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Hey, I'm Chelsea!

New York, New York

Is an actor originally from Baton Rouge, Louisiana and now based in New York City. Recent film acting credits include Matara (NYFA) and Orientation (NYU). Favorite New York theatre credits include Vicomte de Nanjac/Phipps in An Ideal Husband, Jillian in Thanksgiving in the Wilderness, Dromio of Syracuse in Comedy of Errors, and The Ghost of Christmas Past in A Christmas Carol. She is also an accomplished playwright. Her original short plays, Storybook Asylum and Cabin Fever debuted at her alma mater Southeastern Louisiana University, and her play Devil’s Swamp made it’s New York debut with Lovecreek Productions. Her first original full length play Peter & Tink, had a sold out debut and travelled to over four different cities, while her newest play Ophelia was a semi-finalist in the Inkslinger Playwriting Competition. She has also written for three 24 hour play festivals. Mandated marks her offical screenwriting debut.  She is always incredibly thankful for her parents in supporting her in all she does.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Control

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

A woman suffering from OCD tries to write a suicide note that takes into consideration every single loose end in her life.

181%

This project got the green light!

Doors of Mercy

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A single Egyptian woman desperately tries to obtain a birth certificate for her out-of-wedlock baby in Egypt's conservative legal system

80%

This project got the green light!

SWAN

Hartford Short
Documentary

Celebrating a decade of SWAN Day Connecticut performances - the scandalous, the beautiful, the uplifting; Support Women Artists Now.

104%

This project got the green light!

Carbon

Metuchen Feature
Drama, Science

Unable to accept her daughter's sudden death, Dr. Lauren Atwood, attempts to clone her deceased daughter and carry the clone to term.

106%

This project got the green light!

The Black Cowboy

Portland Feature
Documentary, History

History You Cannot Hide

81%

This project got the green light!

Female Friendly

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

A female-driven, buddy comedy about two women and their pursuit in female friendly porn production!

82%

This project got the green light!

Paper Birds, Film Production Fund

Oakland Short
Action, Drama

A desperate TV starlet with a rocky career makes an attempt at getting back in the spotlight by joining the circus

135%

This project got the green light!

Seed of the Free

Baton Rouge Short
History

This is a story about Sojourner Truth's love for her son. A love that transcended racial and social boundaries.

82%

This project got the green light!

FLYBY

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

When a passing asteroid changes the way people experience time, one couple discovers that their life together is quickly slipping away.

100%

This project got the green light!

What Lies West

Santa Rosa 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!

All American Kids

New York Series
Documentary, Family

Celebrating the many ways WE ARE ALL AMERICAN, this documentary/animated kids series transports young audiences across the country.

115%

This project got the green light!

Breasts

New Orleans Short
Drama

When a working mother mentions to her male co-worker that she has to pump her breasts, he slaps her with a sexual harassment complaint.

105%

This project got the green light!

The Will

Chicago Short
Drama

After the passing of their mother, two estranged sisters reconnect and reflect on the lives they have lived.

83%

This project got the green light!

The Ring Thing

New York Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

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

129%

This project got the green light!

Corporately Challenged

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

A (somewhat) recent college graduate lands her first real job working with an eccentric group in corporate America.

104%

This project got the green light!

The Night Runner

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

If you were fearless, what would you do?

102%

This project got the green light!

Jesse's Girl

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

At her bridal shower, a bride-to-be acknowledges her doubts, begs for help and takes action—with catastrophic consequences.

145%

This project got the green light!

The Rebellious Rise

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!

Hutterite

Sioux Falls Short
Drama

Marigold, a young girl living in a Hutterite Colony must choose between her life in the commune and the freedom of the outside world.

90%

This project got the green light!

Mandated

New York Series
Comedy, Drama

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

105%

This project got the green light!

Wed-Locked

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

Robert and Denise, a recently married couple, do their best to put differences aside and navigate the beautiful minefield called marriage.

103%

This project got the green light!

Ghost Girl

New York Series
Comedy, Musical

Ghost Girl, Jess, navigates the afterlife and helps BFFL, Emma Leigh, through the 5 Stages of Grief with songs, snacks, sleepovers & more.

126%

This project got the green light!

ONE TRUE LOVES: A Web Series

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Romance

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

114%

This project got the green light!

Heed the Call

Los Angeles Short
Drama, History

In 1942, Marguerite must decide if she is willing to defy social expectations, her family, and her fiancé in order to join the war effort.

81%

This project got the green light!

Swine Country: A Community Polluted Fighting For Change

Raleigh Feature
Documentary

In eastern North Carolina, animals are sick, fish are dying, and people are fighting to make sure they aren't next.

111%

This project got the green light!

Self Portrait

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!

Ruminations

Berkeley Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Rumi Missabu, co-founder of radical drag troupe The Cockettes, reflects on his lurid past as he reinvents himself at the end of his life.

89%

This project got the green light!

Nonprofit Web Series

Portland Series
Comedy, Drama

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

106%

This project got the green light!

Like Glass

New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Gender-fluid beauty, Zion, discovers their freedom through the Avant Garde world of New York City Nightlife.

