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Hey, I'm Puppett!

Los Angeles, California

Based out of Los Angeles, Puppett is the Streaming Operations Manager at Seed&Spark. They're also a director and actor. Since 2002, she has directed numerous fiction, non-fiction, and experimental short films.

Puppett's directorial debut Wedlocked is a short comedy about same sex divorce inequality. Penned by Guinevere Turner (American Psycho, The L Word) and produced with Christine Moore and Ally Iseman, Wedlocked screened in over 40 film festivals worldwide.  Watch Wedlocked on Seed&Spark.

Puppett's film Glenda, a love letter to Twin Peaks, world premiered at the 2016 Slamdance Film Festival. Watch Glenda on Vimeo.

She recently produced and edited Too Many Bodies, a music video dealing with gun violence in America. Directed by Reena Dutt, the video leads viewers to a website with resources for survivors and loved ones as well as information on advocacy and voting for common sense gun laws. 

Puppett can be seen on stage from January through March 2019 in the Los Angeles Premiere of Taylor Mac's Hir at The Odyssey Theatre. She is also developing several projects, ranging from a suburban goth drama to a large scale fantasy film, all of which put a female protaganist at the front of the action.

My Projects

My Films

Not one to be held back by unfair laws, Sydney outsmarts the legal red tape making her unable to divorce.

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Wedlocked

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Projects I'm Supporting

Winning

Los Angeles • Comedy

Four people and a talking cat think they’re the lone survivors of a nuclear apocalypse, until Ivanka Pump shows up...


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THE DIVISIBLE

Los Angeles • Drama

After the election of a fascist, alt-right candidate to the highest office in the land, an interracial couple struggles to protect their son


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Altars: A Cross-Cultural Day of the Dead

Washington • Documentary

A groundbreaking documentary film about creating a cross-cultural Day of the Dead celebration for African Americans


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Thunderbolt In Mine Eye

Portland • Drama, Teen

Two young neighbors embark on a first love relationship in which they struggle to remain kids amid the complexities of modern adolescence.


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Matt and Dan Season 2

Los Angeles • Comedy, LGBTQ

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


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The Sympathy Card

Boston • LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

When Emma’s cancer takes a turn, she presents her wife Josie a deathbed order: find someone new while Emma is still around to help.


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Passion & Progress

Lakeland • Documentary

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


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Blossom

Los Angeles • Documentary

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


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The Society™

Los Angeles • Thriller, Satire

THE SOCIETY™ is a dark comedy about being depressed, betrayed and seduced via ultra exclusive dating app... into a surreal pink nightmare.


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Bridges: Solstice

Oakland • 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.


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Shedding - a feature film

Los Angeles • Drama, Fantasy

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


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Displaced

New York • Horror

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


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Agent of Change

Los Angeles • Comedy, LGBTQ

A secret agent is on a mission to save the future of food, and as a transgender man, save humanity... one gender stereotype at a time.


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YAZIDI GENOCIDE FILM

Los Angeles • Drama, War

When ISIS turns a mountain into a massacre, who can you save?


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DYKES, CAMERA, ACTION!

New York • Documentary, LGBTQ

A history of queer cinema from the women who made it happen.


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Ring is now STALLED

Los Angeles • Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Two strangers on dates from hell bond in the women's bathroom over their issues with love.


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"Too Many Bodies: Place Called Us" A Music Video about Gun Reform

Los Angeles • Drama, Experimental

A girl walks through a high school magically resurrecting those hurt by gunfire in a dance.


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Looking for Leia

San Francisco • Documentary, Sci-Fi

A joyous gender justice project about the women of Star Wars fandom


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Kew Gardens Festival of Cinema

New York • Film-related Business, Shorts Program

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


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Pozole

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.


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Choke

Los Angeles • Drama, Action

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


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LIFE AT ALL COSTS - A Documentary Series Going Beyond Pro Choice Vs. Pro Life

Los Angeles • Documentary, News

Follow Asha Dahya, a former conservative Christian on her attempt to find common ground between pro choice and pro life.


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Pretty Dudes - Season Two

Los Angeles • 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.


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Ponyboi

Los Angeles • Drama, LGBTQ

Ponyboi follows an intersex runaway, living in the dumps of New Jersey, as he searches for love in all the wrong places


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TOPLESS

Seattle • Drama, LGBTQ

TOPLESS is a narrative short film that follows two strangers as they undergo breast removal operations for very different reasons.


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Bad Ally

New York • Comedy, LGBTQ

Mix, a white trans person, and Harriet, a black cis woman, navigate NYC as artists, allies, activists, and fierce, femmillenial friends.


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Brujos

Chicago • Drama, LGBTQ

Brujos is a queer-of-color web series that follows four gay Latino grad students... who are also witches!


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Julie Wants a Girlfriend

Orange • Romantic Comedy, LGBTQ

Julie, a young blossoming queer, needs to convince her commitment-shy hookup buddy Austen to be her girlfriend.


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Freelancers Anonymous

Chicago • Comedy, LGBTQ

Billie #hatesherjob and quits to launch a new tech start-up company called Freelancers Anonymous while simultaneously planning her wedding.


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Monstr Web Series

Seattle • Horror, LGBTQ

Mixing horror, comedy, and LGBT themes, Monstr is about a young gay man who downloads the wrong dating app and meets literal monsters!


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Bite Me

New York • Comedy, Romance

A subversive romantic comedy about a real-life vampire and the IRS agent who audits her


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The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles • Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.


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Aloha

Los Angeles • Drama, Family

Aloha follows one new mom's quest to find the perfect birth announcement after the delivery of her baby doesn't go quite as planned.


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Nanay Ko 2

Silver Spring • Comedy, Musical

An Asian-American Musical. After her father's sudden passing, Christine must save her parents' restaurant from eviction.


