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Deena Adar

Direct Contact
Dandee Films
www.dandeefilms.com
Deena
deena@dandeefilms.com
(818) 621-3823 phone
9665 Wilshire Blvd., Fifth floor

Manager
Industry Entertainment
Sarah Dodge
sarahd@industryentertainment.com
(323) 964-9222 phone
955 Carrillo Dr., 3rd Floor
Los Angeles, CA 90048

Legal Representation
Stone, Genow, Smelkinson, Binder, & Christopher
Hannah Knapp Mulderink
hkm@sgsllp.com
(310) 385-9300 phone
9665 Wilshire Blvd., Fifth floor
Beverly Hills, CA 90212

Deena Adar was a pre-law, Poli Sci major at UC Berkeley when she decided to disregard her degree and pursue comedy. After teaching and performing improv throughout the Bay Area, Deena moved to LA and began her writing career at The Comedy Store and The Improv. She soon landed a position as a regular contributor for Current TV’s Rotten Tomatoes Show.

Adar’s award-winning commercials include spots for Miracle Whip, PepsiCo-Aquafina, and TMZ. The comedy pilot, Thirty*ish*, which Adar co-wrote/directed/produced, made its Premiere in 2013 at NewFilmmakers Film Festival in Los Angeles and won Best TV Pilot at the Mexico International Film Festival.

Her most recent short film, How to Survive a Breakup, is available on Amazon and Condé Nast’s The Scene. The short won the Audience Award at the 2015 LA ComedyFest and screened to sold-out crowds at the 2016 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. Its debut at the Palm Springs International ShortFest led to partnerships with Tribeca Films and United Airlines. Adar later directed/executive produced/co-wrote the web series, Cannabis Moms Club, which was lauded by NPR as one of “The Best Web Series on the Internet”.

Adar’s most recent producing and directing credits include comedic web series for Hearst, Cosmopolitan and the American Heart Association. Her digital series for Women in Film premiered at the 2017 Crystal + Lucy Awards.


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