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Adrienne Acevedo Lovette is an award-winning New York-based director, actor, writer, and producer. She was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico, and grew up in Orlando, Florida, and Springfield, Massachusetts. She is the founder of The Garage Productions, which has created several award-winning films and web series, all of which showcase diversity, the LGBT community, and differently-abled people. Adrienne is a self-made filmmaker driven by stories that reveal the inner workings of the human condition. Even though she's a fan of all genres, her personal favorite genres to work on are suspense, thriller, horror, action and drama (though she's no stranger to comedy.)
Most recently, Adrienne produced and assisted directed a coming-of-age drama called BROWNSVILLE BRED, which premiered at SXSW and won the "AUDIENCE AWARD" for best episodic pilot. Adrienne was also a winner for the SUNDANCE collab film challenge, for her film LITTLE BEAN, and has been named “Women Directing Mentorship Semifinalist” through Series Fest sponsored by Shonda Rhimes company Shondaland.
Adrienne's directed the psychological horror called HIDDEN DAYLIGHT, which premiered at Dances With Films, and won "Best Film" at Phoenix Comicon, "Best Short Film" at Freak Show Horror Film Festival, and earned her the title of "Women in Horror Honoree" at FEARnyc. She also directed the supernatural horror called THE DARK ROOM, which premiered at the Catalina Film Festival, and won "Best Ensemble" at the Crimson Screen Horror Film Festival. Following those award-winning films, Adrienne has also directed an award-winning female-driven comedic web series called YOU’RE THE PEST, available on youtube, and she directed the Latinx coming-of-age short drama called THIS BOYS VIDA, which is being adapted as a series, and won “Best Trailer” at HollyWeb Festival. She has directed several music videos by artists like singer-songwriter (Featured at SXSW) ARMSTRONGLEIGH, New York City native rapper STASH CASH, and Florida native rapper-singer WOMBINO.
Recently, Adrienne was invited to speak at the Geena Davis Institute where she spoke at a panel during the Bentonville Film Festival about body positivity and diversity in front and behind the camera. She's also been invited to speak at schools and universities like NYU, Wesleyan University, and Dr. Phillips High School. She continues to encourage underrepresented filmmakers and artists to achieve their dreams in the tv, film, and theatre industry and supports them by creating as much opportunity as possible in the indie space.
She has several works currently making their way through the festival circuit including her psychological drama I'M OKAY, WE'RE OKAY that she directed, co-wrote, produced, and starred in and the pilot of THIS BOY'S VIDA, a coming-of-age drama based on true events. She is currently in development and pre-pro for several feature films, series, and shorts in the horror, drama, and biopic space.
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