Caytha began making movies while driving carpools in suburban New Jersey. Her stories typically are heightened reality contemporary existential comedies about an under-served population.
Four features later, her most recent is Pooling to Paradise, a millennial coming of age road trip comedy stars: Jonathan Lipnicki, Lynn Chen, Dreama Walker, Jordan Carlos and Taryn Manning. It will be released in the Spring of 2021 by SP Releasing. The film has opened two festivals - Female Eye Film Festival and Fort Myers Film Festival where it won best feature film.
Bad Parents, a dark comedy about suburban sports culture, was licensed to Cinedigm and Relativity Media and currently streams on HBO. The cast includes Janeane Garofalo, Cheri Oteri, Christopher Titus and Kristen Johnston. Bad Parents was an opening night selection at the Austin Film Festival and LA Comedy Festival.
And Then Came Love, a romantic comedy about a donor inseminated single Mom was licensed to Warner Brothers. Its cast includes Vanessa Williams, Eartha Kitt, Anna Camp and Ben Vereen and had a limited theatrical release.
The One, a gay romantic drama was distributed by TLA Releasing and had a limited theatrical release.
Her other major credits include: The Other F Word, a short form series about four women coming of age in midlife. The cast includes Steve Guttenberg, Judy Gold, Alysia Reiner and Gilbert Gottfried. The series was recognized as a top episodic performer on Amazon its first four months of release. The Other F Word has been subsequently licensed by The Girlfriend and Reel Women's Network and under option as a half hour series.
April Showers is her most recently work, a short film that stars Bill Sage and Lorraine Farris.
She began her career as a literary agent in New York. Caytha was profiled by the Writers Guild as well as Screenwriter Magazine. She is a member of the Writers Guild, Film Fatales, NYWIFT and the Producers Guild.
Press & Interviews
On Writing: Writer's Guild
Becoming a Filmmaker in Midlife: Caytha's Story
Mom-mentum: Interview with Creator Caytha Jentis
National Screenwriter Day Panelist 1/5/2017
MA Conference for Women, Boston, MA 12/16
Career Transitions: Pivoting into Career 2.0
Irelaunch Return to Work Conference, Columbia University, NY 9/16
Relaunching in News & Entertainment Panel
Courage & Purpose Retreat, Aurora, NY 11/16
The Struggle & Success: Entrepreneurship Panel
MorphMom- What's Next Conference, NY, NY 6/26