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Alyssa Botelho is a writer, director, producer, and actor born and raised in SouthCoast Massachusetts. Her passion for unearthing untold stories from the past and breathing life into them through the art of filmmaking is what drives her to create. Alyssa's style is a blend of suspense, mystery, and existentialism woven together with a thread of humor that provides a multi-dimensional richness to her narratives. This intricate balance reflects her keen understanding of the human experience, where light and shadow coexist to shape compelling tales.



National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences' New England College/University Student Emmys

    Best Short Fiction & Best Director [2022]

    Long Fiction Honorable Mention [2020]

Massachusetts Creator Awards

    Best Production Value [2023, 2022]

Alliance for Community Media's National Hometown Media Awards

   Best Children's Program [2023]

University of Rhode Island

    The University Academic Excellence Award in Film/Media [2021]

    Dean's Excellence Award in Management [2021]

Providence, RI 48 Hour Film Project

    1st Place Best Film, Best Acting, Best Use of Character,             Audience Favorite Honorable Mention [2021]

    Best Acting [2019]

Shawna Shea Memorial Film Festival

   Best Folk Horror Short [2021]

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