Yellow Rose

A feature film by Diane Paragas

A feature film by Diane Paragas 


Diane Paragas // director and writer is an award-winning documentary film director and commercial director.  Her films have appeared on Showtime, BET, Discovery, MTV, Bravo and PBS. Paragas started her career in advertising then went on to work at MTV and for Discovery Asia.  Ms. Paragas is also the founder and owner of NYC based Civilian Studios. She has directed award- winning commercials for Fortune 500 companies and is repped by the prestigious Rascal Films. In 2012, she produced and directed the feature documentary Brooklyn Boheme, which premiered in February on SHOWTIME networks. The documentary, which was co-directed and co-produced with Nelson George, celebrates the post- Civil Rights artistic movement of Fort Greene Brooklyn and features Spike Lee, Chris Rock, Rosie Perez and Saul Williams- to name a few. 

Director's Statement

Annie Howell // co-writer

Cecilia Mejia//producer

Rey Cuerdo // producer

Orian Williams // producer

Victor Alvarez // executive producer

Gail Alvarez // executive producer

Dale Watson // executive producer // music

Hillary Spera // director of photography



 Diane Paragas, Photo by Gigi Stoll

Diane Paragas, Photo by Gigi Stoll