EXCLUSIVE: WME has inked filmmaker Heidi Ewing who not too long ago directed, wrote and produced I Carry You With Me, which received this yr’s Viewers Award and Innovator Award within the NEXT! class on the Sundance Movie Competition and was bought to Sony Photos Classics and Stage 6 Movies days into the competition.
Ewing was additionally nominated for an Oscar within the 2007 Function Documentary class for Magnolia Photos’ Jesus Camp. That doc adopted the kids who attend a Charismatic Christian summer time camp exterior Devils Lake, North Dakota, wishing that they’ll grow to be the following Billy Graham.
Based mostly on a real story, Ewing’s latest I Carry You With Me is an epic romance that follows two homosexual males from provincial Mexico as they chase the promise of social and financial freedoms in New York Metropolis. SPC will launch the movie theatrically in June.
Ewing additionally directed Roco movies’ 2012 doc Detropia which adopted the collapse of the U.S. manufacturing base within the metropolis of Detroit, in addition to the Netflix 2017 doc One among Us which penetrates the insular world of New York’s Hasidic neighborhood, specializing in three people who have been pushed to interrupt away regardless of threats of retaliation. Ewing can also be directing the upcoming restricted docu-series Love Fraud at Showtime along with her longtime directing collaborator and co-Oscar nominee Rachel Grady. The four-part collection follows the search of Richard Scott Smith, who used the web and his doubtful charms to prey upon ladies in search of love. The story unravels in actual time as Smith’s victims band collectively to hunt candy revenge.
WME has signed Ewing for illustration in all areas. She continues to be represented by Victoria Cook dinner at Frankfurt Kurnit.