Key film and digital projects

EL DOCTOR

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

 

Director: Heather de Michele. Producer: Reena Dutt. DP: Robert Webb.

MüLLER YOGURT

Producer/Writer/V.O. artist

Two 15-second commercial spots

THE TURNING

Executive Producer/Co-writer/Actress

A crime drama short about a reluctant criminal taking advantage of tragedy to find a way out.

 

RENT-A-MOM

Producer/Writer/Director

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.

 

PLUTO

Writer/Actress

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.

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Stills from THE TURNING shoot

 

December 2015

 

 

 

 

 

Still photos from EL DOCTOR shoot

 

December 2012

 

 

 

Still photos and screen shots from

 

RENT-A-MOM: IT'S YOUR MONEY, HONEY shoot

 

July 2014

 

 

 

Reena Dutt

All-day bathroom shoot