The Spotlight is an interview series in which we follow under-the-radar contenders as they break ground in the festival and awards space.

For our latest dispatch from The Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival, our Global Talent Lead, Aja Wiley sat down to chat with FREE THE WORK creator, Kryzz Gautier to talk about heartbreak, genre filmmaking, and using VFX in storytelling. Love is a battlefield and Gautier’s vision for its grandeur at its highs and lows is a sight to behold. Read the full interview here.

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