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Hey, I'm Mikaela!

Madrid, Community of Madrid

Mikaela is a writer-director currently living in Madrid, Spain. She studied film production in Los Angeles and the University of Hawaii where she interned on the set of “Lost.” Mikaela has been living and working in Spain since 2010. Her first short film was shot in Málaga (Escamas 2012) and participated in the Festival of Experimental Film in Madrid. Her second short film (Hesed, 2014) was shot in Madrid and was selected in several film festivals in Spain. In 2015 she finished her Masters in screenwriting for film and television at the University Carlos III in Madrid, completing her degree internship at Morena Films.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Rendezvous in Chicago: Three Tales of Love in the Windy City

Chicago • Feature
Drama, Romantic Comedy

RENDEZVOUS IN CHICAGO is a short comedic feature comprised of three vignettes, each corresponding to the different phases of a relationship.

101%

This project got the green light!

Pozole

Los Angeles • Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

This project got the green light!

Becoming Incurable

Sacramento • Feature
Documentary

A filmmaker captures the struggles, triumphs, and every day lives of three individuals living with severe chronic, incurable illnesses.

111%

This project got the green light!

Anna's Documentary

New York • Feature
Documentary

What happens when you receive a diagnosis that changes your life in a heartbeat? Anna embarks on a journey to find out and begin to heal.

101%

This project got the green light!

Choke

Los Angeles • Short
Drama, Action

A rising MMA star hides her refugee status from her small American town, and the world.

159%

This project got the green light!

Ahma in the Bardo

Los Angeles • Short
Drama, Foreign Film

Unable to attend her grandma’s funeral, a young Singaporean girl new to America searches for her Ahma’s soul and finds it in her pet turtle.

194%

This project got the green light!

This World Alone

Atlanta • Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

An independent feature film about three women living in seclusion following a cataclysmic event that left the Earth without technology.

112%

This project got the green light!

Adapting

New York • Short
Comedy

The (mostly) true story of a couple who begin the emotional, difficult and surprisingly ridiculous journey of adopting a baby.

103%

This project got the green light!

Pasărea

Madrid • Short
Drama, Foreign Film

There are millions of human slaves in the world- Vera is just one more. Hay milliones de esclavos en este mundo-Vera es solo una más.

142%

This project got the green light!

Made Public

Los Angeles • Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

A fast-paced, poignant comedy about a groom whose reservations about marriage go viral on the eve of his wedding. *2017 Emergence Winner*

87%

This project got the green light!

Junie & Frank

New York • Short
Comedy, Family

Frank's granddaughter, Junie, won't answer his calls. So he fibs a little.

81%

This project got the green light!

Tales From the Dancing Maenads

Austin • Series
Thriller, Drama

An anthology series of short films exploring female archetypes in vintage style.

100%

This project got the green light!

Silhouettes

Denton • Short
Horror

A curious young girl discovers that the reserved boy down the street is not what he seems.

111%

This project got the green light!

Showtime

New York • Short
Action, Drama

Showtime follows Darius & his brother who dance on NYC trains to earn honest money, when an opportunity comes, Darius's loyalty is tested.

98%

This project got the green light!

Fizzle

New York • Short
Drama, Comedy

Fizzle, a play by Gilbert Girion, is now being adapted into a short film! It's a cocktail party with a twist! Won’t you join us?!

88%

This project got the green light!

Sugar

Santa Ana • Short
Drama

Tania is a six-year-old, Hispanic, chubby, and eccentric girl that finds happiness in sugar and in the simplicity of life.

104%

This project got the green light!

Moonwalk With Me

Los Angeles • Short
Family, Fantasy

Ben has a strange trait--he floats. When Juno realizes her father is ready to let go, she does everything in her power to keep him grounded.

110%

This project got the green light!

Dirt Pilot

Los Angeles • Series
Crime, Drama

When a Native girl is found, another goes missing. While police are caught up in jurisdicition, it falls to her older sister to find her.

90%

This project got the green light!

Wolves Inside

Austin • Short
Western, Drama

A female-led western that explores the duality of good and evil that struggles within us all and the unexpected path it leads us.

118%

This project got the green light!

Wise Gals

Boston • Short
Crime, Drama

In an alternate 1980s underground, organized crime is ruled by women. Up-and-coming mobster Sophia is ready to take the throne.

100%

This project got the green light!

Marisol

New York • Short
Drama, Foreign Film

When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.

101%

This project got the green light!

Drought

Wilmington • Feature
Comedy, Drama

The summer after high school, Sam searches for a better life for herself and younger brother with Autism.

101%

This project got the green light!

Biophilia

Petaluma • Short
Thriller, Shorts Program

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

103%

This project got the green light!

In Honor Of

Los Angeles • Short
Drama

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

114%

This project got the green light!

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