Hey, I'm Shallow Graves Productions!

New York, New York

Shallow Graves strives to tell small stories that embody the human experience while exploiting the universal three-dimensionality of all people — whether those people live on a small screen, big screen, or eight times a week in a tiny blackbox. In this political climate and beyond, the goal is to focus on stories — damn good stories — by women about women, while providing platforms for intersectional storytelling by amplifying the voices of women of color and other marginalized groups.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Drought

Wilmington Feature
Comedy, Drama

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

114%

This project got the green light!

Miracle Baby

New York Short
Drama, Thriller

A congressman’s wife sets the stage on her cheating husband for a night of revenge, rage, revelations, and one unspeakable act.

122%

This project got the green light!

Los Angeless

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Drama

Los Angeless is an anthology series made up of 9 short films by 15 female filmmakers, set in an authentic, unromanticized version of L.A.

83%

This project got the green light!

The Great Divide

Denver Feature
Thriller, Western

In 1879 Colorado, a destitute ranch heiress must seek restitution by joining forces with the dangerous outlaws who murdered her father.

91%

This project got the green light!

FOBia Pilot

Chicago Series
Comedy

A comedy about an Indian FOB (Fresh Off the Boat) as she adapts to life in America with her American roommate and Indian neighbor.

101%

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!

Mathilde Who Is Obsessed With Christmas

Los Angeles Short
Comedy

With nowhere to go on Christmas eve, Mathilde brings her Christmas cheer/obsession to a porn set.

87%

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!

Oniphron

Portland Feature
Drama, Fantasy

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

85%

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

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!

Inbetween Girl

Galveston Feature
Comedy, Teen

Angie's life becomes even more complicated when she begins an affair with a popular jock at her new private school.

115%

This project got the green light!

Broker 2

Feature
Comedy, Thriller

A small-town serial killer moves from his usual hunting grounds to the Big Apple, where he finds it hard to adjust to city living.

84%

This project got the green light!

Duncan

Austin Feature
Crime, Satire

A young black journalist & an angry alt-right militiaman team up to uncover a child trafficking ring hidden in a pizzeria's basement.

86%

This project got the green light!

Thunderbolt In Mine Eye

Portland Feature
Drama, Teen

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

101%

This project got the green light!

Brown Town

McAllen Feature
Musical, Romantic Comedy

A loner beat boxer finds family in her college's South Asian acapella team.

80%

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!

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!

The Sympathy Card

Boston Feature
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.

85%

This project got the green light!

The Right Swipe

Chicago Series
Comedy, Romantic Comedy

When two best friends start a business fixing men's dating app profiles, how much will they f**k up their own love lives in the process?

100%

This project got the green light!

Viktory

Chicago Series
Drama, Family

An orphaned girl struggles to find answers to the old adage, “what’s in a name”- is she one mother’s Viktory or another’s Victoria?

103%

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!

I Friggin Love you

Los Angeles Series
Drama, Romantic Comedy

Love can make you or break you.

91%

This project got the green light!

The-Caroline-Peatree-Gibbs-Series

Greenville Series
Drama, Romance

Caroline, a strong-willed, selfish, Black femalepreneur, wants it all in business, love and life.

112%

This project got the green light!

Uneasy The Show

Oakland Series
Comedy, Drama

Two brown girls take on student loans, MFA drama, & techie jargon in Oakland: home of the Black Panthers & now, $3000 one bedroom apartments

103%

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!

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!

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!

The Vth Column

Los Angeles Series
Horror, Sci-Fi

Horror/Scifi series. Episode 1. A couple flees from a stranger, who refused to let them out of his car, after hitching a ride.

102%

This project got the green light!

Rent Controlled

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

The three Torres siblings are priced out of their hometown until an opportunity to achieve the unthinkable - rent control - presents itself.

103%

This project got the green light!

Hatched

New York Short
Drama

After a recent personal loss, one woman's grief turns to obsession as she searches for clues about missing children in a national forest.

87%

This project got the green light!

SF89: San Francisco Before The Internet

San Francisco Feature
Documentary

The last generation to come of age in a pre-tech San Francisco share stories of that time and discuss change at this point in their lives.

108%

This project got the green light!

THE PEMBROOK BROTHERS

Los Angeles Series
Comedy, Satire

Fraternal twins Jack and Arthur embark on a chaotic journey to attain praise from the LA art scene.

85%

This project got the green light!

Messy The Web Series

New York Series
Comedy, Romance

A web series about love, marriage, separation, kids, and dating all under one happy roof! I swear this will not make you cry!

100%

This project got the green light!

Deserters

New York Short
Drama

At an engagement celebration, an ex-nihilo woman confronts the boundaries of loyalty when her affluent in-laws' secrets come to light.

118%

This project got the green light!

Like Love

Boise Feature
Romantic Comedy

An anti-rom-com about a girl who just wants a friend, and the boy who falls for her instead.

100%

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!

Interiors

Middletown Short
Drama, Thriller

In 1954, two mixed-race sisters must navigate their chances for survival in a rigid black-and-white world.

111%

This project got the green light!

Maiden

New York Feature
Horror, Thriller

While passing through a small town, a modern-day witch must fight her way through a cult of men to find a young woman who’s disappeared.

100%

This project got the green light!

One Bird at a Time

Portland Series
Comedy, Drama

When do-gooder and lovable neurotic Julie strives to save the neediest and the craziest in the world, she has to start in her own backyard.

105%

This project got the green light!

In the Blue Hour

New York Company
Drama, Experimental

What are we supposed to make of a life? A perfect hostess invites her friends to attend one last party - and you are invited!

101%

This project got the green light!

Romance Analyst

New York Feature
Comedy

A platonic love triangle between a woman, her best friend, and her therapist.

102%

This project got the green light!

Pozole

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

Maia prolly killed her Nana.

112%

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!

The MisEducation of Bindu

Indianapolis Feature
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.

104%

This project got the green light!

Bring Me an Avocado

San Francisco Feature
Drama

When a violent encounter leaves Robin in a coma, her family ventures to maintain normalcy for her children while managing their own grief.

113%

This project got the green light!

D.I.Y.

Philadelphia Feature
Comedy, LGBTQ

A queer couple is determined to tie the knot their own way.

125%

This project got the green light!

Forbidden Steps

Los Angeles Feature
Global Celebration, Family

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

101%

This project got the green light!

Half the Picture

Los Angeles Feature
Documentary

HALF THE PICTURE is a feature documentary about working women directors in Hollywood.

82%

This project got the green light!

All Exchanges Final

Los Angeles Short
Comedy, Drama

What would you trade to save someone you love?

87%

This project got the green light!

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