Jenna Ricker
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Jenna Ricker wrote, directed and produced her first feature film, Ben’s Plan. A coming of age drama starring Ben Schnetzer (Pride, Goat) and made on a micro-budget, it was awarded Best Drama at the AOF Festival, Distinguished Debut at the London Independent Film Festival, and Jenna was honored with the Mira Nair Award for Rising Female Filmmaker. Originally from California, she moved to New York to study acting at the Tisch School of the Arts. While volunteering as a script reader and working in a commercial production house, she began writing and directing theater. Her first screenplay, The Garage was a quarterfinalist of the prestigious Nicholl Fellowship. Security, her first collaboration with Greg Stuhr, was selected for the IFP’s Emerging Narrative Program, and in-consideration for the Sundance Screenwriter’s Lab. She co-wrote and directed their second collaboration The American Side hailed as an “adrenaline-charged pop-noir mystery,” by The Hollywood Reporter and starring Greg Stuhr, Matthew Broderick, Janeane Garofalo, Robert Forster, Camilla Belle and Robert Vaughn (In theaters, Spring 2016). She is a member of the Film Fatales Collective and the Directors Guild of America.

  • The American Side (Trailer)