91.7 FM San Fransico Interview with Terence Nance

Terence Nance Subway Pic

KALW contributor Kevin Robinson sat down with Terence Nance to discuss How Do You Feel, the short film that lead to to feature An Oversimplification […]

A Gorgeous Oversimplification of Melodrama at The Montclair Film Festival

Montclair Film Festival screening

“At once intimate and publicly self-aware, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty uses editing to emphasize the introspective nature of the film’s message.” Read the Baristanet article about […]

The Bold Italic San Francisco Profiles director Terence Nance

Director Terence Nance

The Bold Italic – San Francisco asks director Terence Nance a few questions before he makes his way to the Bay for the 55th San […]

Bomblog interview with Terence Nance


Pamela Cohn interviewed Terence Nance for Still in Motion. She wrote: “His debut feature is about a young man’s love for a young woman, a […]

Sundance Institute Archives

"An Overslimplification Of Her Beauty" Premiere

Terence Nance introduces An Oversimplification of Her Beauty at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival.  An Oversimplification of Her Beauty also screened during Sundance London.  Photo via Sundance Institute […]

103.7 Lite FM Reviews An Oversimplification

Terence and Chanelle DIFF

“Visually, this film is stunningly beautiful. The cinematography of the live action is intimate as the relationship depicted hopes to be. The animation is a […]

Shadow and Act “Finding the New Black” Interview

Director, Terence Nance

Shadow and Act interviewed Terence Nance as part of the “Finding the New Black” series. Read Terence’s reflections on making the film, black masculinity, his […]

36th Cleveland International Film Festival prepares to launch

I Will Follow

For years, the Cleveland International Film Festival has spotlighted diversity through a wide array of films about minorities, gays and lesbians, oppressed women and people […]

Media MVMT is Looking for an Intern!


Media MVMT is looking for a dynamic intern interested in various aspects of media production. Media MVMT is a Brooklyn-based film production company focusing on […]

Independent Magazine Senior Film Critic Kurt Brokaw Reviews “An Oversimplification”

AN Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Imagine a self-indulgent, self-conscious, live-action romance exploring the pangs of unrequited young love in Brooklyn today. What a lame premise. Now imagine it deftly executed […]

New Directors/New Films Review: An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Terence Nance and Namik Minter

You’re not supposed to begin an essay with a digression, but since the film I’m about to write about is a deceptive concatenation of digressions, […]

Sundance Photo Essay 01


Check out our first round of photographs from Sundance FF by Terence’s Instagrammy iphone:

Sundance 2012 Top Picks: Keeping Us Human

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty - Nance Matthews

Roya Rastegar at the Huffington Post lists An Oversimplification of Her Beauty as her #1 film at the Sundance Film Festival this year! “Selected from […]

The Space Between: The Help, Red Tails, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty and the Problem With Black Cinema

Viola Davis - The Help

“It’s officially Oscar season in America and as a guy with an intense appreciation for film, I can’t help but be a little reflective around […]

Santa Barbara Independent Interview with director Terence Nance

Terence Laundry

Check out this Santa Barbara Independent interview with director Terence Nance! “This multimedia feature mixes film, animation, puppetry, home video, Japanese carpentry, book reviews, and […]


Terence and Namik

Sundance 2012 is in the wind, but Stephen and Patrick from the National Film Society are back with another interview they filmed during the festival. […]

Sundance Day 7 Buzz Meter: Bradley Cooper Tries to Find The Words

The Words

‘An Oversimplification of Her Beauty’ featured in Vulture Magazine’s Day Seven list of Sundance 2012 Films: “One of the smallest films at Sundance this year is […]

VIDEO: The Grid Interviews Director Terence Nance and Muse/Actress Namik Minter

Namik Minter and Terence Nance

The Sundance Project 2012 continues with an interview with Terence Nance and Namik Minter, the director/actor and actress behind AN OVERSIMPLIFICATION OF HER BEAUTY.  The film […]

Filmmaker Magazine Interview with Director, Terence Nance

AN Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Watching Terence Nance’s Oversimplification Of Her Beauty is like being talked through the contents of a shoebox, each item another memento of The One That Got Away. […]

Billboard.com Mentions Terence Etc. and the Et Cetera at 2012 Sundance ASCAP Cafe

Ice T and others at 2012 Sundance ASCAP Cafe

The Sundance Institute will, for the first time, present live music nightly in the Park City, Utah, art gallery space converted into the ASCAP Music […]

Making the Movie Day 2058


It’s interesting how something like break dancing has made it’s way into something as western as American Apparel.

Making the Movie Day 2056

A tribe-called-quest

Movie Review Commentary: Beats, Rhymes and Life the Travels of a Tribe Called Quest I saw Beats, Rhymes and Life the Travels of a Tribe […]

Making the Movie Day 2054


I recently watched Art 21, a show about contemporary artists. William Kentridge was on and he was talking about how he decided never to write […]

Making the Movie Day 2044


I recently spent a bunch of time shooting the pick-ups for this music video called Back to You. This song is by a Dutch rap […]