has been an actress and model since childhood, making appearances on Rachael Ray, Nate Berkus, The Daily Show
and E! News
. She was the lead in the horror film Devil’s Grove
, working alongside Michael J. Hein, who she also worked with on Generation UM
. Recently, she can be seen as the victim on the shows Scorned, Stalked
, and Mysteries at the Museum
. She has been honored with the Scream Queen award and listed on IMDb as one of the hottest actresses in horror movies. Magness has been a judge and filmmaker liaison for the renowned New York City Horror Film Festival.
got her start in filmmaking as a member of Reel Sweet Betty, a Brooklyn-based guerilla filmmaker collective, and branched out into makeup FX after making several short horror films of her own. Rose’s makeup work has been seen on The History Channel, The Today Show
, and Conan O'Brien,
and in many local film and theater productions. She has won several awards for her work on Gotta/Enk’s feature-length werewolf movie The Big Bad
formed WriterScene, a group of aspiring NYC video/film artists devoted to making no/low-budget guerilla films. From 2010-2011, Sanabria put together the WriterScene Variety Show highlighting short film screenings from the WriterScene team, combined with performances. In 2010, she made a documentary about the horror magazine Fangoria.
She has taught film, video and TV studio production at the Pequeno Teatro theater program in an NYC Housing Authority community center. She is currently in post on her first feature-length film Feral Child
. She is also working on a suspense/thriller short Second Hand Smoke
and a horror-based web series.
Produced by Rachel Gordon and Susan Adriensen.
NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.