Brazilian-born producer/writer/director Deborah Calla has been working in the entertainment industry for the past 10 years.
Deborah is the founder of The Love Project Inc. (www.theloveprojectinc.com), a website dedicated to essays, blogs and videos celebrating love and life and the writer of The Yummy Book: 25 Recipes For Happy Living.
She is the writer of "Romeo & Juliet Redux" a MOW for ABC Family, the Brazil producer of the Sony picture release "Beat the World", the co-writer and producer of "A Beautiful Life" starring Dana Delany, "Lost Zweig" (co-producer) starring Rudigler Vogler; and "Dream House" (producer) starring Justin Theroux.
She’s also the producer and writer of Carnival in Rio - 2004 a Travel Channel documentary narrated by Anne Archer; the producer of Carnival in Rio - 2003 a co-production with Terry Jastrow, a seven-time Emmy winner; the writer/producer/director of Chicano Artists for HBO Latino, producer of a number of programs for TNT Brasil, FOX Latin America, and 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) the Chair of the Diversity Workshop of the Producers Guild of America, Chair of the Media Access Awards, a yearly event celebrating people in the entertainment industry who have advanced the portrayal of people with disabilities and the writer of two books for Putnam and one for Scholastic.