Her friend had always encouraged her music and convinces her to submit a videotape to a singing competition whose prize is performing in a live concert setting.He later passes away, and one of the final scenes is her on the beach, walking with his silhouette, throwing into the ocean a bottle with a photo of the two of them. But if you read this and ignore it then you will have very bad luck. You will be kissed on the nearest possible Friday by the love of your life. Now you've started reading this don't stop this is so freaky.Alana has also appeared in a number of short films at Chapman University's Dodge College of Film and Media Arts in Orange, Calif.She was first cast in the lead role of Shira in Oren Peleg's "Barely Bar Mitzvah'd," which won a first place prize at the Jewish Film Festival in Long Beach.Three years after sharing the ups and downs of young love on her popular debut single "Butterflies"-which earned the praise of famed pop culture blogger Perez Hilton and scored over 12 million views on You Tube-16-year-old Alana Lee is soaring again.This time, she's taking off into young adulthood with two demonstrative ballads that reflect her soulful maturity as a vocalist and evolution as an emerging independent artist.
Several years ago, she appeared in her first feature length film, "The Measure of a Man," produced by Higher Definition Media.
'Perfect Storm' is one of those 'never-saw-it-coming breakup' songs we can all relate to. "I feel like I laid the groundwork for my career with 'Butterflies,'" Alana adds, "but when you have a popular song at 13, it's hard to be taken seriously as an artist who can have an enduring career.
People liked my music, but nobody really believed in me or gave me the kind of chance that I have with Thomas and The OC Hit Factory.
The writing camps are an incredible way to nurture that process." Alana's budding association with The OC Hit Factory is an extension of her extensive resume as a singer and actress.
At El Rancho Charter School's Musical Theatre, the 5'6" dynamo appeared in classic musicals like "Oklahoma"and "Guys and Dolls," as well as musical revues and various skits; two yearly comedy skits Alana directed, cast and starred in took 1st place in a theatre competition for both 20.