Hey, I'm Santana!

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Hi All, 

Currently, I am the Co-Creator and Co-Writer of Black Girl Training; a comedy series about a transracial adoptee who moves to the city for college and has to learn what it means "to be black." This is currently in development. We're almost done with the script and plan to sell it soon!

I am the Co-Producer and hopefully soon to be the Engagement Coordinator of When Claude Got Shot; A documentary exploring the aftermath of a weekend of gun violence and how it affected the lives of 3 African-American families in Milwaukee WI. This is currently in post.

Also in development is my first short film and directorial debut, The Last Week; A love story from the point of view of a woman who spends the last week with her boyfriend before he goes to prison.  

I am so excited to connect with you all and learn about your films!

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Within

Dallas, Texas Film Short
Drama

Depression is dressed in colors and tastes like sugar to numb the last bits of a struggling girl's will to live.

86%

This project got the green light!

Don't Die

Huntsville, Alabama Film Feature
Crime, Thriller

Driven to steal life-saving medicine, a desperate man ends up on the run and at the mercy of a black market pharmacy.

107%

This project got the green light!

Colours: The Short Film

New York City, New York Film Short
Drama, Teen

A young girl is impacted by by a specific event in her home that it changed how she views the thing and people in her life.

88%

This project got the green light!

Mathilde Who Is Obsessed With Christmas

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy

With nowhere to go on Christmas eve, Mathilde brings her Christmas cheer/obsession to a porn set.

87%

This project got the green light!

Oniphron

Portland, Oregon Film Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A tale about a homeless immortal woman taken in by a Portlander.

85%

This project got the green light!

The Bachelorette Party

Orcas, Washington Film Feature
Comedy, Horror

Six girlfriends go to a remote island for a bachelorette party, where they go from fighting off bad hangovers to fighting for their lives.

127%

This project got the green light!

Disfluency

Commerce Charter Township, Michigan Film Feature
Drama, Comedy

Jane spends the summer after college at her family's lake house where she continues to cope with PTSD after date rape.

124%

This project got the green light!

RUNAROUND SUE

Natchitoches, Louisiana Film Feature
Drama, Music

RUNAROUND SUE is a small-town Southern bartender known for breaking hearts... until THE WANDERER comes to town.

103%

This project got the green light!

Endless Light

Fairbanks, Alaska Film Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.

101%

This project got the green light!

Ellipsis

New Orleans, Louisiana Film Short
Comedy, Drama

Each consumed with indecision, two women help each other find some sort of clarity in a brief chance meeting.

113%

This project got the green light!

Brown With Blue

Atlanta, Georgia Film Short
Drama, Romance

A handyman & his girlfriend struggle with substance abuse to cope with their problems.

102%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland, Florida Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

Conversations Centered Around Black Bodies

Chicago, Illinois Series
Drama

An honest exploration of intersectionality and race relations in America.

101%

This project got the green light!

Blossom

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Documentary

Transgender entertainer/activist Blossom C. Brown finds answers to her troubled past while aspiring a career in the entertainment industry.

80%

This project got the green light!

Street Cred Season 1: When It All Changed

Detroit, Michigan Series
Sci-Fi, Teen

We're building inclusive leadership of the future by co-creating technology of the future, today!

101%

This project got the green light!

Uneasy The Show

Oakland, California Series
Comedy, Drama

Two brown girls take on student loans, MFA drama, & techie jargon in Oakland: home of the Black Panthers & now, $3000 one bedroom apartments

103%

This project got the green light!

Viktory

Chicago, Illinois Series
Drama, Family

An orphaned girl struggles to find answers to the old adage, “what’s in a name”- is she one mother’s Viktory or another’s Victoria?

103%

This project got the green light!

Bleeding Backwards

Chicago, Illinois Series
Other

A series of short films that use movement and dance to examine the effects of the US prison system on individuals and their communities.

127%

This project got the green light!

Sex Is a God Thing

Chicago, Illinois Series
Drama, LGBTQ

After their father's death, two queer women of color connect as long lost sisters, and together struggle with their identity & spirituality.

100%

This project got the green light!

Pink

Los Angeles, California Series
Drama

As narcotics hit Washington DC hard in 1987, four young girls are forced to provide and protect as their parents lose to the drug game.

125%

This project got the green light!

Black Girl Training

Milwaukee, Wisconsin Series
Comedy, Shorts Program

When a black transracial adoptee is meeting her biological family, there's only one way to prepare her; a black girl training.

106%

This project got the green light!

Curls For Humanity

Chicago, Illinois Series
Comedy, Other

After living a carefree lavish existence in Los Angeles, biracial sisters are forced to migrate to Chicago where they explore their racial i

96%

This project got the green light!

Outlandish

Atlanta, Georgia Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

Mockumentary-style series about finding yourself through your friends, relationships or Outlandish moments in life we all experience.

100%

This project got the green light!

Season of the Witches

Luquillo, Puerto Rico Film Feature
Crime, Thriller

Three Americans "doing good" in post-hurricane Puerto Rico must decide what to do after killing a local playboy in a botched revenge scheme.

82%

This project got the green light!

Rent Controlled

Los Angeles, California Film Short
Comedy, Shorts Program

The three Torres siblings are priced out of their hometown until an opportunity to achieve the unthinkable - rent control - presents itself.

103%

This project got the green light!

Someone Will Assist You Shortly

Hampton Bays, New York Film Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

A gay hospice nurse climbs back into the closet to care for his abusive dad and the behaviorally challenging nephew he never knew he had.

81%

This project got the green light!

No More Comics in L.A.

Los Angeles, California Series
Comedy

STRUGGLE. SISTERHOOD. STAND-UP

104%

This project got the green light!

Messy The Web Series

New York City, New York Series
Comedy, Romance

A web series about love, marriage, separation, kids, and dating all under one happy roof! I swear this will not make you cry!

100%

This project got the green light!

Spot: A True Period Piece

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

Spot is a short film about a group of women who are fed up with being shamed for their periods and fight back for change in their law firm!

103%

This project got the green light!

What Daphne Saw

Los Angeles, California Film Feature
Sci-Fi, Thriller

In the future, criminals are reprogrammed into silent, unquestioning servants.

94%

This project got the green light!

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