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Hey, I'm Marina!

Los Angeles, California

storyteller, filmmaker, actor. 

NYU Tisch School graduate, where she trained with the Atlantic Theater Company

 

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

The Night Runner

New York • Drama, Thriller

If you were fearless, what would you do?


Green Light

123 followers

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.


Green Light

167 followers

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.


Green Light

168 followers

Mandated

New York • Comedy, Drama

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


Green Light

542 followers

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.


Green Light

629 followers

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.


Green Light

538 followers

Nia On Vacation

Patras • Drama, Comedy

Escape is relative.


Green Light

563 followers

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.


Green Light

92 followers

Nanay Ko

Los Angeles • Musical, Comedy

A Filipino-American Musical. After her father's passing, Christine must save the family restaurant from failing, putting her dreams on hold.


Green Light

724 followers

Exposure

Pepin • Romance, LGBT

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


Green Light

446 followers

e.ro.sion, noun

Jersey City • Romance, Sci-Fi

Following the ending of a relationship, a girl slips into a parallel reality where her heart and soul slowly disappear before her eyes.


Green Light

245 followers

Abby and Tabby Alone in the Desert

Los Angeles • Comedy

A modern day Thelma and Louise... with aliens... and it's a comedy.


Green Light

378 followers

The Adventures of Penny Patterson

New York • Comedy, Teen

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


Green Light

519 followers

A Rugby Story

Benghazi • Documentary, Sport

A group of rugby players from Benghazi cope with the politics of a civil war as they come together to form Libya’s first national team.


Green Light

50 followers

To Life

Austin • Comedy, Fantasy

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


Green Light

512 followers

The Last Clinics

McAllen • Documentary

"The Last Clinics" follows abortion clinics and communities at the center of the battle against reproductive rights.


Green Light

155 followers

Distance

Los Angeles • Romantic Comedy

a long distance love story told from two perspectives - HIS (directed by a fella) and HERS (directed by a lady)


Green Light

528 followers

RIVER

Orange • Drama, LGBT

River is a film about how gender defines our world . Our main character River must choose between conforming to society or co


Green Light

90 followers

Biophilia

Petaluma • Thriller, Shorts Program

When an animal dies under her watch, an isolated new farmer is pushed to prove her worth.


Green Light

314 followers

Again

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

A man watches Groundhog Day again, and again, and again, as a strange woman fixes him lunch. Will the heart recover what the mind has lost?


Green Light

78 followers

Seekers of the Lost Worlds

Wesley Chapel • Adventure, Fantasy

After receiving a mysterious ancient tablet, two unlikely adventurers are set on quest to find the lost continent of Atlantis.


Green Light

160 followers

About a Donkey

New York • Comedy, LGBT

A quirky ensemble comedy about growing up, about growing old, and about a donkey.


Green Light

518 followers

The After Party

Los Angeles • Mystery, Thriller

A well-known party girl stops in a dive bar for a nightcap and discovers she shares a horrific secret with four mysterious women.


Green Light

635 followers

EMIKO

Seattle • Horror, Thriller

A kind caregiver watches over a deeply ill woman only to discover not everything appears as it seems and something far sinister lies within.


Green Light

128 followers

Cowboy Poetry

Elko • Documentary, Western

A short film about the 2017 National Cowboy Poetry gathering that observes cowboy musicians and poets both on and off the stage


Green Light

102 followers

Quality Problems

Burbank • Comedy

Poster Family To-Do-list: Throw perfect eight-year-old's birthday party, find wandering Grandpa and deal with cancer in the left boob.


Green Light

609 followers

EUTHANASIA

Washington • Drama, Thriller

A short film about a woman who euthanizes those who want to die while struggling with her own will to live.


Green Light

80 followers

Going Mental

Orange • Drama, Musical

Two students find the right way to fit in while dealing with social anxiety and depression, connecting through a band they both listen to.


Green Light

131 followers

Royally: An Original Series

New York • Comedy

A millennial burnout runs a private princess party company as a front for small-time cons, petty theft, and drug peddling.


Green Light

544 followers

Sell Your Body

New York • Comedy, Horror

A millennial horror story about dating apps.


Green Light

109 followers

The Benefits of Gusbandry

Portland • Comedy, LGBT

Love is so gay. One Woman, One Man, a lot of weed, a little crying and NO sexual attraction whatsoever. "Hilarious, irreverent.." - OUT.com


Green Light

691 followers

Avowed

Los Angeles • Drama, Shorts Program

A young nun to be struggles to understand why her patient lacks sentience. A film about disability, feminism, and tested faith.


Green Light

543 followers

Half the Picture

Los Angeles • Documentary

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


Green Light

414 followers

F*ck Yes Series

Los Angeles • Romance, Comedy

F*ck Yes! is what affirmative consent sounds like. Sex made hotter. SoSFW (sort of Safe For Work.)


