Dena Derakhshan

Dena Derakhshan

VP at 3BP
Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Studio City, Los Angeles County, California

Member Since:
November 2018
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About Dena

DENA DARVISH DERAKHSHAN is an Iranian-American writer, director, and producer. Born and raised in Oklahoma City, his need to make movies pulled him to California in the early 2000s. While starting his production company, he worked in sales and business development in the multimedia field. He directed Homeless Pride and BLACKENED, which played in Los Angeles at the Flicker Film Festival. His film Skater Girls, a co-production with Lone Bird Productions, was awarded at the first annual Red Rock Film Festival. He is executive producer for the horror film Little Reaper, 12 Months, and Panomundo, which have gained distribution rights around the world including Amazon Prime and Cannes Film Festival, and awarded at numerous festivals around the world.

Unique traits: Contact me directly for work for hire or hiring opportunities.: 323.207.5869

Videos

Loglines

  • The Next Kill

    The Next Kill Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror A woman wanders around Los Angeles aimlessly killing people for pleasure while seeking an apartment to rent.

  • ADULT MURDER ON THE ORIENT

    ADULT MURDER ON THE ORIENT Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery A clever retelling of Murder on the Orient Express. It’s a stripclub owner's murder at his mansion and everyone from the other dancers to the customers are suspect.

  • La Matadoras

    La Matadoras Budget: $100K - $1M | Documentary Known for machismo, bullfighting is a tradition that is most popularly recognized with the Spanish culture, having been performed throughout Spain and its former colonies for centuries. Meet the women in South America who dare to come face to face in a bullfight.

  • Black Ice

    Black Ice Budget: $1M - $5M | Sports A hockey player helps a new all black team of hockey youth learn about sportsmanship in a still somewhat racist industry while dealing with his own violent demons. This is a sports comedy drama.

  • Celebrity

    Celebrity Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery In Hollywood, secrets aren't easy to keep. A famous actor murders someone in front of a group of people, then systematically goes after them, one by one, with police being of no help. A modern thriller.

  • Treasure

    Treasure Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy A painter befriends a nanny in the bay area and keep getting each other into more trouble. A child cousin tells them both of a million dollars that a gangster hid in front of him. The friends must go find the treasure.

  • Really

    Really Budget: $0 - $100K | Sci-fi Two men wake up in a room without doors or windows - no way in or out. An intercom tells them to prove they are humans or robots. A philosophical film that discusses what it means to live in the universe we live in and how to define it.

  • Abandoned Warehouse

    Abandoned Warehouse Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery Crime A robbery goes wrong and a man, his female accomplice and lover, and their hired friend must hide while the police are looking for them. Their greed gets the better of them.

  • GYPSY: BLOODLINES

    GYPSY: BLOODLINES Budget: $100K - $1M | Horror Wanderers among us have hidden their powers of telekinesis and telepathy. One wanderer has chosen to bring the end of times to all of humankind. Now it is up to an unassuming tarot card reader and her friends to stop him.

  • Sex Shop

    Sex Shop Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy A comedy about a young virgin woman who gets a job in an adult novelty store to help her mother pay the rent. A mostly self-contained comedy about the taboos of sexuality and a coming of age story.

  • Breaking the Chains

    Breaking the Chains Budget: $100K - $1M | Action An all-female gang in Los Angeles must temporarily align with their rival gang to fight the newest threat to all their gang's existence.

  • Roach Coach

    Roach Coach Budget: $100K - $1M | Comedy A man drives and manages a commercial food truck in Los Angeles with hopes of one day owning a real restaurant. He and an aspiring movie producer start dating while he works thru to his ambitions.

  • BLOOD>THICKER

    BLOOD>THICKER Budget: $100K - $1M | Mystery Two brothers fall for the same woman they meet at a nightclub and the older brother wins her heart. When the older brother mysteriously dies, the younger brother becomes her new lover. But things aren't always what they seem. The movie is a thriller.

Credits

Awards

  • B Free Speech - George Stoney: B Informed
    (2017)

  • B Artistic: Outstanding Program Feature/Segment
    (2017)

  • Best Documentary
    (2016)

Education

  • Blake Snyder
    (2008-2008)

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