Hey, I'm Ahmed El!

Los Angeles, California

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

The Weight of Perfection

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Other

Young Olympic gymnast Ellen finds herself entangled in Coach Amanda’s unresolved web of psychological damage and a dangerous game with fire

108%

3 days left

216 followers

Los Aliens

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Sci-Fi

A migrant family attempts a desert crossing. Border Patrol moves in. An alien intervenes.

80%

 

172 followers

Ex-Sisters-In-Law

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

When a sheltered, eccentric woman reconnects with her brother's pragmatic and hermit-like ex-wife, a hilarious, unlikely friendship resumes.

85%

This project got the green light!

Leila's Gift

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Family

When Arab American, Leila, travels from Jordan to Los Angeles to visit her American mother, she is sporting a new accessory: a hijab.

103%

This project got the green light!

Good Chemistry

Portland, Oregon Film Short
Comedy, Science

An 80s homage for the 21st Century: Two science majors left alone on campus for Thanksgiving discover a place where they belong.

93%

This project got the green light!

Our Colleagues

New York City, New York Film Short
Adventure, Comedy

A seemingly-ordinary woman sets off on a mission to encounter aliens in this dark comedy about truly getting away from it all.

100%

This project got the green light!

Ashes

Los Angeles, California Series
Crime, Western

Drifting ashes can spark a wildfire. In 1877, a fiery outlaw on the run is hunted down by a moody bounty hunter.

86%

This project got the green light!

Lily (Short Film)

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Horror

When a young, vigilante serial killer finds her first love, she must protect him from the dangerous threat of them all... herself

93%

This project got the green light!

ROGUE

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Music

A rebellious teenager must defy her traditional Iranian father in order to be taken seriously as a drummer in the 1980s East Bay punk scene.

101%

This project got the green light!

Where you from?

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

What do you do as a brown guy with a birthday on 9/11?

87%

This project got the green light!

Let Me Do Right By You

Austin, Texas Film Short
Drama

A single mother raising her child by herself, must choose to accept help before she loses her mind.

111%

This project got the green light!

Dearest

Madison, Wisconsin Film Short
Horror, Thriller

As a young woman’s pregnancy nears its end and her husband grows distant, a series of unsettling events begin to unfold around her.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Fire Cats

Santa Rosa, California Film Short
Documentary

After the California wildfires, hundreds of cats miraculously survived, but a few fiercely dedicated rescuers had to find them first.

104%

This project got the green light!

SUPERESTAR

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A Salvadoran-American indie pop star hides out in the nightclub bathroom and encounters the attendant, who is from the same town as her fthe

89%

This project got the green light!

Void

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Thriller

A young woman discovers the violent consequences when her jealous fantasies begin coming to life.

84%

This project got the green light!

Enough Room

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Other

A first date turns complicated when a provocative remark forces two strangers to navigate the issues of passive racism and tolerance.

81%

This project got the green light!

Truth, Incorporated

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Thriller

In a post-totalitarian takeover, a group of rebels must report the news truthfully, while confronting dark secrets of their own.

100%

This project got the green light!

Through A Glass, Dimly

Austin, Texas Film Feature
Drama

Two woman. Two different ethnicities. Two different generations. Two different problems. Just one solution.

80%

This project got the green light!

Make America Bake Again

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

With a little help from her cousins, Wisconsinite Mary Margaret Anderson tries her to darndest to make it on America’s favorite baking show.

99%

This project got the green light!

GRANNY PANTIES

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Comedy

Lawbreakin' grannies Patty Rodwell and Jo Smith must rescue their friend, Bitsy Pike, from a nursing home before she retired for good!

80%

This project got the green light!

A Good Wolf [working title]

Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska Film Feature
Documentary

Three Alaskans find diverging ways to navigate a 40-year conflict over predator hunting at the boundaries of Denali National Park.

85%

This project got the green light!

Vulveeta: The Music Continues

San Francisco, California Film Feature
Comedy, Music

Grrrilda Beausoleil’s turning 50, and all she wants is a reunion with her 1990s riot grrrl band—the one she abandoned 20 years ago.

104%

This project got the green light!

DEATHLY SILENT

Washington, District of Columbia Film Short
Documentary

In an attempt to tell the story of women’s familial struggle in one of the most culturally conservative countries in the world, Misk shares

104%

This project got the green light!

From the River

Hesperia, Michigan Film Short
Horror, Thriller

Two characters looking for a weekend away, get caught up in relationship troubles, supernatural occurrences, and a fight for their lives.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Dream Eater

New York City, New York Film Short
Horror, Fantasy

In a popular tale, a monster devours nightmares to survive, somehow a frightened Grand-father is about to discover the scary reality.

