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Photo credit: Carlos DeLaRosa, Jr.

Recent Placements

Winner
The Script Lab Screenplay Contest

for Piney Ridge

Grant Development Winner
Stowe Story Labs

for Roses in the Water

Top 10%
The Academy Nicholl Fellowship

for Roses in the Water

Second Rounder
Sundance Episodic Lab

for Piney Ridge

Second Rounder
Austin Film Festival

for Piney Ridge

Best California Filmmaker
Culture & Diversity Film Festival

for January 14th

Best First Time Filmmaker
Montreal Independent Film Festival

for January 14th

Best Female Filmmaker
Vyre Film Festival

for January 14th

Best Directorial Debut
Gold Star Movie Awards

for January 14th

Best Director
Top Indie Film Awards

for January 14th

ROSES IN THE WATER

Top 10% 

2020 Academy Nicholl Fellowship

La’Chris Jordan is a 2020 Africa Movie Academy Awards nominee for Best Diaspora Short Film for her directorial debut film JANUARY 14TH. The film has been selected by 40+ film festivals worldwide including the British Urban Film Festival which is currently streaming the film on Apple TV+. JANUARY 14TH has also won or been nominated for 30 awards including the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short at the Orlando Urban Film Festival, Best Short Feature at Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival, and Best U.S. Social Justice Short Film at the Hollywood Women’s Film Festival. Since moving to Los Angeles in 2013, La’Chris has become known for her inspirational, compelling, and cathartic stories. A 2019 winner of The Script Lab's Screenplay Contest

for her pilot PINEY RIDGE, La’Chris’ work centers on women’s issues, poverty, oppression, human rights and the duality of human nature. A former journalist and prolific writer of over 25 plays, novels, shorts, pilots and features, La’Chris has placed in several notable competitions including the Sundance Episodic Lab, MACRO Episodic Lab, and the Austin Film Festival. She recently participated in the Stowe Story Labs as a grant development winner for her feature ROSES IN THE WATER which placed in the Top 10% for the 2020 Academy Nicholl Fellowship. 

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