Hey, I'm Halo!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Halo Rossetti | Writer/Director

Halo Rossetti (they/them) is a writer, director, performer, and artist, worldbuilding positive futures in the husk of the capitalist experiment. In their work, through the production of film, video, and performance, they practice worldbuilding as a means to convey their belief that decolonizing, queering, and regenerating are linked processes. Rossetti was Temple University's nominee for the Tribeca Film Institute/Sloan Discovery Student Award 2020, with their TV pilot, WELL.

Rossetti's short film, SUNRIDER, premiered at Les Femmes Underground International Film Festival in Phoenix, AZ in September 2018, and was featured at a MONO NO AWARE screening at Anthology Film Archives in New York in April 2018. SUNRIDER was also officially selected for Lift'Off's First-Time Filmmaker Sessions, September 2019. SUNRIDER was also part of the screening program for "SUPERHOST" at Like a Little Disaster in Polignano a Mare, Italy, from August 4th - October 15th, 2019. SUNRIDER was also officially selected for The Bush Films' Queer Sci-Fi & Fantasy Short Films screening on August 25th, 2020.

Rossetti's short film, The French Chef with Julia Child: Abortifacient Herbs, premiered and was a finalist in the Get Free Film Fest in Los Angeles, 2019, was officially selected for Planet 9 Film Fest in October, 2019, and was the featured video for Vox Populi's 4th Wall film and video program, September 6-October 13, 2019.

Rossetti's short film, Hold, has been officially selected for LesFlicks film festival in November 2019, and will be distributed via LesFlicks' Video on Demand distribution platform. Rossetti's short films, Hold and Wait, were screened as part of "Positive Futures," co-curated by Rossetti and Loraine Wible, at Vox Populi in May 2019. Six of Rossetti's short films were aired in an anthology called "HOW TO FOOD" on PhillyCAM in April 2019.

Rossetti's short films, Kiwi Time! and Lemon Nipple were officially selected for the Hacker Porn Film Festival in Rome, Italy, April 24-30, 2020. Kiwi Time! premiered at Temple University's Diamond Screen Film Festival on 4.30.19. Lemon Nipple premiered at Temple University's "Diamond Screen: Women's Fest" on March 13, 2019. Rossetti's short film, Fruitr, premiered at Temple University's "Diamond Screen: DiamondQ LGBTQ+ Film Festival" on October 7, 2019. Rossetti's short film, Valentine's Day After, premiered at Temple University's "Diamond Screen: Women's Fest" on March 18, 2020.

Rossetti's artwork has been shown in New York, Tehran, Talinn, Oslo, Mexico City (as part of the collective Silvershed), and in the regional US. They have performed all over NYC and Brooklyn, and premiered original work at Dixon Place Theater. Their work has been featured in "EMERGENCY INDEX." They have taught, curated, guest-critiqued, and performed at BHQFU. They are a former artist-in-residence at The Shandaken Project and at the Prattsville Art Center and Residency. They have been interviewed in Adult Mag, GO Magazine, and The Temple News, and have contributed writing to HuffPost, HuffPost Queer Voices, The Establishment, Luna Luna Mag, RENDER, artforum.com, The Brooklyn Rail, and The American Reader, as well as various artist catalogues. Rossetti was on ArtCritical's Review Panel in 2013, gave an artist's talk at Parsons in 2015, and will be on a panel about queer filmmaking at The College of New Jersey in November 2020. Rossetti currently teaches media arts and screenwriting at Temple University.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

JORDAN (The Post Production #SplashForward!)

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

An adventurous young girl cares for an ailing mermaid only to discover she is not what she seems.

131%

This project got the green light!

Oh What A...

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

When a young black man on the brink of career success and a disgruntled white mother, bump into each other, their lives are forever changed

87%

This project got the green light!

Noro

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Horror

A woman, whose dissociative episodes transport her to an alternate reality inside her mind, must face the entity who dwells there with her.

105%

This project got the green light!

Death & Life

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Fantasy, Horror

Mortal Death incarnate sets out into purgatory to reclaim his powers stolen from an old man, as both confront the meaning of existence.

83%

This project got the green light!