83%

This project got the green light!

Vanilla Milkshake

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

With the help of a “true love" token a hopeless romantic will meet a skeptical waitress who will make her question her faith in the device.

106%

This project got the green light!

WBCN and The American Revolution

Cambridge, Massachusetts Film Feature
Documentary

"The incredible, true story of how a radio station, politics, and rock and roll changed everything."

100%

This project got the green light!

Thick As Thieves

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Action, Comedy

A new couples’ first dinner party together goes awry when Gary realizes Rose just might be a professional thief.

102%

This project got the green light!

PLEASE HOLD

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

In the near future, a young Latino man is thrust into a fully automated and privatized jail after he is arrested by mistake.

102%

This project got the green light!

ALL THE WAY TO THE TOP

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

The absurd tales of four striving actresses and their attempts at surviving the fickle world of show business.

132%

This project got the green light!

Marble Man

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Teen

A story about, Ivy, a delusional teenage girl who falls in love with a statue and is determined to turn him back into a human.

100%

This project got the green light!

Everything is Wonderful

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Family

A young woman must become a caretaker while helping her grandmother accept the reality of life alongside a man with late-stage dementia.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Coloring Man

Salt Lake City, Utah Film Short
Shorts Program, Teen

Burnt-out artist Ron is given the task of bringing color into the world after the birth of his new granddaughter.

136%

This project got the green light!

Comic Relief

Savannah, Georgia Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

Determined to succeed as a stand up comedian a kid's party clown chases her dreams while struggling with increasing alcoholism & depression.

102%

This project got the green light!

Where The Roots Lie - A Story of Women Empowerment Through Art

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Documentary, Drama

Medha, an all female drum troupe strive to pave a new path for women and artists in Cambodia.

102%

This project got the green light!

Entitled

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Drama

Three unhinged children are left an inheritance far beyond their expectations, only to uncover their late father's most scandalous secrets.

116%

This project got the green light!

Corri and Sara Are Famous

Chicago, Illinois Series
Comedy

Corri and Sara tell stories. Now they're in the story. Now here's a cartoon about it with a celebrity voiceover. And a song. Boom: Famous.

101%

This project got the green light!

Arrival Code

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

2034: Arrival Code follows a couple in borderlands Mexico, who flees a dangerous cartel using the transportation of the day… teleportation!

80%

This project got the green light!

Dancers

Austin, Texas Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A female comedian becomes so obsessed with the idea of being a dancer that she overlooks her own unique talents and abilities.

104%

This project got the green light!

Expanding Sanctuary

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Documentary

The documentary follows the historic campaign to end the sharing of police database information with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

100%

This project got the green light!

Here Comes Frieda

New York City, New York Film Short
Sci-Fi

Here Comes Freida is an eye-opening short addressing the potential short-term consequences of climate change.

88%

This project got the green light!

Sybaritic

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

SYBARITIC - "fond of sensuous luxury or pleasure; self-indulgent"; Willie and Camille are just that...and they're dying for it.

85%

This project got the green light!

The Moth

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

A cautious man's perspective is confronted during his conversation with a Moth.

115%

This project got the green light!

Screwdriver

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, Thriller

Taken in by a wealthy L.A. couple, a divorcee enters a surreal nightmare of cultlike manipulation.

105%

This project got the green light!

A Feral World - Post-Production

Denver, Colorado Film Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

The Apocalypse is no place for a boy.

102%

This project got the green light!

The Blonde Experiment

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy

When two mousy gal pals pose as platinum blondes they're catapulted into the life of their dreams, until their dirty dark roots pop up.

100%

This project got the green light!

META

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, LGBTQ

A transboy who unexpectedly gets his period on prom night, and the violent transformation that transpires after.

113%

This project got the green light!

Shiny New Things

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Series
Drama, Sci-Fi

They didn't expect the world to end...twice.

81%

This project got the green light!

Banks of Our Lives

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Crime

A bank robber must adjust to the presence of a provocative new crew member who she worries is taking her spot.

83%

This project got the green light!

Mason & Jay Save The World!

Fairway, Kansas Film Short
Sci-Fi

Two young brothers steal their father’s drone, and discover a horrifying secret in the process

113%

This project got the green light!

Black Gold

Austin, Texas Series
Comedy, Drama

A recent Howard law graduate unexpectedly inherits her family's pawn shop set in a community she hoped to outgrow.

100%

This project got the green light!

Undateable: a Webseries

Chicago, Illinois Series
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Undateable is a live action comic book about a woman who CANNOT pick a winner but remains super optimistic about finding love.

88%

This project got the green light!

LIMINAL

New York City, New York Film Short
Thriller, Experimental

“Liminal” is a visual analogy of the media-induced Agoraphobia that we all deal with every day as we get ready to face the world.

