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Celebrating Women in Film | BIFF 2019Directed by Liz Ortiz
Documentary Feature
U.S.A. | 74 min | 2018

“When we go into auditions, so many people look at us and they see this (wheelchair), and they can’t get past this. And I want them to be able to see a trained performer.”

—Jamie Petrone

Liz Ortiz Mackles, DirectorLiz Ortiz

Casting director and indie film producer and now 1st time documentary director, credited on projects which have screened at hundreds of US and International film festivals including: Sundance, BAM Cinemafest, Toronto, Brooklyn, Soho, Palm Springs, HBO Latino, Urban World, Costa Rica among others, and have aired on CBS, Lifetime, HBO, Showtime and Cinemax. Casting/producing highlights include: “Off The Rails” Lifetime Movie Network, “Advantageous” Sundance/streaming on Netflix/Independent Spirit Award Nomination,”Zombie Honeymoon”/Showtime. Shorts: “Pop Foul”, “Crazy Beats Strong Every Time” & “The Bravest, The Boldest” all official Sundance selections, “Off Track Betty” NY Times Critics Pick, “Window Dressing” Best Dramatic Short, Atlantic City Film Festival. TV: “The Cycle”/CBS, Season One of “Monsters Inside Me”/Animal Planet. Producer/Casting for features “Barrio Boy” and “And Seen” (Documentary/Director)

And... Seen Movie Poster, Liz Ortiz, Director

Film Information

Directors: Liz Ortiz
Country: U.S.A.
Year: 2018
Language: English
Runtime: 74 min.
Rated: PG-13


Producers: Liz Ortiz, Craig Williams, Rosalyn Coleman
 Liz Ortiz, Craig Williams
Key Cast: Jamie Petrone

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