You can now watch the current four episodes of Producing Juliet!  Here's episode 4, 'The Play's The Thing' Part 2.  To see the show from the beginning click here.

When Rebecca meets kindred spirit Juliet, a playwright struggling to get her sophomore effort produced, Rebecca’s tenuous and open relationship with her alluring yet distant actress girlfriend becomes clear. Rebecca finds a new focus and decides to leave her corporate life behind to produce Juliet’s new play. And although Juliet is looking to create some distance of her own from an openly gay actor who can’t walk away from her, Juliet’s new partnership with Rebecca is about to put everyone’s drama center stage.

Made in New York, Producing Juliet is the latest original series from award winning writer and director, Tina Cesa Ward, who brought us the critically acclaimed Anyone But Me and Good People in Love. The cast features award winning actress Rachael Hip-Flores alongside a raft of brand new young talent on the web. The production team includes producers Allison Vanore (Anyone But MeCost of CapitalSOLO: The Series) and Rochelle Dancel (B.J. Fletcher: Private Eye).

I want to look back and note all of the amazingly talented people I've worked with over the last year and give you an update on each film and series. So here's the quick run-down in the best format I could conjure up.

Love in the Time of Monsters - horror comedy

Highlight: Working with all of my University of Arizona friends on such a big endeavor! 

Accomplished: Film is complete and our Trailer is online! We hosted Private Screenings in Los Angeles, CA, Crescent City, CA & Tucson, AZ for Cast, Crew and Colleagues. We signed with reps at Circus Road Films.  We've been featured on Ain't it Cool News, Dread Central and in Sci-Fi Magazine!

Looking Forward: Film Festival Premiere (announcement coming January 29th), Thunderdikk Music Video Party and Release (coming soon!), more festivals around the world and distribution so our fans can finally see this bloody masterpiece!

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42 Seconds of Happiness - drama 

Highlight: Working with writer/director Christina Kallas who is fearless and brilliant.

Accomplished: Completed a fundraising campaign on IndieGoGo to fund our shoot. We shot the feature film in five days and it was amazing; unlike any film I've ever been a part of.  We have an editor working on the cut and we're seeking grants for finishing funds. Juggling People in Love in NYC and Writers Improv Studio.

Looking Forward: Bringing on the rest of our post production team. Hopefully receiving Finishing Funds for post and getting the word out to online distributors and film festivals about the film.  Perk fulfillment in the works for our donors.  Christina and I have already begun discussing plans for the next feature (aahhhh!)

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Ablution - drama

Highlight: Meeting Writer/Director Parisa Barani and being a part of this brave film.

Accomplished: Successful Kickstarter campaign raised enough money ($18,000+) to shoot the film!

Looking Forward: I can't wait to shoot this film and introduce the world to Parisa's voice.

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American Terror - action drama

Highlight: Hosting our first table read with talented US Veterans/Actors.

Accomplished: Our IndieGoGo Campaign allowed us to hire a writer, David Taylor, and grant writer, Aliza Pearl, to help us through the next stage of development. We had our first table read and invaluable feedback from US Veteran contacts. 

Looking Forward: We can't wait to finalize our screenplay, apply for grant money and get financing in place so we can go into production!  Perk fulfillment in the works for our donors.

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PAWDCasts: Pilar and the World of Dogs - hosted

Highlight: Directing an entire season of a show co-created with friend, Pilar Kuhn.

Accomplished: Completed 23 episodes of dog care tips. Attended the South Bay Kennel Club Dog Show in August. 

Looking Forward: We're planning topics and shooting dates for Season 2. Looking into brand sponsorship as well as launching a PSA campaign. 

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Producing Juliet - drama

Highlight: Working with Tina Cesa Ward again and joining the production in person in December for our second shoot!

Accomplished: 250,000 views on our first two episodes in a few weeks. Featured in Curve Magazine (Dec 2013 pg 68), After Ellen, Huffington Post and many other publications.  The fabulous Rochelle Dancel launched our Stage Stories website and we have some amazing stories you should check out! Watch Cast Conversations with our talented cast. Tina and I were interviewed on The Cutting Room Floor with Casey Ryan.

Looking Forward: We're launching Ep 3 on January 15th and Ep 4 on January 29th (so make sure you subscribe!) and hope to shoot more in the near future.

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Lookbook - drama

Highlight - Finally getting a chance to work with writer/director Bernie Su!

Accomplished: Kicked off the series launch with a packed party in Hollywood. Launched nine episodes on to a very engaged and hungry audience. Great coverage of our release across the web including The Hollywood Reporter and Tubefilter. Brand sponsorship and donations (because who can do a show about fashion without fashion brand involvement?!)

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The Ladies and the Gents - comedy

Highlight: Being able to write for a series that I'm not producing. While I would have loved to be in town and direct my episodes, being a writer only this time was a welcomed treat!

Accomplished: Wrote two episodes of The Ladies (Our Song and Rag Doll). Attended a packed launch party for the show. Episodes are online now for your viewing pleasure!