82%

This project got the green light!

Above the Branches

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Sci-Fi, LGBTQ

An outsider finally feels like he belongs in society by getting engaged, but after a genealogy test he learns he may not belong anywhere.

124%

This project got the green light!

Flock

Bar Harbor, Maine Film Short
Thriller, LGBTQ

Flock is a trans-created dramatic thriller about a man traveling to Maine to rescue his lover from a lethal cult.

93%

This project got the green light!

The Black Experiment

New York City, New York Film Feature
Comedy, Thriller

A various group of Black NYC students are selected to participate in an experiment. What would they kill first? Their ego, or each other?

90%

This project got the green light!

A Call Above the Clouds

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Having received tragic news about her husband’s failed expedition on Mount Everest, Sally(35) tries to go there and save him herself, but i

112%

This project got the green light!

Narrow

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A woman must confront her demons in a post-apocalyptic world where survival means never stepping off the narrow path across the land.

134%

This project got the green light!

Loveseat

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Horror

Loveseat is the story of an awkward, obsessive furniture salesman who is deeply in love with a couch in his store

85%

This project got the green light!

Lily's Mirror

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A woman’s hand gets chopped off on a date, leading her on a journey of self realization, female empowerment, and justice - with ghosts!

166%

This project got the green light!

The Spring

Los Angeles, California Series
Fantasy, Action

In the world of The Spring, movement is power, and power corrupts, people are faced with the question: "What would you do to survive?"

81%

This project got the green light!

Feeling Sexual

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

An eccentric high school senior embarks on a mission to seduce her narcissistic family friend while visiting him at college.

83%

This project got the green light!

Wings

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama

What if the one person who changed your life was the person who was only there for a moment?

80%

This project got the green light!

The Favorite

Clearwater, Florida Film Feature
Drama

To heal those who have experienced family trama by embracing the power of God's unconditional love.

100%

This project got the green light!

Leylines Podcast

Chicago, Illinois Series
Drama, Fantasy

An urban fantasy podcast spanning three American cities, three stories, and one search for the truth.

101%

This project got the green light!

Selfie & Can't Dance Crew

Culver City, California Film Short
Comedy, Horror

An up and coming production company looking to legitimize itself with two short films: a slasher-horror film and a dance comedy.

80%

This project got the green light!

I'm Not Nice

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy

Nice spies finish last.

108%

This project got the green light!

Mark of the Rougarou

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Thriller

How much do you really want to know about your real family?

80%

This project got the green light!

Six Pack

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Adventure

An 11-year old tomboy and her five sisters unite to repossess their hand-me-down bike from a thief in South Central LA.

94%

This project got the green light!

Empty Track

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Strapped for cash and stranded on the streets of Los Angeles, an aspiring singer takes a questionable job opportunity as a karaoke hostess.

82%

This project got the green light!

THE MENTOR Feature Film

Oakland, California Film Feature
Comedy, Crime

A wanna-be filmmaker persuades a reluctant film director to mentor her for a day when suddenly they are both kidnapped by an enigmatic gang.

111%

This project got the green light!

Staccato

Denver, Colorado Film Short
Drama, Romance

In his attempt to spark romance through an unfinished duet, Andrew finds that love and loss take on many unexpected forms.

93%

This project got the green light!

Conrad TV/Webseries

Chicago, Illinois Series
Crime, Drama

A rookie detective fights against a dominant police force to prove the innocence of her father's death and discovers the history behind it

108%

This project got the green light!

Terminal

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

As a daughter waits for news of her father, her emotions - Denial, Anger, Guilt and Despair - conflict on how to process their shared grief.

118%

This project got the green light!

It's Not About The Lemons

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama

A guarded young woman comes home after the death of her abusive father to reconnect with the younger sister she left behind.

80%

This project got the green light!

Long Haulers

New York City, New York Film Feature
Documentary, Experimental

Driving thousands of miles, Long Haulers weaves together stories of courage, tenacity, and humor from three women in the trucking industry.

107%

This project got the green light!

Cross River Reunion

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

Ikpe "Ike" Etim struggles to find his footing in corporate America as his native-nigerian cousin Idoteyin rises to the highest heights.

83%

This project got the green light!

#FullMethod

Anaheim, California Film Short
Thriller

How far you're willing to go to play the perfect role?

82%

This project got the green light!

The Whistle - 70s & 80s lesbian youth in Albuquerque, New Mexico

San Francisco, California Film Feature
Documentary, History

We didn't all know each other, but we knew how to find each other.

102%

This project got the green light!

