We create films driven by the female gaze. We are the vehicle for the new generation of female-identifying filmmakers and will revolutionize the way women’s stories are told.
Wild Obscura Films is a New York-based production company specializing in genre content directed by, written by, or starring individuals who identify as female. The company was founded in 2015 by Devin Shepherd and Nora Unkel. The co-founders are graduates of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where they received degrees in Film & TV Production with combined minors in music, history, and business.
WOF’s films have earned honors around the world including Gold in Experimental at the Student Academy Awards, Semi-Finalists for The Academy’s Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship program, Slated.com’s Top 10 Scripts of the Year, 2x winners of Best Producing at the First Run Film Festival, and Producers of the Year at SheRocks. The company has also presented selected projects at IFP Week, the New York Mayor's Office Finance Lab, the Frontieres Film Market in Montréal and Cannesl, as well as the French Connection Film Market in Paris in association with IFP and French in Motion. WOF is currently serving a fellowship at the Made in NY Media Center in association with IFP.