Tag Archive 'fusion-film-festival'


The Q&A before the Q&A: A Talk with NYU-Alum Janicza Bravo, Writer/Director of Gregory Go Boom

Writer/Director of Gregory Go Boom and Special Guest for Fusion’s Opening Night – Thurs. March 6th Janicza Bravo’s new short Gregory Go Boom is the freshest and most intriguing short out there this season (already having swept up the Grand Jury Prize for Narrative Short at Sundance). With laughs, and heart, and killer form the film goes […]


Former Fusion Winner Melanie Delloye Discusses Her Success and Fusion Experience

Back in March 2013, former NYU student Melanie Delloye won the Graduate Film Award at the Fusion Film Festival for her thesis, Anna and Jerome. Shot in Normandy and starring award-winning French actress Elodie Bouchez, the film tells the story of a struggling mother who dreams of starting a new life with her young son. […]


YouTube 101 With Fusion

On December 6th, Fusion members visited the YouTube Space in Chelsea to take a tour of the studio and partake in a discussion of YouTube’s current practices and resources. Led by the knowledgeable and entertaining Christopher Chan Roberson, a professor at NYU Tisch School of the Arts, attendees were exposed to many different features of […]


Black Nativity and Fusion’s Launch

As the theater lights of Cantor dimmed and the Christmas music played, the entire crowd, including NYU affiliates and film industry professionals, fell into a trance only to be jolted out of it soon after. The street setting in the opening sequence of the film isn’t the standard for a ‘holiday movie,’ but it is […]


The Music of Black Nativity

Black Nativity, a modernized adaptation of Langston Hughes’ celebrated play, follows a Baltimore teenager as he comes to New York City to spend Christmas with his estranged relatives. Gospel numbers serve as the core of the musical film, so director Kasi Lemmons brought on Grammy Award winning music producer Raphael Saadiq to donate his musical […]