Hey, I'm Bernard!

Stamford, Connecticut

I am Bernard Abagali, I am the executive producer of the show ‘The Rebellious Rise’. Originally from Ghana, West Africa. I just finished my second year as Video Coordinator for Wagner College’s Athletic Department. I was the Producer of all live events for the athletic department and also I had the opportunity to serve as the producer for a bi-weekly football Coaches' Show, in which we would interview the Seahawks' head coach and several players while highlighting the previous games and scouted the upcoming matches.

I saved as video Coordinator / Production intern for Richmond University Medical center Palliative Care in Staten Island. during this time I served as the liaison between the hospital administration and video staff. I managed and organized all schedules, including coordinating video shoots, as well as acted as a second shooter.

I hold a BA in Media and Society from Hobart College. I am also graduating in may with my MBA in Media Management at Wagner College in Staten Island, NY.
While an undergrad, I studied in Rome, Italy, where I helped produce commercials for restaurants throughout the city. I have also created a short documentary “Understanding” about Tiara Trymore Gendi, a young transgendered woman from Harare, Zimbabwe. I am also working on another short documentary about a transgendered woman who lives in NY.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Shedding - a feature film

Los Angeles, California Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A cat who longs to explore the outside world transforms into a human and helps heal a broken family.

102%

This project got the green light!

Wise Gals

Boston, Massachusetts Short
Crime, Drama

In an alternate 1980s underground, organized crime is ruled by women. Up-and-coming mobster Sophia is ready to take the throne.

100%

This project got the green light!

Always A Thorn

Los Angeles, California Short
Drama, Crime

Two teenagers, Two police officers, stereotypes and tensions collide, who will survive?

88%

This project got the green light!

Little Evil Bookshop

Seattle, Washington Feature
Comedy, Satire

When the world's most powerful occult leader visits a modest mystic bookshop, its owner must impress him at all costs.

83%

This project got the green light!

Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles, California Feature
Drama, Satire

A film about a group of performance artists who are looking for love, connection and significance in Los Angeles.

80%

This project got the green light!

Interference

New York City, New York Short
Drama, Thriller

A violent altercation between a police officer and a black man left one person dead. A couple passing by must decide what they believe.

85%

This project got the green light!

The Rebellious Rise

New York City, New York Series
Documentary, Drama

The Rebellious Rise is an episodic television show that explores infamous courtroom trials based on the most controversial issues in America

100%

This project got the green light!

Mandated

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Drama

No one thinks they need therapy... until they're in it.

105%

This project got the green light!

ONE TRUE LOVES: A Web Series

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Romance

Between her tweenhood and early twenties, Lydia meets eight different loves of her life.

114%

This project got the green light!

Self Portrait

New York City, New York Short
Drama, Experimental

A young woman reflects on the authenticity of her parents marriage in a staged dinner scene revealing three individual perspectives.

112%

This project got the green light!

An Act of Terror

Charlotte, Mecklenburg County Short
Drama, History

The true story of Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American girl accused of murder in the Jim Crow South.

150%

This project got the green light!

Commercial for the Queen of Meatloaf

Baltimore, Maryland Short
Experimental

In a surrealist take on a 1950s commercial, a housewife attempts to spice up her marriage by preparing a delicious meatloaf for dinner.

84%

This project got the green light!

Exposure

Pepin, Wisconsin Feature
Romance, LGBTQ

Two women set off on separate journeys of self-reflection and contemplation. What happened between them? How did the relationship die?

100%

This project got the green light!

Forbidden Steps

Los Angeles, California Feature
Global Celebration, Family

A Muslim police officer stuck between his dancer daughter & orthodox father must grapple with ties to tradition & his own American dream.

101%

This project got the green light!

LULU

Los Angeles, California Short
Drama, LGBTQ

"I'm often silent when I'm screaming inside."

111%

This project got the green light!

At The End Of The Day

Lakeland, Florida Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

A conservative Christian professor finds himself in a gay support group to stop their launch of an LGBT homeless teen shelter.

96%

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!

Ordinary

Los Angeles, California Short
Drama, Shorts Program

Recently diagnosed with Schizophrenia, Janie, ventures to LA where she finds freedom inspired by a friendship with the fantastical Pixie.

83%

This project got the green light!

Learning to Drive

Willcox, Arizona Short
Comedy, Drama

Inspired by the true story of a feisty young man with Down syndrome determined to convince his scatterbrained brother to teach him to drive.

96%

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!

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