Jaena Sta. Ana is a Bay Area filmmaker, producer and director, interested
in uncommon stories told with originality. Jaena's recent endeavours include working as Production Assistant for Star Wars Detours at Lucasfilm Animation, Industrial Light & Magic, and freelancing as a producer
of independent short films. She currently works for Robot Chicken/Stoopid Buddy Stoodios.
Jaena has produced media in the realm of commericals, company videos, and most of all Independent films. Her commercial for Drive a Bike, was used for Breathe California, to promote their Bike to Work campaign. Jaena's current work includes, Lockwood, a 1920's thriller, about a young writer who goes back to his home town to investigate a murder. Lockwood is currently making it's film festival run.
Jaena’s directorial debut, Catch the Clock, explores the secret life of Azra, a secluded mortician, who comes to life through what she knows best — death. Catch the Clock is an Official Selection at the New York City International Film Festival and the NYC Indie Fest.
Jaena has a B.S. in Digital Filmmaking & Video Production and lives San Francisco, California.
Catch the Clock
Film by Jaena Sta. Ana Director, Writer, Producer
Film by Dominic Mercurio Producer, Production Designer
My Sweet Clementine
Film by Digital Revolution Media Production Designer
Married to the Future
Film by Matt West, Parker Aylesworth Producer
Film by Matthew West Producer
Drive A Bike
Film by Carl Sturgess Producer, Original Concept
The Art Institute of California-San Francisco (San Francisco, CA)
The art Institute of California (San Francisco, CA)