Anita M. Cal is a versatile award-winning film and TV storyteller who’s had the opportunity to write, produce, and line produce with a diverse range of talent and brands in the entertainment industry. Currently, she is utilizing her strong interviewing, writing, organizing, and story skills as a Consulting Producer for the 10-Days-In Watts documentary, Executive Produced/Directed by Emmy-nominated Director of LA Foodways, Raphael Sbarge. She has strong crew management, budgeting, on location production, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills, sharpened by more than 15-years as a Producer/Line Producer.
Anita recently penned a feature fight drama, UNDERCARD, purchased by Catalyst Studios, starring Wanda Sykes and Laurence Fishbourne (2023). A multi-faceted filmmaker, she’s managed crews and talent for shows with budgets ranging from $25,000 to $7 million, written and consulted for staffed comedy writers as well as penned scripts for TBS’s Tyler Perry's "House of Payne," "Meet The Browns," and Colours TV’s “The Chin Chins.”
Additionally, Anita Co-Created, Produced, and Wrote the half-hour comedy Pilot Chico’z Kids, starring Chico Benymon (Half & Half) and Essence Atkins (Ambitions, First Wives Club). In 2019, Anita’s cop TV Pilot drama, Beyond the Badge, starring Karimah Westbrook (All-American) was a SeriesFest and DTLA Finalist selection, as well as an Emerging Drama Writer Caz Mathews Grant Winner.
An ardent life-long learner, Anita earned a Doctorate in Organizational Leadership from the #1-ranked program at Pepperdine University. A lecturer and adjunct professor, she’s known to her NYU, Chapman University, and Syracuse University college students as “Dr. C.”
She loves her hometown of Seattle and enjoys spending quality time with family and friends.