Y2K Babes is an uninhibited single-camera half hour comedy series created by Babes, a Production Company.
Premiering at Dances with Films 2023
Saturday, July 1st at 5:45pm
TCL Chinese 6 Theaters
6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028
Y2K BABES TRAILER
Jaden and Mashka lose their jobs as development executives after comparing one of their shows to incest porn on Twitter. Desperate for a career change and creative freedom Mashka and Jaden go on an interview at a bigger company; however, missteps and ill-advised shenanigans land them in almost the same place they started in this absurdist TV pilot.
Writer/Producer Jaden Lebel is a comedy writer and performer with a minor in being a down-ass person to chill hard as fuck with. She’s appeared in a variety of popular YouTube shows and commercial spots, but has made a name for herself as a creative producer for brands such as 100 Thieves, AT&T, Mattel, Disney, and Netflix.
Writer/Producer Mashka Wolfe is an actor and writer who toured North and South America with the LA TIMES acclaimed, original play, The New Colossus, directed by Tim Robbins. Her TV credits include Hollywood, I Am the Night, and Jane the Virgin. When not acting, Mashka spends her time writing and producing commercials and music videos. She directed the short film Play Date that screened at Dances with Films in 2022.
Writer/Producer Sara Pearce is a writer & producer with a focus in female driven content. Sara co-writes & produces the digital series Y2K BABES and assists on The CW network TV series NANCY DREW and TOM SWIFT. Her original short film THE LADIES ROOM was awarded at the Culture and Diversity Film Festival in 2019. Sara lives is Los Angeles with her husband and enormously fluffy K-9!
The Cast & Crew:
Caroline Parker-Stark is a Creative Director, Director, and Director of Photography who has been working in the entertainment industry for 9+ years. Her work has included photo, video, and film projects adjacent to the pop culture and gaming industry, such as commercials, narratives, live-streaming, and esports for clients like Marvel, Riot Games, 100 Thieves, and Alienware
Director of Photography
Mikyla Jonck is a South African filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Mikyla moved to Los Angeles in 2018 to complete her masters in Cinematography at the New York Film Academy. Since then she has worked on music videos for Local Native, Disco Lines, Vale and Jamie Foxx.
Alyssa Onofreo is a sentient blob encased in bone armor creating art on the Internet. She is a writer & creative producer credited for the "Grrl Scouts" TV pilot, as well as an actor leading the opening scene of horror short film "Fight Night" as monster "Nancy Mordeo". She is also a social media marketing expert previously of Crypt TV, JASH, & Super Deluxe.
Production Sound Mixer
Edwin Li runs Location Sound for narratives, documentaries, and corporate interviews. He has a long history of working in the entertainment industry and producing, directing, and acting in independent films and local tv shows. Edwin is also a standup comedian who has toured throughout the US.
Second Unit DP
Santiago Calogero is a working Director, Director of Photography, Producer, and Writer based out of Los Angeles, California. With an emphasis in narrative, Santiago sharpened his skills as a multi-hyphenate at Fullscreen entertainment as a staff narrative Director and Director of Photography, garnering over 100 million+ views on projects both in and outside of the company.
Quonta Beasley has performed with Joseph Papp Public Theatre (NY), Brooklyn Academy of Music, La Jolla Playhouse (CA), Robey Theatre Company (CA), The Actors' Gang (Tim Robbins Artistic Director), and performances with the Classical Theatre of Harlem,(Audelco Award Nominee-best Ensemble). She trained in classical text with the New York Shakespeare Festival and holds a Master of Fine Arts degree in acting from the UC San Diego.
Katrina (Kat) Alysha is an actor from Arizona, actively and successfully running their own YouTube channel called The Gallifrey Gals as a full time job has given them the opportunity to explore other exciting adventures, like helping some incredible friends with their new production company (You know… Babe’s, A Production Company!). Whether it’s jumping in front of the camera to bring a character to life, running as a camera assistant, snapping professional behind the scene photos, or even set dressing and decoration, Kat is there to bring their all.
Ryan Burke is Canadian, his parents and extended family are Australian and he lives in America pursuing a career in entertainment. Having worked in both Canada and the US as an actor, producer and stuntman he is now working in VO and Audiobooks. During his years of study abroad he has earned both a BFA from the American Musical and Dramatic Academy and an MBA from Argosy University. Ryan is an award winning producer, actor and is a current top seller for Audiobooks. You can find his titles by simply browsing his name on Audible.