JC Farris is a Chicago based filmmaker. She has been the director/producer of over 20 short films, web series episodes, and sketch comedy shows. Her feature-length screenplay ‘Dear Janie‘ won a Best Independent Screenplay award at River Bend Film Festival. 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. Recently she produced the indie feature film ‘Ghostwriter‘ premiering at Dances With Films in August 2021.
JC has been a crew member for many productions including features, shorts, commercials, and reality shows. She has also worked for 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, been a reader for screenplay competitions, and a screener for many film festivals.