Charise Sowells is an award-winning scriptwriter and versatile songwriter who loves to put her two passions together and make music videos. Her original music has been played on radio stations around the world and featured in Ukulele Magazine, SF Weekly and NPR. Sowells has released music under the artist names Sydney Miles and Lake Lady, licensed her songs, and composed custom music. She also has collaborated with musicians of many genres both onstage and in the studio. Sowells graduated from Orange County School of the Arts and NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with academic honors. She is the Founder and Artistic Director of Unabashed Productions.
Name: Charise "Lake Lady" Sowells
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Unabashed Productions
Occupation: Playwright, Screenwriter, Songwriter, Director, Producer, Casting Director, Editor, Location Scout, Music Composer, Musician and Singer
Tom vs. Time
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Island of the Dolls
Film (Short and Thriller) Music department A single mother gives her child a toy for his birthday, only to discover it is possessed by a demonic entity.
The Perfect Stranger
Film (Short and Thriller) Producer Kevin has a lovely date with Elise as a result of his foray into online dating sites. They hit it off at a local bar enough to set up a second date at his place when his roommate is scheduled to be away on business. Date two is even better than the first, until things go horribly awry... Written by Cinema Du Cannes Project
Randy to the Rescue
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Film (Crime and Drama) Writer A coming of age tale about a 23 year old black man haunted by his past, searching for his future, and standing in a moment between two realities with no place to call home.
Kid in a Candy Store
Television (Reality-TV) Miscellaneous Crew Join Adam Gertler, the epitome of a big kid in a candy store, as he travels coast to coast and proves that some of the coolest, quirkiest and tastiest treats come from the world of sweets. In this six-episode series, he'll introduce us to the people and places creating whimsical confections and desserts to satisfy your sweet tooth. From wild and wacky twists on traditional favorites, like deep-fried cupcakes or sweet beet ice cream, to the most scrumptious and creative candy, cakes and frozen snacks in the country, this sweet joyride will make you feel like a kid again. Written by Anonymous
TV Movie (Documentary, Biography and History) Miscellaneous Crew On June 20, 2009, Neda Agha-Soltan was shot and killed on the streets of Tehran during the turmoil that followed the Iranian presidential contest. Within hours, images of her dying moments, captured on cell phones, appeared on computer screens across the world, focusing the world's attention on mass protests against the rigged elections in Iran. Featuring previously unseen footage of Neda with friend and family, as well as exclusive video of her recorded the day she died, "For Neda" debuts just before the anniversary of her death. Written by HBO Publicity
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Film (Short, Drama and Thriller) Actress Tina, once the 'IT' girl of the NYC modeling industry yet now a has-bin, has secluded herself solely into her small Brooklyn apartment. Daily she anticipates one ring of her bell and a package that contains her only true happiness. Only this day is different, the package arrives on time as usual- deliverer always unknown - and a few hours later, Tina is dead. Written by Anonymous
Howard Stern on Demand
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As the World Turns
Television (Drama and Romance) Miscellaneous Crew Set in the fictional town of Oakdale, this long-running serial focuses on the relationships and difficulties of its inhabitants.
Television (Comedy) Music department Women from various backgrounds and issues come together in a Halfway house, while driving the house mistress all the way crazy.
Television (Animation, Comedy, Family, Mystery and 1 More) Miscellaneous Crew CYBERCHASE takes kids on a wild ride through cyberspace where they are challenged to use the power of math in a classic good-versus-evil battle. When the dastardly villain Hacker (played deliciously by Christopher Lloyd) launches a mad mission to conquer the virtual universe, Motherboard calls upon three Earth kids for help. They are Jackie, Matt and Inez - the heroes of CYBERCHASE - who travel from their real-world realm, along with the wise-cracking cyber-bird Digit (comic actor Gilbert Gottfried), to the colorful virtual vistas of cyberspace where they vanquish the bad guys in an all-out battle of wits. Each episode takes the kids on a thrilling adventure driven by a different math concept - from tackling time in ancient Egyptian tombs, to cracking codes in creepy caves, or making sense of numbers in a fractured fairy tale world. In their quest, the heroes use minds, not muscles, to overcome obstacles and danger everywhere. Every episode of CYBERCHASE concludes with a "For Real" ... Written by Thirteen/WNET New York
Goldberg Play Award
John Golden Playwriting Prize
New York University (New York, NY)
Tisch School of the Arts (New York, NY)
Orange County High School of the Arts