Jennifer Schwerin
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Jen Schwerin is an award-winning filmmaker working in the USA and China. In the USA, Schwerin won awards for her feature documentary, TALKING TRASH. It screened at festivals and aired on PBS. HBO then hired her to make a doc, WHIPPED UP, which aired in 1995. Her short experimental work, THE VESSEL, aired on PBS, screened at festivals, was curated by Laurie Anderson for a show on women’s voices, and was nominated for an Emmy Award. In China since 1995, Schwerin created the first Chinese short films for MTV. Taking her expertise in short-format, creative content, she founded TaDaa! Media and Films to create branded entertainment for clients and to develop her own films. She has directed award winning shorts and has written and developed several Mandarin and English language feature film projects. Her feature script, DELICIOUS, was selected for the CHINA-CANADA CO-PRO COMPETITION in 2012 and is in development. Schwerin's Mandarin language/China market film, DRIVING 66, is in development as well. Her short, A PART APART (2012), won Best Director, Best Actor, and Best Cinematographer at The National Film Challenge. Her short, ELIXIR (2011), was a finalist the previous year. Schwerin just wrapped production on her narrative short, UNSPOKEN CODE. She is writing a China based feature she plans to shoot in early 2018, and she is working on her first TV pilot. She grew up in New York City and graduated from Yale University with a degree in Fine Art. (City: Beijing)

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