REAL INDIE. REAL THIRSTY. WHERE THERE IS A CAMERA, THERE IS A WAY… www.thirstygirlfilms.com
Thirsty Girl Films is a gritty group of passionate filmmakers specializing in everything from cultural documentaries to high-concept narratives. We take pride in our ingenuity and resourcefulness in getting the job done right, without a spending a fortune. Through powerful imagery and experimental techniques, Thirsty Girl Films strives to awaken the wonder and curiosity that hides within all of us, while pushing the boundaries in the art of storytelling. We are dedicated to bringing together talented individuals of diverse backgrounds that share the common goal of creating quality entertainment outside the studio system. We believe that where there is a camera, there is way. In 2011, Thirsty Girl partnered up with Mubi Garage as a semi-exclusive content provider and to help cross-promote independent filmmakers alike. Thirsty Girl has been featured on websites like IndieWire, Take Part, Film Courage, Film Radar, RAW: Natural Born Artists, and Mubi Garage
In September 2011, Thirsty Girl Films completed a unique short period thriller circa 1940 called Feast of the Foolish about a young outlaw lost in the desert who seeks answers about his future from a dark enchantress, but it’s his past he should be worried about. “Feast of the Foolish” won Best Short Thriller at the 2012 FirstGlance Film Fest, Hollywood, and is an official selection of the 2012 Female Eye Film Festival and 2012 Go North Festival. This short film was successfully financed through the crowd-funding platform,Indiegogo.com, and it was shot on the RED One camera in Joshua Tree, CA. “Feast of the Foolish” is currently festivaling, so look out for screenings in your area! For more information, please visit www.feastofthefoolish.com
Thirsty Girl Films recently completed their second successful crowd-funding campaign to help finish their documentary, ‘Gwapa (Beautiful),’ which won IndieWIRE’s “Project of the Month” contest in December 2011, winning a consultation with The Sundance Institute and SnagFilms. ‘Gwapa (Beautiful)’ is the first feature length documentary dedicated to bringing awareness to the high number of children born with cleft deformities in the Philippines and the great need for free reconstructive surgeries in poor countries. This stunning and remarkable film will draw you into a powerful tale of love, determination, and hope. To learn more about this project and how you help save lives, please visit the film’s
official website and Facebook Fanpage
Thirsty Girl is no stranger to indie awards. Their short stop motion animation, A Lost Love Story won the 2010 Filmmaker of the Year award from RAW: Natural Born Artists, 2nd Place and Best Editing in Animation from 2011 Los Angeles ArtHouse Film Festival, Merit Award for Animation at the 2011 Los Angeles Cinema Festival of Hollywood, and Honorable Mention from the 2011 Los Angeles International Underground Film Festival. Likewise, Thirsty Girl loves the festival circuit, screening at venues like the Sacramento Film and Music Festival, San Diego Indiefest, and Bootleg Film Festival, just to name a few. Other awards include Best Documentary at 2010 Octaedro Film Festival and nomination for 2010 Maverick Movie Award for Best Short Chronicle.