Tonia Kempler, HUSSLUP

Tonia Kempler



Bellem Entertainment

Currently WorkingHiringInvesting in ProjectsAvailable To Work December 2, 2022


Tonia Kempler is a multi-hyphenate Producer/Director/Screenwriter, who lives in New York, though her roots run deep in a rural south still steeped in the occult traditions of the Gullah Geechee and the animism of the Cherokees. Surrounded and empowered by the lore and practices of these mystical cultures, Tonia leans toward macabre worlds with isolated, damaged, yet capable and empathic female leads. This personal connection drives her concentration on supernatural horror/thrillers, and dark comedies, including features, pilots, shorts, web series, podcasts, and more recently graphic novels. Her approach to storytelling and understanding audience engagement is fortified by a career in the Music Industry, including concert production and managing Grammy-Award-Winning producers, engineers, and songwriters. Tonia is the Founder of, a full-service entertainment company with a stable of Award-winning Filmmakers and Screenwriters delivering content in all formats across all genres. B3E’s production company specializes in world-building and character development. Current projects include an Unscripted Docu-Reality TV Series, and B3E will be filming a Found Footage Horror Feature in Spring 2023. Tonia’s recent accomplishments include a Top 10% Academy Nicholl’s script, inclusion in Gotham Week and Sundance Collabs, a No. 1 best-selling comic, multi-award winning short films, placement in Stowe TV Writer’s Room/Producer Lab, Page Awards, Austin Film Festival, and the ScreenCraft Fellowship among others. Tonia is an inspired Top Tier Roadmap Writer and an active 51/50 international workshop member with the Academy of Film Writing. In addition, In addition, Tonia is an industry script reader for the Austin Film Festival, Stowe Story Labs, and Cinestory, among others. Tonia is currently organizing a film festival in Rutland, Vermont.


Director, Producer, Screenwriter


Animation, Digital, Feature, Film, Live Action, One-Hour, Podcast, Short Film, Streamer, Television, TV Movie


Action, Animated, Comedy, Drama, Dramedy, Horror, Reality, Romantic Comedy, Sci-Fi, Thriller, Unscripted, Young Adult

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Roadmap Writers, Women in Film


Oglethorpe University, BA


Atlanta, New York


United States of America




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