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I CHANGED MY MIND
non-fiction series

I CHANGED MY MIND is an interview series that aims to normalize what the changing mind looks like through conversations with guests who have changed their minds about something significant, leading to a personal paradigm shift in their lives. View the promo here.

Produced in partnership with Second Peninsula and with support from the Greater Good Science Center, UC Berkeley.

 

Created & Hosted by: Brooke Sebold

Produced by: Second Peninsula

Funded by: The Greater Good Science Center

A magical comedy about a queerdo whose old car comes to life with the spirit of their judgmental Jewish grandmother, a backseat driver from the ever after.

Grandma Bruce is a love letter to my grandma, but it’s also about celebrating one’s choices and letting go of cultural expectations around life looking a particular way. The film is currently screening at festivals worldwide. Watch the trailer here.

 

Starring: Laura Chirinos, Monica Piper, Fernanda Urrejola

Written & Directed by: Brooke Stern Sebold

Produced by: Sam Curley 

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GRANDMA BRUCE
short film
feature doc

Winner of over a dozen Audience Choice and Jury Awards, Red Without Blue examines the ever-evolving relationship between two identical twins as one transitions from male to female.

 

Selected Awards include: Audience Award, Slamdance Film Festival; Jury Award, Frameline Film Festival; HBO Grand Jury Award, Miami LGBT Film Festival; Jury Award, Athens International Film & Video Festival + others.

Currently available on Amazon Prime. View the trailer here.

 

Directed & Produced by:

Brooke Sebold, Benita Sills, Todd Sills

Distributed by: Journeyman Pictures

RED WITHOUT BLUE
 
FRAMING AGNES
feature doc

A cast of trans actors turn a talk show inside out to confront the legacy of a young trans woman forced to choose between honesty and access. The film breathes life into six previously unknown stories from the archives of the UCLA Gender Clinic in the 1950s.

View the trailer here.

Selected Awards include: NEXT Audience Award & NEXT Innovator Award, Sundance Film Festival, 2022; Outstanding Documentary, GLAAD Awards, 2022.

 

Starring: Zackary Drucker, Jen Richards, Angelica Ross

Directed: Chase Joynt

Co-Produced & Edited by: Brooke Stern Sebold

Distributed by: Kino Lorber

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YEAR ZERO
original scripted series

 

With zero survival skills or money, Brooke and Ruby, two millennial LA besties abandon the patriarchy to build an intersectional utopian society on a private tropical island with NO MEN ALLOWED. Welcome to Year Zero! Are you in?

 

View the concept trailer here.

Created by: Brooke Sebold & Ruby Marez   

Produced by: Sam Curley

STORIES OF CARE.
NO MATTER WHAT.

mini docs / TV spots

"Stories of Care. No Matter What" gets at the heart of what Planned Parenthood means for so many across the country. Care, no matter what. The series consists of 20+ pieces for web and television, some of which aired nationally on NBC's Morning Joe and some locally, in the backseats of NYC taxicabs.

As former Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards  says, "this incredible series showcases the real and personal stories of those who provide and those who benefit from Planned Parenthood’s essential health care.” View the complete series here.

Written & Directed by: Brooke Sebold
Produced by: Planned Parenthood & ib5k

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short film

When a teenage runaway is confronted by her father on her smoke break, she gives him the length of a cigarette to convince her to come home. Meanwhile, she has a secret of her own.

 

Awards: Accolade Award of Excellence, The Accolade; Honorable Mention, Best Short, IndieProducer Film Competition; Semi-Finalist, Best Short, Angelus Student Film Festival

 

Starring: Heather Robb & Michael Lengyel

Directed by: Brooke Sebold

Produced by: Veronica Nickel

Written by: Matthew Tyler

THE LAST CIGARETTE
 
AFTER THE SNOW
short film

An armed and impulsive young pregnant woman bursts into the home of the man who raped her eight-months prior, demanding his confession. She gets more than she bargained for.

 

Awards: Special Jury Award, Florida Film Festival; Accolade Award of Merit, The Accolade; Official Selection: Brooklyn Film Festival, Provincetown International Film Festival, Ashland Film Festival. 

 

Starring: Jeannine Kaspar & Mark Borkowski

Directed by: Brooke Sebold

Produced. by: Veronica Nickel

Written by: Matthew Tyler

BROTHERHOOD
short film

On the short drive from the bus stop to his house, Jared learns that his older brother Kief has fallen onto hard times, but Kief remains unwavering in his determination to bring his little brother home.

 

Awards: Winner, CINE Golden Eagle Award; Special Mention, Alexis Award, Palm Springs ShortFest; Best Short, The Loft Cinema; Finalist, Best Short, Ashland Independent Film Festival; Finalist, Best Short, USA Film Festival

 

Starring: Chris Riggi & Mike Kingsbaker

Directed by: Brooke Sebold

Written & Produced by: Matthew Tyler

THE SPRING STANDARDS
 
live performance

In late 2013, The Spring Standards released Live From Delaware, a digital album of their annual hometown Boxing Day concert, a treasured tradition for the band. In conjunction, we filmed and released the live concert.

 

Starring: The Spring Standards

Produced & Directed by: Brooke Sebold

Distributed by: Vimeo on Demand

ONLY SKIN
The Spring Standards official music video
View the music video here.

 

Starring: The Spring Standards

Produced & Directed by:

Brooke Sebold & Shawn Wines

Cinematography: Owen Donovan

THE HUSH
The Spring Standards official music video

 

View the music video here.

Starring: The Spring Standards

Produced & Directed by:

Brooke Sebold & Shawn Wines

Cinematography: Owen Donovan

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