supports local artists.

Q: Tell me briefly about yourself and your film/project.
NF: I started doing the 48 hour film project over ten years ago. About two years ago I began to make my own short videos. Now I love producing and directing. I used to be more into acting but I am finding behind the scenes more enjoyable. I like the creative part. I love to see my ideas come to life on the screen.

Q: Is there anything you’d like to say about Colorado Independent Women of Film?
NF: The CIWF is important to showcase the talents of women filmmakers in the area and give voice to what we want to share.

The Fubra will screen Friday, June 12th at 7:00 p.m. at The Bug Theatre.

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