ABOUT THE Film
SHORT FILM | DRAMA | 20 MIN
Writer: Alicia Hayes
Producers: Alicia Hayes
Country: United States
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about the filmmaker
WRITER | DIRECTOR | PRODUCER
Alicia Hayes is an autodidact in all areas of her creativity. Her career spans the mediums of voice-over, music, acting, singing, writing, photography, makeup, and painting. Alicia was a
radio personality hosting shows in Los Angeles, Chicago, and Dallas.
She later went on to enjoy success in the entertainment industry as a makeup artist. Alicia collaborated with three-time Emmy winning Costume Designer; Birgit Muller of CBS’s ‘The Bold & the Beautiful’ as a graphic designer, wardrobe stylist and supervisor for over 10 years. During those years on set Alicia utilized that time to absorb everything she could in all
aspects of the film-making process.
In 2011 Alicia’s self-published two books; “Vero”–a book of poetry and her book simply titled “Alicia Hayes”–featuring her paintings. In 2013 she had an exclusive exhibit with the renowned Regis Gallerie at the Venetian, Las Vegas and has produced paintings for Larry King, Howard Hewett and Jack Nicholson. In 2014 she combined all of her talents to make short films. Her first short film “CHASM” won 2nd place in the International iPhone film festival 2014. PRIESTESS
OF THE GATE is her first music video that she shot with a DSLR camera. She and a friend with a zero budget, a camera, a creative eye, and her music acumen, produced an award-winning Music video.
In 2015, Alicia established the production company VERO 8 PICTURES. In that same year she produced “THE LOOK” and made it for less than $100. Her most recent film “LIVING
COLORS” was made for less than $300 and it went on to win numerous awards. Alicia credits her team of creative talents for believing in her vision and talent and for giving their time and
skill to the project, for without them, these films would not have been made.