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Hey, I'm Christina!

Christina began her career as a punk rock teenager acting in such cult films as Suburbia, Boys next door and Dudes all directed by Penelope Spheeris.

 

She then went on to New York City and studied at Playwright’s Horizons forming an all-female theatre co. POW (Power of Women) productions. After writing, directing and acting in numerous Los Angeles theatre productions Christina wrote and starred in her first short film, Disco Man. Then went on to make the black and white noir comedy, Blow Me, which screened in The New York underground, The Chicago underground and The Seattle underground film festivals.

 

Christina was one of the few women accepted into Fox Searchlight’s new director’s program, Search lab where she directed, wrote and starred in the short film version of her feature film script, Slice.

 

Slice the feature screenplay now titled, PERFECTION was one of five contenders for the IFP Best screenplay award and the project was a part of the IFP market, selected for the IFP rough cut labs in New York, winner of The Adrienne Shelly female directing grant and chosen to be IFP’s “Spotlight Screening” of the year sponsored by Time Warner and SAG indie. PERFECTION is now available to stream on Amazon Prime.

 

Upcoming projects include, EXPECTING GRACE a dark romantic comedy set in Marseilles France, HOOKER #2 a short and CBBD project with filmmaker Beth Dewey.

 

Christina has sat on the juries for The Feminist film festival, London, The USA film festival, Dallas and The South Eastern European film festival.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Rendezvous in Chicago: Three Tales of Love in the Windy City

Chicago Feature
Drama, Romantic Comedy

RENDEZVOUS IN CHICAGO is a short comedic feature comprised of three vignettes, each corresponding to the different phases of a relationship.

101%

This project got the green light!

Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles 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!

Rich Kids

Houston Feature
Drama

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.

101%

This project got the green light!

Interference

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!

Pay to Stay

New York Short
Horror, LGBTQ

A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.

82%

This project got the green light!

Forbidden Steps

Los Angeles 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!

Quality Problems

Burbank Feature
Comedy

Poster Family To-Do-list: Throw perfect eight-year-old's birthday party, find wandering Grandpa and deal with cancer in the left boob.

102%

This project got the green light!

The Benefits of Gusbandry

Portland Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

Love is so gay. One Woman, One Man, a lot of weed, a little crying and NO sexual attraction whatsoever. "Hilarious, irreverent.." - OUT.com

103%

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!

Helen

Los Angeles Short
Action, Horror

An office all-nighter becomes a living nightmare as a FURY haunts Helen, until she faces her demons both within and without.

200%

This project got the green light!

Red Star

Santa Monica Feature
Documentary

Fifty years ago, one man escaped Communist Czechoslovakia by swimming the river to freedom. RED STAR will retrace his journey.

100%

This project got the green light!

Supporting Roles

Series
Comedy

Being a struggling actress is the worst but having a friend failing spectacularly along with you makes it one hell of a ride.

83%

This project got the green light!

Keep the Change

Feature
Romantic Comedy

A young man struggling to hide his autism falls in love with a young woman who challenges his desire to appear ‘normal’.

106%

This project got the green light!

BRIDES TO BE

Seattle Feature
LGBTQ, Thriller

The night before their wedding, two women battle sinister forces to save themselves, and each other.

112%

This project got the green light!

M. Virgin

Brooklyn Short
Comedy

During a date in which she hopes to lose her virginity, Muchun Zhang learns that her white partner is an Asian fetishist.

101%

This project got the green light!

Movement + Location

Brooklyn Feature
Sci-Fi

A woman in Brooklyn learns the hard way that you can't always leave the past behind you.

80%

This project got the green light!

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