User:Action grrl/C. Fitz
|Action grrl/C. Fitz|
|Occupation||Director, Producer, Writer|
C. Fitz began her career in the late 1980s, working as a line producer for over 12 years, producing commercials. Over her career, she has created entertainment projects in various mediums and companies for TV, Film and the Internet. Her work spans reality, documentaries, award winning short films, children, animals and for all different levels of budgets.
Fitz collaborated on the creation and production of the pilot for Queer Eye for the Straight Guy for Scout Productions, and also the creation and show running of Knock First for ABC Family, for which she shot 103 shows in less than two years.
Fitz has directed commercials for several television shows, including Nip/Tuck, Prison Break and 24. In 2009, Fitz co-created and directed a pilot for the Style Network. She also directed four short tribute films with celebrity singer/songwriter Linda Perry for the Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center’s event, “An Evening With Women”. The short films were for the 2009 L.A.C.E. Award, which honors local women who have made significant contributions to the LGBT community. The women honored included producer JD Disalvatore for Community Service.
In 2009, Fitz’s feature documentary Showgirls, Provincetown, MA debuted at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Fitz documented the renowned Provincetown, Massachusetts stage production of “Showgirls”, and chronicled the stories of the musical performers, comedians, performance artists, drag queens, and others who competed for $500 dollar cash prize each week, and for the ultimate crown and title of “Showgirl of the Year”. The film was Runner Up for the Best Documentary - Audience Award in the 22nd Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival.
Fitz produces a web-series of interviews with celebrities utilizing a paper doll named Lezzie Lilly, discussing current events and LGBT issues. The interviews include celebrities such as Sharon Stone, Clint Eastwood, Wanda Sykes, Linda Perry, Jane Lynch, Jill Bennett, and Michelle Clunie. Fitz is member of the Human Rights Campaign, and Lezzie Lilly interviews celebrities attending the annual Gala Dinner.
|1993||Malice (film)||Production Assistant||Feature|
|2009||Showgirls, Provincetown, MA||Director, Producer, Camera Operator||Feature|
|2004||Queer Eye for the Straight Guy||Producer||TV - 1 episode|
|2004-2005||Knock First||Supervising Producer, Co-Executive Producer||TV – 103 episodes|
|2005||Xcess/Access||Creator, Co-Executive Producer||TV - Series|
- "Palm Springs Intl. Film Fest Wraps Up" (html). The Advocate. 2009-01-27. Retrieved 2009-12-30.
- "Brunch with C. Fitz (Brunch with Bridget, Episode 58)" (html - video). LOGO and AfterEllen.com. 2009-04-19. Retrieved 2009-12-31.
- "Designer knocks out hundreds to win spot on do-it-yourself show" (html). India New England. 2003-10-15. Retrieved 2009-12-31.
- "“Knock First” and Rule Broadcast Partner for a High-Paced Teen Hit" (html). Rule Broadcast Systems. Retrieved 2009-12-31.
- "16th Annual L.A.C.E. Award Recipients" (html - video). Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center. Retrieved 2009-12-31.
- "Showgirls: Pageantry in Provincetown" (html). GLAAD. 2009-01-13. Retrieved 2009-12-30.
- "Special Screenings - Q Film Festival" (html). OC Weekly. 2009-05-06. Retrieved 2010-01-12.
- "PIFF 2009 :: ShowGirls" (html). Edge - Boston, MA. 2009-06-15. Retrieved 2009-12-30.
- "Winners of 22nd Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Awards Announced" (pdf). Connecticut Gay & Lesbian Film Festival. 2009-05-30. Retrieved 2009-12-30.
- "Lezzie Lilly: Women's Night '08 - Jane Lynch, Sharon Stone, and More" (html - video). LesbianIcon.com. 2009-04-24. Retrieved 2009-12-30.
- "Jill Bennett's 'The Velvet Underground' Video Blog #10.1, Lezzie Lilly" (html - video). SheWired.com. 2009-03-16. Retrieved 2009-12-31.
- "Lezzie Lilly: Dinah Shores" (html - video). Veoh.com. Retrieved 2009-12-31.
- C. Fitz at the Internet Movie Database
- ShowGirls, Provincetown, MA at the Internet Movie Database
- C. Fitz's Official Website