The Úri

New York City, New York Film Short
Horror, Thriller

While on her first shift, a home healthcare worker realizes she's preparing for something more sinister than the job description entailed.

104%

This project got the green light!

LAST CHANCE

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Horror

Three girlfriends, determined to have a wild weekend, break into their neighbor's house & quickly realize they are in over their heads.

114%

This project got the green light!

Imposter

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Drama

A young painter steals a wild idea from her ex and turns it into a performance art piece that makes her go viral for all the wrong reasons.

100%

This project got the green light!

Fog of War

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, War

After his whole family dies from the Spanish Flu and his brother is killed in battle, a young soldier in WWI starts having strange visions.

143%

This project got the green light!

The Big Pitch

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama

After landing a pitch meeting with a VC firm, Peter must convince his Co-founder not to mention their most valuable selling point.

105%

This project got the green light!

LAURA

Greensboro, North Carolina Film Short
History, Romance

A historical drama based on the true story behind the legend of Tom Dooley.

116%

This project got the green light!

Semana Santa

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama, Family

A Catholic-ish Mexican-American family participates in a week-long religious ritual that tests their resolve and familial bonds.

83%

This project got the green light!

Unmasked

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Horror, Thriller

Unmasked is about a group of friends, one of whom gets murdered, leaving the rest to scramble through a bloody maze of suspicion and deceit

105%

This project got the green light!

Play It By Ear

Los Angeles, California Series
Romance, Drama

A young couple struggles to grow together as they start new lives apart in Los Angeles and Amsterdam.

109%

This project got the green light!

Cold Turkey

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

An alcoholic struggles to maintain his sobriety when faced with why he started drinking in the first place.

100%

This project got the green light!

Julia

Portland, Oregon Film Short
Biography, Drama

A young girl faces a test of friendship at an orphanage in 1970 South Korea | Based on a true story

96%

This project got the green light!

Sirona

Monument, Colorado Film Feature
Sci-Fi, Thriller

A young woman with supernatural gifts escapes captivity only to be hunted down by a group of mercenaries whose lives she will change forever

104%

This project got the green light!

Saudade

Yuma, Arizona Film Feature
Comedy, Horror

A young tv crew in the 90s shoot a doc exploring some missing person cases in MN and discover the killer may be closer than they think.

100%

This project got the green light!

Hetero Season 2 — Coming of Age LGBTQ Miniseries Made By Teens

Seattle, Washington Series
LGBTQ, Teen

Five misfit friends scramble to save their Gay Straight Alliance while facing the highs and lows of being queer in high school.

100%

This project got the green light!

Starseed + Her Psychic Warriors, Episode 1: Utopia

Chicago, Illinois Series
Sci-Fi

An alien named Starseed and her three earth friends go on a hallucinogenic trip to the Mindscape where they get a glimpse of her homeworld.

85%

This project got the green light!

Ghost of you

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Experimental

In a worn-down house full of women, 16-year-old Mae is watched by a sheet ghost. As fire season burns, the ghost's gaze consumes Mae.

102%

This project got the green light!

Not Like You 不像你 BFA

Boston, Massachusetts Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A senior thesis short film about two young Chinese American women who reconnect years after their tentative high school relationship.

80%

This project got the green light!

Sex, Vlogs, and Kidnappings

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Crime

A woman passionate about people having better sex starts a vlog to help, but things change when the men mentioned in the vlog go missing.

90%

This project got the green light!

Corridor - Feature Film

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Film Feature
Comedy, Crime

A nighttime security guard eavesdrops on a corporate murder scheme, and entangles an unlikely group of night owls to "solve" the mystery.

111%

This project got the green light!

Etiam

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Horror, Sci-Fi

In a totalitarian United States, a woman must pass an approval interrogation to become a mother.

105%

This project got the green light!

The Stream

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Family

On the verge of financial catastrophe, a first-gen son and his immigrant Russian father take one last trip to sell their family lake house.

137%

This project got the green light!

OUR KIND

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Family

The Color Of Our Skin That Divides Us

80%

This project got the green light!

I'm Sorry, I Tried, I Love You

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A struggling mother finds herself caught in an endless battle against a mysterious infestation in her home.

