Yainis Ynoa, a talented and ambitious first generation Puerto Rican-Dominican American actress, raised in the Bronx, takes on the challenges of the New York City television and indie film industry. While living with her single mother, Yainis auditions for her next role and doesn’t get a callback. She navigates SAG-AFTRA and lands her first TV role. Resilient and determined to help support her family, she overcomes anxieties and frustrations to realize her goals with passion, humor, and technique.
Starring Yainis Ynoa
Directed by Alexandra Brown
Produced by OLPC
Yainis [Jey - nees]
Chicago Latino Film Festival 2016 San Diego Latino Film Festival 2016 Cayman Islands International Film Festival 2016 Rincon International Film Festival 2016
Winner Best Short Film at Cine con Cultura 2016 Official Latino Short Film Festival 2016 Chelsea Film Festival 2016
ALTAGRACIA (2016 official teaser)
Milk and Honey
On her fifteenth birthday, Maya Rivera makes the ultimate decision to run away from her abusive foster home. She confesses her escape plans to her loyal boyfriend, Josiah, but little does she know her crazed and jealous stepbrother, Johnny, is hot on their trail.
Starring Yainis Ynoa, Joshua Rivera, and Billy Conahan
Written and Directed by Daniel F. Pfeffer
Produced by Max Berger
Milk and Honey
Milk and Honey (2014) Art of Brooklyn Film Festival 2014 Cine Las Americas International Film Festival 2014 Manhattan Film Festival 2014 Cine+Mas San Francisco Latino Film Festival 2014 Harlem International Film Festival 2014 Urbanworld Film Festival 2014 NewFilmmakers New York 2014 Cine Con Cultura Film Festival 2014 Ithaca Film Festival 2015