Gina Carey

Gina Carey

CEO at Gina Carey Films
Cinematographer, Director, Editor, Producer and Screenwriter

Palm Desert Country, Riverside County, California

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About Gina


Born in Chicago and raised in Los Angles, Gina Carey, is a woman of many talents. Over the years, Gina Carey has made many accomplishments. She has recorded over 14 CD's & hit singles and wrote, produced & directed 6 feature films.

Gina is also the author & publisher of her own E Book and Audio book "The Unexpected"written and directed 4 Christian stage plays (The Ripple Effect, What Would You Do, The Spirit Killer & The Unexpected) produced her own web series, Tell My Story" and wrote, produced and directed a Full length indie feature film, The Unexpected The Movie in which she was the Writer, Producer, Executive Producer, Director and Camera Operator, Chief Lighting Technician, Creative Director, Art Director, Set Designer, Make-up Artist / Hairdresser, Costumer Designer and Supervisor over the entire feature. She is also the CEO and creator of her own independent record, entertainment companies, "Gico Music" and "Gina Carey Films".

With over 20 years of experience in the Entertainment business, Gina Carey is a Songwriter, Actress, Author, Music Producer & Screenwriter. Gina also owns her own indie film company, "Gina Carey Films". The first full length feature film released from her film company is a faith filled drama "The Unexpected". Gina is the writer, producer, executive producer, director and camera operator of her first full length indie film, "The Unexpected".

Gina began her professional recording career in 1996 with her first release "In His Time" selling over 10,000 copies nationwide. "In His Time" also received the #1 spot on the gospel charts in the UK. In 2006, Gina was nominated by the Black Music Academy Association of America in two categories: "Best Gospel Performer - Female" and "Gospel Rising Star". She performed at the event, held at the Cashman Theater, before a full house and won the "Las Vegas Black Music Awards 2006 Best Gospel Performer - Female" award. In 2007, she performed at the first Lee Bailey Eurweb Awards along with other celebrity guest Tyler Perry's "Why Did I Get married" actor Tasha Smith, & Soul/ R&B singers Marva King & Shanice Wilson.

In 2008 Bet J aired her "True Love" music video on the morning Cup show. On August 24, 2011, Melodic soared to the #1 Spot on the UK Top 30 soul Charts & on December 8, 2011 Gina Carey's CD " Melodic" was named one of the Top Albums of the year 2011. She was honored along with artist such as Jill Scott, Kindred, Eric Benet, Julie Dexter, Maysa and Brian Mc Knight. Her CD's "Love Letters" & Love Letters 2 both entered the top 30 UK Soul Charts as well. In in July 2015 Gina Carey entered the Solar Radio Charts, The UK Soul Charts & The " Breaking Artist Top 20 Independent Chart Show UK" twice with her singles " In Love With Love & You Take". On July 31, 2015 Gina Carey was chosen Album of the Week by Groove Finders UK Gina's CD " can You Dig it" was also chosen album of the week by Sound Fusion Radio UK and Zap!Fm Soul Grooves . On Dec. 12, 2015 her song " Funkalicious" was named his song of the year by a DJ on Solar Radio in the UK. and Can You Dig it was named in the Top 15 favorites by 3 UK Radio Dj's.

On Wednesday, April 11, 2012, Gina Carey won the Rising Stars of the Desert 2012 Music Video Competition and was awarded the Marker Broadcasting 2012 Jazz Music artist Award. This prestigious award was presented to Gina Carey at the Marker Broadcasting's Inaugural in the Fantasy Springs Casino Lit Lounge in Indio California. Gina Carey was the first winner of the "Rising Stars of the Desert Music Video competition". On October 4, 2014, Gina Carey won "Best Female Soul, Pop Artist/Track" for a song she both wrote and produced called, "Beautiful Music". This prestigious award was presented to her by GHP Radio (GHP Virtual Music Awards) on Sunday June 17, 2015 Gina Carey won a CV Music Award for " Best Contemporary Artist" Award. She was nominated in categories.

Gina has performed all over the United States and has shared the stage with many well-known and established celebrities including 70 funk band Rose Royce, Smooth Jazz Artist Michael Paulo, Gospel Recording artist J Moss and many others. Just recently Gina Carey performed in front of June Kuramoto from the 2 time Grammy award nominees Hiroshima and Trini Lopez. Gina Carey... Is being applauded by audiences worldwide.

Her music discography includes, 1990 -2011 ,1996 - In His Time ,2003 - Changes ,2006- Tell Um ,2008 - My Journey , 2011 - Melodic , Feb. 14, 2012 - Love Letters , May 24, 2012 ' Love Letters 2 (Digital) , September 4, 2012 - "Live, Love & Laugh" (Digital) January 31, 2013 "Gina Carey The Songbird" ,September 28, 2013 "Funk Rhythm & Soul" .Feb. 10, 2015 "Gina Carey The Soul Singer", August 3, 2015 " Can You Dig It" ( Album), Hit Singles, Tears, Kissed by the Sun, Funky Cold Brotha, Dance Re Mix and Tribute to the Music.

Her Gina Carey Filmography includes, Writer/ Director/ Producer/Editor/ Camera Operator & Executive Producer , "The Unexpected"- Feature Film -Feb 2016 , "Aspire to Inspire"- Feature Documentary-Feb 2016, "The Assumptions"- Feature Film-Feb 2017 , "The One Year Pact"- Feature Film-Feb 2018 , "Rose England"- Feature Film- Feb. 2019, "Acts of Kindness"- Feature Film -March- 2019 , "The Ripple Effect"- Live Stage Play -2003 ,"The What Would You Do"- Live Stage Play -2009, "The Spirit Killer"- Live Stage Play -2015 , Director of Photography / Editor "The Unexpected"- Feature Film -Feb 2016 , "Aspire to Inspire"- Feature Documentary-Feb 2016 , The Assumptions"- Feature Film-Feb 2017 , "The One Year Pact"- Feature Film-Feb 2018 , "Rose England"- Feature Film- Feb. 2019 , "Acts of Kindness"- Feature Film -March- 2019 ,"The Ripple Effect"- Live Stage Play -2003 , "The What Would You Do"- Live Stage Play -2009 , "The Spirit Killer"- Live Stage Play -2015

Her awards include, Cinemafest ,The One Year Pact , October 2, 2017, Award Winner, Nevada International Film Festival , The Unexpected November 15, 2016 , Award Winner ,Miami Epic Trailer Festival , The Assumptions , April 21, 2017 , Finalist IndustryBoost Competition ,The Assumptions , November 24, 2016 Finalist Los Angeles CineFest, The One Year Pact, September 7, 2017 , Semi-Finalist ,Los Angeles CineFest Assumptions December 10, 2016 , Semi-Finalist, Hollywood Screenings Film Festival The Assumptions December 1, 2016 ,Semi-Finalist Los Angeles CineFest , The Assumptions , September 10, 2016, Semi-Finalist Los Angeles CineFest ,Aspire to Inspire July 10, 2016 Semi-Finalist

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Rita Tillman

Unique traits: my smile, my heart , my ambition, the ability to complete the task in front of me, meeting deadlines , my focus and my creativity

Credits

Awards

  • Los Angeles Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Miami Film Festival
    (2017)

  • Nevada Film Festival
    (2016)

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