ROSES IN THE WATER

Top 10% 

2020 Academy Nicholl Fellowship

JANUARY 14TH

NOMINEE

BEST DIASPORA SHORT FILM

2021

JANUARY 14TH (Short Film)

  • Official Selection of 48 Film Festivals (January 2021 - Present)

 

Film Festival Awards & Nominations

  • Winner - Best Directorial Debut, Gold Star Movie Awards​

  • Winner - Best Director (Woman), Hollywood Art & Movie Awards​

  • Winner - Special Jury Mention, Best Global Shorts

  • Nominee - Best Ensemble Acting (Short), Acting Awards Festival

  • Nominee - Best Short Film, Love Wins Film Festival

2020

JANUARY 14TH (Short Film)

  • Official Selection of 39 Film Festivals (February-December 2020)

 

Awards & Honors

  • Nominated, Best Diaspora Short Film, Africa Movie Academy Awards

  • Grand Jury Prize - Best Short Film, Orlando Urban Film Festival

  • Winner - Award of Achievement (Liberation/Social Justice/Protest) Accolade Global Film Competition

  • Best California Filmmaker, Culture & Diversity Film Festival

  • Best Social Justice Film, Hollywood South Urban Film Festival

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

  • Best Short Feature, Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival

  • Best Short Film, SoCal Film Awards

  • Best Short, Top Indie Film Awards

  • Social Awareness Award, Vyre Film Festival

  • Best Female Director, Vyre Film Festival

  • Best Social Short, New Age Cinemas & Scripts Film Festival

  • Best First Time Filmmaker, Montreal Independent Film Festival

  • Best Women-Produced Short Film, Urban Mediamakers Film Festival

  • Best Directorial Debut, Gold Star Movie Awards

  • Best Director, Top Indie Film Awards

ROSES IN THE WATER (Feature)

  • Top 10%, 2020 Academy Nicholl Fellowship

  • Top 20, The Film Empire Diversity Mentorship for Screenwriters

  • Top 100, The Launch Pad Feature Competition

  • Grant Development Winner, Stowe Story Labs

  • Nominated - Best Feature Script, Top Indie Film Awards

  • Finalist, SAGindie Fellowship for Stowe Story Labs

  • Quarterfinalist (Top 20%), Page Turner Screenwriting Competition

PINEY RIDGE (TV Pilot)

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

  • Winner, Best TV Script, Queen Palm International Film Festival

  • Finalist (Top 10)Emerging Screenwriters Genre Screenplay Competition (Bio/Historical Category)

  • Semifinalist, Creative Screenwriting Unique Voices Contest

  • Semifinalist, Shore Scripts TV Pilot Competition

  • Semifinalist, Screencraft TV Pilot Script Competition

  • Quarterfinalist, Stage 32 Diversity Springboard Screenwriting 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)

  • 2nd Rounder, Sundance Institute Episodic Story Lab

  • 2nd Rounder, 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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