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The MisEducation of Bindu

Indianapolis • Comedy, Drama

Thrust into American public school by her mother’s new marriage, a wide-eyed Indian teen teams up with a band geek to survive.


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Lost Bayou

Lafayette • Drama, Family

A struggling addict ventures out into the Louisiana swamp to discover that her estranged faith healer father is hiding a troubling secret.


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The Atavist

Pittsfield • Adventure, Sci-Fi

A young woman travels to the past, but when the things she leaves alter history, she must get them back to save the future.


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BROTHERS

New York • Drama, LGBTQ

A group of transgender male friends live, love and bind in Brooklyn.


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The Wild

Seattle • Documentary, Nature

With time running out for the wild salmon of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one filmmaker asks the question, "How do you save what you love?"


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Invisible

New York • Documentary

Driven by his mother’s fight against Fibromyalgia, filmmaker Nick meets an athlete, an advocate, & a migrant, while worried about his health


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Clementine

Portland • Drama, LGBTQ

A heartbroken woman stows away to her estranged lover's lake house where she becomes entangled with a teenage girl.


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Breasts

New Orleans • Drama

When a working mother mentions to her male co-worker that she has to pump her breasts, he slaps her with a sexual harassment complaint.


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What Color is Blue

Philadelphia • LGBTQ, Experimental

Two young queers question the difference between political action/inaction and life/death in a world that does not want them to exist.


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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.


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An Act of Terror

Charlotte • Drama, History

The true story of Virginia Christian, a 16-year-old African American girl accused of murder in the Jim Crow South.


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Tough Love

Los Angeles • Comedy, LGBTQ

When Nikki breaks up with her cheating fiancé, she must learn to navigate the world of dating as a bisexual women.


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Pay to Stay

New York • Horror, LGBTQ

A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.


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Exposure

Pepin • Romance, LGBTQ

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


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Forbidden Steps

Los Angeles • Global Celebration, Family

A Muslim police officer stuck between his dancer daughter & orthodox father must grapple with ties to tradition & his own American dream.


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American Trial

New York • Documentary, Experimental

What if the NYPD was put on trial following the death of Eric Garner? Our Film tells the tale of the trial that never was.


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Abby and Tabby Alone in the Desert

Los Angeles • Comedy

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


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Her-POW! New Adventures of Vintage Comic Book Heroines!

Los Angeles • Action, Other

All new live-action adventures from 3 heroines from the Golden Age of comic books: The Woman in Red, The Veiled Avenger, and Ghost Woman!


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11/9: The Short Film

Orange • Drama, Shorts Program

A beat-by-beat depiction of a college party during the night of the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election.


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RIVER

Orange • Drama, LGBTQ

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


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At The End Of The Day

Lakeland • Comedy, LGBTQ

A conservative Christian professor finds himself in a gay support group to stop their launch of an LGBT homeless teen shelter.


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About a Donkey

New York • Comedy, LGBTQ

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


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Hard-ish Bodies

Austin • Comedy, Shorts Program

An ensemble comedy featuring the men and women of Stoney’s Rock Hard Palace - a male strip club with dancers of all shapes and sizes.


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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.


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EN MACHINA

Los Angeles • Comedy, Sci-Fi

Two inventors, Steve and Steve, create the world's first true artificial intelligence in their garage.


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Library Hours: A New Film by Jim Vendiola

Chicago • Drama, Romance

A provocative, sex-positive, long-distance love story about books and bondage.


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OR DIE TRYING

Los Angeles • Drama

Four ambitious women attempt to achieve their own definition of success while dealing with the struggles of being a millennial in Hollywood.


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སྙིང་གཏམ་ : “The heart's tale”

Seattle • LGBTQ, Foreign Film

The first work of its kind, Nïngtam (སྙིང་གཏམ་) is dedicated to the Tibetan spirit.


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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.


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HERE NOW

Los Angeles • Drama, Family

HERE NOW is a magical reality about the power of a parent’s love.


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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.)


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Boys on the Inside

Seattle • Documentary

Boys on the Inside is a feature documentary about ‘boy’ culture in women’s prisons in Washington State.


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Vida

Los Angeles • LGBTQ, Horror

A closeted musical prodigy turned baby vamp must stifle her cravings, risk having sex with her roommate or suck her small-town campus dry.


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Acute Failure

Los Angeles • Drama

A young, sick Los Angeles actress visits her small hometown for a weekend to get evaluated for a kidney transplant.


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Ordinary Women

San Francisco • Animation, History

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


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Tangerine Juice Fund

New York • Film-related Business

The Tangerine Juice Fund is crowd sourced fund supporting 1st and 2nd time women feature film directors. Donations are tax deductible.


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Kinesthesia

Los Angeles • Drama, Shorts Program

Frustrated at her inability to accurately remember a particular time of happiness in her life, Minny sets out to find it again.


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The wHOLE

Los Angeles • Drama

“The wHOLE” is a gritty drama illuminating solitary confinement made in collaboration with those closest to the issue.


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Wedlocked

Los Angeles • LGBTQ, Satire

Not one to be held back by unfair legislation, Sydney outsmarts the web of laws keeping her tied down and unable to get divorced.


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Downward Hiro

• Drama

LIFE IS TORTURE


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Auld Lang Syne

Los Angeles • Comedy, Drama

An annual New Year’s Eve party becomes occasion for disaster as three couples' lives unravel spectacularly over the course of the evening.


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Headshots

Los Angeles • Action, Satire

When hitmen kidnap an aspiring actor, he must depend on the kindness of strangers who want him dead.


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Cross

Los Angeles • Drama, Film-Noir

A young Filipino backyard boxer enters a Mexican fight ring in the San Fernando Valley.


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Movies & Shows I Recommend

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