Terence Nance

Terence Nance is an artist born and raised in Dallas, Texas. Each of his siblings are artists:. Norvis Jr. Djore, and Classi. His first feature film, An Oversimplification of Her Beauty, premiered in the New Frontier section of the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. The album of the same title will be released this year. The film has garnered Terence recognition from Filmmaker magazine, where he was selected as one of the 25 new faces of independent film. Oversimplification… also won the 2012 Gotham Award for "Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You." The film has since been released theatrically in the US, UK, France, and South Africa. Terence is also a 2014 Guggenheim Fellow and his most recent films Swimming In Your Skin Again, and Univitillen will play at Sundance and International Film Festival Rotterdam respectively.  In addition to his personal work, Terence is also a music video director having collaborated on short films and music videos with Nick Hakim, Cody ChesnuTT, and Pharoahe Monch to name a few. Terence currently resides in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn – along with the rest of The Swarm and is currently developing his next feature film.

[bio courtesy of the filmmaker] 

 

Filmography

Recent Reviews

An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

It was compelling to watch but also exhausting. The way it was broken up make it feel more like a webseries that compiled into a film. I would have enjoyed...


An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

a bit overly redundant_but that sort of makes sense as the film flows_i like the kids and i like the space & time_it all feels good & the animation is...


An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Vibrant, sensual, introspective and often magical, I loved this film. But viewers should be warned that it does fall into the concept of "film poetry" --- something that seems to...


An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

didn t like it too cartoonish


An Oversimplification of Her Beauty

Had its moments and really had its moments, but a bit too full of itself and drawn out way too long. Waiting for "A Succinctification of Her Beauty."