My Pandemic Year

Mini documentary featuring people from around the world and how they were dealing with the 2020 Covid Pandemic

  • Ester Brym
  • Sharon Gytri
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    30 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    July 31, 2023
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    Czech Republic
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Director Biography - Ester Brym

ESTER BRYM is a film director, producer and editor. In 1997 she moved to New York City to pursue studies in film-making. She worked in independent cinema until 2008 when she decided to move to Los Angeles to direct her first feature film Butterflies. Butterflies, a documentary about YouTubers is multi Award winning feature film that puts YouTube on a big screen and introduces the world of new and social media. Butterflies is the first film that profiles the life of Internet celebrity as a new phenomenon. Brym's 2nd film Autumn of Route 66 won the Best Female Filmmaker Award at AOF 2013 in Monrovia and got runner up for Best Picture. Ester also directed a short music documentary 1 Day With Chinaski following the famous Czech band Chinaski from fans point of view. Her last film is called Not Your Skin. Currently, Ester is working on new documentary about the Covid Pandemic. Most recently Ester worked for Lionsgate, Netflix and Walt Disney studios.

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