A native of Bavaria, Germany, Janina has been writing and directing professionally for over a decade. Her work ranges from narrative films to commercials for clients such as Clinique, Tampax, TiVo and Zumba.
Currently, Janina is in pre-production for the sci-fi short film ABDUCTED, and runs her own YouTube travel channel "The Gone Gurl."
She lives in Los Angeles with her husband and their dog, Buffy.
Name: Janina Maria
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Television (Comedy) Director An unsuccessful songwriting duo in their 10th year of trying to make it encounter a world full of successful people.
Television (Crime, Drama, Horror, Mystery and 1 More) Miscellaneous Crew Explores the early relationship between the renowned psychiatrist and his patient, a young FBI criminal profiler, who is haunted by his ability to empathize with serial killers.
Film (Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Zach is guy for whom the party never ends. But when he meets the girl he nicknames "Crazy Eyes," the inability to have her, combined with family matters, are signs that his idle life might be due for a change.
The Nutty Date
Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Director Delightfully plump Michelle is on a mission- she desperately wants to get married. Unfortunately, she hasn't gotten any hits on her dating website- until now, and he isn't exactly prince charming. Rodney is a nut inspector and Michelle happens to be highly allergic to nuts. After Rodney makes a move on her and pie-loving Dan intervenes to save the day, Michelle must accept that what she really needs is love and not marriage. Written by Anonymous
Coq au vin
Film (Short and Drama) Director After her grandmother dies, a city girl named Katherine travels back to the country for her grandfather's first birthday without his beloved wife. Trying to keep the family together, she decides to follow her grandmother's only tradition of making Coq au Vin every year for her grandfather's birthday. Her pregnant sister is against the idea, because she feels it will just bring up distant memories too awful to bear for their fragile grandfather. She goes against her sister's wishes and decides to make the stew. But making the traditional french stew proves easier said than done, as it requires the fresh meat of an old rooster. Katherine now must follow through and catch a rooster, kill it, and serve it all in time for supper. Katherine has to overcome her fears and keep her fractured family together before all hope is lost. Written by Andrew Eick
My First Tooth
Film (Short, Crime and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Add a Plot »
Film (Action, Crime, Fantasy and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew A young man finds out his long lost father is an assassin. When his father is murdered, the son is recruited into his father's old organization and trained by a man named Sloan to follow in his dad's footsteps. Written by Anonymous
The Dark Knight
Film (Action, Adventure, Crime and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew Set within a year after the events of Batman Begins, Batman, Lieutenant James Gordon, and new district attorney Harvey Dent successfully begin to round up the criminals that plague Gotham City until a mysterious and sadistic criminal mastermind known only as the Joker appears in Gotham, creating a new wave of chaos. Batman's struggle against the Joker becomes deeply personal, forcing him to "confront everything he believes" and improve his technology to stop him. A love triangle develops between Bruce Wayne, Dent and Rachel Dawes. Written by Leon Lombardi
Way of Honor
Film (Short and Action) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Add a Plot »
Film (Comedy, Family and Fantasy) Miscellaneous Crew During childhood, Fred Claus suffered his younger brother Nick's saintliness. Jump ahead: Fred is a fast-talking, genial but self-centered guy in Chicago looking for $50,000 to open an off-track-betting shop. When one scam goes awry, he calls Nick at the North Pole for a loan: Nick will give him the money only if Fred comes up to help a few days with the Christmas rush. After his girlfriend dumps him, Fred heads north. Santa's facing an audit from an efficiency expert, and it's not pleasant. Fred's job is to review charts and determine who's naughty and who's nice. Is there any fraternal feeling left, can either learn from the other, and what about Santa getting fired? Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Film (Short, Action and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew Two former lovers are reunited by a mysterious matchmaker, only to find themselves trapped in a game of life and death.
Columbia College Chicago (Chicago, IL)