2014 Austin Film Festival and Conference Schedule
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Jenny Lumet

writer Rachel Getting Married
Jenny Lumet is the author of Rachel Getting Married - for which she received the 2008 New York Film Critics Circle, Toronto Film Critics Association, and Washington D.C Film Critics Association Awards. She is the first Woman of Color to receive these awards. She also received an NAACP Image Award. She is also the author of the screen adaptation of The Center Cannot HoldThe Language of Flowers, and doctored Remember Me, Bobbie Sue, Honeymoon with Harry, and authored the pilots The Weissmans of WestportSunset Inc., and The Beresfords.

She is presently at work on a series Pilot for Amazon Television, consulting on Sleepy Hollow for Fox Television, and writing an Untitled Feature for Montecito Pictures.  She has written several other original screenplays including Kingdom of Louie and Sambo. She serves on the Board of the Writers Guild of America East Foundation, and serves on the Council of the Writers Guild of America East. She generated and chairs the WGAE’s first Diversity Caucus. Jenny Lumet lives in Manhattan with her two children.