117%

This project got the green light!

The Dark Essence

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Other

Two friends embark on a journey to spread the word of secularism; along the way they learn the meaning of faith, friendship, and love.

105%

This project got the green light!

little trumpet

New Orleans, Louisiana Film Short
Drama

little trumpet follows nine-year-old Javon as he navigates loss, isolation, and childhood innocence in the fast-moving city of New Orleans.

160%

This project got the green light!

Know Justice Know Peace Film

Charlotte, North Carolina Film Feature
Drama

When a beloved barber is killed by police, his sister and best friend take justice into their own hands, confronting police brutality.

80%

This project got the green light!

How to Get a Girl Pregnant Web Series

Toronto, Canada Series
Animation, LGBTQ

How is a butch Chicana lesbian supposed to get sperm? This candid and humorous animated web series shares the adventure.

100%

This project got the green light!

Coyote Gratitude: a cross-country coming of age

New Orleans, Louisiana Writing & Publishing
Adventure

A nonfiction coming of age from one woman's cross-country adventure.

117%

This project got the green light!

Your Story

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Adventure, Action

Three Friends, Three Worlds, Three Adventures.

86%

This project got the green light!

The Citadel of Playwrights

New York City, New York Company
Other

The Citadel of Playwrights is committed to fostering new work development and the artistic journeys of playwrights from all backgrounds.

100%

This project got the green light!

I Just Want Things to Work Out

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Teen

After ending her first relationship, a foul-mouthed Chinese American girl offers to help her deadbeat teen brother pursue his crush.

80%

This project got the green light!

Cray

San Francisco, California Series
Comedy, Drama

When Ray walks in on her best friend Cora about to kill herself the two women are forced to address the distance between them

112%

This project got the green light!

Paralysis

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Drama, Horror

A woman with sleep paralysis learns her demons may be connected to a family secret.

112%

This project got the green light!

The Sound She Saw

New York City, New York Film Short
Documentary, Shorts Program

What happens when a Black woman photographer has the agency and the control to reverse the gaze and see the world through her unique lens?

110%

This project got the green light!

The Second Death

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

Tragedy brings two siblings back together after years of separation-family drama is not exclusive to mortals.

111%

This project got the green light!

Madhavi

San Francisco, California Film Short
Drama

An Indian divorcée, struggling to raise her daughter, is forced to confront her violent and painful past at a dinner with old friends

85%

This project got the green light!

The Devil's Daughters

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Horror

The sisters of Satanic rock band The Devil's Daughters turn out the be the actual daughters of the Devil sent to Earth to collect 666 souls.

113%

This project got the green light!

Paladin: The Brotherhood

Buffalo, New York Series
Adventure, Fantasy

Two Paladin brothers embark on a journey to save a comrade from a cult of Shadow worshippers.

88%

This project got the green light!

Promises

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

A Latina single mother of two, in the late 70’s, Danielle, is struggling to keep her head above water and regain custody of her daughters wh

100%

This project got the green light!

The Bootstrap Cafe

San Diego, California Film Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

Driving through the desert, three disgruntled friends are stuck in a time loop.

113%

This project got the green light!

Surprise!

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Horror

A surprise goes awry when four childhood BFFs witness a murder that threatens their obsessive dedication to positivity.

128%

This project got the green light!

Pizza Party

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Comedy, Thriller

After seeing her clone while on the job, Lynn, a pizza delivery driver, is determined to figure out what’s behind the mysterious occurrence.

102%

This project got the green light!

Weapons and Their Names

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama

Unable to contend with the loss of her stepfather, a naive teenage girl skips school with her best friend to shoot guns in rural Florida.

140%

This project got the green light!

The Five Demands

New York City, New York Film Feature
Documentary

Two volatile weeks that changed the face of higher education!

80%

This project got the green light!

The Queen's Jewels

Vero Beach, Florida Film Short
Drama, History

This is a story about Beau, a small-town surfer who discovers that his lineage is more of a legacy than a legend.

110%

This project got the green light!

Angeles

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

A young musician's dreams of moving to Los Angeles after high school are interrupted when she falls in love with the boy next door.

