Gaby Hoffmann

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Hey old faithfuls,

As the year comes to an end, I thought I'd share the current state of F TO 7TH affairs and revisit the life of the first season -- mostly because I like bulleted lists, but also because I'm grateful we had an amazing year. A lot of that has to do with YOU, so thanks a million times +1.

2014 The Future of America 

What's happening now, you ask? I've been focusing on writing season two, and I've got 7 out of 8 episodes ready to go. Expect the unexpected as "Ingrid" (that slut pictured above) becomes even more internally homophobic and in one episode, tries to convince a child to follow in her flawed footsteps. With this season, I'm exploring more of a through line and character arc, something about three people care about. Bottom line -- shit will be a little different.

2013 Gone But Not Forgotten

And now for the year in review!

  • Several episodes of season one have seen a life beyond the web. We've screened at a bunch of festivals including the Los Angeles Film Festival, Frameline, Outfest, NewFest, Friar's Club Comedy Festival, Philly QFest, Austin Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Pittsburg Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Vancouver Queer Film Festival, Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival and Polari Festival in Austin. We were also part of a web series filmmaker series at Videology in Williamsburg.
  • The Guardian selected F TO 7TH as 1 of 10 Best Web Series of 2013. We love Brits!
  • We've gotten more amazing press including mentions in The New Yorker, Time Out NY, Vice, BuzzFeed and IndieWire to name a few. If you're in that mid-afternoon slumber and need a quick fix but don't want to go to your neighbor's cubicle and eat another Twix, check out our Press page.
  • We got invited to the White House for an LGBT Celebration and almost got to touch Obama!
  • We shared our web series experiences on a handful of panels with the likes of DCTV, IFP and will soon grace the DC Independent Film Festival stage in early 2014.

Again, we couldn't have made any of this happen without our backers and followers and friends and press contacts and cast and crew and, finally, Zeke, who was with me for 14 years and was by far the best actor I've even worked with.

Stay glued.

Lovingly, Ingrid

Episode 3 to Screen at Los Angeles Film Festival

We're super excited to announce that "Interchangeable," featuring Ann Carr, will be shown at the 2013 LA Film Festival in the Shorts Program. We'll have more information on specific screening times soon, so check back for details.

Congrats to our very own Gaby Hoffmann (Episode 5, "Sure Thing") - the lead in Sebastian Silva's CRYSTAL FAIRY, which is screening as part of The Summer Showcase.

And more props go out  to fellow NYU-er Frances Bodomo for her short film, BONESHAKER, Penny Lane for her doc OUR NIXON and Stacie Passon and Rose Troche for their feature, CONCUSSION.