Hey, I'm Cara Santana!

Los Angeles, California

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Projects I'm Supporting

Pozole

Los Angeles, California Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

This project got the green light!

The Grind

East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania Series
Comedy, Drama

A journey to success for three friends becomes their downfall, when their environment manifests their voids and sins.

100%

This project got the green light!

All the Marbles

Northampton, Massachusetts Short
Fantasy

When a magical marble falls from the fiery sky into a young girl's life, she follows it on a journey to save the world.

101%

This project got the green light!

Michael And Michael Are Gay

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A satirical look at gay marriage through the eyes of two neurotic married misfits named Michael.

100%

This project got the green light!

American Times

Lone Tree, Colorado Feature
Documentary

A Journey From Madness to Forgiveness

80%

This project got the green light!

Made Public

Los Angeles, California Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

A fast-paced, poignant comedy about a groom whose reservations about marriage go viral on the eve of his wedding. *2017 Emergence Winner*

87%

This project got the green light!

Brace Face

Orange, California Short
Comedy

Determined to have a perfect first kiss, 16-year-old April's braces get locked with her unexpected crush in front of the entire school.

107%

This project got the green light!

The Heathen Shane Stevens

Minneapolis, Minnesota Series
Comedy, Satire

To believe... or not to believe?

93%

This project got the green light!

Junie & Frank

New York City, New York Short
Comedy, Family

Frank's granddaughter, Junie, won't answer his calls. So he fibs a little.

81%

This project got the green light!

Wait

New York City, New York Short
Drama

WAIT explores the unity and connection between strangers at an abortion clinic.

110%

This project got the green light!

Garden DayZe

New York City, New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Garden DayZe explores the "daddy issues" between the daughter of a gay man and his young lover in the face of unexpected tragedy.

100%

This project got the green light!

"Looming Dread" - A Student Film

Dix Hills, New York Short
Comedy, Drama

A man attempts to get past his depression that has manifested into a monster only he can see.

100%

This project got the green light!

2BR02B

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Short
Sci-Fi

Everything was perfectly swell...

86%

This project got the green light!

We Are Gathered Here

Los Angeles, California Feature
Comedy, Drama

On the eve of his wedding a declaration of love from an ex forces Ben to decide if gaining a steady future is worth losing an exciting past.

82%

This project got the green light!

This Is Hard

Los Angeles, California Short
Comedy, Drama

Pressure rises as a high school senior prepares for his "first time" and he and his best friend grapple with the realities of growing up.

87%

This project got the green light!

Tales From the Dancing Maenads

Austin, Texas Series
Thriller, Drama

An anthology series of short films exploring female archetypes in vintage style.

100%

This project got the green light!

Woman in the Arena

Orange, California Short
Drama

A financially-struggling, aspiring actress faces her increasingly crippling anxiety disorder during an audition for a career-changing role.

110%

This project got the green light!

Steps

Los Angeles, California Feature
Drama

The story of 6 individuals through 3 decades of their lives on their journey from addiction to sobriety.

83%

This project got the green light!

Sign

Los Angeles, California Short
Drama

A damaged man sets today to be his last, but an unexpected encounter gives him a renewed outlook on life.

83%

This project got the green light!

I'm [Not] Okay.

Boston, Massachusetts Short
LGBTQ, Teen

Set in 2006, Selena Hernandez struggles to navigate a toxic relationship with her mother as she embarks on her first queer relationship.

82%

This project got the green light!

Snaggletooth

San Francisco, California Short
Comedy, Horror

An unusual girl needs to get her teeth fixed at midnight.

210%

This project got the green light!

Backup Plan

New York City, New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Fired for being trans, a devoted grade school teacher decides the only solution is suicide, but an unexpected visit complicates her plan.

105%

This project got the green light!

Kalabasas Encounters

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

Two aliens on a mission to save the universe realize they have mistakenly chosen the Kalabasas family as the ambassadors for Earth.

101%

This project got the green light!

Feral - A post-apocalyptic feature film

Denver, Colorado Feature
Sci-Fi, Thriller

"Boyhood meets The Road" - A post-apocalyptic tale of a boy trying to survive after the collapse of society.

82%

This project got the green light!

Showtime

New York City, New York Short
Action, Drama

Showtime follows Darius & his brother who dance on NYC trains to earn honest money, when an opportunity comes, Darius's loyalty is tested.

98%

This project got the green light!

COURT

Orange, California Short
Comedy

Calvin and Chester try to solve the mystery of why Calvin is entirely unable to impress the recently-moved-in girl next door.

98%

This project got the green light!

The Rings of Saturn

Saint Paul, Minnesota Feature
Documentary

A documentary that highlights professional wrestler Perry Saturn's rise to fame and the consequences of it.

83%

This project got the green light!

RAT PARK

Burlington, Vermont Series
Drama, Crime

After his brother overdoses, skyler seeks out the dealer that sold him the fatal bag, and along the way discovers some surprising truths.

82%

This project got the green light!

Freelancers Anonymous

Chicago, Illinois Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

Billie #hatesherjob and quits to launch a new tech start-up company called Freelancers Anonymous while simultaneously planning her wedding.

80%

This project got the green light!

Rooster and The Queen

Woodstock, Ulster County Short
Drama, Film-Noir

When Rooster’s seductive ex-wife, the Queen, makes a play to get him back, he can see a future that reminds him of their past.

105%

This project got the green light!

Aloha

Los Angeles, California Short
Drama, Family

Aloha follows one new mom's quest to find the perfect birth announcement after the delivery of her baby doesn't go quite as planned.

81%

This project got the green light!

Lost Bayou

Lafayette, Louisiana Feature
Drama, Family

A struggling addict ventures out into the Louisiana swamp to discover that her estranged faith healer father is hiding a troubling secret.

118%

This project got the green light!

The Atavist

Pittsfield, Berkshire County Feature
Adventure, Sci-Fi

A young woman travels to the past, but when the things she leaves alter history, she must get them back to save the future.

292%

This project got the green light!

Just Like The Men

Bellingham, Washington Feature
Comedy, History

Two girls find a lost screenplay and decide to give history the middle finger.

100%

This project got the green light!

Petit Rat

New York City, New York Feature
Documentary, Family

A girl's dream to be a dancer is cut short when the Nazis invade Paris. Her daughters carry on her legacy, honoring their unbreakable bond.

133%

This project got the green light!

What Lies West

Santa Rosa, California Feature
Drama, Teen

Just out of college, Nicolette takes a job babysitting an anti-social teen with a desperate desire for adventure.

92%

This project got the green light!

The Ring Thing

New York City, New York Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

Saying yes to the future means letting go of the past.

129%

This project got the green light!

Nonprofit Web Series

Portland, Oregon Series
Comedy, Drama

A girl on a mission in America's whitest city.

106%

This project got the green light!

Closure

Los Angeles, California Feature
Comedy, Film-Noir

Following her mother’s funeral, Nina flies to Los Angeles and navigates a bizarre mix of Angelenos as she searches for her missing sister.

103%

This project got the green light!

Uprooting Addiction (previously titled Recovering Community)

Cornwall, Litchfield County Feature
Documentary

Personal Stories of Addiction and the Transformative Power of Recovery.

85%

This project got the green light!

Half the Picture

Los Angeles, California Feature
Documentary

HALF THE PICTURE is a feature documentary about working women directors in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

Kinesthesia

Los Angeles, California Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Frustrated at her inability to accurately remember a particular time of happiness in her life, Minny sets out to find it again.

141%

This project got the green light!

Three Fingers

Nashville-Davidson, Tennessee Short
Drama, War

The battle continues long after the war...

101%

This project got the green light!

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