100%

This project got the green light!

Holding Back The Tide

New York City, New York Film Feature
Documentary

Oysters haunt New York City, the former oyster capital of the world, as environmental hopefuls attempt to repopulate these queer heroes.

112%

This project got the green light!

PONY: Post Production, Exhibition and Distribution

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A trans pre-teen defies a grieving mother and clueless best friend to embody their true gender and sexual identities after a family tragedy.

100%

This project got the green light!

Stalemate

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

An underground hacker finds himself solving an algorithm, for his clientele, that seems beyond what he has bargained for... And beyond what

80%

This project got the green light!

In the Making

New York City, New York Series
Drama, Music

When five friends are trying to succeed in the cutthroat entertainment industry, one exploits the others in order to achieve their success.

101%

This project got the green light!

San Giacomo

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Thriller

London, 1943. A seminarian with a rocky past battles a demon who is feeding on his guilt for his mentor's death.

107%

This project got the green light!

Stone Fate

Los Angeles, California Series
Romance, Sci-Fi

130 years after the end of Western Civilization, a pair of young dreamers must unite and mature into leaders that will save their homeland.

102%

This project got the green light!

Demon for Hire

Aurora, Colorado Film Short
Comedy, Horror

A fuzzy blue demon-for-hire encounters an otherworldly horror that even he can't handle...

84%

This project got the green light!

Alicia Drayton - Lullaby

New York City, New York Music Video
Fantasy, Music

A journey of Love, represented in a mythical woman who has bewitched men throughout time.

100%

This project got the green light!

Shanidar

Richmond, Virginia Film Feature
Horror, Thriller

After an inescapable disaster lays waste to humankind as we know it, six women fight to survive in an abandoned country home.

102%

This project got the green light!

HOT ANGRY MOM

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Drama

A people-pleasing New York City mom struggles to maintain her dignity when a video of her unleashing her anger goes viral.

111%

This project got the green light!

The Woods

New York City, New York Film Short
Fantasy, Horror

Drawn to the woods, a girl meets a Fae and must discover who she is and where she belongs before all that she loves is destroyed his rage.

100%

This project got the green light!

Jesus Would Have Loved Punk Rock

Montclair, New Jersey Film Short
Drama

One oppressive institution, two rebellious teens, and an uprising that will change everything.

101%

This project got the green light!

Waiting Period

Richmond, Virginia Film Short
Drama, Thriller

Two young women find a way to overcome psychological manipulation while waiting 24 hours to get an abortion.

118%

This project got the green light!

Happy Birthday Charlie

Black Hawk, Colorado Film Feature
Drama

"Happy Birthday Charlie" is a road trip drama about a mom who tries to do right by her daughter but winds up doing everything wrong.

116%

This project got the green light!

Unwavering

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, History

Carolyn Kim starts an Ethnic Studies program on her campus in 1968. Inspired by real events.

101%

This project got the green light!

Prairie

Austin, Texas Film Short
Horror, LGBTQ

Alone on the Texas Prairie for a romantic getaway, a young couple’s bickering awakens something lurking beneath the tall grass.

120%

This project got the green light!

Love Differently

Madison, Wisconsin Film Feature
Documentary

When an adoptee grows up, she discovers the importance of a name.

99%

This project got the green light!

Sleep Talking

Jeffersonville, New York Film Feature
Horror

12-year-old Maya schemes to solve a decades old family mystery discovering that her sister’s sleep talking is more sinister than it seems.

80%

This project got the green light!

L I C H E M O T H

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Horror, Romance

After inhaling an unknown substance at a metal show, an emotionally detached woman tries to fight against her deathstiny.

81%

This project got the green light!

Controlling A Tiger

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Crime

Two bickering Southern California thieves who can't get along during a robbery run into a problem they couldn't plan for.

108%

This project got the green light!

Parallels

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

An ambitious teenager in suburban Russia, yearns for the support of her working-class parents in pursuit of her dream to become an actress.

101%

This project got the green light!

Seawall

Waldorf, Maryland Film Short
Documentary, Family

A docu-drama about how the rising sea levels is affecting the people in Kiribati, a small island in the South Pacific.

