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Casey Hartnett is an actor, writer, filmmaker and activist based in NYC & Chicago. As an actor, she is best known for the cult horror box office hit "Terrifier 2" for which she won a Fangoria Chainsaw Award for Best Kill. She also played opposite Elizabeth Mitchell, James Ransone, and Giorgia Whigham in the thriller "What We Found." Her producing credits include “The Crash” (2017, starring Minnie Driver, John Leguizamo and Frank Grillo), “The Wedding” (2018, starring Nikhol Boosheri), and “I Want More, I Want Less” (2018 Tacoma Film Festival Best Screenplay). She is the creator of two comedic web series tackling taboo women’s issues, “Period Drama” and “Unplugged” and is dedicated to telling honest female stories that combine her activism with storytelling. She is in post-production on her upcoming one-take short film, "The Actress & The Photographer" which she wrote, produced, directed and stars in. 


As an activist, Casey has led the NYC chapter for the non-profit organization #HappyPeriod, providing menstrual products to homeless and low-income communities in need. She also volunteers with Leah Meyerhoff's organization Film Fatales on their events, fundraising and outreach teams and serves as their video editor.


An avid world traveler, Casey spends her free time traveling and honing her travel blog, Women Around the World, for which she interviews local women from the places she travels to. She aspires to produce an impactful travel series one day. 

Film Fatales
Events and Fundraising teams, video editor. Film Fatales advocates for parity in the film industry by supporting a community of filmmakers of all marginalized genders. 


Honorary Board Member and Ambassador for the NYC chapter, collecting menstrual products for homeless and low-income people with periods.
Volunteer with us!

Sustainable Cycles 
Ask about the 2017 bike tour from Brooklyn to the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research Conference in Atlanta! 
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