WORK IN PROGRESS
A drama feature film in it's pre-production phase. Story by Alexa Polar. Written by Alexa Polar and Sarah Ann Masse. Alexa Polar is set to direct the feature film.
LOGLINE: After marrying a famous American painter, a successful Spanish lawyer moves to Los Angeles to start a new life. But when dark secrets from her husband's past start to reveal themselves, she has to decide how to reclaim her voice and protect everyone she holds dear, while her personal drama begins to unfold on a national stage.
A psychological thriller horror feature film in principle photography phase. Alexa Polar wrote and is directing the feature film.
LOGLINE: After moving into The Blackstone to start a new life, something strange begins happening to Isabella. Claire uses her emerging psychic abilities to uncover the truth, guiding her to Philip- the apartment manager who seems to hold all the secrets as to what’s cursing the lives of those occupying his building. At The Blackstone there’s always a vacancy…
Adventures to Lala Land
A documentary feature film directed by Alexa Polar, currently in post-production phase.
LOGLINE: Take an adventure with us into the life of a female underground hip hop deejay...Deejay Lala.
SYNOPSIS: A documentary that follows the extraordinary life of one of undergrounds own hip hop deejay, DJ Lala. Take this adventure to see her day to day life as one of the rare few and talented female deejays out there. As she exposes female empowerment in the hip hop industry. Featuring many talented performers. We are taken through her daily turmoils, how she handles her accomplishments and battling between hiding her identity as a deejay by night to a notorious pimp and rapper from her life as a preschool teacher by day. She spins for various artists. Starting off local and now touring the world.
SPEAKEASY TO ME
A musical period piece drama. Alexa Polar wrote and directed the short film, which is also her proof of concept. Speakeasy to Me is a short film proof of concept for a feature length version and stage play adaptation!
LOGLINE: A love story set during the era of prohibition during the 1920's.
SYNOPSIS: Charlie, a federal agent, falls in love with Elizabeth, a speakeasy owner. The complications continue, as Charlie is trying to prove himself to the force. He's the newbie and the youngest one on the squad. Federal Agent Hutchins, Charlies superior, oversees his men and is ambitious on making New York City a dry city. Hutchins ambitions make him a dangerous man. Additionally, Charlie has to deal with Elizabeth's business partner, Frank, an obsessive man who wants nothing more than Elizabeth in his mitts.
Speakeasy to Me can be found on Amazon Prime!
2016 - Awarded Gold Award California Film Awards
2016 - Awarded Best Student Short Film Film Miami Fest
A documentary short film that exposes the correlation as a compare and contrast of the Great Depression and the Great Recession. Alexa Polar wrote and directed the short documentary film.
LOGLINE: From the Great Depression to the Great Recession.
SYNOPSIS: America Foreclosed uses the compare and contrast method to illustrate how the banks and ill method of their ways of selling and quick to take back sales; with the example of the Hooverville (shantytown) eras during the Great Depression and our recent recession. In the 1930’s after the stock market crashed, the banks took thousands of homes widespread across America. The irony in the compare and contrast is that in recent years during our close to our second depression…millions of homes were taken widespread across America, and there were “Bushvilles”, what people recently called them during our recession. Hoovervilles can obvious happen again! The plan is to educate others on how the state of the economy, made by major errors on the banks behalf, can control and affect our housing situation.
America Foreclosed can be found on Amazon Prime!
2015 - Awarded Best Documentary Short Film Film Miami Fest
WRITTEN WORK TO PITCH
Each of the following projects have been completed, some have sizzle reels attached. All projects hold copyrights and are registered under the Writers Guild - WGAWest.
John the Barber - The setting is in New York during 1930, John was a successful Doctor. John's father passes away and leaves him the family business, a barbershop that has been around for generations. John feels guilt in taking over the business, becoming a full time barber. One faithful night, John saves the life of a young mobster, member of the Gambino family. The saving of Lorenzo's life leads to John becoming the secret doctor to the mob, which leads to several circumstances out of his control...
The Not So Late Show - A television show that's made for kids, inspired by kids but with an adult late night talk show theme; just not so late. Picture the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, now picture Jimmy Fallon is 16, his sidekick is 14, the shows in house band consist of musicians that range from 13-17 years of age. Now, the invited guests that attend the show for interviews to promote their own projects can be anyone at any age, as long as what they are promoting is kid friendly. That's what The Not So Late Show is.