110%

This project got the green light!

Hopeless Romantic Webseries

Charlotte, North Carolina Series
Comedy, Drama

Hopeless Romantic is about a close circle of friends and the innumerable challenges they will face on their quest to love.

80%

This project got the green light!

The Ladder

Ketchikan, Alaska Film Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

In a semi-futuristic world, an aging Alaskan fisherman must decide between accepting old age or restarting his life.

107%

This project got the green light!

Cooper

Richmond, Virginia Film Feature
Thriller

A period thriller about a former pilot who hijacks a plane and takes passengers hostage for half a million dollars.

104%

This project got the green light!

Give

Austin, Texas Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A composer attempts to unravel the memories of his relationship with his classical singer ex-boyfriend.

180%

This project got the green light!

Rite of the Shaman

Salt Lake City, Utah Film Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A boy. A journey. A calling. Rite of the Shaman follows Kai on his journey toward his shamanic calling in this coming-of-age tale.

102%

This project got the green light!

Marijuana Minutes

New Jersey, United States Film Feature
Comedy, Sci-Fi

A pothead slacker accidentally gets her hands on a weed vape that gives her the power to go back in time.

151%

This project got the green light!

Manji

New York City, New York Film Short
Documentary

Manji follows Rev. TK Nakagaki, a Japanese Buddhist priest living in America, on his mission to reclaim the swastika as a symbol of peace.

112%

This project got the green light!

Witness To A Devouring Monster

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama

3 Filipinas - 1 survivor of Spanish colonization, 1 trapped in a male fantasy, 1 healed & wiser- cast light on the monsters of their worlds

102%

This project got the green light!

Moon

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Fantasy, Sci-Fi

Wracked by guilt, a woman takes one last moment to picnic on the moon before choosing to live or die.

117%

This project got the green light!

Mechanical Bulls Feature Film

New York City, New York Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

When a young woman hosts an old friend for the weekend, they spiral into past memories and question whether they ever truly knew each other.

166%

This project got the green light!

MEANDERING SCARS

Charlotte, North Carolina Film Feature
Documentary

A woman with disabilities attempts to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro to spread awareness about suicide in the disability community.

81%

This project got the green light!

Think Lovely Thoughts

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Experimental

Think Lovely Thoughts is a film about the push/pull for one mans sanity while his uncontrollable subconscious tears at his grip on reality.

200%

This project got the green light!

This Is How It Starts

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Horror

A picture-perfect 1950s family unknowingly gets spiked with LSD while throwing an important dinner party and horrifying secrets are exposed.

97%

This project got the green light!

The Bystander Effect

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Fantasy

A young queer man witnesses an attack on a trans woman of color, and hesitates to get involved.

100%

This project got the green light!

Day By Day

Tempe, Arizona Film Short
Drama

A glimpse into the uncertainties being of a teenager who unknowingly struggles with anxiety and anorexia in the 90s.

83%

This project got the green light!

Breaking Realms

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

With the help from her doppelganger, a struggling author learns the importance of self acceptance.

92%

This project got the green light!

The Rushing of the Sea

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Family

After her mother’s death, a young woman sinks into a grief where all speech sounds like the waves on the beach from their last perfect day.

126%

This project got the green light!

We All Live in Gaza

San Francisco, California Film Feature
Documentary, Transmedia

From inside the siege of Gaza to the world outside, the past, present and future of this embattled piece of planet earth.

89%

This project got the green light!

Any Given Night

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Thriller

In a world where women’s safety is never threatened, two girls party their way through a bizarre night filled with alcohol and strange men.

123%

This project got the green light!

The Den

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Thriller

A struggling actress becomes entangled in an abusive relationship with her idol at a cult-like New York theatre company.

110%

This project got the green light!

Why Are You You?

Stow, Massachusetts Film Feature
Documentary, History

A generation of North American teens is empowered by an unconventional youth program through the Unitarian Universalist church.

100%

This project got the green light!

Alpha

Wilmington, North Carolina Film Short
Comedy, Satire

A self conscious young man tries to ask out his roommate by enlisting his best-friend to convert him into an alpha male.

115%

This project got the green light!

