I have won several national film contests in the past:
- In 2017, for AT&T Create-A-Thon with Warner Brothers, I wrote, directed, and co-starred in the horror-comedy digital series pilot "The Deaf vs The Dead," taking home the grand prize of $20,000, which will go towards funding a whole season.
- In 2016, for Project Greenlight "See Yourself" LGBTQ contest for Best 2-minute Pitch Video, I was the Final Winner and won a developmental deal with Adaptive Studios towards a LGBTQ-centric digital series.
- Easterseals Disability Film Challenge 2015, Best Filmmaker with a mentorship from Director Peter Farrelly
Name: Dickie Hearts
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Occupation: Actor, Screenwriter and Filmmaker
Unique traits: Deaf, gay, and fluent in ASL (American Sign Language).
Film (short) (Comedy and Romance) Actor, Writer, Director, Editor, Producer You never know who you end up sharing your journey with..
The Internship Games
Film by Tania Zee (Comedy) Actor Six college students from different universities around the country are selected to participate in Econo Air's annual, company program to compete for an internship. Each student has dire reasons why they need to land this position that comes long with pay and free tuition. For these reasons, and others- they cannot see the craziness that's going on all around them in the company. Written by Anonymous
Top Flight Security
Television by Perdell Richardson (Comedy) Actor Top Flight Security is a raucous comedy that follows the adventures of a small team of hapless security guards who patrol a Southern California apartment complex... See full synopsis »
Television (Drama) Actor BREAKING POINT follows a group of friends dealing with dreams, triumphs, and heartaches as day-to-day transitions and setbacks threaten their relationships and livelihoods.
Film (short) by Hannah Phenicie (Fantasy) Actor
Grand Prize Winner ($20,000) of AT&T Create-A-Thon
Project Greenlight SEE YOURSELF LGBT Contest - Final Winner & developmental deal w/ Adaptive Studios
"Best Filmmaker" for Passengers Short Film, 48-Hrs Disability Film Challenge
"2nd Place- Narrative Pro," for Passengers Short Film, My Hero International Film Festival
Gallaudet University (Washington, DC)