Company
Ron de Cana Productions, Inc.
Dawn Westlake is president of Ron de Cana Productions, Inc. in Los Angeles. She has made 22 films since 2000 which have played in hundreds of festivals and won 78 awards, including honors from Canon USA, Inc. and JVC-Tokyo. Dawn is also an actress/writer/producer and has judged film festivals in the USA, France, Portugal and Italy.
  • Director (9 Credits)
    Touch2020
    Documentary, Short
    terroir2019
    Music Video, Short
    Pooling2018
    Animation, Experimental, Short
    From On High2017
    Short
    Scrappy2016
    Short
    WindowsDance.02016
    Experimental, Other
    Through the Pane2015
    Short
    Games People Play2014
    The Martini Effect2013
  • Producer (9 Credits)
    Touch2020
    Documentary, Short
    terroir2019
    Music Video, Short
    Pooling2018
    Animation, Experimental, Short
    From On High2017
    Short
    Scrappy2016
    Short
    WindowsDance.02016
    Experimental, Other
    Through the Pane2015
    Short
    Games People Play2014
    The Martini Effect2013
  • Writer (8 Credits)
    terroir2019
    Music Video, Short
    Pooling2018
    Animation, Experimental, Short
    From On High2017
    Short
    Scrappy2016
    Short
    WindowsDance.02016
    Experimental, Other
    Through the Pane2015
    Short
    Games People Play2014
    The Martini Effect2013
  • Acting (5 Credits)
    Touch2020
    Documentary, Short
    terroir2019
    Music Video, Short
    Through the Pane2015
    Short
    Games People Play2014
    The Martini Effect2013
  • Narrator (1 Credit)
    Scrappy2016
    Short
  • Editor (1 Credit)
    Touch2020
    Documentary, Short
NOMINATED BEST FEMALE DIRECTOR
terroir
Newlyn PZ International Film Festival
Penzance
2021
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
terroir
Madras Independent Film Festival
Chennai
2020
2 awards: BEST FILM & BEST PRODUCER
terroir
San Gio Film Festival
Verona
2020
BEST DOCUMENTARY
terroir
Festival Pasinetti
Venice
2020
BEST WRITING AWARD
Touch
Film Festival of Solitude
Edinburgh
2020
NOMINATED BEST MUSIC VIDEO
terroir
The Unprecedented Cinema International Festival of Short Films
Tallinn
2020
BEST DOCUMENTARY
Touch
Stay Home & Make Movie
Tblisi
2020
BEST CREATIVE FILM
Pooling
Halicarnassus Film Festival
Bodrum
2020
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
From On High
Sacrae Scenae
Ardesio
2020
AUDIENCE AWARD
terroir
UNCG Sustainability Film Festival
Greensboro
2020
HONORABLE MENTION
terroir
Independent Film Festival de Villa de Leyva
Bogota
2019
ART AWARD WINNER
Pooling
RATMA Film Festival
Keighley
2019
HONORABLE MENTION / AUDIENCE FAVORITE
Pooling
Sans Souci Dance Film Festival
Boulder
2019
PEOPLE'S CHOICE AWARD
Pooling
Xsection Film Festival
Watertown
2019
BEST MUSIC VIDEO
terroir
Chhatrapati Shivaji International Film Festival
Pune
2019
PRIX DES LYCEENS
From On High
Le Temps Presse Festival
Paris
2019
PRAYER AWARD for EXCELLENCE IN INTERCULTURAL EXCHANGE
From On High
Religion Today Festival
Trento
2018
BEST FOREIGN FILM
From On High
Festival de Cine de Tres Passos
Tres Passos
2018
BEST SOUNDTRACK
From On High
Mediterranean Festival Corto
Diamante
2018
BEST SHORT FILM
From On High
Vilammare Film Festival
Campania
2018
BEST DRAMA FILM
From On High
RATMA Film Festival
Keighley
2018
SPIRITUAL AWARD
From On High
18° Corto Fiction Chianciano Terme
Chianciano Terme
2018
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY & Third Place Film
From On High
Carpine d'Argento Cortifestival
Visciano
2018
SOLIDARITY PRIZE/PREMIO SOLIDARIETA', Vetrina del Volontariato
From On High
Festival Pasinetti
Venice
2018
FIRST PLACE WINNER
From On High
UNCG International Sustainability Film Festival
Greensboro
2018
ZEBRINO AWARD (Audience Award)
Scrappy
Zebra Poetry Film Festival
Berlin
2018
ZEBRINO AWARD (Audience Award)
Scrappy
Zebra Poetry Film Festival
Munster
2018
BRONZE AWARD, 3rd place film
Scrappy
Athens International Digital Film Festival
Athens
2018
GRAND PRIZE FINALIST
From On High
Festival del Cinema CortoCorrente
Fiumincino (Rome)
2017
BEST EUROPEAN SHORT
From On High
MUESTRA INTERNACIONAL DE CORTOMETRAJE SOLIDARIO Y SENSIBILIZACION DE CIUDAD REAL
Ciudad Real
2017
People's Choice Award
Scrappy
RATMA Film Festival
Keighley
2017
NOMINATED BEST DOCUMENTARY
Through the Pane
MalatestaShort Film Festival
Cesena
2017
BEST SHORT DOCUMENTARY
Through the Pane
Athens International Digital Film Festival
Athens
2017
NOMINATED BEST DOCUMENTARY
Through the Pane
Daroca & Prision Film Festival
Zaragoza
2016
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Through the Pane
Fano International Film Festival
Fano
2016
SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Through the Pane
Fesancor
Santiago
2016
Nominated for Peer Raben Award
Through the Pane
SoundTrack_Cologne
Cologne
2016
Best International Director
Through the Pane
San Roque International Film Festival
San Roque, Spain
2016
Best Documentary/Young Jury Award
Through the Pane
A Corto di Donne
Pozzuoli
2016
Best Foreign Short Film
Games People Play
Ugu Film Festival
Port Shepstone, South Africa
2015
Best International Film: Comedy
Games People Play
Twickenham Alive Film Festival
Twickenham, UK
2015
3rd Place
Games People Play
Riverside Saginaw Film Festival
Saginaw, Michigan, USA
2014
College
Northwestern University
RTVF & Spanish
High School
Wheaton Central High School
Current City
Los Angeles
Gender
Female
Married To
Bruce Rheins
Company
Ron de Cana Productions, Inc.