Hey, I'm Alyssa!

Los Angeles, California

Alyssa Carter is a San Jose native turned Los Angelian, transitioned from actress to filmmaker. She has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production from California State University Northridge where she was one of four students in her semester selected to direct their senior thesis film, in which she wrote an original musical entitled Sing About It. She has since found herself diving into various forms of the entertainment industry to hone her skill set in the freelance realm and corporate level. Alyssa has worked in Casting offices such as Michael Donovan, Brad Gilmore, Mark Saks, and Emily Schweber, as well as casting numerous projects herself. She has Produced short form web content with the Walt Disney Company Maker Studios, as well as Fine Brothers Entertainment. In 2015, she established and currently runs her own production company Cast & Reels helping talent develop professional material for their acting reels. Alyssa has also written and directed several independent short films, music videos, and branded commercials. It is her hope to continue creating, sharing stories, and helping others find their passion successfully.  

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Projects I'm Supporting

Expanding Sanctuary

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short

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


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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.


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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.


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A Guy Walks Into a Bar

New York City, New York Film Short
Action, Thriller

On the day after the election in 2016, a man with dwarfism is assaulted at a bar.


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Tristan and Isaac

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Romance

Two lovers get swept up in a romance with no concern for consequences.


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Adulting Web Series

Los Angeles, California Series

Adulting is a comedic web series about an unlikely duo, Katie and Charlie, who take their first stab at the real world together and attempt


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Comedic Timing

Los Angeles, California Series

An improv teacher helps her all-women class sort out their personal lives as hers careens out of control.


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