Jackie J. Stone is an award winning director/writer and a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. Stone has a penchant for delivering poetic and visually stunning work. Jackie films have screened at numerous film festivals including the American Black Film Festival, Chicago International Film Festival, LA Film Festival Project Involve Showcase, Bermuda International Film Festival, Tallahassee International Film Festival, Harlem International Film Festival, Pan African Film Festival, and HBO Networks among others.
Jackie has won numerous awards and grants for her work including the Jerome Foundation Filmmaker Grant in 2011 and 2015, the prestigious New York State Council of the Arts Grant in 2009, and the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant 2013. Most recently her short film, Burning Angel Dust, won the BET Best Short Award at Bronzelens Film Festival (an Oscar Qualifier), Best Short Film at The Big Muddy Film Festival and The Best Short Award at The Gary International Black Film Festival and Best Director at Diversity in Cannes for the short film Intercept. She made history by having two of her short films nominated for The HBO Short Film Award at Martha's Vineyard Film Festival in 2017. An avid writer, she was a screenwriting finalist for the Sundance Institute and the Nickelodeon fellowship and a Project Involve Directing Fellow for 2012-2013. Most recently, she has ventured into creating content in the digital space and currently serves as CEO and Chief Content Creator of Enchant TV, a digital network.