FILMS

Pieces (feat. Kuhoo Verma & Taylor Iman Jones) | Reifler & Robelen
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Erin Reifler

Pieces (feat. Kuhoo Verma & Taylor Iman Jones) | Reifler & Robelen

“PIECES” Lyrics by ERIN J. REIFLER Music by SPENCER ROBELEN ______________ Performed by: KUHOO VERMA TAYLOR IMAN JONES Piano - EZRI KILLEEN Guitar - MICHIKO EGGER Bass - MAGDA KRESS Additional tracking - NICK WILDERS Directed by JJ MALEY Music Directed by EZRI KILLEEN Video Edited by BRIANNA JEWEL COX ______________ L Y R I C S Of course she always leaves me wanting more. She asked for some air and I showed her the door. Of course she always leaves me wanting more. Can we really go back to what we had before? Every time her name is spoken I am broken into pieces Waiting for her by the phone. How did I end up here? I don’t want to end up alone. Of course she always leaves me wanting more. I’m finding all the little things are harder to ignore. Of course she always leaves me wanting more. How many excuses am I ready to fall for? Every trip feels like a tumble And I’m crumbling into pieces each with a mind of their own. How did I end up here? I don’t want to end up alone. I walk and I wander and I wonder when I’ll put all the pieces together again. I try and I tread but I dread that I’ll find I need to leave pieces of myself behind. Of course she always leaves me wanting more. I wanted love but I started a war. Of course she always leaves me wanting more. Yet the more I love the more it feels like a chore. As time starts to rush I am crushed into pieces Knowing things I wish I hadn’t known. How did I end up here? I don’t want to end up alone. I don’t want to end up alone.
 

CREATIVE DIRECTION + PHOTOGRAPHY

 

THEATER

 
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WRITING

Working Paper: Academic


“ ‘They Call Us Dirty Cause We Break All Your Rules Now’ — Janelle Monáe: An Afrofuturistic, Counter-Hegemonic Auteur” (2020)

A textual analysis of the visual and sociopolitical meaning in various pieces of the transmedia body of work of Janelle Monáe.

Working Paper: Academic


“To Boldly Go Where No One Has Gone Before—Gender in Star Trek: Discovery” (2021)

An excerpt from a broad analysis of particular streaming services, embracing the gender expansive representations present in programming.

Inquire to Read

Pilot Script + Series Outline


Onyx and the Chronicle of the Seers


A genre-bending Afrofuturistic Series. Here is the matrilineal tale of the tumultuous intergalactic journey of rebirth, empathy, and the power of memory, where our characters must look back at their history in order to understand the present.

Click the button below to see our progress on a proof-of-concept film!

Episodic Script (Dramedy)


Episode 102 of Sidewalks

A sequel to my beloved award-winning 28 minute short, Sidewalks, a proof of concept for series. We meet the characters again and see them through some more millennial/Gen-Z issues.

Click the button below to watch Sidewalks!

Short Essay: Academic


“Mother of George and Black Panther: Two Masterclasses in Visual Language”

(2021)

An analysis of a few poignant cinematographic moments in created by DPs Bradford Young and Rachel Morrison.

Short Opinion Piece


Oscars and Opportunity: Why Recognition of Actors of Color is Important

A short Op-Ed on the importance of representation in Hollywood.

VIDEOJOURNALISM

Social Video at FiveThirtyEight

Camera Operation

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Internship at CNN Documentary Unit

(Transcribing, Background Research, Fact-checking, Pulling Footage)

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