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04.01.2018 NAACP

Proud congratulations to all our JSFL Community represented at the NAACP Film Awards this year - both to our longtime Alumni and to new Alumni from this past January’s Feeling Lab! Congrats to Writer Tracy Oliver (Alumni '18) for “Girls Trip” winning Outstanding Motion Picture and for her Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture Nomination! Congrats to Writer/Director Dee Rees (Alumni ‘08) on several nominations for “Mudbound” - Outstanding Independent Motion Picture, Outstanding Directing in a Motion Picture, and Outstanding Writing in a Motion Picture! Congrats to Writer/Director Angela Robinson (Alumni ‘99, ‘16) on her Nomination for Outstanding Independent Motion Picture with “Professor Marston and the Wonder Women”! Congrats to Executive Producer Stephanie Allain Bray (Alumni '18) for “Dear White People” and its several nominations - Outstanding Comedy Series, Outstanding Writing in a Comedy Series, Outstanding Directing in a Comedy Series!

03.30.2018 IndieWire Top 10 Must-See

Congratulations to our JSFL Community featured in IndieWire’s 10 Must-See Short Films of Sundance 2018! Congrats to the whole team that brought “Eve” to Sundance, a project that brings Truth to Story: congrats to Executive Producer/Actor Joan Scheckel who is so proud to be part of the team, Writer/Director/Actor Susan Bay Nimoy (Alumni ‘17), Producer Diana Kunce and Cinematographer/Producer Jim Frohna (Alumni ’98, '06, '11-'16)! Also making the list, congrats to Director Jessica Sanders (Alumni '14) for "End of the Line" on its Sundance 2018 World Premiere, way to go Jessica!

03.25.2018 Sheva Carr

Shout out to Sheva Carr (Alumni '09, '11, '15) for all her work raising gender equity awareness in the industry. As Co-Vice President of Pathways to Peace and CEO of HeartAmbassadors, Sheva spoke at the UN Film Panel in NYC this past March as she and others discussed gender equality leaders in film, media, and how to leverage media to highlight women and girls’ voices. Keep it up Sheva!

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