The Principal's Assembly

Rehoboth, Massachusetts Film Short
Drama

An unyielding principal insists on giving the speech of her life at a school assembly, even at the cost of her own mental health.

101%

This project got the green light!

Hysterical

Bridgeport, Connecticut Film Feature
Experimental

a show by one woman to one woman about all woman for all humans

103%

This project got the green light!

Cold Start

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Family

A teen wants to drive his father’s abandoned car but is emotionally paralyzed by the fatal car crash that his father encountered.

101%

This project got the green light!

Survival Job

New York City, New York Film Short
Comedy, Thriller

A method actress who is mistaken for a spy confronts her greatest fear and has to act as if her life depends on it.

133%

This project got the green light!

SPOOKABLE

Los Angeles, California Series
Horror, LGBTQ

When a trans woman's best friend becomes a werewolf, she must enter a supernatural world within the haunted woods and fight the evil therein

100%

This project got the green light!

Healing Waters

Seattle, Washington Film Short
Documentary

In this biographical film, we discover the intimate relationships between water and the female gaze.

102%

This project got the green light!

Oklahoma, Arizona

Salt Lake City, Utah Music Video
Music, LGBTQ

A young non-binary person disappears to flee abuse - the voice of the friend they ghosted accompanies their story in this debut music video.

100%

This project got the green light!

Give The Drummer Some

New York City, New York Film Feature
Documentary

The life and influence of an unsung drummer named Clyde Stubblefield, who’s recordings with James Brown became a cornerstone of hip-hop.

208%

This project got the green light!

HELP YOURSELF

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Drama

When a young woman wakes up in an alternate reality, she must come to terms with her new dream-life. Be careful what you wish for.

88%

This project got the green light!

Blue And White Christmas

Orlando, Florida Film Feature
Drama, Fantasy

When death upturns a financier's life he is forced from his structured world to find his heart in a whimsical holiday scavenger hunt.

80%

This project got the green light!

Love Goes (A Web Series)

Chicago, Illinois Series
Romance, Romantic Comedy

An engaged couple as they open pandora’s box to test the theory of organic love versus e-relationships.

81%

This project got the green light!

One Percent

Miami, Florida Film Short
Comedy, Thriller

At the flashy funeral of a self-serving billionaire, the mystery of his death is revealed by the flashbacks of key attendees.

92%

This project got the green light!

"Yet To Come" Music Video

Vancouver, Canada Music Video
Music

An aspiring young performer feels trapped by circumstances until he remembers that the best is yet to come.

109%

This project got the green light!

Sweet Pea & Glass

New York City, New York Film Short
Action, Thriller

The two newest initiates of the "Suits" gang, are tasked with burying a high value target. But will their quarrels bury them first?

104%

This project got the green light!

Stranding

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Adventure, Animation

10-year-old Theo finds solace in a mysterious beached whale while his parents plan their divorce.

126%

This project got the green light!

The High Priestess

New York City, New York Film Feature
Drama, Family

The High Priestess is a hybrid site-specific theater piece, with a diverse cast and crew creating this story through the use of film.

143%

This project got the green light!

Dogs of War

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Sci-Fi

In a post apocalyptic future, a woman struggles to keep her new group of survivors from tearing each other apart.

100%

This project got the green light!

차 - Cha

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama

When a young man finds that his grandmother is the victim of a racial attack, he realizes how his ethnicity affects his place in society.

80%

This project got the green light!

Mildly Different (last phase prod. funding)

Maynooth, Ireland Film Short
Drama, Other

A young woman on the autism spectrum who struggles with the world around her until the kindness of one person changes her life.

86%

This project got the green light!

Cover Up

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

In 1997 New York, a female underground tattoo artist helps a woman cover up a domestic abuse scar despite tattooing being punishable by law.

80%

This project got the green light!

Chronicles of the Curious

Chicago, Illinois Series
Animation, Science

Chronicles of the Curious is an animated storytelling series spotlighting individuals who work or play in STEAM-related fields.

129%

This project got the green light!

FOUND

Longview, Washington Film Short
Drama

When the AD of Tabitha’s theatre company tokenizes her for his EDI initiative, she faces her reality of living in two skins as a Korean adop

137%

This project got the green light!

