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TD-261055-18
Unladylike
Charlotte Mangin, Futuro Media Group

Grant details: https://securegrants.neh.gov/publicquery/main.aspx?f=1&gn=TD-261055-18

UNLADYLIKE2020 sizzle reel and website (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: UNLADYLIKE2020 sizzle reel and website
Writer: Charlotte Mangin
Director: Charlotte Mangin
Producer: Charlotte Mangin
Abstract: The series trailer posted on the homepage of our website provides an overview of UNLADYLIKE2020, presents women pioneers in various fields during the Progressive Era, and hints at the historical factors that contributed to their accomplishments a century ago. We showcase the project’s unique visual approach to history, juxtaposing archival images with contemporary visuals, Amelie Chabannes’s colorful artwork and animation, dynamic contemporary music, and compelling interviews with accomplished women of today.
Year: 2019
Primary URL: http://www.unladylike2020.com
Primary URL Description: UNLADYLIKE2020 website, which describes the project, presents the team and advisory board members, our plans for impact and partnerships, funding credits, and a contact page.
Access Model: Open
Format: Video
Format: Web

Bessie Coleman rough cut (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Bessie Coleman rough cut
Writer: Charlotte Mangin
Director: Charlotte Mangin
Producer: Charlotte Mangin
Abstract: The pilot episode rough cut (07:05) tells the story of the life and times of Bessie Coleman (1892-1926), the first African American female pilot, highlighting her achievements, putting them into a historical context, and demonstrating her legacy on future generations of black aviators. The important events of Coleman’s biography are intercut with various humanities themes, including: challenges to gender roles and race-based limitations, technological change, class issues, historical events like the Great Migration, race riots, segregation, the Ku Klux Klan, and lynchings, and the limited but nonetheless real opportunities for black women in the new industrial urban age at the turn of the 20th century. The video showcases our signature style, mixing archival black and white photographs, films, and newspaper images together with Chabannes’ unique and colorful artwork and animations. It features on-camera interviews with playwright and actress Madeline McCray, who wrote a play about Coleman (“A Dream to Fly”) and was profoundly influenced by her, and U.S. Air Force Colonel Merryl Tengesdal, the first and only African American woman to fly the U2 plane, and one of only 4% of pilots in the U.S. today who are women. Narration signposts critical facts about Coleman’s life and context, and voice-over brings her own voice back to life with quotations pulled from newspaper interviews she conducted during her lifetime. The music is contemporary, and the editing style is fast-paced and dynamic. All members of our academic advisory board have provided feedback along the way, and have signed off on this rough cut. Please note the following caveats: -Archive is TEMP/not yet licensed, and some images are watermarked -Some animations are still in storyboard phase -Voice-Over and Narration are TEMP -Music is TEMP -Video is not sound mixed -Video is not color corrected
Year: 2019
Primary URL: https://vimeo.com/311708794 / Password: Bessie
Access Model: Password-protected
Format: Video
Format: Digital File


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