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Inspirational Doc Amplify Her Spotlights Women Electronic Musicians/DJs
The directors’ intentions are unimpeachable; we need more in-depth, inspirational works that examine women artists from a female perspective.
The Sun Break – AMPLIFY HER is a documentary that expands your mind, and your iPod
The documentary is, though, the centerpiece, and overall, I liked it quite a bit. Directors Nicole Sorochan and Ian MacKenzie are effective at giving an overview of where these women are working to generate attention for themselves in spaces that are often dominated by men. My heart is richer, and so is my mp3 player.
A New Day Northwest – King5
The power of women in the Electronic Dance Music scene shines through in the new documentary, Amplify Her. The film follows artists through intense professional highs and personal lows, interspersed with their own musical compositions and animated motion comics. The film’s co-director, Nicole Sorochan and Adi LaFlamme, an electronic music artist featured in the film under the name WALA, shared more about the groundbreaking documentary.
Seattle Gay Scene
The documentary, as a kind of DJ’d set that mixes various issue and story tracks together into a mostly seamless experience.
Betty & Kora’s AMPLIFY HER Film Review
Betty and Kora: The film’s outstanding cinematography provides a vivid framework for the stories of these remarkable women to unfold, and the top-notch soundtrack creates an evocative viewing experience. Dreamy shots of frolicking dance floor folks will make you yearn for festival season, and clips from the motion comic series will tickle your imagination.
Big Picture: Film about women in music biz becomes so much more
While Amplify Her features many female artists, it showcases three women who battle demons from their pasts while making their way in the global music-festival scene. Their stories were so compelling, it inspired a graphic novel, then the motion comic series, “because you can’t show off the music in a graphic novel,” Sorochan said.
Documentary showcases unique energy of female DJs and music producers
“There is a lot of diversity that can happen in music that we often don’t see because women are forced to play particular roles. In this movie, we’re actually looking at women who are looking beyond those traditional roles.”
Creative Class – Women in Vancouver Island Film by Amanda Farrell-Low
For this @cbcvictoria column, I’m checking in with Nicole Sorochan (OneNet Marketing/TenOne Films/producer of Amplify Her) and Stacey Ashworth (Director, No Breath Play/President, Cinevic Society of Independent Filmmakers) on their personal projects and the state of women in the Vancouver Island Film industry.
Ian Mackenzie on AmplifyHer – Gravitas Recordings
Ian MacKenzie is a media activist and filmmaker from Vancouver, Canada. He produces short films, feature docs, and original webseries, with a focus on “new paradigm” thinkers, artists, and activists.
Man Of The Week – Ian MacKenzie
This week’s Man Of The Week is Ian MacKenzie, often described as a new paradigm media activist, whose goal mission is to uncover and share stories of the emerging paradigm, moving away from destruction and towards a more life-affirming future.
Less Is More: Erotica Electronica’s Sexual Restraint Is Its Secret Recipe For Sensual Fun
It’s a rare humid summer Saturday night in drought-parched Victoria, British Columbia. While many west coast partiers flock to nearby festivals, the hottest ticket in this typically sleepy harbour city is Erotica Electronica (EE).