Jenna Mahmoud-Bosco – Plantae

Jenna (she/her) is an award-winning filmmaker and actress from New Jersey. Her character-driven work centers women of color, marginalized communities, immigrants, and the experiences of being first generation in the USA. Her half hour comedy Lady Liberty was selected for the inaugural 2021 Black List Muslim List, a finalist for the 2020 Warner Brother’s Writer’s Workshop, as well as a second rounder of the episodic labs at Sundance, the Black List x WIF, and the Austin FF. She is a recipient of the 2021 New Jersey Council on the Art’s Individual Artist Fellowship in screenwriting. Jenna is the creator and star of New Heights web series, and recently wrote, produced and directed a short film, Baladi (My Country), which won best short in the women filmmakers’ category at Big Apple Film Festival and the Audience Award at Mosquers Film Festival. Jenna is currently developing a coming of age feature film and comedy pilot.