Above Under is the suspenseful story of facing your own actions in the industrialized capitalist system of the fashion industry. The film documents the journey of one individual, oblivious to her own role in the degradation of the environment, confronting the waste and bondage of industrialization. Horrified by the trauma of detritus, she understands the role she plays in this cycle of wasteful fashion and frees herself from the captivity of inaction.
The only way out is up....
Grace Caroline Pickett
Brooklyn based director, Grace Caroline Pickett, has been honing her skills in fashion media for the past several years. Originally a fashion photographer, Grace blended her love of fashion and film to create the perfect marriage of her two passions. Grace’s evolution into directing allowed her to introduce another element to this union and extend the range of her talent even further. Her background in editorial fashion photography allows Grace to blend cinematic storytelling with fine art fashion media.
The unique L.A. Fashion Festival content was created by SCAD School of Fashion students in collaboration with students from the award-winning SCAD film and television program. SCAD School of Fashion is comprised of degree programs including accessory design, business of beauty and fragrance, fashion, fibers, jewelry, fashion marketing and management (FASM) and luxury fashion management (LXFM). SCAD School of Entertainment Arts encompasses degree programs including film and television, sound design and performing arts. Cutting-edge resources and equipment combined with an experienced, acclaimed faculty facilitate student development to create tomorrow’s entertainment industry leaders. SCAD has long been a destination for international luminaries across disciplines to connect with emerging talent. The university provides these visits as opportunities to celebrate remarkable work and unprecedented careers. FASM and LXFM students lead the art direction, story and production design of this unique content, in tandem with film students’ technical expertise and conceptual cognition. See the L.A. Fashion Festival …as only SCAD can.