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Jenée is an award-winning latinx filmmaker, screenwriter and TV series director, distinguished by her excellence in narrative driven content.
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Jenée is a latinx filmmaker who grew up in Claremont, California and graduated from Stanford University with a B.A. in English with a creative writing emphasis in poetry. Jenée also recieved her M.F.A in Screenwriting from The American Film Institute.
Jenée’s screenplay for The Pretty One was part of the 2011 Black List and her first short film, Spoonful (her directorial debut) played at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Jenée’s first feature, The Pretty One, starring Zoe Kazan, Jake Johnson and Frankie Shaw, premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival and sold to Sony Worldwide Acquisitions. It won Best Narrative Feature and Jenée won Best Director at the Savannah Film Festival. The Pretty One was released theatrically in 2014.
Jenée’s second feature The Feels, starring Constance Wu, Angela Trimbur, and Ever Mainard, premiered at the 2017 Seattle International Film Festival and was sold to Gravitas Ventures. The Feels won Best US Narrative Feature at Newfest and actress Ever Mainard won Best Actress awards at Outfest, Long Beach Q, and Out at the Movies. The Feels was released in March 2018 and is currently streaming on Netflix.
Most recently, Jenée has been directing for television. Her television directing work includes: an episode of Sorry For Your Loss for Facebook Watch, an episode of the reboot of Party of Five for Freeform, four episodes of Starz’ Vida, and co-writing and directing three episodes of the HBO series Room 104 (for the show’s third and fourth seasons).
Jenée is represented by Carolyn Sivitz and Tim Phillips at United Talent Agency and Emily Rose at Mosaic for television and film and by altered.la for advertising. She lives in Los Angeles with her husband, composer, Julian Wass, and their two daughters, Frankie and Luna.