Jennifer Helen Coates
Deep in the Louisiana bayou, one public defender’s murder case gives way to a tangled web of environmental and racial conspiracy.
Jennifer is a die-hard Orioles fan, who trekked from Maryland to New York to pursue screenwriting and minor in producing at Tisch School of the Arts. In 2016, a short film that she produced, Color (dir. Jade Small), was the winner of the Sight of Sound film festival. Additionally, Jennifer’s playwriting has been recognized by the NAACP ACT-SO organization. Her pilot entitled Wasteland won the Best Undergraduate Pilot at the Fusion Film Festival in 2016. The script was awarded a grant from Will & Jada Smith Family Foundation. In 2014, Jennifer was selected to work in the rigorous Television Academy intern program, where she assisted the writers’ room of Syfy’s Haven. Jennifer has also worked on the Amazon television show, Mozart in the Jungle. Jennifer looks forward to continuing her ventures into screenwriting.