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Dawn Westlake

Dawn Westlake is president of Ron de Cana Prods. in Los Angeles. She's made 19 films since 2000 which have won 53 awards, including honors from JVC-Tokyo and Canon USA, Inc. Dawn is also an actress/writer/producer and has judged film fests in Italy, France & Chicago. She is fluent in English and Spanish and proficient in Italian and Portuguese.

Short film credits

Director, Producer
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From on High

United States | Sep 2017 | 7:43
Religious forms unite to launch a secular peace.
Image from Scrappy


United States | Sep 2016 | 4:17
Quick action on the side of love can sometimes conquer hate.
Director, Producer
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Through the Pane

United States | Sep 2015 | 6:21
The filmmaker's 87-year-old father shares reflections on life through panes of glass while facing the pain of losing his wife of 62 years. With 'cosmi...
Director, Producer
Image from Games People Play

Games People Play

United States | Jun 2014 | 7:51
A married couple vows never to speak another cross word, but playing some is not off the table.
Director, Producer
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The Martini Effect

United States | Aug 2013 | 10:40
A couple living the high life are forced to find themselves underwater.
Director, Producer
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Found Objects

United States | Sep 2012 | 11:38
Though it shines brightly before our eyes, a star flickers as it dies.
Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor


United States | May 2011 | 13:30
Love on the fast track rarely makes it to the home stretch.
Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
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United States | Oct 2010 | 15:00
Trying to forget something makes one think of nothing else.
Director, Screenwriter, Actor

The Catalyst

United States | Nov 2009 | 13:25
Frank and Francis have been separated for 11 months, but they've not told her family...yet.
Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Actor
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Project Ion

United States | Nov 2008 | 11:05
A famous Hollywood filmmaker keeps his darkest secrets by projecting them onto others.
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Information on this profile is provided by the person and/or compiled from available sources | Profile updated 21 Nov 2017