Jeanette Villafane is a multi-dimensional creator who has brought to life visions of performance art in numerous genres. Her most recent work includes director of the docufiction film “SEEK”. With a B.A. in Film and Media Communications and experience as an artist manager, she had the privilege of working with diverse talents in the music and dance industries. Exposed to a variety of cultures and her passion for music and film, inspires her artistic creations as an actress, writer and director.
As a Latina actor/director, Jeanette was motivated to write the screenplay “In 2 Me U See” and the docufiction “SEEK” to provoke thought and create opportunities for Latin and Indian talent by breaking stereotypes and enlightening hearts. “In 2 Me U See” is recognize by several screenwriting and film festival competitions.
A judge of the Aug 2012 Creative World Awards for “In 2 Me U See” scoring, wrote
“The concept and premise is original and the narrative is engaging and thought-provoking. Solid dialogue and gripping dilemmas featured throughout makes for an engaging read. The work is appealing to a wide audience and certainly more than enough to hook the reader.”
“In 2 Me U See” placed as Finalist in the 5th Story Pros Awards Screenplay competition in May 2012. Semi-finalist in Creative World Awards Aug 2012, Harlem International Film Festival, and Finalist in the 5th Story and Quarterfinalists in the Cynosure Screenwriting Awards. Her goal is to complete production and have “In 2 ME U SEE” in front of audiences by 2014.
Unique traits: Ethnically Ambiguous - Fluent in Spanish
In 2 Me U See Drama ⋄ Family ⋄ Other When his cousin commits suicide on September 11 , a young Sikh poet finally decides it’s time to take a stand against oppression, from society and his own family. He falls in love with a Latina artist and together they crusade for civil rights. But will obligations and prejudices put a strain on their love and ignite turmoil?
CUNY City College