Staff Picks: Sarah Minnie

Staff Picks: Sarah Minnie

A curated selection of OTV favorites from Head of Artist Development and Production, Sarah Minnie.

Staff Picks: Sarah Minnie
  • 111

    A young girl and her father go on a turbulent visit to her grandfather's grave; meanwhile, a chaste nun struggles with her growing desire for a young man.

  • I Am the Impossible


    "I Am the Impossible" created by Tulsi Behl, Brendan Harvey, Recel Wynsley Tonelada, Catalina Curbishley, Rebecca Chan and Atom Inions Morton

    An experimental film takes a dancer on a journey of self-discovery and acceptance. Using an original remixed versio...

  • Across, Beyond, and Over


    A hybrid documentary about two estranged trans men who used to date in middle school reconnecting over a long weekend to develop a film about their past. Through the pre-production process and writing exercises, they are forced to reconcile the differences in how they want to portray themselves, ...

  • Noodles & Incense


    “Noodles represent our lives. The longer they are, the more years we have. They separate and tangle, only to come together once more in the broth… The smoke rises to the heavens, and blurs the lines between life and death.”

    When Amy finds out that her girlfriend Megan is moving across the countr...

  • How to L0ve

    1 season

    How to L0ve is a comedic web series following a group of teenagers who reunite to work as ball people at their community’s local tennis tournament.

  • Low Strung
    2 seasons

    Low Strung

    2 seasons

    Season 2 now streaming on OTV.

    Shervin and Victoria experience a number of mini-adventures smattered with elements of the surreal, often blurring the lines themselves using mind-altering drugs. This lends a fresh, satirical, and often perplexing way for the viewer to vicariously experience tind...

  • Prodigal Sun


    Soon after Evelyn realizes she is transgender, her parents sense she is simultaneously experiencing mental illness. As Evelyn struggles for independence, afraid of losing herself to her role in her nuclear family, her parents must fight to keep her safe. Prodigal Sun explores this conflict from b...

  • Code-Switched

    1 season

    Code-Switched follows the interconnected lives of five South Asian-American friends trying to blaze their own trails in a world of fleeting relationships, high-expectations, and gentrified workplaces. Messy and constantly in a state of feeling “in-between,” the squad of Zara, Rahul, Priya, Joe, a...

  • A.I. Mama


    A young programmer attempts to revive their lost mother by building an A.I. with human memories. A.I. Mama is a post-cyberpunk short featuring Kei, a young programmer who attempts to resurrect their lost mother by coding an A.I. that can input childhood memories. Shot handheld on raw black & whit...

  • Craft Service

    2 seasons

    Welcome to Craft Service.

    A talk show experience that shares recipes for nourishment, recipes for success, spells, and stories

    I believe that with imagination, play, and application, we can create the world that we want to see.

    If you believe this too this is the show for you!

    If you don't b...

  • The North Pole

    2 seasons

    Best friends Nina, Marcus, and Benny love to let anyone and everyone know that they were born and raised in North Oakland, CA - better known to locals as 'The North Pole.' As their long-time neighborhood changes into a hostile environment, the three friends fight, dream, and plot hilarious scheme...

  • Femme Queen Chronicles

    FEMME QUEEN CHRONICLES follows four black trans women as they navigate through love, life, shade, and trade in the city of Detroit.

  • #OTVLIVE: Beyond the Bias

    Beyond The Bias is an experimental show created by Sal exploring the interrelationship of fashion, art, and culture by examining the creative process and journey of three Chicago-based artists.

  • #OTVLIVE: Sexuality Out Loud - The Dating Edition

    Four classmates find themselves on a deep-dive game show -- equal parts educational and pleasurable for the sake of pleasure. Meanwhile, Kaia gets some life-changing news. Enter an environment where young people have deeper conversations about sex, sexuality, and reproductive justice beyond the “...

  • The Right Swipe

    1 season

    When best friends India and Margo team up to start the Right Swipe, a business fixing men’s dating profiles, they have only three rules:

    One: They must use their powers for good. Two: They charge on a sliding scale. Three: They can’t sleep with their clients. Or date them. Or flirt with them.


    1 season


    1 season

    When Demetra, a competitive professional, is forced to reevaluate her social life, she strikes up a friendship with Cymone, her seemingly much cooler coworker. As their worlds collide to form a brand new #squad, these five young Chicagoans begin to reevaluate their own identities as well as their...

  • FOBia
    1 season


    1 season

    An Indian immigrant woman adapts to life in America with her American roommate and Indian neighbor while dealing with cultural misunderstandings and general mayhem in FOBia.

    Written and created by Priya Mohanty.
    Directed by Reshmi Hazra Rustebakke.

    1 season


    1 season

    Centered around the friendship of four college-aged girls, Seeds is a bold and dynamic narrative that explores the conversations between them through a hilariously authentic lens.

  • Brown Girls

    1 season

    Brown Girls is an intimate story of the friendship between two women of color. While Leila and Patricia come from completely different backgrounds, their friendship is ultimately what they lean on to get through the messiness of their mid-twenties.

  • Arabica
    1 season


    1 season

    Series created by Sohib Boundaoui.

    An original web series from little Palestine explores a web of first-generation Arab-Americans as they navigate their immigrant community that has had decades of government surveillance shape an already complicated culture.

    2 seasons


    2 seasons

    BRUJOS is a queer-of-color, radically politicized web series following four gay Latino doctoral candidates--that are also witches. They navigate magic, sexuality, and surviving a witch-hunt led by a secret society of white heteronormative male descendants of the first New World colonizers.


  • For the Love of Monsters

    Movie + 1 extra

    While visiting her American relatives, Chidinma, a soft-spoken Nigerian girl, notices a shadow slinking around the house. She avoids it, spending very little time in her room and not sleeping at night. But she fails and the creature comes for her. Her aunt and uncle refuse to believe that there’s...

  • Sweaty Scales
    Movie + 1 extra

    Sweaty Scales

    Movie + 1 extra

    Sweaty Scales created by Liang Luscombe

    In a world akin to the surreal vignettes of Peewee’s Playhouse, Sweaty Scales takes us through a series of portals to tell the story of a pair of lovers. Asian American advertising art director Lisa meets Oliver at his 30th birthday party in which he seduc...

  • Conspiracy Theorist

    1 season

    Renee Hawthorne is a competitive doctoral candidate in neuropsychology when her life is unexpectedly derailed by a psychotic spell.

    Created by: Rebba Moore
    Co-Director & DP: Kelechi Agwuncha;
    1st Editor: Marcus Aubin;
    2nd Editor: Rebba Amaris;

    1st Cam: Lowell Thomas;
    2nd Cam & Gaffer: Luis T...