Hey, I'm Deane!

Los Angeles, California

Aló! I’m a Los Angeles based writer & director and I’m also just a fun guy to be around.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Lying Together

Boulder Feature
Family, Romantic Comedy

Tired of the constant pressure to get married, the last two singles in a church pretend to date each other.

115%

This project got the green light!

Blackout Cake

New York Short
Comedy

Aly and Nicole are best friends. It's Aly's fourth 26th birthday ;-). And there's a f*cking heatwave.

104%

This project got the green light!

The Great Divide

Denver Feature
Thriller, Western

In 1879 Colorado, a destitute ranch heiress must seek restitution by joining forces with the dangerous outlaws who murdered her father.

91%

This project got the green light!

The NEW FREEDOM

Denver Feature
Horror, Thriller

It's not just about survival. It's about a community.

124%

This project got the green light!

Window Shopping - Try Love on for Size

Jersey City Short
Romantic Comedy, LGBTQ

Window Shopping is about how we all crave to be seen, to be in intimate relationships, and how easily we can imagine them, even with strange

100%

This project got the green light!

Backsiders

New York Short
Drama, LGBTQ

When Andy, a transman, is visited by his ex, he must decide whether he can let go of the last relic that ties them together.

138%

This project got the green light!

Untitled Oxnard Project

Littlerock Feature
Documentary

Do you think you know who picks your strawberries? Think again.

84%

This project got the green light!

Juana Doe

El Paso Short
Drama, Fantasy

A forensic anthropologist discovers her supernatural abilities when working with unidentifiable remains of migrants.

94%

This project got the green light!

Operation Wolf Patrol: The Rod Coronado Story

Milwaukee Feature
Documentary, Nature

Operation Wolf Patrol tells the story of convicted “eco-terrorist”– Rod Coronado, and his campaign to end wolf hunting in the United States.

100%

This project got the green light!

A Walk in the Park

Orange Short
Romantic Comedy

James has planned a grand proposal to his girlfriend Vanessa, little does he know V. plans to break up with him when they meet.

86%

This project got the green light!

Prepare Yourselves Accordingly

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Laura has terminal cancer. She's 25. After deciding to die on her own terms, she will say goodbye to her loved ones in an unusual fashion.

102%

This project got the green light!

Chuck Lawson & the Night of the Invaders

Philadelphia Feature
Comedy, Sci-Fi

When aliens land on Earth, ex-secret agent Chuck Lawson is called back to clear his soiled reputation by completing one final mission.

85%

This project got the green light!

The F Word: A Foster-to-Adopt Story

Oakland Series
Comedy, Documentary

The F Word: A Foster-to-Adopt Story

109%

This project got the green light!

The Rings of Saturn

Saint Paul 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!

Full Moon

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Horror

Amy, a self-proclaimed witch, invites her friends over for a full moon ritual to bring more magic into their lives.

86%

This project got the green light!

STRAY Season 2

New York Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A bromantic comedy about a brash gay dude and a nerdy straight guy navigating sexuality, friendship, and relationships in New York City.

81%

This project got the green light!

Mirrors

San Francisco Short
Drama

A distressed dancer must turn inward towards the haunting memories of her past in order to quiet her harshest critic yet - herself.

80%

This project got the green light!

Julie Wants a Girlfriend

Orange Short
Romantic Comedy, LGBTQ

Julie, a young blossoming queer, needs to convince her commitment-shy hookup buddy Austen to be her girlfriend.

84%

This project got the green light!

Lucy in the Sky

New York Short
Drama, Teen

Fourteen-year-old Lucy Katz living with autism while adjusting to mainstream high school, is suddenly faced with cataclysmic change, when sh

134%

This project got the green light!

Out

Middletown Short
Drama

Out is the story of a new hospice nurse struggling to hold on to her humanity when faced with a challenging patient.

81%

This project got the green light!

The Morning After

Los Angeles Series
Comedy

That Section 8 Seinfeld: a band of aging and unskilled, ambitious, yet unmotivated underdog's heroic journey to make ends meet.

100%

This project got the green light!

Always A Thorn

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Crime

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

88%

This project got the green light!

Montana

New York Short
Drama, Mystery

Two psychologists with unconventional methods open a therapeutic school for troubled teens while struggling with their own traumatic past.

104%

This project got the green light!

Am I Out There?

Austin Short
Drama, Documentary

Before getting abducted by aliens for the last time, Josh makes a documentary to prove his story to the world...and say goodbye.

100%

This project got the green light!

Fate

Towson Short
Drama, Romance

Fabian, a young, conflicted waiter obsessed with fate chases love in all the wrong places, while missing the one right in front of him.

90%

This project got the green light!

