My name is Rose and I am an innovative, award-winning producer, writer, and director for independent film, commercial, and webseries. I am passionate about film production and have earned frequent recognition for exemplary production management skills; I have successfully produced over a dozen projects for film, commercial and webseries with limited budgets while retaining visually superior appearances. I am also experienced in executing both union (SAG) and non-union projects.
During my experience, I have consistently exhibited strong communication skills in collaborating with industry professionals and engaging in contract negotiations. I also have entrepreneurial abilities in establishing and running a production company for independent film, commercials, and webseries. I have experience in serving in additional capacities within the industry such as Assistant Director, 2nd Assistant Director, and Locations Manager. I currently hold a Bachelor of Science degree in Digital Filmmaking and Video Production from The Art Institute of CA.
Currently, I'm the producer of "Banned," a short narrative film about the effect of the travel ban on one Muslim family (written and directed by Jasmine Ali).
Connect with me today to acquire a better understanding of my skill set and to find out how I can help to bring your objectives into focus!
Film (Short and Drama) Producer A transgender woman, Abby, is brutally attacked and later rejected by the woman who saves her.
Film (Comedy and Sci-Fi) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director A high school student must hide the fact that he has become pregnant from his family, friends and the school faculty!
Film (Short and Drama) Producer Dead Metaphors is the story of Hank Nichols, a reclusive, alcoholic former prodigy who published an award-winning novel at the age of twenty but has not published any work in decades. He is an angry, self-destructive person who continues to write prodigiously but who refuses to share his work with anyone else. Hank is approached by an ambitious journalist named Anna Livia. She hunts down Hank and through a series of interviews begins to crack Hank's hardened shell. Anna's entrance into Hank's life sets off a chain reaction of explosive events that will challenge Hank's identity as an artist, challenge Anna's identity as a journalist, and ultimately change both of their lives forever. Written by Anonymous
Cal Just Needs to Be Held
Film (Short and Comedy) Producer All eyes are on Cal... or at least that's what he thinks. Cal is the subject of over-the-top verbal abuse at the hands of his coworkers at Feeline Fine, Inc., leading manufacturer of anxiety-relieving products for cats. The abuse however, is a concoction of his own negative thoughts. Cal looks to his therapist for advice, but that guy's got some mental problems of his own. So when Cal hits it off with the new girl at work, Anne, he gets a glimmer of hope that maybe he's not as hopeless as he'd thought. That is, unless he finds a way to screw things up...
Film (Short and Drama) Producer Jack is a mysterious man who is lost and disoriented. With the help of Evelyn, he searches for items out of an old diary written long ago by a woman named Nancy, despite not understanding exactly why he does so. Evelyn helps, but when they are unsuccessful she confronts Jack: Does he know why he restlessly searches for these items? The truth is shocking, and reveals Jack's connections to Evelyn, Nancy, and the strange old diary. Written by Anonymous
Film (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew After her twin sister is accused of witchcraft and beheaded by a fanatical religious cult, a young woman walks the razor sharp edge between myth and reality seeking the truth, hoping not to lose her head in the process.
Film (Short, Comedy and Family) Producer Norton doesn't really like his job. He works at a call center in Heaven where he listens to prayers and prioritizes them. Most of the prayers he gets are for football games and lottery tickets, and he is starting to lose faith in humanity. At the end of a particularly taxing day Norton leaves early only to return the next day and find that he missed an important prayer. He decides to travel to Earth to fix the problem before he gets in trouble with his boss, but that means talking to the man who made the important prayer and convincing him to stop praying. Written by Sean Stueve
The Wing Man
Film (Short and Comedy) Producer The Wing Man is a story about three friends who work together in a record shop: Jack Vedder: Care-free and over-confident with a penchant for trouble. Jessica Gargiulo: Gorgeous, silver-tongued and feisty. Kyle Julien: Shy guy who goes with the flow. SPOILER ALERT! Jessica, fed up with Jack's careless behavior ("You slept with Mindy and didn't call her back? I am such an idiot for introducing you to her!"), threatens to call every number in Jack's little black book and ruin his chances of ever getting laid again. Jack, determined to make things right with Jessica, encourages Kyle to ask Jessica out. Kyle has always had a thing for Jessica. When he finally works up the nerve to ask Jessica out, Kyle finds out that Jessica has a boyfriend: Morgan Jeffries: Handsome alpha-male, asshole. Now, Jack has both Jessica and Kyle mad at him, but not to worry -- Jack has a plan. Jack and Kyle meet Jessica and Morgan at Streets of London Pub. Jack distracts Morgan while Kyle moves in on Jessica. ... Written by Rose Mendonca
Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Producer Fiery, red-haired Talia wakes up in a magnificent 'Garden of Eden.' There she meets Eve, who tells her of a benevolent Host who watches over them. Talia becomes determined to meet the Host, but her determination turns to obsession, and she will do anything to meet the elusive Host, even if it means her own end. Written by Anonymous
Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department Crane is a short adaptation of the famous Japanese Folktale, Tsuru no Ongaeshi, about a woman that can magically transform into a crane and back, and her devoted, yet poor husband whom is none the wiser.
Grand Jury Prize, L.A. NEO NOIR, NOVEL, FILM, AND SCRIPT FEST IV
The Art Institute of CA: Sacramento Next Talent Fellowship Award
Art Institute of California: Sacramento