BOOKED! 2018: Co-star on The O.A. (Netflix)
ON STAGE NOW: "Villain" at the Hollywood Fringe Festival 2018
Congress Films is a democratic film collective founded in 2013. Kailena was one of the first members. She has been a part of all 8 films created by Congress either behind the scenes as the first AD, Producer, or Costume Designer or in Front of the camera. You can see more of Congress Films work by visiting their website here.
UPDATES: Kailena booked a co-star on the Netflix show
"The O.A." and a supporting role in the indie feature film, "Loqueesha."(2018)
See Kailena in "Criminal Minds" episode 1211, as Amalia Banks (2017)
"The Best Medicine"- A short written by Kailena Mai & Michael James Kelly was chosen to screen as part of the 2017 Collaboration Film Makers Challenge. See the full film on Kailena's Vimeo Page.
"A Los Angeles life coach entices a new client during a liquor store robbery."
CURRENTLY IN PRODUCTION:
"Adulting" - a Feature Film written by Kailena Mai & Nicole Rosanwo.
"A young woman has constant visions of a distant past she feels strangely connected to. A meeting with a stranger forces her to confront demons of old."
"Villain" a play written, produced and starring Kailena Mai & Michael James Kelly is currently on stage at the Stephanie Feury Studio Theatre as part of the 2018 Hollywood Fringe Festival!!
Rave Reviews: "Highly recommended” doesn’t feel like a positive enough thing to say here. I look forward to seeing this show at the Geffen or the Mark Taper in a few years. This cast is the real deal.I can’t even list the standout performers because I feel bad not acknowledging every single person- some really delicious scenes were written for every main character of this spectacular ensemble castand every cast member lived up to the challenge." - Bonnie Sludikoff (Sponsoring the Conversation Creations Award at the Fringe Festival)
Room 3, produced by, written by and starring Kailena Mai, had its premiere in February 2016 at LA Live as part of the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival. It recently won the Best LA Stories Short Audience Choice Award at the Highland Park Independent Film Festival. It continues to screen at festivals and will be released on the Congress Films website in 2017, as part of their past lives project.
Only in LA, produced by, written by and starring Kailena Mai, is a short film by Girls on Top Productions, an all female sketch comedy production + theatre company co-founded by Kailena Mai in 2012. The full film can be seen on Kailena's
Created by Kailena ...