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.

 

                           

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The Past is Going to Suck

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Satire

Before booking your trip to the past, let us guide you through your travels...just don't ruin time!

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35 followers

End of Daze: a living manifesto for SOCIALISM

Philadelphia 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.

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1 day left

144 followers

Interrobang

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Romance

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

84%

This project got the green light!

Camp Reel Stories - Los Angeles

Los Angeles Company
Teen, Shorts Program

Help our mission to make 50% of filmmakers female!

85%

This project got the green light!

Assisted Living

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.

101%

4 days left

419 followers

CNT Productions

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Film-related Business

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

105%

This project got the green light!

UGLY PRETTY

Philadelphia 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.

109%

This project got the green light!

What We Know

Philadelphia Feature
Drama

WHAT WE KNOW follows Abbey as she navigates the Title IX process after she’s assaulted, revealing the clouded motivations of her university.

36%

1 day left

102 followers

Nobody Loves a Genius Child

Atlanta 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.

100%

This project got the green light!

Scars Unseen

Los Angeles Series
Documentary

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

92%

This project got the green light!

Solus

Memphis 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.

103%

This project got the green light!

Milk Money

Catlett 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

102%

This project got the green light!

Mass Hysteria

Salem Feature
Comedy, Horror

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

115%

This project got the green light!

BOO

Los Angeles Short
Horror, Drama

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

101%

This project got the green light!

Alien Guy Tim

Los Angeles 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.

140%

This project got the green light!

Sure-Fire

New York 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.

220%

This project got the green light!

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