Maria Judice

M is a visual storyteller working in cinema, writing, photography, and public art. Her films and writing combine a fictional and documentary narrative approach. Wired magazine called M a "filmmaker provocateur." PALM TREES DOWN 3rd ST. won the Adrienne Shelly Award and was called "a masterpiece" by Film Threat. The award-winning sci-fi MOONLESS was reviewed by Stigmart/Videofocus13. Obsidian Theater Festival produced and staged her play A Metaphor in 3 Acts. Her films have screened around the world and are represented by Flourishing Films. . Writings published in Forum Magazine, Obsidian Journal, Alternative Litas, and Undertone Mag include poetry, essay, an playwriting. She turns her CalArts M.F.A., into knowledge for the people as a hood educator, she sits on the board of School of the Alternative, offering affordable non-hierarchical arts education. Classes on film studies are also taught in open virtual and public space to advance discussions on the future of Black cinema. Curriculum includes: SCREENWRITING ROOTED IN DECOLONIZATION AND ABSTRACT THINKING, THE PRINCIPLES of GOOD STORY, BLACK FILM as PROTEST, and the 101 ESSENTIAL BLACK FILMS are taught in open virtual and public space to advance discussions on the future of Black cinema. Her first feature, ELEPHANT, is in post-production. She can be found on Yelamu land named by settlers as San Francisco kicking around the fog.

Home Location
San Francisco