Más Latina

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Satire

A Latina YouTuber has a shot at success, but only if she embraces her pushy Hispanic family and becomes Más Latina!

92%

This project got the green light!

Sin Dial

San Anselmo, California Film Feature
Horror

A loving couple struggle to preserve their sanity and marriage after moving into a house with an unholy presence they don't understand.

92%

This project got the green light!

It's Okay

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

Reality isn't what it seems. Something strange is happening to Cam and Alex. Will they lose each other before they figure it out?

133%

This project got the green light!

Scratch This

New York City, New York Series
Action, Comedy

Featuring three self-centered sisters who make a futile attempt to overcome their sibling rivalry resulting in riotous physical comedy.

106%

This project got the green light!

Rizo

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

An Afro-Latina actress struggles with her identity as she navigates the Hollywood machine.

82%

This project got the green light!

Woman in the Wall

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama

A woman longing for connection turns her attention to peeling down her old yellow wallpaper in hopes to find the connection she desires.

101%

This project got the green light!

All is Well

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy

A dark comedy about two women in Colonial America trying to hide a body.

113%

This project got the green light!

Monica & Me

Austin, Texas Film Short
Comedy

A young woman grapples with self-esteem in the wake of a questionable life decision.

132%

This project got the green light!

The Hosts: A New Webseries

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

After his relationship fails, Jason embarks on a series of dysfunctional sexual escapades on the gay hook-up app all the gays loves to hate

82%

This project got the green light!

Symphonie Pour Un Groupe Seul

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Documentary, Experimental

In this informative dance film, an individual traumatized as a child experiences life with Dissociative Identity Disorder.

92%

This project got the green light!

FOR HER (PARA ELLA)

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, Foreign Film

Based on a true story in El Salvador, 2004: A rookie, underdog lawyer fights for the release of a young woman incarcerated for miscarriage.

100%

This project got the green light!

Peony Park

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, Family

One of 17 children, Niecey is a Black girl growing up in Nebraska with Hollywood Dreams, struggling to find love & acceptance.

100%

This project got the green light!

Royal Crest Lanes

Lawrence, Kansas Film Short
Crime, Drama

Three friends plan a bowling alley heist in order to cover the upcoming expenses of an unplanned pregnancy.

100%

This project got the green light!

16,000 Dollars

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy

A struggling black college grad considers his options after receiving a reparations check for $16,000

104%

This project got the green light!

Jony Shelby Music Videos

Los Angeles, California Music Video
Music

Raising funds for the production of two music videos for up-and-coming musical artist, Jony Shelby.

109%

This project got the green light!

Triple Threat

New York City, New York Film Feature
Drama, Musical

Close friendships are slowly pulled apart as a once shared Broadway dream is abandoned by one in favor of a new dream: fatherhood.

101%

This project got the green light!

Azulesturquesas

Quito, Ecuador Film Feature
Drama

Hospitalized in rehabilitation centers because of a behavior not socially accepted, Isabella tries to survive.

92%

This project got the green light!

Sweet and Sour Chicks

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Romance

Men come and go but true friendships get you through the sweet and the sour.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Tinderbox

Portland, Oregon Film Feature
Thriller, Horror

A woman is suddenly cured of a severe case of schizophrenia yet still cant escape the feeling of being hunted and stalked; or is she?

80%

This project got the green light!

The LatinXpert

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, News

The LatinXpert is a web series focused on uplifting and empowering the Latinx community in the U.S. through laughter, information & a little

103%

 

180 followers

Kayla of Galilee

Chicago, Illinois Series
Comedy, Drama

Kayla finally graduates from her strict evangelical college and is ready to go out and live a "worldly" life, or is she?

80%

This project got the green light!

AWAY

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Crime, Drama

AWAY is a haunting crime drama that delivers an unflinching look at the cycle of violence annihilating black families across America

84%

This project got the green light!

Unnerving the series

Madison, Alabama Series
Horror, Thriller

Childhood fears are everything to cry about as they slowly start to take over lives.

80%

This project got the green light!

When Mary Met Betsy

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Mary is a romantic. Betsy is lost. But when fate connects them, they might just find friendship and a new kind of "happy ending."

82%

This project got the green light!

Swiped to Death

New York City, New York Series
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Two newly-single South Asians try their luck on a dating app. Each episode is based on a real-life date that went terribly wrong.

81%

This project got the green light!

Small Town Remedies

Loveland, Colorado Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

Siblings Lita and Evan, are forced to put their troubled personal lives on hold to help their alcoholic mother through a relapse.

86%

This project got the green light!

HEEL

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Sport

Mason is give a full-time contract with the biggest wrestling company in the world. All he has to do is behave himself for a few weeks.

102%

This project got the green light!

