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We just got a great review in The New Yorker!

“This brisk and self-searching, sharply intelligent and deeply vulnerable romantic comedy is a masterwork of reflexive construction. The young director, Terence Nance, builds the film around his 2006 short, “How Would You Feel?,” a love story in the conditional mode in which he co-stars, with […]

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AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION featured in Philadelphia Weekly

“Original and so much more, Terence Nance’s relentlessly naval-gazing feature debut abandons narrative for a restless, shape-shifting experiment in self-documentation…Live action gives way to dreamy animation, the personal gives way to the universal, and you will not see anything remotely like this at the PFF […]

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Flux @ Caos Gallery Features Terence Nance

Flux  @ Caos Gallery 923 F Street NW Washington, DC October 20, 2012 Reception at 7PM In conjunction with Nuit Blanche DC, Jessica N. Bell will be presenting Flux, a temporal exhibition of time-based media, featuring artists Chukwuma Agubokwu, Lara Stein Pardo, Terence Nance, Nyugen […]


An Oversimplification Takes New Orleans

Are you into independent films? Do you like a good romance? Sure you do!  An Oversimplification of Her Beauty will be hitting the big screen at the New Orleans Film Festival October 12th. 1,250 submissions from around the world were received and An Oversimplification of Her Beauty made […]

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Filmmaker Magazine Showcases Nance’s Film4Peace

Last week, we shared Terence Nance and Hank Willis Thomas’ short film for the Films4Peace initiative commissioned by PUMA.Peace and curated by Mark Coetzee. Well as you know, Terence was chosen as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces” and like a proud parent, showcased […]

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Terence Nance’s Take on Films4Peace

  On September 21, 2012 (World Peace Day), 21of today’s most innovative contemporary artists from around the globe illustrated their interpretations of peace on film via Films4peace, an annual short film commission by PUMA.Peace and curated by Mark Coetzee. Terence Nance teamed with Hank Willis Thomas to create an amazing […]

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Spotlight Screening of An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty at 16th Annual Urbanworld Film Festival

“An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” has been making its rounds on the international festival circuit and has been received with open arms, but there’s nothing like showcasing your talent with those who simply get what you’re all about and are trying to achieve. The Urbanworld Film […]


Filmmaker Magazine names its 25 New Faces of 2012 with writer/director/actor Terence Nance

Welcome to the 15th edition of Filmmaker Magazine’s “25 New Faces of Independent Film.” As Filmmaker is poised to enter its 20th year covering the art, business and practice of independent film, we remain excited and rejuvenated by the creative achievements and career potential of […]

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Poster Art: An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

The final version of the poster for “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” was designed and created by Stephanie C. Matthews and the movie’s director Terence Nance. Check out more from Stephanie C. Matthews here.


An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty Hits the UNCG Campus

For those of you that are in the Greensboro area your chance to see the film “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” is upon you. The film will show  on Thursday, July 19, at 7pm at the Weatherspoon Art Museum on the campus of The University […]

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An Oversimplification of Her Beauty SoBK ReCap

Terence Etc’s ( the band of director Terence Nance) rocked the crowd at the Soul of Brooklyn (SoBK) on June 23, 2012. Along with rocking the crowd with their “sultry and classic songs” the lead singer of the band Terence Nance screened is film “An Oversimplification […]

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The Art of The Movie Trailer

As AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY makes it way around the festival circuit, people can’t help but notice the raw energy the film brings to the table…or in this instance, the big screen. But even before they purchased a ticket to a screening, what moved […]

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UI Screening of “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” a Success

The University of Iowa’s screening of An Oversimplification of Her Beauty on Saturday, July 7 was a success as expected. Terence Nance and James Bartlett went back to their roots as alumni to the University and its Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) and McNair Scholars Program to present the […]


University of Iowa Screens “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty”

  “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” will be shown at the University of Iowa’s Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP) and McNair Scholars Program. It will be a free screening on this Saturday, July 7 at 4:30pm. Director Terence Nance and Producer James Bartlett are both alumni […]


Jay-Z’s Site Life and Times Loves Shawn Peters

    Recently Shawn Peters – who has collaborated with Terence Nance on different works such as Blitz The Ambassador’s “Something To Believe” video, “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty,” and more recently “Triptych for Afropunk Films” — talked with Life and Times (Jay-Z’s website) on his career […]

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Thursdays @ 7 by Brooklyn Museum: An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Missed your chance at a sneak peak of “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty”, the debut feature of the Brooklyn-based up and comer Terence Nance? Well, not to worry…Thursday, August 9th, 2012 at 7pm, The Brooklyn Museum is hosting a film screening of the innovative, live action/animation […]


“Oversimplification of Her Beauty” Heads To Traverse City, Michigan

  An Oversimplification of Her Beauty will be showing at the Traverse City Film Festival in Traverse City, Michigan. The Film Festival described the piece as “discover[ing] cinematic nirvana” and the director  Terence as “wholly original” and “insightful” and crediting him with the ability to […]

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A Conversation With Terence Nance

Terence Nance is in L.A. for a hot minute: the LAFilmFest is screening his elaborate, soul-searching feature debut An Oversimplification of Her Beauty. He looks like a party with his chunky fro, bold fashion risks and lethal-distance smile. But there’s something reserved about him—his choice of words is […]

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IndieWire: Nance among group of DIY Animators keeping animation alive

“Terence Nance’s debut narrative “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” has impressed film festival audiences for its similarly low-budget animation used to reflect his inner feelings about a decaying romance.” – Indiewire Visit Indiewire to read more about the new era of Pixar and the responsibility of […]


LA Film Fest Puts the Spotlight on “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty”

“Popping off the screen with explosive style and energy, director and star Terence Nance adapts and expands his previous short film like a musician remixing and improving a classic song.” See the LA Film Fest’s write up on “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” and other […]

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“The Triptych” – Doc Series Profiling Wangechi Mutu, Sanford Biggers, Barron Claiborne, Directed By Terence Nance

“I don’t know if I should call it his (Terence Nance’s) *next* film, or his follow-up to his feature film debut, An Oversimplification Of Her Beauty, but I’ll say that if you live in New York City, you should be all over this, tomorrow night, at the Brooklyn […]


The Triptych + Los Angeles Premiere + Encore Screenings in NYC and Bay Area

With six film festivals screening AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY in just four weeks, April was by far one of the busiest months for the team. We continue to receive heartfelt feedback from supporters like you and positive reviews. Here’s just a quick rundown of what’s to come […]


New Documentary Film Series Directed by Terence Nance

“If you don’t believe in magic after watching these three previews, go see your doctor.” To read more on the series please visit ACCRA [dot] ALT.

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“An Oversimplification” at The San Francisco International Film Festival

“Traveling through the layers of the heart, peeling back the dizziness of lust, catapulting you into the cauldron of desire and of heartache, and ultimately; obsessively exploring the self-reflection that grows and spreads like wildfire as Terrance falls in love with his brilliantly bold friend […]