In a world frighteningly similar to our own, Dawn (Nia Fairweather) and her girlfriend Sam (Cher Santiago) are madly in love. But unbeknownst to Sam, Dawn is hiding a terrible secret, one powerful enough to destroy all Dawn holds dear. In this heart-wrenching tale of love and loss, Dawn must choose between exposing a painful truth and losing the girl she loves.
Written & Directed by Kiel Adrian Scott
Starring Nia Fairweather, Cher Santiago, James Holloway, Scott J. Foster & Donna DuPlainter
Produced by Kiel Adrian Scott, Noelle K. Barnes & Kiarra C. Jones
Cinematography by Alan Blanco
Production Design by Kevin Kedroe
Costume Design by Kara Harmon
Original Music by Christian Scott
Featuring Music by Saul Williams
Edited by Kiel Adrian Scott
AWARDS & HONORS:
WINNER – Best Narrative Short, Urbanworld Film Festival
WINNER – Best Short Film HBO Short Film Competition, American Black Film Festival
WINNER – Saatchi & Saatchi NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE Producers Award, Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival.
WINNER – Jury Award for Best Short Film, Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival
WINNER – Chessie Award for Best Short, Cine Slam Film Festival
NOMINEE – Black Reel Awards Best Independent Mini Feature
NOMINEE – Gold Hugo Award, Chicago International Film Festival
FEATURED – Festival de Cannes’ Court Métrage/ Short Film Corner
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Oordeel is the viral filmic adaptation of Nia Fairweather’s critically acclaimed monologue of the same name.
Oordeel marks Nia Fairweather's third film collaboration the award-winning director, Kiel Adrian Scott. Their previous collaborations include the short films Effigies and the award winning, The Roe Effect.
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Directed by Kiel Adrian Scott
Starring Nia Fairweather
Written & Produced by Nia Fairweather
Director of Photography: Kurt Williamson
Production Design/ Wardrobe: Kevin Kedroe
Sound Design: Dominique DeLeon
Hair & Make Up: Dre Brown
Photography: Jamil Smith
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Shades and Blades is a featured video from the album and book 'Here and Now' by the award-winning Author and Poet, J-Ivy. Shades and Blades sends a much needed message about the damaging effect of domestic violence.
Directed by Cam Be + J Ivy
Starring J Ivy, Nia Fairweather + Stephen Hill
Produced by J Ivy
Wardrobe by Nicole Parrish + Nicole Sallis
MakeUp by Tarrey Torae
Lighting by Cam Be, Jamil Smith + Tarrey Torae.
Edited by Cam Be
Photography by Jamil Smith
Written + Arranged by J Ivy
Produced by Nez & Rio Music
Mixed and Recorded by Greg Magers + Graham Burris
Additional Vocals by Mario Loving + Tarrey Torae
Recorded and Mastered in Chicago, IL
Jessica (Nia Fairweather), a photographer suffering from a sleep disorder experiences strange occurrences in her apartment which begin to blur the line between reality and the supernatural.
Written & Directed by R. Shanea Williams
Starring Nia Fairweather, Nedra McClyde, Antoinette LaVecchia and D.K. Bowser
Produced by Anthony J. Davis, Yvonne Davis, Mshon Pulliam, J.C. Williams and R.Shanea Williams.
Cinematography by Adam Richin
Production and Art Design by Ashley L. Gibson
Costume Design by Rashi Pickney
Hair and Makeup by Monique Wilson
Featuring Music by D. Folkes
Edited by Aaron Biscombe
AWARDS & HONORS:
WINNER – Best Actress Short | Nia Fairweather, Las Vegas Black Film Festival
NOMINEE – Best Director Short, Las Vegas Black Film Festival
NOMINEE – Best Narrative Short, Las Vegas Black Film Festival
FEATURED – ADIFF African-American Short Series
Everything I Did Wrong In My 20's is series that follows the journey of Stephanie Rogers, a 35+ year old woman, search for happiness after losing her job. Her 20 something roommate, Maxwell (Nia Fairweather), is a source of optimism as Stephanie reflects on the choices she made in her 20's that led her to unhappiness and regret in her 30's.