Hey, I'm Kara Grace!

New York, New York

Actor - Writer - Producer

 

Creator of Cheer Up, Charlie

 

Extremely enthusiastic about staying home and ordering pizza.

 

Originally from Harrisburg, PA    

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Young Minds of America

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Carl, an interim teacher, is forced to confront his own unconscious bias as he fights to change a corporate America education system.

80%

This project got the green light!

Sriracha! The Musical

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Musical

Sriracha! The Musical tells the tale of a man who dreams of spreading the spicy taste of his home, and refuses to be marginalized.

81%

This project got the green light!

Finding Normal Season Two

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

Ashley continues her quest to "find normal" as she navigates the treacherous waters of adulting; her first job and her first romance!

100%

This project got the green light!

Foghorn: A Film about a Vagina Gone Wrong

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy

When a girl's vagina suddenly starts honking like a foghorn, she's thrust down a surreal journey through LA.

109%

This project got the green light!

Real Fantasies

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Youngster Nick suffers from a heartbreak over his yoga teacher Troy. He wants to avenge on Troy in a dark and shocking way.

89%

This project got the green light!

Only You

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A man comes home to find his stalker waiting... with dinner in the oven.

85%

This project got the green light!

ASTRO - a short film

New York City, New York Film Short
Family, Sci-Fi

A young girl named Jenny goes on a fantastical voyage through space with her dying father, slowly realising it will be their last.

100%

This project got the green light!

Developmental

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A hapless gay actor in New York creates a show from his own life and learns what it truly means to "make it."

83%

This project got the green light!

Broken Bone Bathtub

New York City, New York Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

This is a documentary about Broken Bone Bathtub, an immersive theatre project taking place inside a bathtub, in an actual home.

109%

This project got the green light!

1781 - A SHORT FILM

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, History

Two queer soldiers meet in the woods and explore their desires away from the rules of society & war.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Norm

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama

A hospice nurse tries to connect with patients and those around her without losing herself in the process. And then she begins to unravel.

107%

This project got the green light!

Queens: Digital Series

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

Three best friends struggle to make ends meet while realizing being adults is a lot harder than their immigrant parents led them to believe.

100%

This project got the green light!

MURDERVILLE

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Crime

An absurd mockumentary where two true crime obsessed women play detective when girls start disappearing in their quaint small town.

118%

This project got the green light!

BEFORE THE STORM

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

A young woman and her estranged father arrive in New York City on the eve a hurricane threatens to make landfall.

96%

This project got the green light!

Flunkyball

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Foreign Film

When unexpected guests arrive at Mia's party her vision for inclusivity crumbles, caught in the crossfire of ignorance under the influence.

116%

This project got the green light!

In Keaton's Lemon Garden

Minori, Italy Film Short
Drama, Romance

A documentary filmmaker covering the Iran Revolution escapes with a Jewish war criminal by fleeing with her to his lemon garden in Italy.

101%

This project got the green light!

Reddy Records: A Short Film

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Music

Reddy Records is a musical fantasia about memory, jazz, and finding yourself with or without your parent's love.

119%

This project got the green light!

Playing with Fire

Dover, New Hampshire Film Short
Drama

After a barn fire kills their parents, siblings Henry and Hattie’s bond is tested by Hattie's fiancé, as they war over control of the farm.

117%

This project got the green light!

Dad Man Walking

Chicago, Illinois Series
Comedy, Drama

A single Dad navigates the PTA, his freelance career and money troubles after he gets full custody of his young daughter

111%

This project got the green light!

Mira: Seeking A Presidential Pardon

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Film Feature
Documentary

A Korean Adoptee seeks a presidential pardon for his biological mother, who committed crimes in pursuit of the American Dream.

101%

This project got the green light!

I am Sophie.

Los Angeles, California Company
Experimental, Other

An identity adventure with a French twist. With humor & an aching heart, Sophie has us all wondering, "Who am I?" and "Who do I want to be?"

105%

This project got the green light!

No Man's Land

New York City, New York Series
Documentary

The series will tell the stories of women-led communities around the world, supporting and empowering women in front of and behind the lens.

107%

This project got the green light!

Bar Flies

Bozeman, Montana Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A grad student who studies the alcohol consumption habits of sexually deprived fruit flies finds parallels between her study and love life.

94%

This project got the green light!

Cherry Picking

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A bride questions if waiting until marriage to have sex was the right choice, voicing concern to her very sexually active female cousins.

107%

This project got the green light!

Messy The Web Series

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Romance

A web series about love, marriage, separation, kids, and dating all under one happy roof! I swear this will not make you cry!

100%

This project got the green light!

Spot: A True Period Piece

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

Spot is a short film about a group of women who are fed up with being shamed for their periods and fight back for change in their law firm!

103%

This project got the green light!

Walking with Me

New Hyde Park, New York Film Short
Drama, Romance

Relationships are full of love. It's just how we show it that is important.

92%

This project got the green light!

Butch Pal For The Straight Gal

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Reality-TV

The lesbian Queer Eye, aka Butch Pal For The Straight Gal, pokes fun at stereotypes while gifting self-love and empowerment to women in need

102%

This project got the green light!

What's in the Woods?

New York City, New York Film Short
Horror, Thriller

The night three best friends move to the woods a boy comes to them for help. Soon they are surrounded by forces coming for what's theirs.

101%

This project got the green light!

Sergey's Fortune feat. DGAF Bros

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Thriller

A hitman for the Little Odessa mafia gets in trouble with the boss after his mission gets thwarted by a pair of obnoxious YouTube stars.

101%

This project got the green light!

