Accomplished actress, writer and producer Paola Mendoza takes the lead role of Andrea, in Colombo-American independent film, “El Empantanado” (The Muddy), shot in South Florida and the Florida Keys. Paola is one of the most well know Colombian faces in the film festival circuit, having starred in many acclaimed independent films, including “Entre Nos”, “On the Outs” and “Sangre de mi Sangre” among others. She is also an accomplished director with 4 films to her credit.
Season 5 Winner of “So You Think You Can Dance” Jeanine Mason, takes the main supporting role of Heili in Colombo-American independent film, “El Empantanado” (The Muddy), shot in South Florida and the Florida Keys. After winning “So You Think You Can Dance”, Mason returned to her acting career with a guest star role on Nickelodeon’s TV Series “Big Time Rush” followed by an appearance on the TV Series “The Fresh Beat Band”. Mason has since moved on to feature films including “Default”, set to hit the festival circuit this year, and “Bling Ring”, a TV Movie currently in post- production. “El Empantanado” will be her third feature film.