The National Film Society is a new media studio co-founded by filmmakers Patrick Epino and Stephen Dypiangco, who’ve decided to take their talents to YouTube. With a uniquely brainy and offbeat style, they produce original content, collaborate with talented creators and make fun of each other as much as possible. Part of PBS Digital Studios.
Patrick Epino is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker. He was selected by the film magazine, The Independent, as one of its “10 Filmmakers to Watch” for his first feature film, Mr. Sadman, starring Scoot McNairy and Tim Kang, about a 1990 Saddam Hussein double who loses his job and moves to Los Angeles to start his life over. It’s available on both iTunes and Amazon. Patrick is a graduate of the University of Chicago, earned his MFA in Cinema from San Francisco State University and is an alumnus of the IFP Narrative Labs and Film Independent’s Project:Involve.
Stephen Dypiangco is an independent filmmaker who writes, directs and produces narrative films, documentaries and online video. His company the National Film Society has been featured by The Wall Street Journal, GigaOM and Angry Asian Man. As a Producer of Marketing and Distribution, Stephen’s recent projects include the Oscar-winning short film God of Love and the feature documentary How To Live Forever. Stephen is an alum of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and NYU’s graduate film program.
WHAT IS THE NFS?
With a uniquely brainy and offbeat style, the National Film Society produces weekly web videos about movies, filmmaking & pop culture. Proud member of the PBS family! Read More...