Hey, I'm Rachel!

Los Angeles, California

Rachel is a passionate storyteller and daring female filmmaker completing her final few credits towards her B.F.A. in Film Production with an emphasis in directing at Chapman University. This fall, she will be working as an intern at Film Independent in Los Angeles, CA. Last summer, she interned at Paceline Pictures and has experience working on a plethora of student and professional sets both in front and behind the camera. Two of her short films, White and Pfiefer and Phoenix have been awarded and screened at the De Anza Annual Film and Video Show in 2015 and 2016. In May 2017 she wrote, directed, and produced, Seeds, a coming-of-age drama, which received a semi-finalist status at the Los Angeles CineFest. Most recently, she completed Woman in the Arena, a short drama that raised its funds for production on Seed&Spark earlier this year. In her free time she enjoys playing with her dogs, hiking, cooking, and creative writing.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

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Orange Short
Drama

Deep in a heat-ravaged desert, a soon-to-be mother navigates the volatile relationship with her husband in the pursuit of freedom.

80%

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!

Oniphron

Portland Feature
Drama, Fantasy

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

85%

This project got the green light!

Tribu in the Mix

Orange Short
Drama, Music

In 90s Bay Area, a Filipino immigrant’s frustration with western culture threatens his relationship with his brother, an aspiring DJ.

86%

This project got the green light!

Shabu

Los Angeles Short
Drama, Thriller

After America has placed a "kill-all" order on anyone dealing in drug trade, a photojournalist discovers the corrupt world she lives in.

110%

This project got the green light!

Brace Face

Orange Short
Comedy

Determined to have a perfect first kiss, 16-year-old April's braces get locked with her unexpected crush in front of the entire school.

107%

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!

Woman in the Arena

Orange Short
Drama

A financially-struggling, aspiring actress faces her increasingly crippling anxiety disorder during an audition for a career-changing role.

110%

This project got the green light!

Sign

Los Angeles Short
Drama

A damaged man sets today to be his last, but an unexpected encounter gives him a renewed outlook on life.

83%

This project got the green light!

The Shift

Boston Short
Drama, Thriller

A lingering encounter with a troubled stranger causes a confident young woman to wrestle with power, agency, and violation.

94%

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!

Rose is a Rose is a Rose - Post Production

Culver City Short
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

Old school technophobe grapples with social media, pea soup and millennials in hopes of reclaiming his long lost love.

90%

This project got the green light!

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