Deanna Barillari


Upon graduating NYU TISCH, DEANNA BARILLARI co-founded a non-profit theater company producing Off-Off-Broadway plays, including the NYC premiere of Leslye Headland’s Cinephilia (2008), which funded in school arts initiatives in the NYC Public School system. TV: NBC’s Mercy (2009), CBS’ Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior (2010), ABC’s Pan Am, 86th Oscars (Ellen DeGeneres; 2014) and Drama Development at Universal Television. Recently, she’s collaborated with AFI DWW Fellows Roja Gashtili and Julia Lerman, producing their web-series K(ID) starring Caterina Scorsone (Grey’s Anatomy) and their short Rita Mahtoubian Is Not A Terrorist starring Patrick Fugit (Almost Famous) which made it’s World Premiere at the 2015 Tribeca Film Festival. She is currently producing a feature inspired by the short which she is being supported by the Sundance Labs where she is a 2015 Sundance Creative Producing Fellow.