About

JC Farris is the producer, writer, and/or director of over 20 short films and web series episodes. Her short film WE HATE BOB was in over a dozen film festivals winning 2 Audience Choice awards, a Best Writer award, and a Best Director award. Her 1-minute horror film TAKE A BREATH was selected for the 13 Minutes of Horror Film Festival and will premiere on Shudder in August.

Her feature-length screenplay DEAR JANIE won a Best Independent Screenplay award at River Bend Film Festival. Her short script A VIOLENT FLAMMABLE WORLD has placed in 3 competitions so far and is in the top 25% on Coverfly.

She is the producer of the indie feature film GHOSTWRITER which premiered at Dances With Films.

JC has been a crew member for several productions including features, shorts, commercials, and reality shows. She has worked at many arts organizations and festivals including as Industry Programs Manager for the Chicago International Film Festival, Associate Producer for Chicago Improv Festival and Chicago Podcast Festival, and Producer of Chicago Underground Film Festival.

She is a member of the IFA Chicago/SAG-AFTRA table read planning committee, a company member of Soft Cage Films, a reader for screenplay competitions, and a screener for film festivals.

She has participated in the following labs:

Stowe Story Producers Lab 2021

Chicago Independent Producers Lab 2022

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