Self i.e. (a short film by Tony Gapastione)

Redwood City Short
Drama, Experimental

A selfie addicted young girl must confront her personal demons after her online dating wreaks havoc in her life.

105%

This project got the green light!

Hyphen

Boston Short
Drama, Fantasy

A poetic journey of memory and fantasy told through the eyes of four versions of an artist as she creates her own self-identity.

110%

This project got the green light!

RAT PARK

Burlington 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 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!

Poster Boy

San Francisco Short
Comedy, LGBTQ

In this silent comedy film, Stuart sees himself on a poster and has no idea how he got there.

116%

This project got the green light!

Mutiny

New York Short
Horror, Thriller

There's no running from the enemy inside you

91%

This project got the green light!

Gun To The Heart

Orange Short
Drama, Thriller

What would you do if there was a gun staring you right in the face?

83%

This project got the green light!

The Mother Lode

Hoboken Series
Comedy

A positive parenting mother faces the underbelly of motherhood with the help of her dead father, an old friend, and a TV producer.

81%

This project got the green light!

You're The Pest

New York Series
Comedy, Family

Two estranged childhood friends, Alex and Marissa, unexpectedly inherit their families' extermination company in Queens.

110%

This project got the green light!

Malabar

Miami Short
Drama, Thriller

An undocumented mother risks everything to save her child from a human trafficking White Nationalist.

107%

This project got the green light!

Happy Birthday/Felicidades

San Diego Short
Drama, Foreign Film

Twins Zoe and Nick's 10th birthday is a roller coaster as their struggling mother, whisks them away on a frenzied trip to Tijuana.

88%

This project got the green light!

We'll Never Make It

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

A young woman gets stuck on the side of the road with her autistic brother and zany Jewish grandma on the way to her mom's second wedding.

124%

This project got the green light!

Coming Home: Celebrating the Women Airforce Service Pilots in 2017

Los Angeles Short
Documentary

A group of the last surviving Women Airforce Service Pilots, all in their 90s, return to Avenger Field, for what may be their last reunion.

81%

This project got the green light!

Rooster and The Queen

Woodstock 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!

Second Assault

Los Angeles Short
Documentary

Twelve years after being sexually assaulted on her college campus, Jillian embarks on a journey to confront the past.

113%

This project got the green light!

Millennial Renaissance Media

New York Company
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Join us in illuminating the voices of millennial women and people of color through high-quality multi-media production services.

99%

This project got the green light!

FRUIT.

Orange Short
Horror, Thriller

In a desperate attempt to revitalize her dying vineyard, an elderly widow sets out to sacrifice a young couple in a pagan blood ritual.

112%

This project got the green light!

One Foot In Front

Akron Short
Drama

A mother and her three young daughters make a clandestine leap of faith into the uncertain night, away from their toxic home life.

100%

This project got the green light!

Danielle's Boat

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Family

Lonely and missing friends after moving, 14yr old Danielle builds a boat and takes on the neighbor bully who seeks to thwart her plans.

113%

This project got the green light!

Mama's Boy

Downingtown Short
Drama, Horror

A young man's life spirals into depravity and madness when he confronts the trauma of his childhood.

100%

This project got the green light!

Amazing Grace

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A daughter and her alcoholic father are forced to confront their demons as the pain of the past threatens to destroy what little they have l

100%

This project got the green light!

Monstr Web Series

Seattle Series
Horror, LGBTQ

Mixing horror, comedy, and LGBT themes, Monstr is about a young gay man who downloads the wrong dating app and meets literal monsters!

90%

This project got the green light!

Bite Me

New York Feature
Comedy, Romance

A subversive romantic comedy about a real-life vampire and the IRS agent who audits her

101%

This project got the green light!

The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles Series
Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.

90%

This project got the green light!

Aloha

Los Angeles 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!

BLUE

Houston Short
Thriller

BLUE is a psychological thriller centered on an unstable young woman who struggles to cope when she enters a new relationship

101%

This project got the green light!

Higher Methods

Providence Feature
Mystery, Thriller

Searching for his missing sister, an actor enters a nightmare world he can't escape and confronts how far he will go to pursue his passion.

80%

This project got the green light!

CUDDLE

Seattle Series
Comedy

Dina wants to change the world with the power of touch - but the hardest person to hug is herself.

100%

This project got the green light!

Forever Red

Baltimore Short
Drama, Mystery

Two former intelligence operatives from the cold war reunite 40 years later and are forced to confront a dark secret from their past.

80%

This project got the green light!

Stormie

Santa Maria Feature
Biography, Drama

An adopted Hispanic teenager looks for his birth family in an attempt to find his place of belonging.

151%

This project got the green light!

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