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  1. Watch it On Demand here: vimeo.com/ondemand/girlswhosmoke

    A short film based on Jenifer Hixson's Moth story, later told on This American Life.

    Festivals from March 2012 - March 2014

    Website: theauteurtribe.com/girlswhosmoke

    Facebook Page: The Auteur Tribe

    Cast:
    Kristin Taylor
    Loren Lockwood
    Jose Restrepo
    Eric Gunther

    Crew:
    Tawny Foskett - Director
    Laurie Rud and Quan Robinson - Producers
    Jenifer Hixson- Story
    Gordon Farrell and Tawny Foskett - Screenwriters
    Sanne Kurz - Director of Photography
    Irina Arnaut - Art Director
    Editor: Jef Taylor
    Sound Design: Matt Broadfoot
    Trailer Editor: Tawny Foskett
    Composer: Lucas Van Lenten
    Credit Song: Lila Nelson
    Trailer Music:
    Sam Pacetti's "The Lion and the Child"
    Brian David Band's "Up Down Sideways"

    # vimeo.com/17873692 Uploaded 2,471 Plays 1 Comment
  2. Dear Emma, is a 7-minute narrative short featuring Emma and Al, newly neighbors in a Brooklyn apartment. It also features Marie, who lives Upstate, and whom Al discovers to be a marvelous woman.

    CAST:
    Emma: COURTNEY O’REILLY
    Al: FREDERICK CORKE
    Marie: MARY FOSKETT
    Marissa: LAUREN LOGIUDICE

    CREW:
    TEMA STAUFFER, TAWNY FOSKETT,
    STEPHANIE DAWSON, ARIA MCKENNA
    and LAURIE RUD

    composer and musician: PATRICK PENTA,
    "Overture to the Overcoat"

    screenplay by TAWNY FOSKETT
    based on the letters from AL
    produced by LAURIE RUD
    directed by TAWNY FOSKETT

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    # vimeo.com/121055127 Uploaded 238 Plays 2 Comments
  3. 2-minute video of Super 8 footage not used in the final film for Dear Emma, which features Mary Foskett as Marie, Frederick Corke as Al and the crew: Tawny Foskett (director, editor, writer), Tema Stauffer (camera and stills), and Laurie Rud (producer). And primarily talks about why director Tawny wanted to make this film, which would let her put her beloved Aunt Mary, as well as Mary's Upstate surroundings, on film.

    Music used: Gyan Riley's The Odd Arpeggio from Stream of Gratitude

    # vimeo.com/145817184 Uploaded 97 Plays 0 Comments
  4. Three clips from work I've directed in this order:

    Whole Pieces: 1.5 min clip / Three Parts: 30 sec clip / Girls Who Smoke: 1-min clip

    WHOLE PIECES (DP: Sanne Kurz, Actors: Nicola Wright, Romi Trower, James Inabinet)
    THREE PARTS (Actor: Tania Lentini, Stuart, DP: Alex Murray)
    GIRLS WHO SMOKE (DP: Sanne Kurz, Actors: Kristin Taylor, Loren Lockwood, Jose Restrepo, Composer: Lucas Van Lenten, Art Director: Irina Arnaut, Producer: Laurie Rud, Quan Robinson. Based on Jen Hixson's story from The Moth)

    # vimeo.com/75659716 Uploaded 299 Plays 0 Comments
  5. 2 min montage of 4 short films by Tawny Foskett:

    -ANNIE & MARY; Reflections on the Railroad (doc. 2003)
    -LOST ALMOST (experimental, 2005)
    -THREE PARTS (narrative, 2006)
    -WHOLE PIECES (narrative, 2006)

    # vimeo.com/12744405 Uploaded 174 Plays 0 Comments

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