Misdirection: a short film

Misdirection is a queer comedy about a college freshman who falls in love with close-up magic as an escape from her unrequited crush on her roommate and obsessive-compulsive disorder. Written and directed by Carly Usdin and produced by Scheme Machine Studios, it is currently playing all over the world on the festival circuit.

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Know Your Girls digital campaign

Scheme Machine Studios teamed up with The Ad Council and filmmaker Tiffany Johnson to create several roundtable conversation pieces for the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Know Your Girls campaign, which promotes breast health for black women.