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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 Official Selection Holly Short Film Festival (Academy qualifying)
2020 Official Selection Soho International Film Festival
2020 WINNER - Best Sci-Fi Short New York Movie Awards
2020 NOMINATION - Best Director - New York Independent Film Festival
2020 WINNER - Best Director & Best Pilot - HPVN Global Webisode Comp.
2020 New York Foundation of the Arts, grant recipient
2019 WINNER – Best Comedy Short, Independent Short Awards, November
2017 PAGE International Screenwriting Awards Semi-Finalist, “The Family Remains”, feature
2017 WINNER AWM So-Cal Genii Award: Best Narrative Short, “First Chair”
2017 WINNER Audience Choice Award: Boston International Kids Film Fest

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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