Ep. 34 Kristina Thomas : Director, Writer & Script Coordinator

Kristina Thomas is full force directing machine. She started filmmaking in college and mentored under Haile Gerima; learning the ins-and-outs of the film business. It later helped her show her potential in the documentary side of filmmaking by winning awards that led her to an opportunity to direct a pilot show in New Orleans, Louisiana. The pilot centered on three young people, between the ages of 19-24, making a difference to help rebuild New Orleans.

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Kristina has worked as a Script Coordinator on Being Mary Jane, New Edition Story, Greenleaf and currently Lovecraft Country. Kristina hopes to one day become an influential and acclaimed filmmaker/writer in history.

On This Episode (Listen HERE)
Mentoring as a Filmmaker
Jumping in the DM as a filmmaker?
Script Coordinator duties and working on New Edition
The culture of the industry.
Self-care as a filmmaker
Finding your voice as a director
Pivoting in California

Book she is reading? Native Son

What is she watching? Bold Type 

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