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Traci Carter Holsey

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Traci Carter Holsey is a director and award-winning producer originally from East Cleveland, Ohio. Her current short, THE PROMPOSAL about a high school senior forced to quarantine with her overprotective mother weeks before her senior prom was just named an official selection of the Hollywood Gold Awards, The Golden State Film Festival and The Rhode Island Black Film Festival. Other narrative writer/director credits include student projects, SAME HUG and WITHOUT A WORD.

Traci draws from personal storytelling as a way of creating humorous, heartfelt, universally appealing stories that place women at the center of their own narratives. Traci holds a BA in Film/Television from Howard University, a certificate in Feature Film and Television writing from UCLA Extension and an MFA in Directing from Mount Saint Mary’s University.

Traci co-produced THE BOOTS, a comedy short which screened in over 19 festivals and won the San Diego International Kids Film Festival, won “Kid’s Favorite” at the Tally Shorts Film Festival, and Best Children’s Film at the International Black Film Festival. She produced BULLY PROOF VEST, a comedy micro short which screened at the 2019 Awareness Festival and the Independent Shorts Awards.

Traci is an active member of the Producers Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild.

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