President & CEO of DAME Media
Arlene Lagos – Writer/Director
Lagos, a writer for more than 25 years, has written a dozen novels, three feature films, and over 20 short films. Her production company, DAME Media has recently re-launched in Florida and contains an all-female production crew. Having worked in the entertainment industry on both coasts, she has had the pleasure of studying with Academy Award winner Paul Haggis and renowned film coach, Michael Margotta, through the Hollywood in Rome workshop. Currently, she is scheduled to film her short thriller, “GREELA”, in August 2019 for the OIF Edge challenge. Another project starting in the fall is the short film “Outside the Circle” the adaptation of her children’s novel. She currently resides in Florida where she continues to write and help mentor future writers through the Orlando Independent Filmmakers.