Cheryl Staurulakis

Cheryl Staurulakis

Principal at Orama Filmworks
Producer

Boca Raton, Florida

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March 2018
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About Cheryl

Cheryl and her husband Leo are founders of Orama Filmworks. Their goal is to bring the works of talented writers and directors to an audience with their producing skills and knowledge. Cheryl is also a co-founder of The Global Film Fund. GFF is a non-profit organization whose mission is to support the production and distribution of films that educate the public and raise awareness about important world or domestic health, cultural, historic and social issues. GFF’s mission is to benefit mankind by having a positive and measureable impact around the world through these films and other communication vehicles.

Realizing the power of film has lead to her involvement as the Outreach/Impact Producer for the award winning documentary Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic narrated by Vanessa Williams (Eraser) and Executive Producer of Lady Ganga: Nilza’s Story. Someone You Love: The HPV Epidemic is the recipient of the "Power of Film Award" - 2015 Beloit International Film Festival, "Best in Fest Award" - 2015 North Hollywood Film Festival, it received a "Best Documentary" Nomination - 2014 Carmel International Film Festival and is being screened across the United States and Europe as an educational tool to educate and inspire. Lady Ganga: Nilza’s Story is screening around the world to educate and inspire women in low and middle-income countries to attend cervical cancer screening camps. Lady Ganga: Nilza’s Story is the recipient of the “Grand Prize - International Humanitarian Award” at the 2016 Rhode Island International Film Festival and was screened before the United Nations on World Cancer Day 2016.

Cheryl is the Executive Producer of the horror/comedy The Night Watchmen starring James Remar (Django Unchained) which is the recipient of the “Best Feature” – 2016 Buried Alive Film Festival, “Best Horror Feature Award” – 2016 Phoenix Film Festival, “Best Horror Feature” – 2016 Garden State Film Festival, “Best Feature” – 2016 New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival, “Best Metro DC Audience Award” – 2016 DC Independent Film Festival. Cheryl is also EP of SXSW selection, Don’t Leave Home, which will hit theaters in fall 2018 and produced Star Light starring Scout Taylor-Compton (Halloween) which will have it’s US Premiere at The 2019 Flickers’ Vortex Sci-Fi, Fantasy & Horror Film Festival.

Currently Cheryl is producing several other projects, Frisco Bombers, a biographical urban drama written by Antwone Fisher and directed by Rockmond Dunbar (Sons of Anarchy) and The Night, a foreign film starring Shahab Hosseini, star of the Oscar winning picture, The Salesman and premiered January 2020 at the Santa Barbara Film Festival. Current documentary projects include the award winning film The Push Is On released through Gravitas Ventures and Toxic Beauty which premiered at Hot Docs 2019 and selected as one of the 5 Big Idea Films, Raindance Film Festival London and had it’s US Premiere at the 2019 Meet The Press Film Festival hosted by Chuck Todd.

Orama Filmworks currently has 6 film projects in production.

Credits

Awards

  • Star Light - Best Horror Feature Film, Vortex Sci Fi, Fantasy and Horror Film Festival
    (2020)

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