Screenwriter/Director/Producer at Forget Me Not Productions. Jennifer's first film, '8:46' a 9/11 Tribute film, which she wrote, directed and produced premiered at the 65th Cannes Film Festival where it was picked up by Virgil Films & Entertainment. The film was made an "Official Selection" of a number of festivals including the New York City International Film Festival, Manhattan Film Festival, LA Shorts Fest, New Filmmakers New York, Hoboken International Film Festival, Atlantic City Cinefest and the GI Film Festival. '8:46" won "Best Narrative Short" at the GI Film Festival, and "Best Docudrama" and "Best Ensemble Cast" at Atlantic City Cinefest. The film was released on September 4, 2012 with a portion of all proceeds going to 9/11 charity organization Tuesday's Children.
Jennifer traveled to Uganda in January 2013 to do research and work on her now completed script, "Diamonds in the Pearl". While she was there, she also worked on Ugandan filmmaker Ian Mark Kimanje's film "God of My Eyes" which she also did the script revisions for.
Jennifer recently completed the film "Randy Doe" which is set to hit festivals soon. She is also currently filming "I'm Not Supposed to be Homeless" a documentary about a homeless, handicapped woman in NYC fighting to get her life back despite the City's broken system.
Jennifer has a number of completed screenplays she is currently working on getting into production. She enjoys writing films that inspire, and that deal with important social issues.
Name: Jennifer Azano
Lives in: New York City, New York
Company: Forget Me Not Productions
Occupation: Director and Screenwriter
Best Narrative Short - GI FIlm Festival
Best Documdrama -- Atlantic City Cinefest
Best Ensemble Cast - Atlantic City Cinefest