A Woman's Place 

A Woman's Place is a two part initiative combining story telling elements of narrative film and short documentary clips of real stories to raise awareness about domestic abuse #1StoryAtaTime

The Docuseries can be viewed on YouTube or our Website. All funding is donor based, Subscribe to our newsletter below for updates as we gear up for production of the feature film.

The Team

Monica Graves


Monica received her BFA in Digital Film and Video from The Art Institute of Portland in 2014. She has produced and directed several short films, most recently the film Cedar Street, which received awards at Los Angeles Women’s International Film Festival & Oregon Independent Film Festival. She started off working as an intern on TNT’s Leverage, & PA on NBC’s GRIMM where she met Bruce Carter. She is currently working to develop A Woman’s Place and also works as a professional actress & model, appearing in commercials, independent films and most recently IFC’s Portlandia Season 8 & Lumin

Bruce Carter


Bruce received his Masters in Geology from the Univ. of Montana. After seven years of working in tent camps and motels, he decided a career change was in order and began working as a set PA for directors such as Sydney Lumet & Ron Howard. After moving to LA, he was accepted into the DGA Trainee program. Upon graduation, he began a long career as a film/TV Assistant Director and UPM. Crossing Jordan, Prime Suspect, Father of the Bride, and Benny & June are just a tiny sampling from his extensive resume. Most recently he Produced the NBC series Grimm, and is now working to bring A Woman’s Place to reality.

Jessica Bork

associate producer

Jessica received her BA at the University of Washington where she studied French, Acting and Business. She has worked extensively as an actress, casting director, and producer in the Motion Picture and Television Industry since 2005. She has appeared in over 15 commercials, five independent films, dozen of sports modeling ads, and recently the television series GRIMM & Z-nation. Working as both an actress and owning her own casting facility has given her a great understanding of the relationship between production and talent.

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