Carly Usdin is a Los Angeles-based award-winning filmmaker. During Outfest 2016, her first feature, Suicide Kale, won the Audience Award for Best First Feature. The film is now available on iTunes and Amazon Prime after screening at over 30 festivals across the world. Carly acted as showrunner and director for New Form's scripted series Threads, which aired on Verizon's go90 platform in 2017. The 20-episode horror and comedy anthology series brought to life bizarre stories from Reddit and other online communities.
Carly is also the creator and writer of two BOOM! Studios comic book series. Heavy Vinyl was nominated for a Prism award in 2018, which recognizes the best in LGBTQAI+ comics.
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