Sept, 2016

Jean's feature screenplay "The Rovers" was an Austin Film Festival Finalist! It was 1 of 4 scripts remaining in the Comedy Competition, out of almost 9,000 total entries across all categories. 




​Summer 2016
Jean's feature screenplay "The Rovers" advanced to the Quarterfinal Round of the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting. It's one of only 357 to emerge from the First Round from 6,915 total entries.



Spring 2015
Jean's short film Queso Flameado was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at the Dallas International Film Festival in the Shorts Program.  



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Fall 2013

Jean's pre-thesis film Mr. Lamb was the Winner of the Audience Choice Award at the Williamsburg Independent Film Festival.




​​​​​Both of Jean's shorts, Mr. Lamb and Queso Flameado were Official Selections of film festivals all over the US and world, including Woodstock, Rooftop Films in Brooklyn, Dallas International, Melbourne Underground, and the Opera Prima in Spain. 




Both of Jean's shorts, Mr. Lamb and Queso Flameado found distribution, and are available on VOD on both Brooklyn-on-Demand and Indieflix​. Click on links for the films. 





Summer 2014 

Jean was the recipient of the prestigious Peter Gould and TSOA Graduate Scholarship, as well as the MFA Summer Internship Fund granted by The Academy of Motion Picture Arts of Sciences.






Jean's feature length documentary The Bard Space Program​ won The Award of Excellence at the 10th Annual Berkeley Film Festival


Festivals & Awards

This is a still from Jean's pre-thesis film Mr. Lamb