Hey, I'm Ernest!

New York, New York

I'm an actor, writer, and producer that believes in the transformative power of stories. I support independent filmmaking above and below the line so we can reflect on the world as it is and expand our imagination for how it should be. 

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Getting Her

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A Casanova lesbian helps her virgin best friend from childhood lose his virginity before their 10 year high school reunion.

133%

This project got the green light!

The Queen Wants Revenge

Austin, Texas Film Short
Action, LGBTQ

A Drag Queen swears bloody revenge after suffering abuse from her ex-lover.

85%

This project got the green light!

Wishy Washy

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

A bisexual twentysomething is unable to make any decisions due to the gay angel and straight devil on his shoulders telling him what to do.

110%

This project got the green light!

HOUSE OF KA - A supernatural horror / mystery

Ann Arbor, Michigan Film Feature
Horror, Mystery

A young Victorian aristocrat struggles to save her father from a mummy's curse.

100%

This project got the green light!

TALLYWACKER

Northampton, Massachusetts Film Feature
Comedy, Music

TALLYWACKER is a buddy comedy about two bandmates whose relationship gets tested when one of them gets a gig touring with a major rock star.

87%

This project got the green light!

MOONIE - The Web Series

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

MOONIE is the sitcom about the little somethings, poking fun at the microaggressions of everyday life for a group of Black queer friends.

113%

This project got the green light!

"She Wears the Midnight Crown" and "He Bears the Cape of Stars:" Two Queer Short Story Anthologies

Schenectady, New York Writing & Publishing
Romance, LGBTQ

An intriguing and mysterious pair of queer anthologies featuring wlw and mlm stories playing out during masquerades!

109%

This project got the green light!

Lee & Charlie

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Lee, a trans man, and his wife Charlie are creating a family. The bumpy road toward parenthood tests this queer couple's resilience.

80%

This project got the green light!

Dino Hart

Medford, Oregon Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

As a local Don’t Say Gay bill passes, 12-year-old Dino is forced to confront a surprising truth about their long-lost father.

110%

This project got the green light!

Super Smash

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Two young men meeting to hookup search for connection when they realize they’ve catfished each other.

110%

This project got the green light!

Color Theories

Portland, Oregon Film Short
Drama, Experimental

A transformational journey of a young woman's changing body and perspective is narratively explored using the visual light spectrum, ROYGBIV

100%

This project got the green light!

Ashkenazi Seance

New York City, New York Theatre
Musical, LGBTQ

A solo show and community ritual about American Jewish identity, family, music, and what it means to carry on a legacy. Also, it’s funny!

108%

This project got the green light!

Family Affair

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, LGBTQ

A young adult's secret relationship puts him at odds with this family, friends, and other commitments

80%

This project got the green light!

I've Been Waiting

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Thriller, LGBTQ

A young poet believes she's found the woman of her dreams, but the more she discovers of her new love, the less she knows.

82%

This project got the green light!

Love is Game

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Romance, LGBTQ

After a catastrophic dinner, Mia and Ellie face the question of what to do with their relationship.

100%

This project got the green light!

Eternity Road

Orlando, Florida Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A peace campaign run by a cyclist and social media influencer goes horribly wrong when they arrive in Florida.

106%

This project got the green light!

RISE

San Francisco, California Comics
Sci-Fi, War

A diverse squad of modern soldiers travel back in time to the Civil War & become entangled in covert efforts to defeat the Confederacy.

100%

This project got the green light!

Distance: Sex Work in the Pandemic

Portland, Oregon Film Feature
Documentary, LGBTQ

Sex workers telling the story of how they are surviving the COVID-19 pandemic.

81%

This project got the green light!

Rabbit Hole

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A recent high school grad struggles to find his footing as an LGBT young adult, feeling responsible for the care of his unstable QAnon mom.

110%

This project got the green light!

Reckless

Northbridge, Massachusetts Film Short
Drama, Teen

A teenage boy is dropped off to work on a school project with a classmate. The strangers are forced to connect & a hard reality is revealed.

102%

This project got the green light!

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