CORY REEDER

DIRECTOR  |  WRITER  | PRODUCER

 

ABOUT

Cory Reeder is a writer/ director based in Los Angeles. A survivor of childhood PTSD and recently diagnosed with ADHD, he still finds the bright side of things even after being quarantined for the past six, seven, eight f***ing months.

For more than seven years, Cory has focused his talents on advocating for people with disabilities in film/TV. His film work has won awards for best picture, best director, best actor, audience favorite, best editing, and more. Most recently while in quarantine, he created Scene To Screen an eight-episode YouTube panel discussion about diversity screenwriting.

 

Cory is represented by Sydney Blanke at Fourth Wall Mgmt and is currently pitching:

  • Best Friend,  the feature, based on his award-winning short

  • Shenanigans, a debaucherous wedding sitcom

  • Life Sentence, a dark autobiographical thriller

AWARDS

2019 – NOM – I Can, Best Film, Easterseals Disability Film Challenge (Producer)

2018 – WIN – Best Friend, Best Film, Canine Film Festival (Writer/ Director)

2018 – WIN – Best Friend, Best Comedy Short, People of Passion Int. Film Fest (Writer/ Director)

2018 – NOM – Ain’t Woke, Best Filmmaker, Easterseals Disability Film Challenge (Writer/ Director)

2017 – WIN – Best Friend, Best Film, Easterseals Disability Film Challenge (Writer/ Director)

2017 – WIN – Best Friend, Audience Award, Easterseals Disability Film Challenge (Writer/ Director)

2017 – NOM – Best Friend, Best Filmmaker, Easterseals Disability Film Challenge (Writer/ Director)

2017 – WIN – Best Friend, Best Comedic Short, Directors Circle Film Festival (Writer/ Director)

2017 – WIN – Unlikely Temptations, Best Short, Picture This Film Festival (Director)

2016 – WIN – Unlikely Temptations, Best Comedy Short, Maui Film Festival (Director)

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WORK

Director & Producer

 
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I write for fun and work,  about things I like and don't like, inspirations and desires, and they all usually involve either coffee or bacon. 

 
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CONTACT ME

Los Angeles  |  Palm Springs  |  San Diego  |  Las Vegas

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