#whyastinrocks

I write. I sing. I spit. I rock. 

Photo taken by Phillip Scarborough

Photo taken by Phillip Scarborough

Astin Rocks! is a Writer, Performance Artist, and Award Winning Filmmaker hailing from Atlanta, GA via Jackson, MS.   Her critically acclaimed directorial debut, Letters from a Transient, premiered in 2015, receiving critical acclaim and accolades from media outlets including ForHarriet: Shine. She has won over five awards for producing experimental drama, Vocabulary of the Mysteries, including Best Experimental at Crossroads Film Festival, and Audience favorite at both Brooklyn and BlackStar Film Festivals. 

Prior to, Astin authored debut article "Size Does Matter... Especially When You're Skinny,” and appeared on public access TV show, Jackson's Finest, as a featured poet, reciting original poetry, "Bad Boys," "Hips," and "Naked." She  is currently working on her new project, Love Soliloquy, an audio/visual collaboration with producer Loki Antiphony.  She currently offers her services as a Casting Associate, Story Editor, and Production Coordinator. When she doesn't indulge in the film world, Astin passionately organizes events in her community.