Key film and digital projects
The drama short EL DOCTOR puts a human face on America's immigration debate. Worlds collide in this 11-minute film when a family in Arizona hires an undocumented day laborer.
The film was shot in Los Angeles, played at over 20 international film festivals, and became an award-winning short.
After seeing EL DOCTOR at the Oscar-qualifying Los Angeles Latino Int'l Film Festival, Latino Public Broadcasting acquired the film's online rights for the PBS annual online film festival, where it nationally ranked No. 2 out of 25 for the PBS People's Choice award. It's also archived at the Instituto Mexicano de Cinematografía.
Two 15-second commercial spots.
A crime drama short about a reluctant criminal taking advantage of tragedy to find a way out.
The webseries pilot RENT-A-MOM follows a broken-hearted woman trapped in a compromising position at her BFF's party who hires a one-of-a-kind operative to exfiltrate her. It features Reena Dutt & Helen Cates, music by The 88, and was shot by Ira Edelman.
RENT-A-MOM: Because when sh*t gets real, everyone needs a mommy.
The drama short PLUTO is about two sisters whose fates become intertwined as they confront a life and death decision. It was produced by Good Grace's Productions, and was nominated by ITV's Stay Tuned TV for best writer and best short, and its co-star won best actress.
ODD JOBS: UPS & DOWNS
Co-Executive Producer/ Writer/Actress
A comedy short in which an overzealous elevator operator hijacks building residents. Directed by Sari Karplus and Co-Executive Produced and Co-starring Ayser Salman.
Stills from THE TURNING shoot
Still photos from EL DOCTOR shoot
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