Indie Memphis and the Memphis & Shelby County Film/TV Commission are excited to present an exclusive sneak peek of filmmaker Morgan Jon Fox's new digital series FERAL.
Monday June 29th, 7:30pm at Malco Paradiso
- Sponsored by Craig & Jodi Brewer, Outflix Film Festival, Malco Theaters and Rebecca Adelman. -
- Supported by ArtsFirst: First Tennessee Foundation and ArtsMemphis -
The event will feature the first two episodes of the series on the big-screen at Malco Paradiso, with live music and Q&A with Morgan, cast and crew.
Indie Memphis members receive a $2 discount code by email
FERAL is an episodic series written/directed/created by Morgan Jon Fox
for Gaius Digital, a new web-based subscription model platform for LGBT content. Season 1 is comprised of 8 Episodes filmed entirely in Memphis, TN & it’s surrounding landscape with an all Memphis cast and crew. The series will premiere in July of 2015.
Named one of the “25 New Faces of Independent Film” by Filmmaker Magazine (2009), Morgan Jon Fox is a Memphis-based filmmaker/producer who has directed 4 features which have screened at over 50 film festivals world wide, and have been honored with over 15 best of festival awards.
His debut film, Blue Citrus Hearts was named “One of the top 20 films of 2003′′ by The Chicago Reader, and his 2009 feature, OMG/HaHaHa, took a record breaking 6 awards at the Indie Memphis Film Fest, as well as Best Feature honors from Chicago’s 27th Annual LGBT Film Fest, and “Best of Fest“ selection for NewFest, New York, and was referred to as “The Voice of The Youtube Generation” by Filmmaker Magazine. In 2011, his documentary This Is What Love In Action Looks Like won numerous Audience and Jury festival awards.
He associate produced MEMPHIS (dir. Tim Sutton, Sundance 2014), and a slate of projects for Craig Brewer (Hustle & Flow), including several music videos and the feature length documentary INDIE ORIGINS (2013, BR2). Fox also served as assistant director and editor for Brewer’s MTV web & tv series, $5 COVER, which launched at Sundance in 2009, for which he was nominated as "best editor" at the 2009 Streamy Awards.
About Indie Memphis: Through diverse year-round programming, a world-class annual festival, and on-going efforts to include new voices, new media, and new audiences, Indie Memphis is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization which enriches, inspires, and connects the Memphis community while cultivating interest in, and development of, independent film. The 18th Annual 2015 Indie Memphis Film Festival will take place November 3rd - 10th.