Hey, I'm Monica!

New York, New York

Hey, I'm Monica. I am an actress, writer, and filmmaker based in NYC. I'm a former film directing student at the School of Visual Arts, a graduate of the Atlantic Acting School's Full-Time Conservatory, a founding member of the Thirty Three Theatre Company, and the creator of Nun Habits Series. Check out my artistic mission statement below.

 

MY MISSION

I aim to create stories that bridge the gap between communities. I try to connect communities that are often separated by a pre-formed bias. 


I aim to combat the overuse of violence in mainstream media. I believe the overuse of violence is creating a culture where we desensitize and lack empathy. 


I believe you can create your own work with people who share your passion.

 

Let's create together.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Triple Threat

New York Feature
Drama, Musical

Close friendships are slowly pulled apart as a once shared Broadway dream is abandoned by one in favor of a new dream: fatherhood.

101%

This project got the green light!

P's in a Pod

New York Series
Comedy

Best friends, Pete and Polly, attempt to navigate identity, sex, the MTA & more in this comedy web series.

82%

This project got the green light!

Flunkyball

New York 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!

Playing with Fire

Dover 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!

OBJECTS

New York 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!

Cheer Up, Charlie

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!

Sinked Up

Los Angeles 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!

Displaced

New York Feature
Horror

A young black man in Brooklyn must prove his new white neighbors are emissaries from the Satanic cult they both survived as children.

103%

This project got the green light!

Conversations in Apartment 3A

New York Series
Comedy

A comedic web series about two women in their late-20s facing the realities of living in New York City.

125%

This project got the green light!

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!

Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema

New York Festival
Film-related Business, Shorts Program

Show us your film. We'll show you success.

81%

This project got the green light!

Straight Up

Los Angeles Feature
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

A romantic comedy-drama about intellectual soul mates. He might be gay. She might not care.

101%

This project got the green light!

Nun Habits Series

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!

America Rise

Seattle Feature
Documentary

Together, we can create the world we want to live in.

80%

This project got the green light!

Misdirection: a short film

Los Angeles Short
LGBTQ, Comedy

A college freshman falls in love with close-up magic as an escape from her unrequited crush on her roommate and her undiagnosed OCD.

106%

This project got the green light!

Singing to the Sheep

Orange Short
Drama, Family

George, a young shepherd with a passion for singing must overcome his parents' disapproval to join the local church choir

85%

This project got the green light!

Pretty Dudes - Season Two

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

The "pretty boy curse" may be over, but is their luck changing for the better? The Dudes make new friends and face new challenges.

88%

This project got the green light!

Michael And Michael Are Gay

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A satirical look at gay marriage through the eyes of two neurotic married misfits named Michael.

100%

This project got the green light!

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