Hey, I'm Janeva!

Los Angeles, California

Certified organic and locally grown in the actual legit “valley”, Janeva Zentz is an O.G. Los Angelina. Her mother is an immigrant from Guatemala, and Janeva spent the days of her lonesome only-child youth drawing and painting. Naturally, she went to art school to be a creative loner!  With a full tuition scholarship she studied at The Cooper Union in NYC and graduated with honors. Life threw her a curve ball soon after, as she got cast in the feature film “La Voz de los Silenciados”. The feature was warmly received in film festivals around the world with strong critical reviews, and Janeva’s passion for acting and storytelling became solidified. She continues to explore the worlds of storytelling through writing, acting, and performing stand-up.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Expanding Sanctuary

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Documentary

The documentary follows the historic campaign to end the sharing of police database information with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

100%

This project got the green light!

Más Latina

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Satire

A Latina YouTuber has a shot at success, but only if she embraces her pushy Hispanic family and becomes Más Latina!

92%

This project got the green light!

Mama Gloria

Chicago, Illinois Film Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Before Janet Mock and Laverne Cox, there was Gloria Allen.

102%

This project got the green light!

Tristan and Isaac

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Romance

Two lovers get swept up in a romance with no concern for consequences.

82%

This project got the green light!

Close Ties to Home Country

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Comedy, Biography

Based on real events. Akanksha, a kind immigrant, finds family in the rich people's dogs she dogsits, while her sister's US visa is denied.

118%

This project got the green light!

YAI NIN

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Documentary, Foreign Film

The owner of a sausage factory in Thailand, Ninlawan keeps in contact with her family in America while holding down the family business.

143%

This project got the green light!

Eagle and the Albatross

Montrose, Pennsylvania Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

An orphaned Korean girl seeks a mentor in a small-town golf club full of misfits.

102%

This project got the green light!

Girls Like Magic

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

An LGBTQ Comedy about Magic, a naive Brit who moves to Hollywood where she meets Jamie, a lesbian musician that turns her world upside down.

85%

This project got the green light!

Oh, Baby!

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Romantic Comedy

Jane is single, very pregnant, and horny AF.

108%

This project got the green light!

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.

83%

This project got the green light!

Ma Belle, My Beauty

New Orleans, Louisiana Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

When the third of a previously polyamorous romance visits, will confronting the past lead to a sensual re-awakening, or a painful whiplash?

85%

This project got the green light!

I Put the Bi in Bitter

Denver, Colorado Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

After coming to terms with her bisexuality, Sam attempts to now BE OUT in high school, but still struggles with constant heteronormativity.

113%

This project got the green light!

Adulting Web Series

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

Adulting is a comedic web series about an unlikely duo, Katie and Charlie, who take their first stab at the real world together and attempt

102%

This project got the green light!

Pozole

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

This project got the green light!

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