91%

This project got the green light!

Childish Things

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A terminally ill father enlists the aid of two unique friends from the past to reconnect with his estranged daughter.

98%

This project got the green light!

Welcome to Deathfest

Baltimore Feature
Documentary, Music

Welcome to Deathfest takes a behind-the-scenes look at "America's biggest metal party of the year."

86%

This project got the green light!

Lily 'N' Rose

Denver Short
Drama

Lily and Rose are best friends. When Rose abandons her, Lily flees into the wilderness, confronting something even more profound.

115%

This project got the green light!

Catnip Nation

Valley Cottage Feature
Documentary

Meet the unseen and unsung heroes caring for feral cats while fighting angry neighbors, animal control officers, politicians, developers.

207%

This project got the green light!

Nia On Vacation

Patras Feature
Drama, Comedy

Escape is relative.

100%

This project got the green light!

Mama Drama

Fairfield Short
Comedy, Drama

A suburban mom has a falling out with her friends via text messages. It takes her 10-year-old daughter to remind of what really matters.

102%

This project got the green light!

What Color is Blue

Philadelphia Feature
LGBTQ, Experimental

Two young queers question the difference between political action/inaction and life/death in a world that does not want them to exist.

89%

This project got the green light!

Tomorrow Never Knows Film

Boulder Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

A documentary film about love and choice, accompanying a couple on their journey toward a conscious death.

95%

This project got the green light!

Lady Parts Justice in The New World Order

Chicago Feature
Comedy, Documentary

Lizz Winstead's band of Merry Pranksters defends reproductive rights in this documentary by award-winning filmmaker Ruth Leitman.

105%

This project got the green light!

The Very Last Day

Taipei Feature
Thriller, Drama

A story of rape and revenge in a psychological thriller that takes a soulful approach to an important subject.

85%

This project got the green light!

Jump The Fence

Portland Series
Documentary

Around the world in 7 films - Three best friends travel the world to star in 7 films, in 7 countries, in 7 months.

80%

This project got the green light!

An Act of Terror

Charlotte 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!

Nanay Ko

Los Angeles Feature
Musical, Comedy

A Filipino-American Musical. After her father's passing, Christine must save the family restaurant from failing, putting her dreams on hold.

130%

This project got the green light!

The Extraordinary World of Cecily Blinkstop

Boston Short
Drama, Family

After the death of her baby sister, a 7-year-old girl, with the help of an imaginary friend, creates an extraordinary world to save her fami

100%

This project got the green light!

Sylphvania Grove

New York Short
Adventure, Fantasy

A troubled girl follows a magical being into the woods where her fears take on fantastical forms.

210%

This project got the green light!

I'm Having an Affair With My Wife!

Cleveland Feature
Romantic Comedy

Married couple get fed up, seek out affairs online--and accidentally end up starting an affair WITH each other!

90%

This project got the green light!

Welcome Home

Albany Series
Comedy

When life handed them lemons, they moved back home with their parents.

80%

This project got the green light!

Exposure

Pepin 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!

THOSE PEOPLE: A Love Story

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Romance

Taylor and Mehran meet, and fall in love despite their cultural differences, but their bliss is threatened when family tensions escalate.

105%

This project got the green light!

Abby and Tabby Alone in the Desert

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy

A modern day Thelma and Louise... with aliens... and it's a comedy.

82%

This project got the green light!

Golden Sands

Los Angeles Short
Film-Noir, Music

Set in 1946, a young Mexican American musician, must establish herself in a male dominated world to earn equality and achieve her dreams.

106%

This project got the green light!

To Life

Austin Short
Comedy, Fantasy

When grief and laughter meet, the worst advice may be the best.

100%

This project got the green light!

Recovering Community

Cornwall Feature
Documentary

Personal Stories of Addiction and the Transformative Power of Recovery.

85%

This project got the green light!

About a Donkey

New York Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

A quirky ensemble comedy about growing up, about growing old, and about a donkey.

108%

This project got the green light!

སྙིང་གཏམ་ : “The heart's tale”

Seattle Short
LGBTQ, Foreign Film

The first work of its kind, Nïngtam (སྙིང་གཏམ་) is dedicated to the Tibetan spirit.

80%

This project got the green light!

Half the Picture

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

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

82%

This project got the green light!

Pearl Rain

Ashland Short
Fantasy, Romance

A fantasy/romance short film blending West African myth and European fairytale.

103%

This project got the green light!

Thirsty Girl

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A young woman is consumed with her obsession over LA's drought as a means to avoid the fact her mother is dying of cancer.

115%

This project got the green light!

The Fob and I: Season Two

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

A webseries about 2 Indians that are different.

113%

This project got the green light!

F*ck Yes Series

Los Angeles Series
Romance, Comedy

F*ck Yes! is what affirmative consent sounds like. Sex made hotter. SoSFW (sort of Safe For Work.)

133%

This project got the green light!

Pieces Season 3 Web Series

New York Series
Action, Drama

Pieces is about a group of girls from Brooklyn NY who discovers this secret world of Credit card scamming.