The Line

Edmonton, Canada Film Feature
Documentary

Community in an unlikely place: Edmonton's waste management centre.

97%

This project got the green light!

Whirlpool

Sacramento, California Film Feature
Drama, Family

A haunting story about a complicated man with a deep secret that threatens to destroy his family at any moment.

105%

This project got the green light!

Jeffrey: Hotel California

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Fantasy, Romance

Jeffrey is a dark magical love story that takes place in the afterlife where Jeffrey repairs the dead, so they can move on.  One mag

85%

This project got the green light!

Close Ties to Home Country

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Comedy, Biography

Based on real events. Akanksha, a kind immigrant, finds family in the rich people's dogs she dogsits, while her sister's US visa is denied.

118%

This project got the green light!

To the Moon and Back

Montclair, New Jersey Film Short
Documentary, LGBTQ

A feel-good documentary dedicated to telling the first love stories and romantic relationships of LGBTQ+ individuals.

117%

This project got the green light!

Call the Sandman

New York City, New York Film Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

Two lonely people who were once in a relationship seek the help of the Sandman Corp. to relive their fondest shared memories.

90%

This project got the green light!

YAI NIN

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Documentary, Foreign Film

The owner of a sausage factory in Thailand, Ninlawan keeps in contact with her family in America while holding down the family business.

143%

This project got the green light!

Gritty & Pretty

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

Many high school friendships wither after graduation, however Kira and Lauren's still has a few punches left to spare.

89%

This project got the green light!

REASON

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Is life a series of accidents?

100%

This project got the green light!

Encounters: A Sci-Fi Anthology Series

Atlanta, Georgia Series
Horror, Sci-Fi

Ordinary people, who after chance encounters with otherworldly entities, see their deepest desires come to fruition but at at terrible cost.

101%

This project got the green light!

Together Film Project

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama

Abused single mother Kate attempts to provide a normal childhood for her eight year old son, Jack, while hiding in a motel from her abuser.

100%

This project got the green light!

The 5th Room

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

A tragic accident led a woman to isolated herself inside her home for several years. Can she overcome her fear to save the life of a child?

81%

This project got the green light!

Seven Fishes

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

When Dom brings his estranged sister, Gia, to the Bonfiglio’s Feast of Seven Fishes, Christmas Eve becomes a matter of life or death.

101%

This project got the green light!

The Eulogist

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

In the depths of his grief, a young man becomes obsessed with crashing funerals and giving eulogies for people he never knew.

100%

This project got the green light!

Birds In The Sky

New Orleans, Louisiana Music Video
Romance, Musical

Like the birds in the sky...

105%

This project got the green light!

Under the Lantern Lit Sky

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
LGBTQ, Transmedia

Inspired by Tennessee Williams Streetcar Named Desire and Southern gothic literature, Under the Lantern Lit Sky explores what it means to be

93%

This project got the green light!

I Love You, Elliot

Columbia, Missouri Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

A troubled insomniac returns from Vietnam and struggles to find his place amid the chaos of everyday life and his strange hallucinations.

82%

This project got the green light!

Have Wine, Will Travel

Nashville, Tennessee Film Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

A woman wrestling a hangover manages to keep up with three time-traveling scientists looking for help.

125%

This project got the green light!

To Be a Man

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

In the heavily religious, Ireland, a young actor struggling w/ gender identity has to let go of his idea of masculinty in order to be a man.

82%

This project got the green light!

Borderline Coffee

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy

Borderline Coffee is a mental health comedy short following an anxious young woman's struggle to get out of bed, and drink a cup of coffee.

105%

This project got the green light!

Big City, Small World

Deep River, Connecticut Film Short
Romance, LGBTQ

One small change, can make a world of difference

85%

This project got the green light!

Crowned: Season 2

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

Macie and the rest of the Party Princesses survive batty bosses, pushy parents and crazy co-workers in this semi-scripted comedy series.

73%

This project got the green light!

She's the Eldest

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

3 siblings try to reconnect but end up digging up the past of their parents mysterious disapearances

83%

This project got the green light!

SIDETRACKED

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Drama

Sometimes the FORK in the road is a SPOON.

160%

This project got the green light!

MAYBE IT'S ME

New York City, New York Series
Drama

Seven unknowingly connected New Yorkers find their way through love and loss as adulting becomes more and more difficult.

102%

This project got the green light!

Lunar Maria

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

A small-town teen grapples with her budding sexuality, oppressive sister, and Catholicism, all while enduring a strange transformation.

81%

This project got the green light!

PPBB

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Experimental

A comical look at vapid teen culture when two Gen-Z girls adopt a cat.

100%

This project got the green light!

