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PAULINA KNAAK

....is an NYC Director who specializes in Feminist Comedy, Psychological Thrillers, Procedural Crime, and "Non-Conventional" Coming of Age stories.

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DEAD HEAT

Crime Feature in Pre-Production

Written by Azania Vernon -  an ex-cop of the NYPD is haunted by demons. No, really...he sees dead people....

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ROSE VS. WADE

Comedy Short - SCREENING 

Written and Produced by Sionne Elise, this short film follows one young woman's quest to find contraception....and everything goes wrong.

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THE MUG

Indie Short - SCREENING

Written by Messalina Morely, Produced by Reelarc. This indie short is half comedy and half horror. The film explores the same plot line twice, with a change in tone.

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BRIDAL PARTY

Comedy Episodic - Post-Production

Written by McKenzie Salvatierra-Custin & Tristan J Shuler, Produced by LA MODE. This Romantic Comedy explores the absurd situations and complicated stories of five bridal consultants.

A City Nightmare by Jason Pointek

THE DOWNTOWN 666

Thriller Short Film In Production

Written by Jason Pointek, Produced by Matt Cippaghila  A young actress begins losing her grip on reality while traveling home on the crowded, claustrophobic train.

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HOMETOWN

Horror Short in Post-Production

Written by Paulina Knaak, Produced by Hysterical Female Productions. One woman's homecoming is filled with ghosts from her past...and a town's dark secret.

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REELARC

Paulina has worked as both a Director and writer at REELARC - a studio that specializes in making reels for actors. In her time there, she has directed over 200 scenes and written over 150.

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HERO'S JOURNEY

Directed by Anastasia Goldberg
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FRIULI

Directed by Blaze Mancillas
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YOU'RE GOING TO BE FINE

Directed by Kavita Parkeh 
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SCREENWRITTING

Short Form or Feature Films - Whether you have a simple idea or full fledge script, Paulina offers script consultation, book adaptation and ghostwriting.

DIRECTING

Commercial, Narrative, or Theatrical - Paulina offers trustworthy and creative direction to help bring your vision to life. Scroll up for RECENT WORK.

COACHING

Need a Director's eye on some material? Or a reader for a quick audition? Paulina has a thorough understanding of current industry trends and has been on "the other side of the table" many times.

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