About Us

North San Diego based independent film production company

Life in Reels Productions is a San Diego based independent film production company, specializing in shorts, feature length films, documentaries, and videos. We strive to produce films which move, inspire and entertain our audiences. Our team includes creative filmmakers with decades of experience, and a passion for cinema. We collaborate with film industry organizations and members who share a passion to create films celebrating the human spirit and appealing to a wide audience.

  • Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
    Henry David Thoreau
  • Filmmaking is all about appreciating the talents of the people you surround yourself with and knowing you could never have made any of these films by yourself.
    Steven Spielberg
  • The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
    Alfred Hitchcock
  • Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.
    Orson Welles

Project Gallery

These are our award winning creations

Carving A Life

Carving a Life

This drama love story follows the life of an artist Mitch, in his 20s, whose life spirals out of control when he learns of his wife’s pregnancy. Mitch must confront the haunting memories of his …

Night Terrors

Night Terrors

Lindsay Sainato and Tyler Bruhn co wrote this supernatural short film “Night Terrors”. The story was inspired by Lindsay’s house in Carlsbad and all it’s creepy sounds. Have you ever been stalked by a ghost? …

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June 17th

June 17th, is a short film about Napoleon Bonaparte’s internal struggle the night before the epic battle of Waterloo.

In the hills of Belgium in 1815, Napoleon prepares for his engagement with the two military powers …

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Pine Hills

A heartwarming story about rediscovering the spirit of Christmas – and ourselves – in the “off the grid” town of Pine Hills.”

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Flippin Pizza Commercial

Spec Commercial for Flippin Pizza.

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RIP

The wake for the founding member of a steampunk acting troupe, “Cogs and Corsets”, takes a dark turn and eerily begins to resemble the play the are currently performing, “The Legend of Dr. Faustus”.

Sustain San Diego

Sustain San Diego

Life in Reels Productions participated in the One Day in San Diego project April 26, 2014. Filmmakers from all across the San Diego County will be out talking to citizens, organizations, government officials about why …

The Last Resort

The Last Resort

The Last Resort,” a short film created for the 2014 48 Hour Film Project in San Diego was written, filmed, and edited all within 48 hours! The extended 10 minute version has been screened at …

It Was You

It Was You

A suburban husband breaks when he is confronted with the torment of a lost marriage. Who is to blame?

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Our Creative And Passionate Team

  • Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
    Henry David Thoreau
  • Filmmaking is all about appreciating the talents of the people you surround yourself with and knowing you could never have made any of these films by yourself.
    Steven Spielberg
  • The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
    Alfred Hitchcock
  • Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.
    Orson Welles

News

Updates from Life in Reels Productions, LLC a San Diego independent film company.

Project updates for our documentaries, short films and feature films.

  • Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.
    Henry David Thoreau
  • Filmmaking is all about appreciating the talents of the people you surround yourself with and knowing you could never have made any of these films by yourself.
    Steven Spielberg
  • The length of a film should be directly related to the endurance of the human bladder.
    Alfred Hitchcock
  • Create your own visual style… let it be unique for yourself and yet identifiable for others.
    Orson Welles