NFMLA Virtual Conversation | Producing & Distributing for Major Distribution

January 12, 2024 05:00pm PST - 06:30pm PST

Join NewFilmmakers Los Angeles (NFMLA) for a virtual conversation with Pedro Correa, who wrote, produced, and stars in the HBO Max film My Dead Dad. We will discuss making and distributing his first feature with a major distributor, as well as screenwriting, his career both behind and in front of the camera, and advice he has for emerging writers, actors, and anyone interested in the filmmaking industry.

Pedro Correa Writer/Producer/Actor

About Pedro Correa:

Pedro Correa wrote, produced and stars-in the coming-of-age drama My Dead Dad streaming on HBO Max executive produced by Big Indie Pictures (Manchester by the Sea). Recognized as MovieMaker Magazine’s ‘Screenwriters to Watch of 2022’, Correa’s latest screenplay is recommended by The Black List. In front of the camera, he has recurred on ABC’s hit sitcom The Middle, working with the likes of Apple+, Amazon and Hulu. Behind the camera, Pedro served as director for celebrity short films in the international digital divisions of GQ and Esquire. Stars he directed include; Nick Jonas, Ruby Rose, Constance Wu and many more.


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