Alyssa Carter is a proud San Jose, CA native with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film Production from California State University Northridge. Alyssa got her start working in Los Angeles casting offices, and has since found herself diving into various forms of the freelance film industry. She has produced web series content with the Walt Disney Company, Maker Studios on the Polaris Network, as well as producing and directing over 150 episodic shows on the REACT Channel with Fine Brothers Entertainment.
In 2015, she founded the production company Cast & Reels, castandreels.com helping actors develop professional material for their talent reels. Alyssa has also written, directed, and produced several short films, music videos, and branded commercials.
Her most recent short film, LAS 17 was awarded Best Short Film with the NSAEN Film Festival, officially selected into the L.A. Underground, California Women, Burbank, and Glendale International Film Festivals for 2018, and will be screening at the Cinequest Film Festival in 2019. She looks forward to directing her first feature length film in this new era of female filmmakers.