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Since the 1940s only 5% of all major films have been directed by women. In 2016 the women in film revolution has arrived and it begins with you.

Naomi McDougall Jones is an award-winning writer, actress, and producer based in New York City. She wrote, produced, and starred in the award-winning feature film, IMAGINE I’M BEAUTIFUL, for which she received three Best Actress Awards and “The Don Award” for Best Independently Produced Screenplay of 2014. Naomi was additionally one of the writers for Amazon’s new TV series THE NEW YORKER PRESENTS, which premiered at Sundance. Naomi has become an advocate and speaker for bringing gender parity to cinema. She is the Founder of The 51 Fund, an investment equity fund focused on financing films written, directed, and produced by women. More at www.naomimcdougalljones.com.


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Naomi McDougall Jones

Naomi McDougall Jones

Naomi McDougall Jones is an award-winning writer, actress, and producer based in New York City. She wrote, produced, and starred in the award-winning feature film, IMAGINE I’M BEAUTIFUL (2014). The film received a 12-city theatrical release and is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and GooglePlay (www.imagineimbeautiful.com). Her second feature film, BITE ME, is currently in post-production and will premiere later this year. A TV series she created, THE DARK PIECES, was named on The 2016 WriteHer List as one of the top 16 unproduced pilots by a female screenwriter and is now in development for television in Canada. Naomi was additionally one of the writers for Amazon’s new TV series THE NEW YORKER PRESENTS, which premiered at Sundance. Naomi has become an advocate and speaker for bringing gender parity to cinema. She is the Founder of The 51 Fund, an investment equity fund focused on financing films written, directed, and produced by women. More at www.naomimcdougalljones.com.