20 November 2012

Renee Signs On To Be Instructor and Guest Director Catalina Film Institute Nov 2012

Image634890757506713642Renee O'Connor signs on to be an Instructor and Guest Director at the Catalina Film Institute the November 23-25! Check out Renee's BIO and workshop schedule at

Renée O'Connor

Actress | Producer | Director

Reneé O'Connor made a name for herself when she resided in Auckland, New Zealand, playing the role of Gabrielle, Xena's trusted sidekick on the popular series from 1996-2001. The scene stealing role created a huge worldwide fan base, one still active in countless websites dedicated to the actress and this signature series.

​She then moved on to launch her own film production company - ROC Pictures: Her first independent production under the company is the romantic comedy, Diamonds and Guns which was released on DVD in January 2008. She wrote, directed, and produced the award winning short film, Words Unspoken in 2010.

​She produces a Video Subscription Channel for her company with the vision of bridging the internet community to sustainable personal awareness by means of entertainment. It is located on her website

Renee has starred in several independent films including this year's Beyond The Farthest Star, the anticipated release from Pathlight Entertainment, an American Beauty' style family drama.

​Also in 2011 is the supernatural feature film, Deadrise, by Michigan Filmmaker of the year, Rich Brauer.