Darla Rae is an award winning filmmaker and CEO of Film It Productions. Her first full-length feature film, “The Goal” also won numerous awards at various International Film Festivals in three countries and has screened internationally and received worldwide distribution. Rae’s first documentary “Dandy Kids” also won awards and screened before the United States Congress and was distributed by Film It Productions and continues to help the medical community along with children and their families around the world. Rae started acting at the age of eight. Growing up in the Los Angeles suburb of Azusa, it was only natural that her love of the arts would flourish. She started acting in stage productions and gradually made the transition to writing, directing, and producing. Rae made the move from stage to film when she was 18. She has written, directed, and produced over 100 stage, film, video and commercial productions. Rae’s passion and unlimited creativity along with her business experience produces products of excellence. Darla also has over 20years of experience in Management for aerospace companies managing production and procurement, including contracts with NASA. She is an alumna of The American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles. Rae got her start in the industry in John Carpenter’s original Halloween.
Darla Rae and Film It Productions body of work received Denver’s Mayors award of “Excellence in the Arts” for Global Impact in 2013. She enjoys mentoring, helping and teaching others who share an interest in acting, filmmaking and storytelling. Rae’s film Spirit of Love won the Best Inspirational family film from the Inspirational Country Music Association beating out Warner Bros and Paramount $40 million dollar studio films.
Recently while directing and producing the short film Weary Hearts Ms. Rae was able to hire and showcase talents of some homeless people living in Denver.
Her company Film It Productions produces, directs, and writes quality entertainment for the entire family and has received numerous awards for films that focus on inspiration, education, and the human condition. http://film-itproductions.com