Green Light

448 followers

The Karate Tortoise Series

New York • Comedy, Sci-Fi

A Damsel goes on a quest to protect the clumsy superhero, Karate Tortoise, from becoming the lunch of the evil chef, Fatty Bonati.


Green Light

1,266 followers

The Disenchantment of a Young Adult and a Wild Child

New York • Drama

Rachel and Hazel return to their hotel, giddy from a night of drinking in Prague. But the euphoria of the night shatters as the sisters talk


Green Light

172 followers

Eudaemonia

New York • Comedy, Drama

A serendipitous mistake leads to a fleeting encounter between a traveller and a reclusive New Yorker. A film about the power of connection.


Green Light

142 followers

Mrs. Drake

Denver • Drama

It takes courage and strength to raise a child but it's constant doubt that consumes a parent.


Green Light

476 followers

The Language of Laughter (working title)

Los Angeles • Documentary, War

Set in Zaatari Refugee Camp, this timely tale explores a remarkable friendship between two young women—a Slovakian clown and a Syrian refuge


Green Light

344 followers

ctrl alt delete

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

A scripted ensemble dramedy based on nine real abortion stories


Green Light

362 followers

Jerry the Peddler

New York • Documentary

Experience the squatting scene on New York City's Lower East Side through the life of its most colorful organizer.


Green Light

214 followers

Please Be Love

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

Nelly, a washed up dancer, falls head over heels in love and gets caught in the middle of a sticky family feud and a national disaster.


Green Light

389 followers

Ordinary Women

San Francisco • Animation, History

Feminist Frequency's new video series about defying stereotypes, challenging the status quo, and being extraordinary.


Green Light

4,165 followers

Electric Bleau

Atlanta • Thriller

In 1980’s New Orleans, a biracial punk rocker must destroy a cursed heirloom before she repeats the same deadly cycle as her ancestors.


Green Light

250 followers

Bwitches: The Series

Los Angeles • Comedy

Bwitches is a comedy about two friends, who happen to be witches, navigating what it means to be young women in LA.


Green Light

121 followers

37 Problems

Los Angeles • Comedy, Romantic Comedy

A single 37 year-old screenwriter is totally focused on her career until she finds out she has one egg left.


Green Light

425 followers

This is Nowhere

Albany • Drama

A coming-of-age tale about an innocent teenage girl living with her parents in a seedy motel on the edge of nowhere.


Green Light

165 followers

OMA

New York • Drama

To complete her thesis, a PhD candidate must get the Holocaust testimony of her estranged grandmother.


Green Light

289 followers

Some Girls' Mothers

• Drama

Uninspired by her own mother’s taste in music, ten year old Grace sneaks records from her friend's mom’s collection.


Green Light

168 followers

The Openers

Los Angeles • Comedy

3 aspiring stand up comediennes are chronicled by an inexperienced film student as they try to pull off the biggest show of their lives.


Green Light

264 followers

First Girl I Loved

Los Angeles • Drama, LGBT

A lesbian high-schooler in Los Angeles falls in love with a young woman even more conflicted about her sexuality than she is.


Green Light

251 followers

Never Goin' Back

Dallas • Comedy, Teen

Dudes, drugs and an ill advised heist. Just another day in the life of two 16 year old girls.


Green Light

156 followers

A New York Pair

New York • Romantic Comedy

What happens when Molly and Charles must decide between ambition and love in New York City?


Green Light

118 followers

Little Cabbage

Atlanta • Thriller

An eccentric composer in the 1950's is given a magical instrument that distorts her relationships.


Green Light

208 followers

Everybody Does It

• Comedy

A young woman searches for her own orgasm


Green Light

159 followers

Directed by Women

• Global Celebration

Inviting the world to fall madly in love with & wildly celebrate women filmmakers & their films.


Green Light

279 followers

There is a New World Somewhere

Los Angeles • Drama

A troubled woman is seduced by a stranger who takes her on a road trip through America's deep south.


Green Light

472 followers

In Honor Of

Los Angeles • Drama

A woman comes home to a family gathering only to discover that she has walked into her own execution


Green Light

176 followers

Sheila Scorned

Los Angeles • Satire, Shorts Program

A grindhouse short starring a quick-witted stripper who's out to get even with the men in her way.


Green Light

343 followers

Charlotte

Los Angeles • Drama

A drama about those moments of childhood that never leave us.


Green Light

236 followers

Movement + Location

Brooklyn • Sci-Fi

A woman in Brooklyn learns the hard way that you can't always leave the past behind you.


Green Light

268 followers

Movies & Shows I Recommend

Farah tries to lose her virginity while on the 2004 campaign trail with her two best friends.

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Farah Goes Bang

2015

 • Feature

by Meera Menon

The best way to deal with the worst in life is to do it with friends.

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Like the Water

2012

 • Feature

by Caroline von Kuhn

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