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Colleen Davie Janes

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November Entertainment, LLC
(213) 262-8111 phone

Colleen Davie Janes is a director and writer based in NYC/LA. She is adept at nuanced, character-based comedy and quick-witted dialogue. Colleen has a strong eye for cinematic storytelling. Her background as a musician colors her work with specific sound design and deliberate music composition. Her style leans towards dark comedy/romance, sometimes touched by magical realism. She is internationally distributed via First Focus.

SHOOT Magazine “New Director to Watch” Showcase (NYC DGA screening)
2020 WINNER - Best Sci Fi Short (Director) Manhattan Film Festival
2020 WINNER - Best Director - New York Independent Film Festival
2020 WINNER - Best Pilot/Best Director - HPVN Global Webisode Comp.
2019 WINNER – Best Comedy Short , Gold Medal: Independent Short Awards, November
2017 PAGE Int'l Screenwriting Awards, Semi-Finalist, “The Family Remains”, feature
2017 WINNER AWM So-Cal Genii Award: Best Narrative Short
2017 WINNER Audience Choice Award: Boston International Kids Film Festival
2017 WINNER Best Musical, Ladies First Int’l Film Festival, Cork Ireland
2017 WINNER Award of Merit, Female Director, Indie Fest
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Colleen began as a Production Assistant on Hollywood features and went on to hold the positions of coordinator, producer, PM, editor and below-the-line agent among others. She is a conservatory trained actor and a writer.

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