Darla Rae is a California native who grew up in Azusa a suburb of Los Angeles. She began acting at the age of 8 and made the change from stage to film as an actor in John Carpenter’s original “Halloween”. Some of her favorite character stage roles are Olive in the female version of the Odd Couple and Quiser in Steel Magnolias. She is an award-winning filmmaker. In 2006 her first full length feature film “The Goal” received numerous awards nationally and internationally as well as worldwide distribution. Darla has also lent her talents to the award winning medical documentary “Dandy Kids” which she presented and screened before the United States Congress in Washington DC. The film helped change the way in which research dollars were appropriated to help families whose children are affected by Dandy Walker Syndrome.
Darla’s last film “Spirit of Love, the Mike “Stinger” Glenn story” won Best Inspirational Family Film from The Inspirational Country Music Association in 2013 beating out Warner Bros and Paramount studio films. Her favorite film roles in front of the camera have been Nurse Tempero in Minds Eye, Coach Robyn in Spirit of Love and Jordan in Broken Ties.
Darla Rae and Film It Productions body of work received Denver’s Mayors award of “Excellence in the Arts” for Global Impact. She enjoys mentoring, helping and teaching others who share an interest in acting, filmmaking and storytelling.
Darla is an alumnus of the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. She is CEO and founder of Film It Productions and is currently working on an epic WWII love story titled “The French American”.
Name: Darla Rae
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Film It Productions LLC
Occupation: Director, Line Producer, Producer, Producer of Marketing & Distribution and Screenwriter
Spirit of Love:The Mike Glenn story
Drama by Film it Productions/Darla Rae Coach Robyn
Drama by Film It Productions/Darla Director
Film by Darla Rae Director
Documentary by Film It Productions/Darla Rae Producer,Director,Writer
Drama by Film it Productions/Darla Rae Nurse Dani/Director,Producer,Screenwriter
Best Inspirational film for spirit of Love:The Mike Glenn story
Best Medical documentary for Dandy Kids
Numerous awards for The Goal.
American Academy of Dramatic Arts Los Angeles