Hey, I'm Hollis!

Los Angeles, California

Hollis Sherman-Pepe, owner of Farmer’s Daughter Productions, has been a film industry professional for eleven years. Her first writer/producer project was the short film, "Valediction" (2012) which won 9 awards including Best New Filmmaker at Phila. Indep. Film Fest, and Best Picture at L.A. Int'l Underground Film Fest. This snowballed her career as a writer, director, producer and she has since gone on to create more award winning short films (Best Picture - 2018 L.A. Under 5 Feedback Film Fest; Best Experimental Film - 2018 California Women's Film Fest, et al.) as well as direct web series content.


Hollis received a BFA in Theater Arts at The University of the Arts. Her acting career brought her to Los Angeles where she continued her education for the past ten years in screen-acting, as well as the tremendous amount of skills she learned from years working on set as a Production Assistant and Carpenter.


This film "Ugly Pretty" will be her debut feature film. After it's completion Hollis has as a poignant feature length screenplay about a young gay boy escaping a bad situation with his misfortune mother that she intends to shoot as well. She is also co-writing a television pilot.



My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Nuestro Camino

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Biography, Drama

In 1971, Alejandro acquired fake passports to cross the Tijuana border, but when his family gets torn apart, he must fight to reunite them.


This project got the green light!

End of Daze: a living manifesto for SOCIALISM

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Feature
Documentary, History

Oil is peaking, ice is melting, the rich are profiting, humans are dying. This doc will explore Socialism as the answer to our future.


This project got the green light!


Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Romance

Love, sex, and anxiety collide in 6 stories that explore awkward, irreverent, emotionally raw, and relationship defining moments after sex.


This project got the green light!

Camp Reel Stories - Los Angeles

Los Angeles, California Company
Teen, Shorts Program

Help our mission to make 50% of filmmakers female!


This project got the green light!

Assisted Living

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Satire

Bridget and Jo are two high-powered personal assistants/failing feminists who test the boundaries of human decency to excel at their jobs.


This project got the green light!

CNT Productions

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Film-related Business

CNT flips the script on stereotypes one story at a time.


This project got the green light!


Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Feature
Crime, Drama

A fish-out-of-water in "small town" Pennsylvania has an affair with a local man. In over her head, she becomes an accessory to murder.


This project got the green light!

Nobody Loves a Genius Child

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Thriller

The darling of the art world is confronted by a figure from his past who threatens to derail his highly-anticipated sophomore exhibition.


This project got the green light!

Scars Unseen

Los Angeles, California Series

A documentary series about the triumph of the human spirit, following six men and women who have overcome domestic violence.


This project got the green light!


Memphis, Tennessee Film Short
Fantasy, Thriller

Enslaved to a gothic, Victorian house of the underworld, an orphan plots her escape but is haunted by the secrets lurking within.


This project got the green light!

Milk Money

Catlett, Virginia Film Short
Crime, Drama

Gordon, a directionless man in his twenties, helps out on his parents' struggling dairy farm. When Lian, his younger adopted Chinese brothe


This project got the green light!

Mass Hysteria

Salem, Massachusetts Film Feature
Comedy, Horror

A group of salem witch trial reenactors find themselves at the center of a modern day witch hunt.


This project got the green light!


Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Drama

A traumatic event forces a recovering addict to face her demons, without her worried fiancé uncovering the truth.


This project got the green light!

Alien Guy Tim

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Documentary

An outcast, Alien Guy Tim, wants to prove that he has been abducted by aliens, but faces many obstacles along the way.


This project got the green light!


New York City, New York Film Feature
Comedy, Crime

A NYC con man having a mid-life crisis stumbles into becoming a movie producer to pay off gangsters trying to kill him.


This project got the green light!

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