Uniball

Little Rock, Arkansas Film Feature
Comedy, Drama

A young filmmaker documents her boyfriends Testicular Cancer diagnosis, and the week leading up to his testicle removal.

187%

This project got the green light!

The Girl in the Woods

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Experimental

A chance encounter in the woods helps a woman confront her cycles of self-abuse

102%

This project got the green light!

MASARU

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A major league baseball player has to confront his true identity when he rediscovers his childhood passion for traditional Japanese dancing.

105%

This project got the green light!

Saturday Morning

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Romance

When Rowan finds herself at a crossroads between a previous love and a current partner, she will have to choose the familiar or the unknown.

80%

This project got the green light!

Cherry

Denver, Colorado Film Short
LGBTQ, Romantic Comedy

While living in the world of COVID, an anxious deaf woman struggles to order a piece of pie.

100%

This project got the green light!

Anastasia

Middletown, Connecticut Film Short
Drama

Anastasia, a 17 year old girl, must hide and deal with a possible pregnancy while living with her very religious mother.

100%

This project got the green light!

Palmdale

Tempe, Arizona Film Short
Action, Drama

Rebecca is a talented Mexican-American artist but struggles to reach her full potential in school, Luna is Rebecca’s younger sister and hope

87%

This project got the green light!

The Liberator

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A gay Holocaust researcher struggles to convince his boyfriend’s grandfather, a Dachau liberator, to reveal his story.

116%

This project got the green light!

Like Me, Like Everyone

Chicago, Illinois Film Short
Drama

When Camille, 21, discovers her father is having an affair, she is forced to reevaluate her perception of her parents and herself.

89%

This project got the green light!

FAMILIAL

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Thriller, Horror

Keira must move to her uncle's estate after her father's death. Increasingly unstable and paranoid, she becomes convinced she's in danger.

136%

This project got the green light!

Los Bellos

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Musical, LGBTQ

A musical-inspired film about family and breaking down toxic masculinity, with the help of a cat.

103%

This project got the green light!

The Fight Inside

Aurora, Illinois Film Short
Drama

After enduring a tragedy, a teenager turns to a new street drug to escape his reality, only to have to revisit the deep scars of his past.

100%

This project got the green light!

Diversity Hires

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy, Drama

4 roommates believe they’ve scored the job of a lifetime, but soon find out that being the diversity hire isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.

80%

This project got the green light!

Good Times at Mike Kelso's

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Comedy

A club-dancing enthusiast grabs life by the ovaries to confront a threatening diagnosis.

93%

This project got the green light!

Best Buddies

Shrewsbury, Massachusetts Film Short
Comedy, Crime

Two contract killers question their relationship after murdering one of their exes.

105%

This project got the green light!

Fire in an Empty Room

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Drama, Teen

Passive high schooler Henry Roberts watches as an angry fire grows within his self-destructive best friend.

123%

This project got the green light!

Zaynab the Great and the Giant Plastic Monster

Los Angeles, California Writing & Publishing
Adventure, Family

Zaynabthegreat.com Zaynab the Great is a revolutionary kid's book about plastic pollution, friendship, and community activism.

126%

This project got the green light!

The Longshot Collective

Jamul, California Film Feature
Adventure, Comedy

This multi-part dark-comedy offers glimpses into the lives of over 20 people, on the same desert road, over the span of five decades.

150%

This project got the green light!

The Dowager (Rocky Mountain Mythology)

Salt Lake City, Utah Film Short
Western, Drama

A farmer holds her husband's angel hostage in an attempt to cheat death

98%

This project got the green light!

Uncontrol

Houston, Texas Film Short
Horror, Thriller

Deep in the throes of psychosis brought on by neglected OCD, a woman comes to face her inner demon.

103%

This project got the green light!

Melissa Center is...Marrying Jake Gyllenhaal

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Comedy, Musical

What starts out as her mom's pesky fantasy (and mild-to-moderate obsession...ok MAJOR obsession) turns into a full - on MISSION as Melissa,

155%

This project got the green light!

