About Starla

 

Starla Christian raised the finances, produced and starred in her first feature film Deadland Dreaming in 2007 under her first production company Speed of Light Productions. Deadland Dreaming received tremendous response upon limited screenings in both L.A. and Austin. She was the Co-Founder of production company, F.L.O.a.T Films where she produced 4 strong short films in 2007-10 including The Savior, which received 2nd place in The Feel Good Film Festival online awards and “Lovely” which was named “Best of Fest” at the Arizona Black Film Showcase. She also performed as the Lead in two of the films, The Maid and The Savior. In 2012, she produced the feature length ROM COM, Sarah’s Smile and is currently in Pre-production on 2 more film, both to be shot this year, 2016.

Ms. Christian was raised in Hallettsville, Texas. She studied theatre and received her Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Texas in 2004. Ms. Christian began her career as an actress on the UT stage before moving into television and film. Always eager to improve her craft, Ms. Christian took every acting class Austin had to offer. Ms. Christian is also an artist and has an impressive portfolio in Scenic Design, Art Direction, and Production Design. Her credits include designing and building sets for the University of Texas as well as Zachary Scott Theatre, Austin’s largest equity house. In Los Angeles, she has been a Lead Scenic Painter, Designer and Art Director on a number of well budgeted projects that includes, the feature films “Shadow Puppets,” starring Tony Todd and Joleen Blalock, “He Was a Quiet Man,” with Christian Slater and William H. Macy, the hit television series “Heroes,” among many others.

​As a lover of life, Ms. Christian has a heart for people and making a positive difference and believes that film is the greatest medium to influence the world on a large scale. She wants to make films that make a difference but still have that the sheer entertainment that we all go to the movies to see.