PIMPKILLAH: Indie Comic Book And Film Auteur Sarah Bitely On The Evolution Of An Amazing Idea
|Back (L to R): Linda Burzynski, Xenia LeBlanc, Angelica Amor, Michelle Jubilee Gonzalez|
Front (L to R): Christie Insley, Sarah Bitely (hood)
"I was in a play adaptation of Lord of the Flies as Simon, but my name was changed to Simone." she says. "I loved having a character to dive into and play that part but as I went into college I was nervous going into studying theatre as a concentration as I really didn’t have much experience on stage. I figured I’d go the behind-the-scenes route and major in filmmaking, that way I could just put myself in my films! I took a directing class my junior year and fell in love with storytelling and working with actors. I realized I was more into connecting viewers with the characters and giving them a chance to see new perspectives."
medium. I felt like Pimpkillah would be a cool comic book series and it would give me a chance to get a jump start on storyboards for the film. I took a weekly class in the back of Meltdown Comics where I wrote and drew my first comic book, a prequel to Pimpkillah."
|L to R: Terrence Julien, Michelle Jubilee Gonzalez and Hymson Chan|