OBJECTS

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Shorts Program

A young actress seizes the opportunity (and the spotlight) to break the vicious circle of an abusive acting teacher.

105%

This project got the green light!

As One

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Romance

Jill must put one foot in front of the other to move through her grief, and with connection she discovers that every mile has a story.

87%

This project got the green light!

Deserters

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama

At an engagement celebration, an ex-nihilo woman confronts the boundaries of loyalty when her affluent in-laws' secrets come to light.

118%

This project got the green light!

Urban Meals - featuring Donnie's Kitchen

Wilmington, New Hanover County Series
Family

A cooking show for the hungry - each meal serving the homeless & hungry in our community.

82%

This project got the green light!

BIFL: The Series - Season 1

Los Angeles, California Series
LGBTQ, Comedy

BIFL is a series about twenty-somethings trying to live their best lives, and every single mistake they make along the way.

101%

This project got the green light!

The Getaway

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Adventure, Comedy

Five strangers, one car, and one bank heist. What could possibly go wrong?

84%

This project got the green light!

Blind Truth

Duluth, Minnesota Film Feature
Crime, Drama

When a serial killer resurfaces after over 20 years of dormancy, two FBI agents must track down the killer of their childhood best friend.

90%

This project got the green light!

Sandcastles

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Drama, Comedy

A traumatic event forces a young woman to rethink her current living situation while all odds are against her.

80%

This project got the green light!

Ipi

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Documentary

A filmmaker travels to South Africa, the birth-place of a musical her late father filmed decades ago in Jerusalem.

82%

This project got the green light!

Cheer Up, Charlie

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

Charlie is your all-pep, piano playing, ponytail rocking white girl-next-door... but she's also your dealer.

101%

This project got the green light!

Mr. Greenfield

New York City, New York Film Feature
Documentary

Martin Greenfield survived the Holocaust to become America’s most-celebrated tailor. Now the presidential tailor is fighting for his legacy.

101%

This project got the green light!

Forget Me Nots

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Thriller

In the wake of their parents' untimely death, twin brother & sister must reevaluate their relationship, or risk losing one another forever.

121%

This project got the green light!

Tell My Family I Love Them

Kansas City, Missouri Film Short
Drama, Comedy

A high school athlete must confront his immature ways and tense relationships in the midst of an untimely family tragedy.

166%

This project got the green light!

Unbridaled

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy

Right before her wedding, Catherine has cold feet. Maxie tries to stall; it's a shitshow. Can they survive the day with some dignity intact?

106%

This project got the green light!

Greater Fools - A Television Pilot

San Antonio, Texas Series
Drama, Comedy

After her mother dies, a zealous filmmaker discovers catharsis in her art and inadvertently fosters a creative community in San Antonio, TX.

100%

This project got the green light!

Trapped in the Booth

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Music

On the eve of his 30th birthday, a struggling gay DJ faces a life-altering crisis as he attempts to navigate bros & hoes New York Nightlife

103%

This project got the green light!

Fight Forward

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Documentary

Fight Forward follows multiple student activists across California advocating for a return to free tuition in public universities.

83%

This project got the green light!

Penny

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

How would you feel if you couldn't have the one thing you've always wanted? Who would you become?

84%

This project got the green light!

Bridges: Solstice

Oakland, California Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A triptych of stories invite us into the interweaving worlds of Yara, Ilhan, Quina and Luciana, who embody water, air, earth, and fire.

87%

This project got the green light!

Bitter Melons

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama, Family

Sophia, a line cook must confront her bitter past, in order to overcome self-doubt and cook a staff meal that heals broken hearts.

104%

This project got the green light!

Better Off

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

When a young man runs out on his pregnant girlfriend, his best friend tries to convince him to stay.

81%

This project got the green light!

My Dinner With Schwartzey

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

When a starry-eyed teen enters the NYC rock scene w/ a powerful music producer, she is tempted by the glamour, until a mystery woman arrives

102%

This project got the green light!

S'mores

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama

After the loss of her childhood best friend and a mysterious absence, a young woman tries to find her way back to her old life.

100%

This project got the green light!

Litchfield Court

Vallejo, California Film Short
Drama

A young man helps his estranged cousin reconnect with their Filipino-American family in Vallejo, CA

96%

This project got the green light!

OUR BODIES OUR DOCTORS

Portland, Oregon Film Feature
Documentary

Abortion providers and the fight for the heart and soul of American medicine.

102%

This project got the green light!

MOTHERSHIP, the documentary

Sacramento, California Film Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

A time capsule of millennial feminism taken from MOTHERSHIP, one of the few remaining women's festivals.

80%

This project got the green light!

Don't Move

Austin, Texas Film Short
Horror

A woman sets out to pack up the home that has belonged to her family for generations--until the house decides it doesn’t want her to leave.

111%

This project got the green light!

Sinked Up

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, LGBTQ

Two women started as roommates. Then they fell in love. A story told from behind the bathroom door.

102%

This project got the green light!

Shedding - a feature film

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A cat who longs to explore the outside world transforms into a human and helps heal a broken family.

102%

This project got the green light!

Deforming Stillness

Austin, Texas Series
Drama, Transmedia

Web series focused around people subjected to sexual harassment/assault and what forms in the silences.

80%

This project got the green light!

PRESENT TIME: journal of a country monastery

Berkeley, California Film Feature
Documentary, History

PRESENT TIME will be the first and last film about life inside the Abbey.

139%

This project got the green light!

Nun Habits Series

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A weed-smoking nun befriends a gay high school senior. Together, they reconcile their personal beliefs with the teachings of the Church.

87%

This project got the green light!

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