OML Originals is a female-owned US-based production company with several projects in various stages from development through distribution. Our feature film, HEALED, recently signed with a major independent distributor, and our current short suspense thriller, | Saw What | Saw, is making its rounds on the academy-qualifying film festival circuit. All our stories feature queer female protagonists. Our sister company hosts dozens of web series for our over 973,000 YouTube subscribers across the world.

...Who We Are

Shirin Etessam

Shirin Etessam is a dynamic entrepreneur, media executive, and a passionate advocate for play. With an extensive career producing films, original television series, and leading innovative campaigns for global giants like ABC, CBS, Discovery, BBC, Facebook, Apple, Intel, and Virgin, Shirin has made a notable mark on the media landscape. Her commitment to diversity and representation led her to found OML TV, a premier platform for queer female video content, and OML Originals, a female-led production company dedicated to telling diverse female stories across various genres.<br /> In June 2023, Shirin introduced her insights to the world of personal development with her book, “FREE TO BE: A Six Week Guide To Reclaiming Your Soul.” This work is not just a book; it’s a journey, offering a simple six-week process designed to liberate the soul.


Nanci began making films and performing in her native metro-NYC at 15 years-old. She is a writer/director of shorts, features and TV. Her shorts have screened in over 150 festivals across the world. Nanci has developed programs for BBC, Channel 4, Amazon Prime, STARZ, Facebook and A+E. She is an active member of several professional film organizations including NY Women in Film & TV, and the San Francisco Film Society where she has participated as film juror, screenwriting instructor, and distribution consultant. She is a Nicholl QF, a finalist with the Santa Barbara International Screenplay Awards, and a Sundance Screenwriting Intensive Knight Fellow. She earned an MFA from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts on a full tuition scholarship.


Cristina is a seasoned and talented Producer with over 19 years of experience in unscripted television production, spanning various genres and formats, including Docu-series, celebrity reality competition, and game shows. She started her career as a television journalist, producing live news segments and morning editions for local and national networks. She then transitioned to prime-time production, where she developed her passion and expertise for storytelling. She has worked with some of the most renowned and innovative companies and networks in the industry, such as CBS, NBC, ABC, FOX, MTV, and Roku. Cristina's mission is to create engaging and compelling stories that entertain and inspire audiences across the globe.


Nazanin Khodadad is a TV content creator and producer who made the unconventional leap from the structured world of architecture and interior design into the dynamic realm of television and film. Nazanin’s journey began with a passion for transforming spaces, bringing her unique perspective to the screen. Drawing parallels between crafting physical spaces with bricks and mortar and crafting narratives with words, Nazanin's journey emphasizes the transformative power of vision. Earning her Master of Architecture from DAAP, Nazanin’s journey from blueprint to screenplay reflects her belief that the fusion of creativity knows no bounds.