Jennifer Crank Potts

Jennifer Potts

Director, Producer and Screenwriter

Boston, Massachusetts

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About Jennifer

Jennifer Potts, a screenwriter, theatre and film director, and producer, proves that life does not need to slow down when you get to the middle. Jennifer graduated from Drew University in 1992 with a BA in Theatre Arts. Jennifer founded and ran Cornerstone Performing Arts Center in Fitchburg, MA where she oversaw a small non-equity theatre company and directed multiple productions every year. In 2012, at 41 years of age, Jennifer returned to school to study film/video production at Fitchburg State University where she wrote and directed two short films and was awarded 2014 Film Student of the Year. Jennifer is currently working toward an MFA in Writing for the Stage and Screen at New Hampshire Institute of Art and is in development for her first feature film.

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Credits

  • The Extraordinary World of Cecily Blinkstop

    The Extraordinary World of Cecily Blinkstop (2016 - 2018)
    Film (short) (Drama and Family) Writer & Director Following the death of her baby sister, 7-year old Cecily creates a magical imaginary friend who joins Cecily on the quest to save her family from the grief that is destroying them.

  • Charlie & Poppy

    Charlie & Poppy (2015)
    Film (short) (Drama) Director, Writer, Costume designer, Production designer Faced with the loss of his beloved grandfather, a young man sits at a train station platform, where he replays 20 years of childhood memories, desperately seeking for a way to keep his grandfather's spirit alive.

  • Home

    Home (2014)
    Film (short) by Jennifer Potts (Drama and War) Director, Writer, Producer A homeless man must overcome the demons in his head to find his way home.

Awards

  • Best Dramatic Short, New England Indie Fest (SNOB)
    (2017)

  • Grand Prize, New England Spotlight: Rhode Island Int'l Film Festival's Screenplay Competition
    (2016)

  • Best International Short, Jagran Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Best Family Short, Queen City Film Festival
    (2016)

Education

  • New Hampshire Institute of Art (Manchester, NH)
    (2014-2016)

  • Fitchburg State University (Fitchburg, MA)
    (2012-2014)

  • Drew University (Madison, NJ)
    (1988-1992)

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