Rainy Kerwin is the award-winning, writer-director of the feature film, “The Wedding Invitation”. The film premiered on the festival circuit to packed houses at the Palm Beach International Film Festival. On its festival tour, the film racked up six wins and two nominations, including Best Comedy, Best Screenplay & Best Actress. The film was distributed by Freestyle Releasing and can currently be seen on Amazon Prime.
Rainy is currently attached to direct the feature film, “Death Row Baden”. The film is being produced by Daniel Sollinger and will begin principal photography in 2020.
Rainy is an actors’ director and loves working with talent. She’s directed and coached over 1000 actors in both comedy and drama. She honed her directing skills during eight years on staff at LA’s largest film & TV acting conservatory. Performance is paramount to Rainy. Through the lens, Rainy captures rich frames, allowing her set locations and production design to play a character in her films.
Rainy’s scripts have been shortlisted for the PGA ProShow Awards, the Meryl Streep NYWFT, and received a $500K grant from the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund.
Rainy is the founder of It’s Raining Films, the production company behind “The Wedding Invitation”. She’s a proud member of the Film Fatales and the Alliance of Women Directors. She is a DIY, think outside of the box creative and spends her time immersed in the indie film community, attending panels, film festivals, Q&A’s and screenings.
“I am constantly learning so that I can teach, mentor and share information and resources. Making film & TV should be fun. If we’re not laughing along the way, we’re doing something wrong.”
"I want to tell stories and make movies!" Try saying that to your 8th grade career counselor... And just see what Mrs. Lupinsky comes up with.