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Coat Check - Refinery29 & Kate spade NY pilot season

Carmen works a coat check at an upscale NYC restaurant. Strange social encounters and the discoveries of people’s secrets ensue as she guards their coats and personal belongings for a night.

About Pilot Season:

Refinery29 and Kate Spade New York introduce Pilot Season, a program created to cultivate the next generation of female voices through visually arresting, innovative sixty second stories. The pilots feature women and narratives that define what it means to be the heroine of one’s own story. Bold, empowering, and styled with Kate Spade New York’s 2019 summer collection, Pilot Season celebrates the ways in which we can all be in the driver’s seat of our own life story.

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Written and Directed by: Danielle Kampf

Starring: Ashley Fisher, Kathleen Simmonds

Produced by: Kate Bolger

Production Managers: Rashad Isaac, Roman Palylyk

Post Manager: John Rovito

Assistant Director: Katie Schiller

Director of Photography: Maria Rusche

Production Designer: Cheyenne Ford

Editor: Will Thede

Sound: Kieran Altmann

G&E: Julia Gowesky, Bets Wilkina

HMU: Lily Li

Assistant Camera: Mary Clare Plaschke

Art Assistant: Naiyah Ambros

Casting: Rachel Reiss

Styling: Allison Koehler

Production Assistant: Yi Xie

Special Thanks: Samantha Schlaifer, Tracy McMillan, Kristen Naiman, Ry Russo-Young, Kisha Imani Cameron, Lianna Schwartzman.