ROSES IN THE WATER

Placed in the Top 10% for the

2020 Academy Nicholl Fellowship

2020

JANUARY 14TH (Short Film)

  • Official Selections of 30+ Film Festivals as of September 2020

 

Awards & Honors

  • Best U.S. Social Justice Short Film, Hollywood Women's Film Festival

  • Best Short Feature, Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival

  • Best First Time Filmmaker, Montreal Independent Film Festival

  • Best Short, Top Indie Film Awards

  • Best Director, Top Indie Film Awards

  • Best U.S. Narrative Short (Nom), San Antonio Int'l Black Film Festival 

  • Best Social Justice Film (Nom), New York Int'l Film Awards

  • Best First Time Director, Short Film (Finalist), Best Director Awards

  • Best First Time Filmmaker (Nom), New York Movie Awards

  • Best Writer (Nom), Queen Palm International Film Festival

  • Best Cinematography (Nom), Top Indie Film Awards

  • Best Writing (Nom), Top Indie Film Awards

  • Best Editing (Nom), Top Indie Film Awards

  • Best Drama (Honorable Mention), Reale Film Festival

ROSES IN THE WATER (Feature)

  • Top 10%, 2020 Academy Nicholl Fellowship

  • Grant Development Winner, Stowe Story Labs

  • Finalist, SAGindie Fellowship

  • Quarterfinalist, Page Turner Screenwriting Competition

  • Official Selection, Industry Next Screenwriting Initiative

PINEY RIDGE (TV Pilot)

  • #3 on The Red List (Top 20 Screenplays, Historical TV Category)

  • Semifinalist, Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Contest

2019

PINEY RIDGE (TV Pilot)

  • #4 on The Red List (Top 20 Screenplays, Historical TV Category)

  • Winner, The Script Lab 2019 Screenplay Contest

  • Finalist, Film Empire Diversity Screenplay Contest 

  • Finalist, SAGindie Fellowship

  • Finalist, WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Fellowship

  • Semifinalist, Screencraft Pilot Launch Screenplay Competition

  • Second Rounder, Austin Film Festival Screenwriting Competition

ROSES IN THE WATER (Feature)

  • Semifinalist, Ermantourage Industry Next Screenplay Contest 

THE SOURCE (Short)

  • Finalist, Get It Made Short Film Program

JANUARY 14TH (Short)

  • Quarterfinalist, 2019 Southern California Screenplay Competition

2018

PINEY RIDGE (TV Pilot)

  • Finalist (Top 4), Film Empire Diversity Screenplay Contest 

  • Finalist (Top 15), The Breakk Screenwriting Competition

  • Finalist, FutureFemme Screenwriting Competition (Best TV Drama Pilot)

  • Semifinalist/2nd Round, Sundance Institute Episodic Story Lab

  • Semifinalist/2nd Round, MACRO Episodic Lab 

  • Quarterfinalist (Top 50), Write/LA Screenwriting Contest

  • Quarterfinalist, Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest

  • Quarterfinalist, WeScreenplay TV Contest

2014-2017

THE RIDGE (Short)

  • Semifinalist, Top 50, Cinequest Screenwriting Competition, 2017 

  • Semifinalist, Best Short Screenplay, Fade In Awards, 2017

PINEY RIDGE (TV Pilot)

  • Semifinalist, Industry Insider Television Writing Contest, 2015

 

DEEP RIVERS (Play)

  • Official Selection, NAACP Theatre Festival, LA, CA, 2014

  • Official Selection, 1st Annual Paul Robeson Theatre Festival at Robey Theatre, LA, CA, 2014

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