Préstame tu claridad (Lend Me Your Light)

Grand Rapids, Michigan Film Feature
Drama, Foreign Film

After migrating to Argentina fleeing from the crisis, Ana María's only hope is to return to Venezuela and meet her parents again.

82%

This project got the green light!

Hot Summer Daze

Chicago, Illinois Series
LGBTQ, Teen

Within the limbo of the summer after graduation, three teens struggle to shed their adolescence.

80%

This project got the green light!

Ass Level

Los Angeles, California Music Video
Comedy, Music

A comedy hip-hop music video about the upside to living life in a wheelchair: you are ALWAYS at "ass level."

209%

This project got the green light!

An Offering

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama

Lonely and poor, Randall seeks connection on a train until confronted by a dubious offer.

160%

This project got the green light!

One Foot In Front - Festival Run

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

A mother and her three young daughters make a clandestine leap of faith into the uncertain night, away from their toxic home life.

110%

This project got the green light!

Natives

Memphis, Tennessee Film Short
Drama, Experimental

On her last day in the field a claims adjuster has to contend with a family that may or may not be what they seem.

80%

This project got the green light!

'Til Death Do Us Part

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A woman's husband passes away. Unable to cope & losing grip on reality, she meets a strange young child who reminds her of someone she once

84%

This project got the green light!

Home of Three

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama, Family

After the discovery of his father’s affair, 11-year-old Quan starts to question the strength of his parents’ marriage.

91%

This project got the green light!

A Need Fulfilled

Durham, North Carolina Film Feature
Biography, War

For all those who serve, despite it all.

80%

This project got the green light!

"The Happy Side" Comedy Movie

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy

When her boss gives her an ultimatum to come in to work, a burned-out Retail employee must decide whether or not to give up her epic day off

81%

This project got the green light!

Bottle Conditioned

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Documentary, History

This film follows the last Belgian lambic brewers/blenders for a full year, diving into their creative processes and deep ties to the land.

121%

This project got the green light!

Mora & Chenchi

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Romance, Foreign Film

After eleven years of being apart an L.A. based tween magazine writer encounters her high school best friend in Guadalajara MX.

103%

This project got the green light!

In A Breath

San Francisco, California Film Short
Drama

In the aftermath of a school shooting, a grieving mother finds comfort in dead child's bedroom.

87%

This project got the green light!

Nanay Ko, The Musical

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Musical

Upon her return home to mourn the sudden death of her father, a young woman finds herself at a crossroad between her family and her dream.

101%

This project got the green light!

Wolf Pup

New York City, New York Film Short
Horror, Experimental

Lucien and Jaimie, a sugar daddy and baby, return to Lucien’s home after his brother's death. Everything, it seems, is not as it has seemed.

93%

This project got the green light!

THE RAIN PONCHO

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Family

A comedy about a day in the life of 2 lesbian moms raising their teenage daughters in NYC. Therapy, hair, hip hop, and sex abound.

100%

This project got the green light!

Heart Baby Eggplant

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

A scripted comedy about 3 girlfriends in 3 different types of relationships: attached & anxious, married & pregnant, and single & shameless.

139%

This project got the green light!

Nobody's Home

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

The child of a broken household escapes to the darkest corners of his imagination. A 1960s family drama gets surreal.

80%

This project got the green light!

Ultimate World

Austin, Texas Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

While riding out the last few weeks of their lease together, a recently-split couple attempt to establish new lives beyond each other.

82%

This project got the green light!

Tick Tock

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Family

Claire, a single woman approaching middle age, goes home for Christmas dinner and pretends to be pregnant in attempt to please her loving (a

96%

This project got the green light!

The Edge

New York City, New York Film Short
Thriller

Amidst a bout of recent disappearances, a man’s paranoia is triggered and he struggles with staying connected to reality.

80%

This project got the green light!

Stranger Hearts

Nashville, Tennessee Series
Drama, LGBTQ

6 LGBTQ people's lives cross in a profound way

81%

This project got the green light!

The Bricks

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Feature
Documentary

As one of millions displaced by the South Sudanese civil war, Shamira (14) recounts her escape from violence...and her hope to return home.

81%

This project got the green light!

Sins Unveiled

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Thriller

Sins Unveiled documents the primal fear that small towns and small minds often resort to hate and violence when confronted with the unknown…

81%

This project got the green light!

Ageusia

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama, Romance

A depressed lunch lady finds new meaning in her mundane life when she falls for a troubled janitor.

114%

This project got the green light!

Gap Year

New York City, New York Film Feature
Comedy

A coming-of-age story about a girl who is forced to take a year off after getting rejected from NYU.

88%

This project got the green light!

A Day in My Life

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Drama

In the wake of his mom's death, a disabled musician struggles with the decision to please his traditionalist father or to follow his heart.

