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Hey, I'm Dina!

New York, New York

Actor, Writer, Director, Producer, Content Creator, Blogger and Photographer! 

I've been an a professional actor for close to 20 years, past TV credits include: Blue Bloods, Law & Order: SVU, Limitless, White Collar and Rescue Me, as well as numerous TV commercials. 

I currently work with Jennifer Weedon Palazzo on MomCaveTV.com - a comedy video channel for moms. We create both scripted and unscripted content, and have won awards for some of our programming. I recently co-produced and co-directed the viral video, "Porn for Moms." 

 

Currently in pre-production on the short film, "Mama Drama," that I co-wrote, with my writing partner, Joelene Wolfe. We have shoot dates in place for May and June of 2017. 

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Park Slope Moms

New York • Comedy

A high-powered attorney turned 'stay-at-home' mom regains power when she becomes the PTA President, but ruling with an iron fist sparks a co


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Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema

New York • Film-related Business, Shorts Program

Show us your film. We'll show you success.


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Pozole

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.


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Anna's Documentary

New York • Documentary

What happens when you receive a diagnosis that changes your life in a heartbeat? Anna embarks on a journey to find out and begin to heal.


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2 WEEKS

New York • Drama, Horror

2 WEEKS accompanies Tanya as she explores what it means to be asexual in a committed relationship and an actor in a “sex sells” world.


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Little Evil Bookshop

Seattle • Comedy, Satire

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


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A Room Full of Nothing

Austin • Adventure, Romance

In this Swiss Army Man meets Eternal Sunshine adventure an artistic couple's life takes a bizarre turn when they wake up alone in the world.


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The Atavist

Pittsfield • 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.


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"SURE-FIRE" - Development Funding Phase II

New York • Comedy, Crime

SURE-FIRE is a comedy about a NYC con man having a mid-life crisis who stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters.


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Xerxes

Jersey City • Sci-Fi, Thriller

While recovering at his estranged childhood home from cochlear implant surgery, Xerxes spirals down the rabbit hole and may never climb out.


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Fantastic Santa Monaco

Los Angeles • Drama, Satire

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


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Stunt Mom

New York • Comedy, Family

She's an ordinary mom that cooks and cleans but as a professional stunt woman she also flips, falls and fights!


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The Invaders

New York • Horror, Thriller

When a girl is followed on her way home, she finds herself facing a sinister force that threatens her entire existence.


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Interference

New York • 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.


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MOMTRESS (The Series)

Montclair • Comedy, Drama

Libby Sandler, a frazzled suburban Mom, is on a mission to be a good parent AND get the part.


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Jesse's Girl

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

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


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Hutterite

Sioux Falls • 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.


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Mandated

New York • Comedy, Drama

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


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Wed-Locked

Los Angeles • Comedy

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


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Ghost Girl

New York • Comedy, Musical

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


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Heed the Call

Los Angeles • 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.


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Self Portrait

New York • Drama, Experimental

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


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Like Glass

New York • Drama, LGBTQ

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


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Lily 'N' Rose

Denver • Drama

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


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Last Night of Normal

Seattle • Drama, Family

A young woman struggles to discover what truly matters to her after receiving a terminal diagnosis.


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Letting go

New York • Drama, Nature

In the face of loss, Eloisa remembers that love will give her the strength she needs to let go.


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More Than Only

Portland • LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

Because EVEYRONE deserves their happy after everything. LGBT romantic comedy that celebrates finding love and learning to love yourself


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Nia On Vacation

Patras • Drama, Comedy

Escape is relative.


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Mama Drama

Fairfield • 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.


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Me, My Mom & Sharmila - From Stage to Screenplay

Chicago • Comedy, Drama

An intergenerational story of three South Asian women, a daughter, her mother & a Bollywood icon, whose destinies collide.


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An Act of Terror

Charlotte • Drama, History

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


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The Extraordinary World of Cecily Blinkstop

Boston • 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


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Pay to Stay

New York • Horror, LGBTQ

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


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Presley Dent

Los Angeles • Animation, Comedy

When Betty lands a job campaigning for populist Presley Dent, she discovers her favorite candidate isn't as honest as she hoped.


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Quare Life

Chicago • Comedy, LGBTQ

After a failed marriage proposal, a 30-something, Black lesbian finds herself unengaged, unemployed and relies on friends for support.


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Streetlights

Los Angeles • Drama, Fantasy

A runaway 10-year-old kid meets a troubled teenager and street performer who teaches him some truths about life and survival in the streets.


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Welcome Home

Albany • Comedy

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


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Exposure

Pepin • Romance, LGBTQ

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


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Solstice Ranch

Los Angeles • Comedy, Romance

Set in the late 90s at a whimsical retreat, this lighthearted short film tests the boundaries of friendships, relationships and family.


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Forbidden Steps

Los Angeles • Global Celebration, Family

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


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Soiled Doves

Los Angeles • Drama, Western

1887: A female saloon owner, a troubled prostitute and a newcomer with a secret must unite to save their frontier town from an ancient evil.


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The Secret Nobody Knows

New York • Romance, War

A woman’s parting gift to a solider reveals the secret to their uncertain future.


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The Adventures of Penny Patterson

New York • Comedy, Teen

Penny faces growing obstacles to winning the science fair after her boyfriend becomes a superhero.


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To Life

Austin • Comedy, Fantasy

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


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OR DIE TRYING

Los Angeles • Drama

Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.


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Half the Picture

Los Angeles • Documentary

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


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Kinesthesia

Los Angeles • 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.


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The wHOLE

Los Angeles • Drama

“The wHOLE” is a gritty drama illuminating solitary confinement made in collaboration with those closest to the issue.


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Charlie & Poppy, A Short Film by Jennifer Potts

Manchester • Drama

A young boy cherishes his grandfather who, from a train station platform, creates magical moments.


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Cross

Los Angeles • Drama, Film-Noir

A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.


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