Hey, I'm Ana!

Jersey City, New Jersey

Ana Verde is a Puerto Rican and Venezuelan writer and director. As a playwright, she has developed work with Hubbard Hall/The Bushwick Starr, Ars Nova, and Playlight Theatre Company. As a filmmaker, her fiction short script Happy Birthday Daisy was selected as Best Short Script by the International Puerto Rican Heritage Film Festival and, most recently, she was awarded a WAVE Grant by Wavelength Productions to produce her first short film this year in Puerto Rico. Her pilot Dorado was selected for the 2022 Orchard Project Episodic Lab. At the moment, she is in post-production for a web series she directed called Next Move, developing her first feature script, and writing a novel. BFA: NYU Tisch, Playwrights Horizons Theater School.

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Breaking Wind

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Drama

A man swimming laps drowns in the memories of his childhood while dealing with the stress of losing his father to dementia.

103%

This project got the green light!

Te Llaman Las Olas (The Waves Call You)

Levittown, Puerto Rico Film Short
Drama, Foreign Film

A middle-aged seamstress in Puerto Rico has recurring daydreams of visiting the ocean, wearing the quinceañera dress she is making.

110%

This project got the green light!

Beacon: the Feature Film

Boston, Massachusetts Film Feature
Documentary, Teen

Three Boston public school students, ranking far below their suburban peers, decide to apply to some of the best private boarding schools in

101%

This project got the green light!

Late to the Party

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Comedy, Drama

During his 25th birthday party, a trans man runs into his former best friend who ghosted him after he confessed his feelings for her, but sh

87%

This project got the green light!

Snow Cap Films: Two Shorts, One Team

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Two daring proof-of-concept shorts from bold new voices in independent cinema, produced with one award-winning skeleton crew.

108%

This project got the green light!

MELAO

San Juan, Puerto Rico Film Short
Drama, Foreign Film

Desperate to provide for his growing family, Nando, a sugarcane cutter in 1950s Puerto Rico, makes a risky bet with his ruthless foreman.

106%

This project got the green light!

The Avon Lady

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

Rosa, struggling with language, is a failure as an Avon Lady until an eccentric customer shows it takes more than English to make that sale.

103%

This project got the green light!

American Girl

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Thriller, Fantasy

A lonely Mexican woman discovers her family's washing machine is a portal to the hit TV show American Girl where she is lured to compete.

107%

This project got the green light!

Breaking Fast with a Coca Cola

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy

Breaking Fast with a Coca Cola is a comedy that follows two Turkish American teenagers who decide to fast for Ramadan for the first time.

101%

This project got the green light!

Charlie and the Hunt

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Family, Fantasy

A young, African-American girl goes on a whimsical adventure and faces her fears while setting out to recover a sentimental family trea

105%

This project got the green light!

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