Hollyshorts Here We Come!

July 15th, 2012

Short film THE WATER has been named an official selection for the 2012 Hollyshorts Film Festival! Our creepy little film will be up on the big screen at the legendary Grauman’s Chinese Theater in the heart of Hollywood. Actor/producer Zachary Quinto’s Before The Door productions will be headlining the festival, which will showcase the best short films from around the world. Stay tuned for schedule news soon… hope you’ll join us!

For more info: http://hollyshorts.com/main/

Check out the trailer for THE WATER: http://vimeo.com/16524119

John Sayles Drama GO FOR SISTERS

May 31st, 2012

I’m thrilled to share that I’m joining the ensemble cast for director John Sayles 18th feature film, GO FOR SISTERS! My character, Cindy Roberts, is a newly minted LAPD corrections officer observing in the office before taking on her own case load. Filming begins this summer in Los Angeles and Mexico.

For more information: http://johnsaylesblog.com/the-newest-john-sayles-film-go-for-sisters/

CONNED Gets Distribution

April 9th, 2012

Indie feature CONNED has been officially picked up for distribution! The cast and crew are all very excited for people to see this original (and funny!) flick. Look for me as Kitty K, a hard-edged gal who knows what she wants (and how to get it). Like us on Facebook or check us out on IMDB for all the latest.

Michael Laskin Studio

January 20th, 2012

Back to school, back to school… I’m happy to report that I’ve joined the ranks of the Michael Laskin Studio. I’m looking forward to working hard and having some fun along the way!


October 10th, 2011

Short film THE WATER is making the festival rounds! Stay tuned for festival announcements! Pilot A YEAR OF LIVING STUPIDLY has been completed and is being shopped to networks! Stay tuned for more great news, on this page and on Twitter (www.twitter.com/hilarybarraford)!

A Year of Living Stupidly

July 17th, 2010

Cast as the female lead in “A Year of Living Stupidly,” a comedy pilot from writer/director Jim Cushinery!

The Water

December 15th, 2009

Cast as the lead in short film “The Water,” written and directed by Scott Milder. Shot on location in the Salton Sea, the film is a glimpse into the tragic story of two sisters. Also starring Emmy-winner Gordon Clapp (NYPD Blue) as our father, look for this film at festivals Summer 2010!

UPDATE: Check out the trailer for ‘The Water’!

National Film Challenge

October 25th, 2009

Cast as the lead in a fantasy short film in competition for the National Film Challenge (aka the 72-hour film competition), directed by Thad Somoza.

United States of Tara

October 14th, 2009

Booked a co-star role as LORI on Season 2, Episode 10 of United States of TARA, called “Open House.” The scene is the climax of the episode – with actors Toni Collette, John Corbett, Rosemarie DeWitt, Pamela Reed and Lucy Butler. Stay tuned for an official air date on SHOWTIME sometime this spring! Season 2 premiere is set for March 22!

48 Hour Film Fest

July 16th, 2009

Participated in the 2009 48 Hour Film Festival in Los Angeles as part of team Tomato Boy Productions. Our mockumentary short, WATER MAN, screened Thursday July 16. Had roles both in front of and behind the camera – as actor and casting director! Now we wait for the results…UPDATE: Our short won the Audience award for our screening out of 13 films!