89%

This project got the green light!

Eudaemonia

New York Short
Comedy, Drama

A serendipitous mistake leads to a fleeting encounter between a traveller and a reclusive New Yorker. A film about the power of connection.

100%

This project got the green light!

Rich Kids

Houston Feature
Drama, Teen

A group of Latino teens in a poor community break into Los Ricos, a local mansion, to forget their difficult lives and live a different one.

105%

This project got the green light!

Ollie and Molly Can't Get Arrested

New York Series
Comedy

Ollie and Molly can't get arrested. Or so they think! Follow the misadventures of two unemployed actors in this comedic romp through NYC.

89%

This project got the green light!

A punk Daydream

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

Indonesia has one of the biggest punk scenes in the world, amidst poverty, pollution and oppression.

101%

This project got the green light!

The Music of Erich Zann

Cambridge Short
Fantasy, Horror

A modernized adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's short story about a musical savant holding off horrors from another realm.

80%

This project got the green light!

Love, Hate, Church & State

Nashville Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Evangelicals rise against LGBT in TN, where politics are preached from the pulpit & both sides fight to define "liberty & justice for all."

133%

This project got the green light!

A Queen For The People

New York Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Bob the Drag Queen's career is on the rise. Where the hell she off to next?

104%

This project got the green light!

Saving For The Day

Missoula Feature
Adventure

A hermit accountant reluctantly goes on a journey through 15 different genres to find treasure, love, and to become a hero.

89%

This project got the green light!

Please Be Love

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Nelly, a washed up dancer, falls head over heels in love and gets caught in the middle of a sticky family feud and a national disaster.

84%

This project got the green light!

The Meeting

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Fantasy

A troubled potential high school shooter meets with her Principal one final time.

113%

This project got the green light!

Halftime

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Sport

A comedy following the highs & lows of professional football's newest team. Each ep takes place during the league mandated 12-min halftime.

80%

This project got the green light!

The Camel's Back

Nairobi Short
Drama, Fantasy

A beautiful short film exploring what healing and letting go can mean for a 13 year old teenage girl struggling with growing pains.

123%

This project got the green light!

Z-Burbs

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Horror

Zombie attacks, cannibalistic infidelity, government conspiracy – you never know what’s happening in the house down the street.

82%

This project got the green light!

Overland: A Documentary Experience

Durham Feature
Adventure, Documentary

Enter the wild with our cast of falconers as they partner with their birds of prey to hunt in some of the world's most majestic landscapes.

102%

This project got the green light!

All Earthly Constraints

Los Angeles Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Struggling screenwriter Emily writes a screenplay about struggling screenwriter Emma, who is secretly a superheroine named Emmageddon.

80%

This project got the green light!

Docket 32357

New York Series
Drama

A high profile case gives Alex, a gifted lawyer, the rare opportunity to ascend to the elite in his profession and he is willing to achieve

80%

This project got the green light!

Dime Short (formerly Spare Change)

Denver Short
Comedy, Drama

Sometimes you have to dig a little deeper...

83%

This project got the green light!

Film Festival Secrets 2.0

Atlanta
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Join the community that will shape the next edition of this practical guide to film festivals.

119%

This project got the green light!

Girl Trip

Sacramento Short
Comedy, Horror

Best friends take a road trip that ends in bloodshed.

106%

This project got the green light!

ONE DAY AS A PROSTITUTE

Los Angeles Short
Documentary

A slice of life documentary exploring sex work in 2015.

101%

This project got the green light!

Auld Lang Syne

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Drama

An annual New Year’s Eve party becomes occasion for disaster as three couples' lives unravel spectacularly over the course of the evening.

80%

This project got the green light!

That's Not Us

New York Feature
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

An intimate portrait of 3 couples on a beach weekend that tests the strength of their relationships

105%

This project got the green light!

Hysterical Historical Hillary

Brooklyn Series
Comedy, Drama

Hillary in another breakup...breakdown to have a breakthrough

100%

This project got the green light!

Between Colors

Fullerton Short
Drama

A young artist unexpectedly falls in love, losing sight of her dreams of becoming a painter.

116%

This project got the green light!

Faye's Redemption

Feature
Drama

When the end comes, who will be waiting for you?

82%

This project got the green light!

Assassin

Los Angeles Feature
LGBTQ, Thriller

The story of an assassin, a job gone wrong and the woman she never expected to fall in love with.

84%

This project got the green light!

Directed by Women


Global Celebration

Inviting the world to fall madly in love with & wildly celebrate women filmmakers & their films.

88%

This project got the green light!

Dead Saturday

Huntsville Short
Drama, Thriller

A misled band of youths believes they found a religious loophole for releasing their inner demons.

84%

This project got the green light!

Kibuki: Spirits in Zanzibar

San Francisco Short
Documentary, Experimental

An cross-cultural experiment in possession, trance, and the meaning of healing. A poem film.

100%

This project got the green light!

Eveningstar Cinema

Brunswick
Film-related Business

Save The Eveningstar Cinema

80%

This project got the green light!

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