Looking Forward: I can't wait to hear what The Ladies and the Gents does next! Where ever they decide to go, I definitely want to be involved.

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My Gimpy Life - comedy

Highlight: Meeting and working with the lovely Teal Sherer!

Accomplished: Shot 4 episodes of My Gimpy Life Season 2. Got to work with some great actors including Mindy Sterling and Geri Jewell. Finally got to work with director Sean Becker.

Looking Forward: My Gimpy Life Season 2 launch dates coming soon so keep an eye out!

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Brian Majestic: Dinosaur Hunter - comedy

Highlight: Seeing Rob Gokee and Brian Majestic successfully complete their IndieGoGo Campaign in 4 days!

Accomplished: Successful fundraising campaign. Casting talented people like Sheila Daley and Daryl Crittenden to accompany the rest of the cast. Bringing on a small but dedicated crew.

Looking Forward: Locking Locations and shooting this crazy show!

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Cost of Capital - drama

Highlight: Working with Goldie Chan and Brian DeChesare on Season 2 plans.

Accomplished: Hired writer, Douglas Stark, to work with us on Season 2 and it's currently in the works!

Looking Forward: Hopefully shooting Season 2 this year!

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What's Your Healthy? - hosted

Highlight: Working with My Damn Channel & Aetna on this show.

Accomplished: Shot 10 episodes of What's Your Healthy? and six of the 10 are online.

Looking Forward: Four more episodes going up soon and hopefully more productions in the future.

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New Projects

I can't talk about some of the other projects I have in the works - YET. But what I do know is 2014 is going to rock even more than 2013. Let's do this!

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"Producing Juliet" goes to London for a World Premiere this September at the Raindance Film Festival's first ever Web Fest!

"Raindance today announced its launch of the UK’s first ever Web Fest – a dedicated web series ‘micro-festival’ taking place on 28th and 29th September during the Film Festival itself. Web Fest will feature a packed schedule of panel discussions, with subjects covering audience development, lessons from YouTubers, product placement and branding, and future of web TV. There will also be world premiere screenings, including Producing Juliet, the latest from Tina Cesa Ward, whose previous series Anyone But Me captured over 35 million views." Read more...

Raindance Film Festival


This summer I had the honor of working with talented Writer/Director, Tina Cesa Ward, again.  This time on "Producing Juliet."

Realizing her open relationship isn't working, Rebecca finds a new focus in the foreign world of theatre by producing the sophomore effort of lovelorn playwright, Juliet, forming a partnership that will put everyone's drama on stage.

The show will be released October 2013 but the trailer was just released this week!

Trailer from the new series by Tina Cesa Ward ("Anyone But Me" and "Good People in Love")
Starring: Alisha Spielmann, Rachael Hip-Flores, Jenny Grace, Betty Kaplan, Andy Phelan, Stacey Raymond, Kevin Sebastian, Chinaza Uche

"Perfect timing" is just how I would describe the opportunity to work with director/producer Tina Cesa Ward again - this time on a commercial for Hanky Panky - a women's intimate apparel company.

As you might remember, in May I shot feature horror film, Love in the Time of Monsters with TBC Films then I rushed to New Jersey to prep for my wedding which happened on June 24th! During this crazy and amazing time, my then fiancé (now husband), Rob Gokee, and I attended BlogWorld in NYC as guest speakers and at the same time, Tina told me that she had a new project that she hoped I would be a part of. Since shooting would happen mid-July in Hoboken, NJ and I was easily able to extend my stay on the East Coast, of course I said yes.

I grew up in NJ so being close to my hometown and doing what I love was a blast! When you have the $ you can get anything done. And that's just what we did. We were able to pull together a very talented team including a choreography team (since the spot is dance heavy). We shot for 2 days in 100 degree heat at a local lingerie boutique, Galatea Lingerie. The shop was amazing and the owner and staff a dream to work with. Hoboken Police took good care of us and besides a few unhappy pedestrians who we had to reroute around our crane, it was a successful shoot!

Post is done and so we will be sharing a link to the spot soon so you can take a look at what we created. I look forward to many more fun shoots like this one!


Over the last year I've had the pleasure of working with Susan Miller and Tina Cesa Ward twice on their award-winning webseries, Anyone But Me.  Last month I flew to New York to produce the finale episode of the show (running over 20 minutes in length) with the core cast and a lot of the same crew who has been with the show from the beginning, four years ago.  

The finale production was both exciting and sentimental.  With half of the cast and myself arriving from Los Angeles it felt like a reunion.  At the same time it was bittersweet.  We all knew that after those three amazing days of shooting the last bit of the show would be in the can.  Luckily, we were able to make the final scene of the finale the final scene we shot.  I'm not going to lie, there were tears.  But there wasn't a better place to shed those tears than sunset at Battery Park, the place where the show began, down the street from the World Trade Center (now the Freedom Tower) and with a fantastic view of the Statue of Liberty.  

So take a moment to check out the series (if you haven't already) and then enjoy the final installment of the show that has changed lives around the world.  Thank you, Tina and Susan, for allowing me to be a part of this show.