La'Chris Jordan

La'Chris Jordan

Writer/Director
Director, Screenwriter, Unit Publicist, Playwright and Filmmaker

Los Angeles, California

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July 2020
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About La'Chris

LA’CHRIS JORDAN is an award-winning playwright, author and writer/director based in Los Angeles who is known for creating compelling historical and social dramas centered on women and families. A West Coast and Louisiana native with French, German and Swedish roots, La’Chris is a University of Washington grad who was a feature writer for The Gulf News in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. She made her directorial debut with January 14th which is currently streaming on Apple TV+. The award-winning film has been screened at 70+ film festivals worldwide and received 50+ award wins and honors including an Africa Movie Academy Awards nomination for Best Diaspora Short Film. Winner of the 2019 Script Lab Screenwriting Contest, La’Chris is a 2021 BIPOC Writers Fellow, a Stowe Story Labs alum, a finalist for the SAGindie Fellowship, a Second Rounder for both the Sundance Episodic Lab and Austin Film Festival as well as a semi-finalist for the Lila Acheson American Playwriting Program at Juilliard. La’Chris has feature films in development with Vyre Network, a new streaming service, and Level 4 Press, winner of nine literary gold medals and 24 finalist awards.

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  • January 14th (Produced)

    January 14th (Produced) Budget: $0 - $100K | Independent Drama A young couple’s anniversary takes a bittersweet turn when a police officer pulls the husband over on a questionable traffic stop. Inspired by true events. 

  • Poe's Disciple

    Poe's Disciple Budget: $10M - $30M | Independent Horror When a mysterious caped man from a 17-year-old's dreams begins taking revenge on her prep school bullies, the young, black woman must confront her past in order to stop the killing spree.

  • Roses in the Water

    Roses in the Water Budget: $5M - $10M | Drama A young woman in New Orleans decides to enlist in the U.S. military to improve her life and get out of poverty, but an unexpected pregnancy disrupts her plans. Inspired by true events.

  • Piney Ridge

    Piney Ridge Historical Drama A Black female sharecropper in 1930s Virginia sets out on a mission of personal revenge, all while fighting the exploitation of the town’s wealthy landowners and the violent harassment of the local sheriff and his posse of unlawful men.

  • The Ridge

    The Ridge Budget: $0 - $100K | Historical Drama Set in 1920 Virginia, THE RIDGE is a riveting story of love, loyalty, and how one family is forced to deal with adversity in the face of injustice. Inspired by true events.

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