Cindy Maples is a critically acclaimed and award-winning Actress/Producer/Writer/Director. Cindy has been performing for as long as she can remember. Her love for acting started with speech competitions in the six grade. She studied Mass Communications and Theatre at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Cindy is an actress, producer, writer, director and co-owner of Carriage House Productions. She has an extensive background in indie films; having starred in over 40 films to date and continues her training as frequently as possible. She believes strongly in teaching and mentoring others in her area to help raise the level of talent for her and other filmmakers in the region.
  • Director (5 Credits)
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    Moving In2017
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    Out of my Mind2016
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    Random2015
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  • Producer (5 Credits)
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    E-BOWLA2018
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    Moving In2017
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    Out of my Mind2016
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    Random2015
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  • Writer (4 Credits)
    E-BOWLA2018
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    Moving In2017
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    Out of my Mind2016
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    Random2015
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  • Acting (1 Credit)
    98.6%2018
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Finalist
98.6%
Stormy Weather Horror Film festival
Online
2019
Official selection
98.6%
Open Window Film Challenge
Kolkata
2019
Best Thriller Short
98.6%
Thinking Hat Fiction Challenge
Kolkata
2019
Official selection
E-BOWLA
Apex Short film & Music video festival
Tuscon, AZ
2019
Official selection
E-BOWLA
Laugh or Die Comedy Fest
Gatlinburg, TN
2019
Nominee Most Terrifying, Best FX
98.6%
Top Indie Film Awards
Online
2019
Best Editing
E-BOWLA
Prison City Film Festival
Huntsville, TX
2019
Best Editing
E-BOWLA
Stormy Weather Horror Film festival
Online
2019
Monthly Selection
E-BOWLA
Mindie - Miami Independent Film Festival
Miami, FL
2018
Best Thriller Short - Short
Moving In
Wendy's Shorts Awards
Online
2018
Award Winner
98.6%
Southern Sykos Women In Horror Film Festival
Online
2018
Most Terrifying
Moving In
Top Indie Film Awards
Online
2018
Official Selection
E-BOWLA
Nightmares Film Festival
Columbus
2018
Official Selection
E-BOWLA
Northern Frights Festival
Ontario
2018
Official Selection
E-BOWLA
Louisville's International Festival of Film
Louisville, KY
2018
Official Selection
E-BOWLA
We Are Indie Horror Film Fest
Las Vegas, NV
2018
Finalist
E-BOWLA
9FilmFest
Bangkok
2018
Official Selection
98.6%
Direct Short Online Film Festival
Online
2018
Best Acted / Best Female Director
E-BOWLA
Southern Sykos Horror Film Festival
Sunset Louisiana
2018
The Xristos Award
Out of my Mind
AOF Action on Film Festival
Las Vegas
2017
Outstanding Female Filmmaker
Moving In
Stormy Weather Horror Fest
Online
2017
Finalist Best Short Film
Out of my Mind
iHorror Awards
St. Petersburg, FL
2017
Best Horror Film
Out of my Mind
Alhambra Theatre Film Festival
Evansville
2017
Best Cinematography Nomination
Out of my Mind
Genre Celebration Festival
Los Angeles
2016
Spirit Award
Random
Blaquefyre Independent Film Festival
Centraila, IL
2016
Spirit Award
Random
The Alhambra Theatre Film Festival
Evansville, IN
2016
Best Scare Nomination
Out of my Mind
Independent Horror Movie Awards
Online
2016
Best Picture
Random
Lexington Short Film Festival
Lexington, KY
2016
Best Short Film
Random
Imaginarium Convention
Louisville
2016
Best Short Film, Best Actress
Random
MayDay Film Festival
Evansville
2016
Special Mention
Random
Top Shorts
Online
2016
Best Short Film
Random
Southwest Indiana Film Festival
Jasper, IN
2015
Best Thriller
Random
The Open Door Film Festival
London, UK
2015
Best Actress
Random
Southwest Indiana Film Festival
Jasper, IN
2015
Official selection
98.6%
Beyond Earth Film Festival
Online
Best Writing, Best Badass
98.6%
Independent Horror Movie Awards
Online
College
Southern Illinois University - Carbondale
Current City
Chesapeake
Gender
Female