New York, September 6, 2021 — The Chelsea Film Festival announces today the 9th Annual Jury presided by Oscar-winning Playwright, Screenwriter and Director John Patrick Shanley (Doubt, Moonstruck, Prodigal Son). The Jury is composed of Oscar-nominated Producer Sofia Sondervan (Cadillac Records, The Letter Room), International Actress Meryem Uzerli (Kovan ,The Magnificent Century), Veteran Executive Producer Amy J. Kaufman (Billions, When They See Us) and Oscar-nominated Director Tomer Shushan (White Eye, A Sight).
The Chelsea Film Festival program highlights local & international feature-length, short films, documentaries and virtual reality from independent or emerging filmmakers. CFF was founded by actresses Ingrid & Sonia Jean-Baptiste to give voice to the unheard by providing a platform to independent films and discovering new talents.
The festival is scheduled to run from October 14th through October 17th in New York City. For more information visit their website.