My First Shot

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Drama

Will, a young man with Down Syndrome, adjusts to post graduation life with a set of new obstacles and new friends.

241%

This project got the green light!

Frank & Emmet

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Life-long friends sit down to have a much-needed conversation and address the one thing they've never discussed: One of them is a puppet.

182%

This project got the green light!

MOTHMAN: An Anti-Hate Superhero Comedy

Greensboro, North Carolina Film Short
Action, Comedy

After discovering the tampering of a student election, Ronnie Reed must become MOTHMAN to save the campus from an evil fraternity.

107%

This project got the green light!

The Pros of Cons

Atlanta, Georgia Film Feature
Comedy, Mystery

This comedy tells the story of a con man who finally meets his match.

80%

This project got the green light!

Colours: The Short Film

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Teen

Two friends are forced to face family trauma and secrets that threatens their relationship and changes their world view.

88%

This project got the green light!

Lessons with Martha

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

A busy young man visits his grandmother and discovers she has dementia. They only connect over the piano lessons she gave him as a child.

216%

This project got the green light!

Tiny Homes for Camp Fire Survivors

Sacramento, California Film Short
Documentary

With hundreds still displaced after losing everything to the Camp Fire, a local mom builds tiny homes for survivors.

117%

This project got the green light!

Wilmington on Fire: Chapter II

Wilmington, North Carolina Film Feature
Documentary, History

Over 120 years have passed since the 1898 massacre in Wilmington. Some things have changed. But some things still remain the same.

109%

This project got the green light!

The City He Forgets

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama

An urban developer with memory loss reconnects with some old friends and Ayesha, an environmentalist who opposes his plans for a smart city.

100%

This project got the green light!

Earthshine & Night Glow

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama, Romance

A tale of two short films. One drama, one romance - both for the heart.

171%

This project got the green light!

CALLE DE LA RESISTENCIA: EL MUSICAL

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Musical, Drama

A journalist returns home after a devastating loss, only to later find himself in the middle of protests that will unite his entire nation.

110%

This project got the green light!

Distance

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

Two sisters are forced to reunite when the despondent younger sibling is kicked out of college and refuses to seek help.

104%

This project got the green light!

PONY — a short film by Halo Rossetti

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

A late-'90s genderqueer pre-teen defies a grieving mother to embody their true gender and sexual identities in the wake of a family tragedy.

108%

This project got the green light!

Broken Things

Bozeman, Montana Film Short
Sci-Fi

A family has survived a virus that decimated the world, but when one is infected the others must make the ultimate choice: life or death?

87%

This project got the green light!

Hex & Rage

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Two teen witches avenge their friend by hexing the man who assaulted her. Unfortunately, the hex goes awry in ways they did not expect.

114%

This project got the green light!

Black Enough Season Two!

Charlottesville, Virginia Series
Comedy, Drama

A kaleidoscope of Black students strive to find their inner magic in order to survive at a predominately white college.

106%

This project got the green light!

Behind the Yellow House

Albuquerque, New Mexico Series
Drama

Behind the Yellow House is the true story of Maggie. Born into a WITCHES COVEN,we follow her early years as she is introduced to her destiny

81%

This project got the green light!

Mildly Different

Maynooth, Ireland Film Short
Drama, Other

An edgy drama about a young woman on the autistic spectrum who struggles w/ all around her until the kindness of one person changes her life

101%

This project got the green light!

THAT NIGHT

Chicago, Illinois Film Feature
Adventure, Comedy

An unknown artist is forced to confront his career ambitions during a drunken night with his irreverent group of friends.

103%

This project got the green light!

body subpoena (working title)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Documentary, Experimental

BODY SUBPOENA is a raw exploration of generational trauma and girlhood, using poetry and documentary to visualize how the body has a memory.

100%

This project got the green light!

The Night She Was Followed Home

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Horror, Thriller

A college girl has a little too much to drink and decides to walk home...alone. She soon realizes everything is not as it seems. Will she su

100%

This project got the green light!

FRAUD

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, LGBTQ

Shira Rose Loewenstein is a trans rocker girl who is funding her transition the only way she knows how... petty identity theft.

141%

This project got the green light!

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