MUSE TV‘s recently talked with the director of the Bite Size Halloween short film on Hulu, Landline Angela Tucker.
Landline is the story of a beefy boyfriend risks the ire of the dead by throwing out a cherished old rotary phone.
Tucker wrote and directed LANDLINE. It is produced by Moira Griﬃn and Marshall Tyler of New Bumper and Paint Productions. The ﬁlm is about a beefy boyfriend who risks the ire of the dead by throwing out a cherished old rotary phone.
“I’ve always been a believer that spirits remain among us even after they are gone. You can’t live in New Orleans and not believe that. This ﬁlm was a fun way to explore that” Tucker says.
Tucker is a writer, director and Emmy nominated producer who works both in narrative and documentary formats. Her directorial work includes “All Skinfolk, Ain’t Kinfolk”, a documentary short which aired PBS’ Reel South about a mayoral election in New Orleans and “(A)sexual”, a feature length documentary about people who experience no sexual attraction that streamed on Netflix and Hulu. She was the Co-Executive Producer of PBS’ “AfroPoP” and is the Producer of “Belly of the Beast” which will broadcast on PBS’ Independent Lens in November. Her production company, TuckerGurl, is passionate about stories that highlight underrepresented communities in unconventional ways. A Visiting Professor at Tulane University, Tucker was a Sundance Institute Women Filmmakers Initiative Fellow. She received her MFA in Film from Columbia University.
To see her short film Landline please visit Hulu at https://www.hulu.com/series/bite-size-halloween-2b6c50a7-535b-4a37-9bf5-e075ab26a68b