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Jamel (pronounced like JaRule, except it's Mel) received his MFA in Film and Media Arts from Temple University, and has worked for WTXF FOX 29 News for 12 years as a Video Editor and Producer. Jamel completed work on his thesis film, "Blind Date" and his short film "Groundhogs".
Film (short) by Ogontz and Medary Productions (Comedy and Short) Director, Co-Writer, Producer Two lovers clash over a brutal murder in their backyard. o Official Selection: • 2016 Humboldt Film Festival • 2016 Orlando Film Festival • 2016 Hudson Valley Comedy Festival • Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (October 2015)
The Thrill of Being Followed
Film (short) by Mickey Newman (Adventure, Comedy and Mystery) Camera and Electrical Department After her cell phone is kidnapped and held for ransom, a neurotic woman and her mischievous boyfriend embark on an amusing quest to retrieve it in this light comedy that pokes fun at cell phone addiction and the technologically warped culture that perpetuates it.
Film (short) by Jamel Northern (Action, Comedy and Crime) Director, Writer, Editor, Producer A contract killer's date night is upended by her nosy sisters. o Winner: Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (May 2016) • Best Action/Thriller/SCI-FI Student Short 2016 Artemis Women in Action Film Festival • Best Ensemble 2016 Movie Park Adventures & Action Film Festival • Best Student Film
Mi Querida Buenos Aires
Film (short) (Documentary, Biography, Family and War) Camera and Electrical Department The film 'Mi Querida Buenos Aires' chronicles the history of artist Osvaldo Romberg, who left Argentina in the early 1970's as a result of the military dictatorship. Exploring issues of personal and collective memory, the film uses never before seen 16mm footage documenting the artistic explorations Romberg conducted with his students in one of the most revolutionary universities in Argentina at the onset of the 'Dirty War' and his accounts of the events almost forty years later. Written by Anonymous
Film (short) Writer A little girl is stalked by an ancient enemy, with only her mother's teddy bear to (reluctantly) protect her. Winner- WeScreenplay Diverse Voice Shorts Category (2017) Winner- 12th LA Indie Film Festival: Screenplay Competition, Shorts Category (2018)
15 Minutes (Screenplay)
(Drama) Writer An exploration of the time between a dancer and her customer as they discover the truth about each other.
Winner, WeScreenplay Diverse Voices Fall 2017 Writing Contest, Shorts (Midnight)
Winner, 12th LA Indie Film Fest- Best Short Screenplay (Midnight)
Quarterfinalist, 2018 Hollyshorts Screenwriting Competition (15 Minutes)
Winner, 2016 Artemis Women in Action Film Festival (Blind Date)- Best Ensemble
Winner, 2016 Movie Park Action&Adventure Film Festival (Blind Date)- Best Student Film
Official Selection, 2016 Humboldt International Film Festival (Groundhogs)
Official Selection, 2016 Hudson Valley Comedy Festival (Groundhogs)
Official Selection, Los Angeles Independent Film Festival, May 2016 (Blind Date)
Official Selection (October 2015) Los Angeles Independent Film Festival (Groundhogs)