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Jessica Funches

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Salt Pictures 🎬Film/TV Writer & Producer - Projects have aired on Netflix, Starz, Showtime, HBO/Cinemax Latin America, ALLBLK (formerly UMC.tv), The Africa Channel, AMC, Discovery MENA, & KNBC as well as in festivals around the world. 🏆A 2020 Blackhouse Foundation Multicultural Producers Lab Fellow https://deadline.com/2020/12/the-blackhouse-foundation-2nd-annual-multicultural-producers-lab-1234653090/ 🏆 2020 Indie Memphis Black Filmmaker Residency for Screenwriting Finalist 🏆 2018 Imagine Impact 1 Screenwriter 🏆 2016 The Writers Lab Semi-Finalist 🎼Music Lover - Gospel, Neo Soul, R&B, Funk, Jazz 🎭Thespian - Performing in theatre spurred my passion for a career in film & TV 👀 Very interested in experimenting in the AR/VR space - Stage plays as well as film/tv production. 🎓University of Southern California MFA Peter Stark Producing Program Alum - Proud Trojan❤️ 🎓Indiana University Kelley School of Business MBA 🔹 LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jessicafunches 🎥 CURRENT PROJECT You Don’t Look Sick: A Documentary Series Trailer: https://youtu.be/A0GX9oWDjnw This series follows the lives of 3 people with autoimmune disease and fibromyalgia during the height of the Coronavirus pandemic. Throughout the 6-episode series, Aliza, Justin and Ariana share their experiences getting diagnosed, living with chronic pain, maneuvering the healthcare system, finding effective treatments, managing intimate relationships, and enduring the struggle. We are in our final phase of fundraising to complete the series.