Salt Lake City host
– Hosted at Wiseguys
part of a series on Taboo
About the speaker
Brian Higgins is a Transmedia Storyteller hailing from Northern Ireland. Incorporating film, stand up comedy, visual arts and events to create community through creative communication. He is the producer and creator of multiple national film festivals stemming from Salt Lake City, including The 48 Hour Film Project, Demon Chaser Film Challenge, Home Town Tales and the festive delight that is Dark Christmas Film Festival. Using aspects of film and creative expression, Higgins is a mental health advocate through “Create Reel Change”. Inspiring and motivating acceptance of mental health issues by making things better to help people.
Avrec Art House was created as a response to the lack of infrastructure empowering independent artists to create fresh cinematic stories in Utah. In a short amount of time, we have become a community of filmmakers who are passionate about changing the stigma of Utah-made films.
Join us on Friday, 3/31 morning at Wiseguys Downtown to hear Brian Higgins speak on the theme of TABOO.