Hey, I'm Harold!

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Harold Batista was born near Fort Lauderdale, Florida. He formerly lived and worked as an artist and media producer in New York City, where he began his event streaming company Delphinidae Appearances. Harold received a full tuition scholarship to study fine arts at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art and was twice invited to study at the Whitney Museum’s Independent Study Program, once in studio practice and once in critical studies. He is currently a Future Faculty Fellow at Temple University pursuing a concentration in directing and is the two-time recipient of the Minnie & Ben Lazaroff Award for exceptional work and great promise in screenwriting.

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Dancing in a Forbidden World

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Drama

San Francisco, 1947, a Chinese-American woman joins an infamous Asian nightclub and finds herself liberated through the world of dance.

102%

This project got the green light!

Baby Brother

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Film Short
Drama

6-yr-old Timmy dreams of being a big brother, but after his mom’s miscarriage he offers his coin jar to buy a new baby brother.

91%

This project got the green light!

ARLENE

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Sci-Fi, Shorts Program

An anxious new mother must confront her fear of failure with the help of MA, a new A.I. program aimed at helping during postpartum.

87%

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!

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!

Long Haulers

New York City, New York Film Feature
Documentary, Experimental

Driving thousands of miles, Long Haulers weaves together stories of courage, tenacity, and humor from three women in the trucking industry.

107%

This project got the green light!

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