TO OUR 2021 BPFF
GRAND PRIZE AWARDS
Jenny Pin-jung Chen
A Taiwanese filmmaker based in LA and a recent graduated from the MFA program of Film and TV production at USC School of Cinematic Arts. She has a Bachelor's degree in International Relations in Taiwan but instead of entering the diplomatic core in my home country, she moved to LA to follow her dream to become a filmmaker.
Kat recently assumes the role of stay-at-home mom when her wife Julia returns to work three years after giving birth to their daughter, Becca. Kat is hurt and frustrated that no matter how hard she tries, Becca still prefers Julia over her. Her anxiety only deepens when her brother, Dylan, who's also Becca's sperm donor, travels from Asia to visit them for Becca's fourth birthday party.
He is an Assistant News Director for a group of TV stations in the Palm Springs area. He has worked as a Photo journalist, Assignment Manager and Assistant News Director. Before working in news he worked as a film loader, camera assistant, location scout and has produced and shot several documentary and short projects.
Lens Flares: Trauma in Journalism
A documentary film project exploring how journalists deal with the trauma that they experience every day.
She is a director and a producer.
She has created and produced content for brands such as Tom Ford, The Estee Lauder Companies, La Mer, Tom Ford Beauty, MTV, MAC, Aveda, Kohl's and more. While her commercial work is predominantly focused in fashion, beauty, luxury sectors.
In a fit to detach herself from an imaginary cinder block, Kit O'Brien comes out of the closet.
BEST SCRIPT- 1st Place
He attended film school in 2005, worked on indie features Around June and Presque Isle, a plethora of other student projects in the Bay Area, and wrote and produced 3 shorts and and a short doc. He joined the Oakland Police Dept in 2007, and wrote Ghost Ride the Vic.
Ghost Ride the Vic
A rookie cop suffering from PTSD discovers that his patrol car is haunted by the Ghost of a slain police officer.