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Awards

 

WINNER -- Slamdance Mentorship Award and Featured in Variety!

QUARTERFINALIST -- Slamdance Screenplay Competition 2022, The Wanderer

QUARTERFINALIST -- Screen Craft Film Fund, American Retail

BEST ACTRESS -- Philadelphia Independent Film Festival 2019, Butterflies

 

BEST SHORT FILM -- Philadelphia Independent Film Festival 2019, Butterflies

 

SEMI FINALIST BEST SCREENPLAY -- Big Apple Film Festival 2019 , Truth, Incorporated

 

BEST SCREENPLAY (written by) -- Kew Garden's Film Festival 2018, Butterflies

Press Highlights (Acting)

"Ms. Summers's portrayal of the teenage Melanie ~ a distraught and forlorn figure navigating as though among a sea of predators ~ is mesmerizing. Her face is a roadmap of her emotions, her dark eyes windows into the depths of her pain..."  -- Broadway World 

"Summers' imbues her character with authenticity and passion" -- Broadway World

 

"Summers delivers a damn fine performance and quakes with emotion and energy..."  -- Film Threat

"Everything about Butterflies, from Summer’s authentic performance, its visual presentation, music, and story structures, works together to tell a compelling and visually stunning story." -- Film Threat

Butterflies writer and star Carlotta Summers addresses bullying, empowerment -- Star Democrat

"Lead actress gives an honest and brave performance." -- IMDb Review

Press Highlights (Writing)

AMERICAN RETAIL

FEATURE FILM (Written By):

 

Quarterfinalist Screen Craft Film Fund 2023

Honorable Mention Big Apple Film Fest Screenplay Competition 2023

THE WANDERER

PILOT TV SERIES (Written By):

WINNER Slamdance Mentorship Award 2022

Quarterfinalist for Slamdance 2022

Honorable Mention Big Apple Film Fest Screenplay Competition 2023

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Interviews / Red Carpet

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“An engaging and compelling read from page one, The Wanderer is full of themes that resona

NFMLA Stage 5 Interview presented by Moviemaker Magazine

SIFF Red Carpet - Butterflies Interview with Behind The Rabbit Productions

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