Deborah Calla Bio

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Brazilian-born producer/writer/director, Deborah Calla has been working in the entertainment industry for the past 10 years.

Feature highlights: BEAT THE WORLD (2009 Brazil Producer) A BEAUTIFUL LIFE (2008 producer/co-writer) directed by Alejandro Chomski and starring Dana Delany, Debi Mazar, Jesse Garcia, Angela Sarafyan and Bai Ling; LOST ZWEIG (co-producer) starring Rudigler Vogler; DREAM HOUSE (producer) starring Justin Theroux.

TV highlights: Carnaval in Rio – 2004 (producer/director) Travel Channel documentary narrated by Anne Archer; Carnaval in Rio – 2003 a co-production with Terry Jastrow, a seven-time Emmy winner; Chicano Artists (writer/producer/director) for HBO Latino,  programming for TNT Brasil, FOX Latin America, as well as many commercial campaigns.

Deborah is a member of the Advisory Board of the Los Angeles Brazilian Film Festival, the Brazilian film programmer of the Los Angeles Latino International Film Festival (2005 – 2006) Chair of the Diversity Workshop of the Producers Guild of America and the writer of two books for Putnam and one for Scholastic.