105%

This project got the green light!

I Am A Banana

Washington, District of Columbia Film Short
Documentary, Family

After uprooting their lives and emigrating from their home country, these families struggle to keep touch with each other as they are expose

107%

This project got the green light!

Murdersville USA

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Thriller

People are missing. Media is rife. Young ambition and plots gone awry. Dry comedy, meets thriller, meets the weird within us all.

84%

This project got the green light!

The Big Ask

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Family

Wild child Callen agrees to donate her eggs to her perfect big sis in this dark comedy of embryonic proportions.

101%

This project got the green light!

Hometown Boys

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Action, Comedy

Four idiots on a heist, a shit ton of neon colored lube, and a Ninja Gimp in a PA porn store. What could go wrong?

81%

This project got the green light!

Smoke, Lilies and Jade

Oakland, California Film Short
History, LGBTQ

A young artist of the Harlem Renaissance struggles with his growing passion for another man.

100%

This project got the green light!

Amendment

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

When a young, homeless boy upends her tightly controlled world, a waitress is forced to face her own traumatic past.

101%

This project got the green light!

Eagle and the Albatross

Montrose, Pennsylvania Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

An orphaned Korean girl seeks a mentor in a small-town golf club full of misfits.

102%

This project got the green light!

Lady Parts

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

When a high-risk cancer patient chooses preventative surgery, her removed organs move into her house and start talking to her.

107%

This project got the green light!

Happyness: A Comedy About Misery

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Satire

When an unknown actor is thrust into sudden fame, the people closest to him must face their own insecurities & issues of mental health.

82%

This project got the green light!

RAMSEY

Lambertville, New Jersey Film Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

A whimsical and surreal short comedy about a young woman whose perceptions of the world are at odds with those around her.

103%

This project got the green light!

Self Servers

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy

A loving couple host a dinner for their friends with hopes of sharing exciting news, but the event takes an unexpected turn when egos clash.

104%

This project got the green light!

Woman And The Woods

Fairfield, Connecticut Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

When a pregnant woman, determined to save her husband's life, seeks help from the mysterious Mistress, she faces unexpected consequences.

85%

This project got the green light!

Wherefore Art Thou

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

"Wherefore Art Thou" is a short film adaptation of Romeo + Juliet's balcony scene as seen through the eyes of an 80 year old Juliet.

105%

This project got the green light!

Girls Like Magic

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

An LGBTQ Comedy about Magic, a naive Brit who moves to Hollywood where she meets Jamie, a lesbian musician that turns her world upside down.

85%

This project got the green light!

Cuddle Buddies

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Follows Lucy, a single mother that cuddles professionally with clients not only to alleviate their loneliness; but also to alleviate hers.

100%

This project got the green light!

Oh, Baby!

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Romantic Comedy

Jane is single, very pregnant, and horny AF.

108%

This project got the green light!

Fruit Fly

Los Angeles, California Film Short
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

At an off-kilter performing arts school, a young woman with a penchant for falling for gay men finds herself in a love triangle.

133%

This project got the green light!

Still Here, a short film

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

You may be thru with life, but life may not be thru with you. Sometimes, you just need to be reminded.

132%

This project got the green light!

What We Meant At Dinner

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A couple in NYC struggles with the misery of their marriage and the seemingly unbreakable cycle of stagnation and toxicity within that.

100%

This project got the green light!

postpartumm...

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy

Harley is clueless about modern motherhood. She daydreams away Mommy & Me absurdity while anxiety twists real life into nightmarish moments.

80%

This project got the green light!

Vecinos. The movie.

Austin, Texas Film Feature
Romantic Comedy

It's never too late to fall in love

95%

This project got the green light!

ACADEMY

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Sci-Fi, Thriller

When a classroom exercise goes wrong at a futuristic training facility, a group of students must band to together to decide what is real.

84%

This project got the green light!

STANS: THE WEBSERIES

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

STANS is a webseries about STAN Twitter. Focused on 3 internet friends miles away from each other connecting through the power of pop music.

80%

This project got the green light!

SIMMER: A Documentary Series

New York City, New York Series
Documentary

SIMMER tackles the toxic gender discrimination in the food industry by highlighting women's experiences and the power in their strength.

90%

This project got the green light!

Allegiance

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

After an attempted terrorist attack, a journalist must choose between his family and standing up for what he believes in.

100%

This project got the green light!

RED: A Short Film

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Romance, LGBTQ

A story about growing up in the closet in what we now call Trump Country.

81%

This project got the green light!

All Roads Lead To Kill

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Action, Romance

An Army Ranger comes home to find his girlfriend has left him for another man, which leads him down a dark and tormented path.

