My partner David Redmon and I (Ashley Sabin) began our career in independent filmmaking and the start of our production company Carnivalesque Films with Mardi Gras: Made in China. Mardi Gras: Made in China follows the path of Mardi Gras beads from the streets of New Orleans during Carnival to the disciplined factories in Fuzhou, China – where teenage girls live and sew beads together all day and night. We distributed Mardi Gras: Made in China around the world by booking screenings, and selling DVDs out of our backpacks.
While on the distribution road we completed our second, third, and fourth documentaries (Kamp Katrina, Intimidad and Invisible Girlfriend). After distributing these three films we decided to make it official and open up a distribution branch to our production company.
Now all four of those film, plus films by other…
- Born on October 30
- Joined December 10, 2007