Whitney Christopher is an Atlanta based actor/writer/producer. She started acting as a kid and began creating her own content with the award winning short film “This is a Test.” She loves being a storyteller, and has thoroughly enjoyed creating this project with Amber Brooke Wallace.
Amber Brooke Wallace is new to creating content having been on the other side of the camera for many years. She co-wrote and directed OKStupid (a web series) in 2019 that went on to win a number awards in many prestigious festivals including Best Of Fest, Best Comedy, Best Actress, and Best First Time Director. She is excited to be collaborating with Whitney and continuing her creative writing journey.
The irony of this festival is that its goal is to not be around in 5 years time. To eventually not be relevant because there is zero need to have a festival geared for female talent and female stories because the stories presented in Hollywood and around the world are a balanced showcase of the human experience from both sexes.
Our goal is to achieve a lot of success and then fold into oblivion simply because there is no need for this festival.
This festival was created by the FEEDBACK Film & Writing Festival as a simple reaction to a strong need to showcase female talent from around the world in a more profound way.
When putting together the weekly festival, the administration noticed a lack of a female presence in the stories being shown at the festival.
A classic example and analogy to the frustration is how the festival noticed that even the smaller roles in a screenplay were written for a man to play. There was zero reason for this in many stories. How a police officer, or a political campaign manager, for example with 3-4 lines in a screenplay was a "HE" character. Why? And these are the screenplays written by the winners! The talented one who have obtained agents and have began/beginning their careers as a writer.
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