Ariana Bernstein is a Brooklyn-based film producer, screenwriter, and actor. She has vast experience in theater, TV, and film and has held a variety of roles in each medium. Ariana has worked with, and learned from, some of the leaders in Independent Film, including Alex Orlovsky (Half Nelson, Blue Valentine, The Place Beyond The Pines ), Azazel Jacobs (Momma's Man, Terri ) and Mary Jordan (Jack Smith and The Destruction of Atlantis ). She previously worked in Off-Broadway Theater for Epic Theater Ensemble, where she held various positions during her tenure. Alongside Kerry Diamond and Olivia Wilde, she served as Co-Director of the Beyond Beauty Initiative, where she created innovative Post-Show Discussion Forums to support the play Beauty on the Vine .
In television, Ariana worked as Amy Herzig's assistant at CBS Casting, where she learned the craft of casting on such long-running shows as How I Met Your Mother and Criminal Minds . Ariana currently has numerous screen plays in development and is preparing for her first theatrical release with Delusions of Guinevere in which she acted, co-wrote and co-produced.