Award-Winning Indie Filmmaker - Jenna Ricker


Date: Wed 6/21 @ 12:30pm




Jenna Ricker
Award-Winning director, writer, and producer.

CURRENTLY WORKING ON TWO SERIES + FEATURE FILM.
She will be casting roles for these projects!


Jenna's work has SCREENED INTERNATIONALLY and has garnered the attention of acclaimed critics, including The Hollywood reporter. Her credits include BEN'S PLAN, a coming of age drama starring Ben Schnetzer (Pride, The Book Thief, and Goat). This film wonBest Drama at the AOF Festival, Distinguished Debut at the London Independent Film Festival, and Jenna was honored with the Mira Nair Award for Rising Female Filmmaker.

Her most recent project, internationally released feature filmTHE AMERICAN SIDE, features a star-studded cast, including Matthew Broderick, Janeane Garofalo, Robert Forster, and Robert Vaughn.

With Academy Award-Winning Producers Caroline Waterlow and Nina Krstic, Jenna is now working on TWO SERIES yet to be castthat are set in the late 60s, as well a feature film about the first female racecar driver.


Format

PREPARATION

This Intensive will begin with a brief Q&A with Jenna. Then you will perform sides that Jenna has personally chosen for you from his upcoming projects, which will be assigned approximately 1-3 days in advance.

Be sure to upload your headshot and enter in your credits. It's especially important so that the film director for this workshop can view your online resume ahead of time.


ALWAYS BRING A HARD COPY OF YOUR HEADSHOT/RESUME TO THE INTENSIVE!

***Class Structure is subject to change.

This seminar or class is for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent. One on One is bonded in the State of California: #70978001


About Jenna Ricker

Jenna Ricker wrote, directed and produced her first feature film, Ben’s Plan. A coming of age drama starring Ben Schnetzer (Pride, Goat) and made on a micro-budget, it was awarded Best Drama at the AOF Festival, Distinguished Debut at the London Independent Film Festival, and Jenna was honored with the Mira Nair Award for Rising Female Filmmaker. Originally from
California, she moved to New York to study acting at the Tisch School of the Arts. While volunteering as a script reader and working in a commercial production house, she began writing and directing theater. Her first screenplay, The Garage was a quarterfinalist of the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship. Security, her first collaboration with Greg Stuhr, was selected for the IFP’s
Emerging Narrative Program. She co-wrote and directed their second collaboration The American Side hailed as an “adrenaline-charged pop-noir mystery,” by The Hollywood Reporter and starring Greg Stuhr, Matthew Broderick, Janeane Garofalo, Robert Forster, Camilla Belle and Robert Vaughn (premiered in theaters, Spring 2016). With Academy-Award winning Caroline Waterlow and Nina Krstic (Producers, OJ: Made in America), she is currently developing a limited-series based on her script Security and a long-form narrative series set in the late 60’s. She is a member of the Film Fatales Collective and the Directors Guild of America.

 

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