New Line Cinema/Warner Bros
The hugely successful horror movie Lights Out cost 5 million dollars to make and to date has made over 100 million. This huge hit horror film was Ava's first time on the big screen. Ava played the teen version of the main antagonist and shadow creature “Diana”. Ava booked this role in one session on tape. She crawled across the room, got in castings face and brought something so undeniable, that she didn't even need a callback. Her role told the backstory of how Diana become the ghastly figure that could only be seen in the dark, powerless in to hurt you in the light. The amazing news is that within the first week of releasing, Warner brothers already approved a sequel. Ava's fans are hoping for a possible prequel.
the haunted hathaways
Penelope Pritchard first appeared on episode 7 as “The Crazy Doll Girl” nemesis of the main character Frankie Hathaway. Ava recurred many times over the two season show run and was so popular is still listed as Nickelodeons top 10 villains. Fans of the show, fell in love with “the crazy doll girl” and knew when Ava was on as Penelope Pritchard, they would not be let down. Ava not only made lasting friendships with the cast and crew but at that time developed a big Nickelodeon fan base, that has followed her through all of her projects. They are called her”Avas Angels”. When Ava auditioned for the part she went full force with enormous bows, hot pink tutu and walked in with an American Girl doll. She caught producer's and director's attention. From then on, her career just kept growing not just from her bold choice, but also from her total commitment.
ONe under the sun
Astronaut Kathryn Voss, sole survivor of a disastrous space mission, is desperate to reunite with her terminally ill daughter, Amelia but becomes a fugitive when the government discovers she’s returned to earth with an extraordinary gift. Ava stars in her first feature film lead role as Amelia Voss. It was her most challenging role and will surely bring her the recognition she deserves as a serious lead actress. Ava aged three years and suffered through all the stages of cancer on screen as her and her dad waited for Kathryn's return from Mars. This independent has Hollywood greats Stan Less approval. This Indie movie that was shot in less then 2 weeks, has overcome all expectations. It will be released in USA and Canada in 2017, was purchased by Gravitas with a full release schedule.