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My Soldier

A little girl helps her grandmother let go of the past, with help from a voice from the past.

  • Lori Mae Hernandez
  • Lori Mae Hernandez
  • Richard Hernandez
  • Luanne Crawford
    Key Cast
    Jerry McGuire
  • Hope Laubach
    Key Cast
    Dragon Day
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  • Runtime:
    14 minutes 3 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    August 22, 2015
  • Production Budget:
    2,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
  • Indie Fest USA International Film Festival
    Garden Grove, CA
    October 17, 2015
    Best Up and Coming Director, Nominated Best Short and Best Overall Project
Director Biography - Lori Mae Hernandez

Lori Mae Hernandez is a 12 year old director, writer, actress, and comedian. She has a passion for writing and telling stories through the art of film. She is a first time director, with "My Soldier" but has many other scripts in progress. She has had many great mentors. She attended New York Film Academy Young Directors camp in 2014.

At the age of 13, Lori Mae Hernandez was the youngest female comedian ever featured on multiple major networks. She was named by Refinery 29 as one of the top ten female comedians to know. She was a semifinalist and the last comedian standing in season 11 of America’s Got Talent. Simon Cowell called her the “Next Tina Fey.” She’s guest starred on Disney Channel’s Bizaardvark and KC Undercover, Netflix’s No Good Nick, and the reboot of iCarly. She was also a cast member on Everything’s Gonna Be Okay on Freeform and Hulu. Hernandez has also made six short films in the past year that are winning laurels at a multitude of festivals, and she is studying screenwriting at UCLA. She has also performed in over 50 plays and musicals in her lifetime. For example, Scout in To Kill A Mockingbird, Helen Keller in The Miracle Worker, and Little Red in the musical Into The Woods. Lori Mae is a comedian, writer, director, actor, ukulele player, and dog mom.

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