Who are you and what’s your filmmaking background?
Our names are Ava Bogle and Christina Moore and we are a producing team. Independently, we have written and produced several short films, but The Last Dinner Party is our first of many joint endeavors.
What are you working on right now?
We are currently producing a 30 minute comedy pilot called Wake Up America! that we will shoot in the spring. We are also in development on another show we created based on The Last Dinner Party and a blog Ava writes called “Diary of a Slutty Feminist.”
What are you promoting?
We are promoting our short film The Last Dinner Party, which is still on the festival circuit. Also, the show we’re developing, Diary of a Slutty Feminist.
What do you want the audience to take away from your films?
We are on a mission to bring strong, complex portrayals of women to big and small screens. Some of the themes we typically work in are sexuality and taboo. Ultimately, we’d love our audience to have their hearts and minds blown open by our films–to rethink their judgments and preconceived notions. And… we want to start a feminist sexual revolution.
What’s your favorite story from filmmaking?
We were on a strict deadline to shoot The Last Dinner Party because we needed our best friend Hallee to be pregnant for the shoot and she was due in a month. We shot the short in one 12 minute shot through Hallee’s house in one night, and it really was the last dinner party of that particular circle of friends.
What are your wildest dreams for your filmmaking career?
Right now? Our big dream is to shoot a feature film this year. There. We said it out loud.
What is something bizarre about you and Christina Moore?
We met doing flashmob Shakespeare around Los Angeles.
What currently inspires you?
We are inspired by the incredible female stories starting to be told in film and television. Just this past year, we had Wild and Obvious Child and the Amazon show Transparent. We’re excited by the emerging female writers and filmmakers bringing a very necessary fresh perspective to Hollywood.
What’s your best advice for an aspiring filmmaker?
That small, low budget film idea you’ve been kicking around? Shoot It.
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