By Vic Gerami
For two decades, Brave New Hollywood has been the go-to place online for lovers of independent film and its shining stars. Paired with a YouTube and social media channels, we focus on the up-and-coming faces in American independent cinema and other international news-makers in cinematic arts.
Publisher, Henrick Vartanian is a student and lover of everything cinema. As a seasoned content creator and marketer, Vartanian has spent two decades covering thousands of showbiz events, and has interviewed many movers and shakers in the film and TV industry. As a cameraman, and journalist, Vartanian’s entertainment-news segments have aired on BBC TV (UK), Canal Plus (Canal+/Cine+), Channel 4 (UK), ITV (UK), Movistar (Spain, Latin America), Tahiti Nui (TNTV), and Reuters News Television. As a content marketer he has helped numerous local Southern California and national brands reach audiences both online and through TV advertising.
Indie Films! Rising Stars!
The mission at Brave New Hollywood (website and YouTube channel) is to keep the light on current and emerging artists with that independent streak, telling unique, intimate and compelling stories through traditional film and digital technology.
The LGBTQ filmmakers know about personal, provocative and truthful films. Time and time, queer films have gained attention and garnered international awards for their powerful, moving stories and a stamp of individuality. We applaud and encourage such refreshing, brave voices.
Visionary, queer filmmakers today are at the forefront of inclusion and diversity in Hollywood with real and human stories, lifelike casting, staging and style. These groundbreaking creators have become a bridge that connects, educates, and opens dialogue about the struggles and the triumphs of the brilliant and creative community they represent.
Recent LGBTQIA films and events covered by BNH include AND WE DANCED, CALL ME BY YOUR NAME, CHURCH AND STATE, LOVE OR FEAR: CELEBRATION OF GENDERS, OUTFEST, SELL BY, and THE BLONDE ONE, to name a few.
We continue spotlighting indie films, and rising stars, through original articles, reviews and exclusive interviews. In our features, we offer unique opinion pieces discussing industry trends, personalities, success stories, controversies and Hollywood behaving badly.
At Brave New Hollywood, we support and applaud all courageous LGBTQIA artists and wish everyone a happy pride season.
For more information, please visit BraveNewHollywood.com