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Synopsis: We meet Monica, a beautiful executive, preparing at home for the next day’s meeting – the most important meeting of her life!

The following morning, she wakes with a strange and unexpected problem: she’s suddenly 9 months pregnant. She struggles desperately to find a way to make it to the meeting and save her career.







Run Time

9 minutes


Johanna Watts (Monica)
Jon Huertas (Oliver)
Tava Smiley (Angie)
Dashiell Spaihts (Baby)

Directed by

Johanna Watts
Fortunato Procopio

Produced by

Fortunato Procopio
Johanna Watts

Director's Statement

Career girl takes a comedic look at a dilemma women face all over the world – the pull between career and family. We shot this film over the course of seven months to capture the actual pregnancy of the actress.


South Dakota Film Festival - United States - 2015

Best Narrative Short Film (Career Girl)

Lady Filmmaker's Film Festival - United States - 2017

Best Comedy Short (Career Girl)

Albuquerque Film and Music Experience - United States - 2015

Best Actress (Johanna Watts)

Hill Country Film Festival - United States - 2016

Audience Choice Award (Career Girl)

Official selection

Hollyshorts Film Festival - United States - 2015

Palm Springs International ShortsFest - United States - 2015

Charleston International Film Festival - United States - 2015

Catalina Film Festival - United States - 2015

Ft. Lauderdale International Film Festival - United States - 2015

Country of Origin

United States

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