Hey, I'm Nilles & Jake!

Chicago, Illinois

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Killing it!

Pittsburgh Series
Comedy

A story of two idiots, following their dreams, driven by their delusions, committed to their friendship, till death do they part.

100%

This project got the green light!

Those Who Roam

Chicago Short
Drama

After a mass disappearance has claimed loved ones, a surprising encounter leads two young females on a journey to find people and answers.

85%

This project got the green light!

The Rehearsal

New York Short
Drama, Transmedia

After a scandal rocks her reputation, twenty-something actress Anne is poised for her comeback role in a buzzy NYC production of Miss Julie.

86%

This project got the green light!

Pashmina

New York Feature
Drama

Told through a young Kashmir girl, Pashmina touches off an interlocking story involving four different people- Posha Gulzar, Kanwal and Narg

100%

This project got the green light!

Proud

San Jose Short
Drama, Shorts Program

An Asian American learns to become proud of her Korean heritage while trying to discover her identity as an American.

128%

This project got the green light!

RUNAROUND SUE

Natchitoches Feature
Drama, Music

RUNAROUND SUE is a small-town Southern bartender known for breaking hearts... until THE WANDERER comes to town.

103%

This project got the green light!

Disfluency

Commerce Charter Township Feature
Drama, Comedy

Jane spends the summer after college at her family's lake house where she continues to cope with PTSD after date rape.

124%

This project got the green light!

Itchy Fingers

Chicago Feature
Satire

An aspiring teenage comedian joins a community theatre and is cast to play a school shooter.

123%

This project got the green light!

Hudson

Syracuse Feature
Comedy, Drama

Hudson is a dramedy about two distant cousins that take a trip in an old Volvo to scatter one of their late mother's ashes.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Bachelorette Party

Orcas Feature
Comedy, Horror

Six girlfriends go to a remote island for a bachelorette party, where they go from fighting off bad hangovers to fighting for their lives.

127%

This project got the green light!

What She Said

Flint Hill Feature
Drama, Family

Sam's sure the best way to face her trauma is alone on her family's farm. Her brother's sure she's wrong. A Thanksgiving intervention movie.

82%

This project got the green light!

Birthright?!

Miami Feature
Documentary

A journey into the tropically surreal identities of Miami's favorite hyphenated American musical duo, Afrobeta.

100%

This project got the green light!

Parkway of Broken Dreams

Las Vegas Feature
Documentary

In the 1990s, Las Vegas counterculture boomed along one road: Maryland Parkway. But by the end of the decade, the whole scene vanished.

90%

This project got the green light!

American Totem

Chico Feature
Documentary

The modern gun debate is a distraction from the issues that need to be addressed. American Totem refocuses the national conversation.

100%

This project got the green light!

Sister/Brother

Portland Feature
Comedy, Drama

Nora, a broke actress, and her younger brother Scotty drive from Portland to Seattle so she can attend a dinner hosted by her wealthy ex.

100%

This project got the green light!

Kings of Lincoln County: The Brookstock Movie

Brookhaven Feature
Biography, Music

The amazing untold story of Mississippi musicians that spans fifty years

146%

This project got the green light!

Good Men

New Brunswick Feature
Drama, Thriller

A college freshman questions his commitment to the fraternity he’s pledging when he discovers that a brother raped his best friend.

92%

This project got the green light!

Between the Moon and You

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Drama

A young couple's sweet romance spirals into chaos as the two fall out of love and struggle to keep a grip on reality.

82%

This project got the green light!

Beyond the Shadows

Sedro-Woolley Feature
Horror, Comedy

A ghost hunter with his band of misfits explore the paranormal activity of massacred Native American spirits at the Chetco River Lodge.

83%

This project got the green light!

Jacob's Brother

Lake Charles Feature
Comedy, Drama

A comedian with bipolar disorder must learn to balance his ambitions with managing his condition or risk losing his family, career, & sanity

104%

This project got the green light!

Oniphron

Portland Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A tale about a homeless immortal woman taken in by a Portlander.

85%

This project got the green light!

BABYDOLL

Austin Feature
Comedy, Drama

A failed musician and a stubborn teenager make a pact to drive across Texas to retrieve his stolen guitar and meet her long lost father.

104%

This project got the green light!

I Don't Live Today

New York Feature
Drama, Experimental

On his last night in NYC, a struggling Black painter wanders the streets cutting off all ties he has to the morally hypocritical art world.

81%

This project got the green light!

Matt and Dan Season 2

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

"Matt and Dan Season 2" is the hilarious and absurd continuation of the gay sketch comedy YouTube series "Matt and Dan".

101%

This project got the green light!

Ellipsis

New Orleans Short
Comedy, Drama

Each consumed with indecision, two women help each other find some sort of clarity in a brief chance meeting.

113%

This project got the green light!

Brown With Blue

Atlanta Short
Drama, Romance

A handyman & his girlfriend struggle with substance abuse to cope with their problems.

102%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

Curls For Humanity

Chicago Series
Comedy, Other

After living a carefree lavish existence in Los Angeles, biracial sisters are forced to migrate to Chicago where they explore their racial i

96%

This project got the green light!

STiGMA

Atlanta Series
Drama

As Senator Ingram stares down an easy reelection, things become unstable when he is diagnosed with a mental illness.

113%

This project got the green light!

Established

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

After losing their car and savings, two lovers fight to build a life in LA while enduring the changes of an unstable industry.

87%

This project got the green light!

Pink

Los Angeles Series
Drama

As narcotics hit Washington DC hard in 1987, four young girls are forced to provide and protect as their parents lose to the drug game.

125%

This project got the green light!

Blossom

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

Transgender entertainer/activist Blossom C. Brown finds answers to her troubled past while aspiring a career in the entertainment industry.

80%

This project got the green light!

Al JIDAR: THE WALL

Los Angeles Short
Documentary, Foreign Film

Four teenage refugees hatch a crazy plan to make a film as a way to invite an aging rock star to play a concert in their camp.

101%

This project got the green light!

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