103%

This project got the green light!

Three Bedrooms

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Film Feature
Drama

A family stays home while a hurricane passes through Florida and as the storm hits, another one makes its presence known in the household.

114%

This project got the green light!

Earth Day 2030

New York, United States Film Short
Comedy, Satire

In 2030, small-town residents fight about taking in more climate refugees. It doesn’t go well, and the children must clean up the mess.

81%

This project got the green light!

Trashy Booty

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Drama, Comedy

Two trans women find a hitchhiking robot outside Philly, and they join in a lesson of human kindness, until they face an unkind world.

89%

This project got the green light!

AMONG US

Denver, Colorado Film Short
Drama

Anna, a young pianist, needs to fight for her passion and future as a musician when she begins to go deaf.

82%

This project got the green light!

Idle Hands

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Action, Drama

A amateur fighter with a troubled past must grapple with buried memories prompted by a brutal attack and a desire for revenge.

90%

This project got the green light!

Kendall's Dream

Rolla, Missouri Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

A girl stumbles upon an enchanted world only to discover its harmful secret.

113%

This project got the green light!

A Bleeding

Denton, Texas Film Short
LGBTQ, Experimental

A young queer man relives one night’s traumatic events three times over, piecing back together scattered memories and coming to terms with h

106%

This project got the green light!

Headshots

Toronto, Canada Series
Comedy, Satire

Headshots is a comedy series set in a photo studio. Each episode features a new character getting their picture taken for a bizarre reason.

100%

This project got the green light!

Dyed in the Wool

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

During Ev’s endless job search, Freddie winds up in awkward social situations, where he can’t seem to bite his tongue.

126%

This project got the green light!

Mongrel

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A Realtor must find the strength to defend herself against a man and his dog when they visit her open house with sadistic occult intentions.

113%

This project got the green light!

Nuestro Camino

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Biography, Drama

In 1971, Alejandro acquired fake passports to cross the Tijuana border, but when his family gets torn apart, he must fight to reunite them.

83%

This project got the green light!

BEFORE THE STORM

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

A young woman and her estranged father arrive in New York City on the eve a hurricane threatens to make landfall.

96%

This project got the green light!

INVENTED Before You Were Born

San Anselmo, California Film Feature
Documentary, History

A white man's genealogy reveals a surprising twist - several communities founded by people his family once enslaved - he sets off to find ou

110%

This project got the green light!

Ellavut Cimirtuq [our world is changing]

Sebastopol, California Film Feature
Documentary, Nature

In the sinking villages of rapidly warming Alaska, people stand their ground.

89%

This project got the green light!

Proximity

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A coming of age story of a young woman discovering her masculinity.

92%

This project got the green light!

Ma Belle, My Beauty

New Orleans, Louisiana Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

When the third of a previously polyamorous romance visits, will confronting the past lead to a sensual re-awakening, or a painful whiplash?

85%

This project got the green light!

Petty Cash

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama

In Upstate New York, a young bartender is overwhelmed by past demons when her estranged brother falls on her doorstep, asking for help.

108%

This project got the green light!

Calf Rope

Lancaster, Pennsylvania Film Short
Drama, Family

A narrative short film about love and legacy, and the special bond shared between a grandfather and his grandson.

83%

This project got the green light!

Circuit

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

A young black teen's extraordinary fight to escape her captor who has forced her into sex slavery.

363%

This project got the green light!

Inside the Notebook

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

After 12 years, Istar, the most wanted girl in Egypt, returns to finally reunite with her mother. Ready to fight the Pharaoh and his army.

100%

This project got the green light!

PEW! PEW! PEW!

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

When a jilted cosplayer confronts his romantic rival in the hotel bar at comic-con, the conflict is resolved the only way possible: a preten

101%

This project got the green light!

PSYCHICOLOGIST

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

An introverted psychology grad student is disrupted by a psychic puppet insisting on teaching her about intuition and human connection.

81%

This project got the green light!

Joyriders

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Adventure, Sci-Fi

3 kids from the hood find an alien spaceship and take it on a joyride. They must decide to help the their world, or escape into the unknown.

103%

This project got the green light!

"410 Stamped"

Baltimore, Maryland Film Short
Action, Drama

An unlikely pair of Baltimore teens find themselves together on one wild night against a backdrop of curfews & over-policing.

88%

This project got the green light!

Alien Guy Tim

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Documentary

An outcast, Alien Guy Tim, wants to prove that he has been abducted by aliens, but faces many obstacles along the way.

140%

This project got the green light!

Messy The Web Series

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Romance

A web series about love, marriage, separation, kids, and dating all under one happy roof! I swear this will not make you cry!

100%

This project got the green light!

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