"At the Helm: Breaking Barriers"

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MARCH 23 2019 - Karlee Roberts speaks on the “Breaking Barriers” panel at the Girl Power Film and Media Summit held at the Made in NY Media Center by IFP.

In celebration of Women's History Month, the summit is presented by the Imagine This Women’s Film Festival, dedicated to providing both experienced and aspiring women filmmakers and storytellers a platform to encourage and develop their creative projects.

AAUW Discussion on the State of the Industry

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SEPTEMBER 2018: The Roberts Sisters were invited by Program Vice President Camille Veneracion to speak to the American Association of University Women. During the talk, the duo shared their experiences working collaboratively, progress and problems faced in the entertainment industry, and what they hope to achieve through their work. 

For over 130 years, the American Association of University Women has worked together as a national non-profit organization to advance equity for women and girls through advocacy, education, and research. Their 2018 strategic plan to involves education and training, economic security and leadership initiatives.

"Unnatural Selection" Wins Guy Gallo Screenwriting Award

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MAY 2018: The 2018 Guy Gallo Memorial Award in Screenwriting has been awarded to the teleplay, UNNATURAL SELECTION. The script was selected by a jury who concluded that the one-hour pilot... "powerfully examines the benefits and the costs of technological advance. Set in the near future, [Unnatural Selection] creates a vivdly imagined world where today's issues of class, race and the pursuit of exceptionalism come into dire focus."

The award is in memory of Guy Gallo, who taught screenwriting at Columbia for over 25 years. Although best known for writing the screenplay of Under the Volcano--which John Huston directed in the early 1980s--Guy Gallo was a writer for television as well. His notable credits include Tales from the Darkside and the film version of Huckleberry Finn. He was also a gifted writer of plays, poems, and essays.

"Little Miss Perfect" Releases in UK and Ireland

FEBRUARY 2018: Feature film Little Miss Perfect is available now in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland! Following a successful North American festival run and release, the film makes its European debut with distribution by Screenbound Pictures Ltd.

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Little Miss Perfect tells the story of an overambitious high school freshman who tries controlling her life by controlling her weight. The international release begins the first day of National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

The film is written and directed by Marlee Roberts, executive produced by Karl Bardosh and Nancy Malone and produced by Kathryn Mahler, Joseph Klein, Alec Isaacs, Kathleen Bernath with Sam Besser, Katherine Picariello, and Zachary Gobetz associate producing.

Available online and in stores via the following companies: HMV, Amazon, Virgin and Zavvi.