Hey, I'm Talking Back Pictures!

New York, New York

We are a New York-based production team dedicated to authentically telling meaningful stories from women’s experiences; with women at the helm of telling those stories.

 

Talking Back Pictures represents true inclusivity by mandating that at least 50% of key crew are women in every production.

 

Our projects unapologetically explore mental health from a woman’s perspective, through stories that are accessible to all.

 

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

After the Game

Oakland, California Film Feature
Documentary, Sport

Three women from a 1999 college basketball team push to test their limits. Two decades later, they apply lessons learned off the court.

136%

This project got the green light!

MURDERVILLE

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Crime

An absurd mockumentary where two true crime obsessed women play detective when girls start disappearing in their quaint small town.

118%

This project got the green light!

THE DARK PLACES

Austin, Texas Film Short
Drama

A young woman journeys through the nightmare of depression and self harming to a place of HOPE with the help of a loving FATHER.

83%

This project got the green light!

MANOS DE ORO

Dallas, Texas Film Short
Drama

After months of struggling with a crippling arthritis, a former mechanic attempts to regain his identity as a working man with purpose.

83%

This project got the green light!

Mater Mortis

Dobbs Ferry, New York Film Short
Drama, Horror

Rajan must care for his mother, now afflicted with a rot that makes her the living dead, as his relationship with is own father deteriorates

104%

This project got the green light!

Guy Meets Girl

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Romantic Comedy

Guy meets Girl and they totally bang. But a post-coital confession spirals them both through the horrifically chaotic world we call dating

88%

This project got the green light!

This Is B.S.

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

In this comedic ode to theater, writers Ella and Lindsey share their obsession with the stage (and all that happens in the wings).

131%

This project got the green light!

Adventure Date!

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Horror

After being expelled from quilting graduate school for using witchcraft, Susan meets a stranger for a tinder date that goes terribly wrong

103%

This project got the green light!

You Promise?

Malmö, Sweden Film Short
Drama, Family

A short film about family love, divorce, and fear of change - from a five-year-old's perspective.

138%

This project got the green light!

Leila's Gift

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Family

When Arab American, Leila, travels from Jordan to Los Angeles to visit her American mother, she is sporting a new accessory: a hijab.

103%

This project got the green light!

Our Colleagues

New York City, New York Film Short
Adventure, Comedy

A seemingly-ordinary woman sets off on a mission to encounter aliens in this dark comedy about truly getting away from it all.

100%

This project got the green light!

ROGUE

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Music

A rebellious teenager must defy her traditional Iranian father in order to be taken seriously as a drummer in the 1980s East Bay punk scene.

101%

This project got the green light!

Let Me Do Right By You

Austin, Texas Film Short
Drama

A single mother raising her child by herself, must choose to accept help before she loses her mind.

111%

This project got the green light!

Enough Room

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Other

A first date turns complicated when a provocative remark forces two strangers to navigate the issues of passive racism and tolerance.

81%

This project got the green light!

Cafard

Toronto, Canada Film Short
Drama, Horror

A man who is unfaithful to his relationship gets the shock of his life when his lies are manifested in a horrible way.

105%

This project got the green light!

Truth, Incorporated

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Thriller

In a post-totalitarian takeover, a group of rebels must report the news truthfully, while confronting dark secrets of their own.

100%

This project got the green light!

Make America Bake Again

New York City, New York Series
Comedy

With a little help from her cousins, Wisconsinite Mary Margaret Anderson tries her to darndest to make it on America’s favorite baking show.

99%

This project got the green light!

A Good Wolf [working title]

Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska Film Feature
Documentary

Three Alaskans find diverging ways to navigate a 40-year conflict over predator hunting at the boundaries of Denali National Park.

85%

This project got the green light!

DEATHLY SILENT

Washington, District of Columbia Film Short
Documentary

In an attempt to tell the story of women’s familial struggle in one of the most culturally conservative countries in the world, Misk shares

104%

This project got the green light!

WBCN and The American Revolution

Cambridge, Massachusetts Film Feature
Documentary

"The incredible, true story of how a radio station, politics, and rock and roll changed everything."

100%

This project got the green light!

PLEASE HOLD

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

In the near future, a young Latino man is thrust into a fully automated and privatized jail after he is arrested by mistake.

102%

This project got the green light!

Where The Roots Lie - A Story of Women Empowerment Through Art

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Documentary, Drama

Medha, an all female drum troupe strive to pave a new path for women and artists in Cambodia.

102%

This project got the green light!

Corri and Sara Are Famous

Chicago, Illinois Series
Comedy

Corri and Sara tell stories. Now they're in the story. Now here's a cartoon about it with a celebrity voiceover. And a song. Boom: Famous.

101%

This project got the green light!

Expanding Sanctuary

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Documentary

The documentary follows the historic campaign to end the sharing of police database information with Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

100%

This project got the green light!

Here Comes Frieda

New York City, New York Film Short
Sci-Fi

Here Comes Freida is an eye-opening short addressing the potential short-term consequences of climate change.

88%

This project got the green light!

The Blonde Experiment

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy

When two mousy gal pals pose as platinum blondes they're catapulted into the life of their dreams, until their dirty dark roots pop up.

100%

This project got the green light!

META

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, LGBTQ

A transboy who unexpectedly gets his period on prom night, and the violent transformation that transpires after.

113%

This project got the green light!

Banks of Our Lives

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Crime

A bank robber must adjust to the presence of a provocative new crew member who she worries is taking her spot.

83%

This project got the green light!

LIMINAL

New York City, New York Film Short
Thriller, Experimental

“Liminal” is a visual analogy of the media-induced Agoraphobia that we all deal with every day as we get ready to face the world.

82%

This project got the green light!

Flock

Bar Harbor, Maine Film Short
Thriller, LGBTQ

Flock is a trans-created dramatic thriller about a man traveling to Maine to rescue his lover from a lethal cult.

93%

This project got the green light!

Loveseat

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Horror

Loveseat is the story of an awkward, obsessive furniture salesman who is deeply in love with a couch in his store

85%

This project got the green light!

The Spring

Los Angeles, California Series
Fantasy, Action

In the world of The Spring, movement is power, and power corrupts, people are faced with the question: "What would you do to survive?"

81%

This project got the green light!

Jeffrey: Hotel California

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Fantasy, Romance

Jeffrey is a dark magical love story that takes place in the afterlife where Jeffrey repairs the dead, so they can move on.  One mag

85%

This project got the green light!

I Am A Banana

Washington, District of Columbia Film Short
Documentary, Family

After uprooting their lives and emigrating from their home country, these families struggle to keep touch with each other as they are expose

107%

This project got the green light!

A Song for Myself

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Music

A homesick Filipino lounge singer confronts her cover band in order to play her original song in front of their uncaring Vegas audience.

111%

This project got the green light!

Solus

Memphis, Tennessee Film Short
Fantasy, Thriller

Enslaved to a gothic, Victorian house of the underworld, an orphan plots her escape but is haunted by the secrets lurking within.

103%

This project got the green light!

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