Meet Jennie Jarvis

Jennie Jarvis (she/they) is a neurodiverse, Telly award-winning filmmaker, novelist, and educator. Writer of the award-winning textbook Crafting the Character Arc: A Practical Guide to Character Creation and Development, they also judge for multiple major writing and film competitions each year. A lover of theater as well as movies, they served as the Artistic Director for the Orpheus Theater Group from 2006-2008.

As a college-level educator, they have mentored over 400 student film projects, including several that went on to win or be nominated for major awards including Telly Awards, Suncoast Region Student Production Awards, Student Emmy Awards, and ASC Awards.


Upcoming Events

You Have a Movie Script Idea: Now What? (Workshop)

Orange County Public Library

September 18, 2022


Networking for Introverts (Panel Moderator)

Full Sail Writing Conference

September 24, 2022

(not including link since it’s not open to the public)


The No Hassle Outline (Workshop)

NaNoWriMo Prep Conference

Orlando NaNoWriMo

October 15-16, 2022


Connection (Short Film Screening)

Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival

November 4-13, 2022

Connection (Short Film Screening)

Shockfest: Theater of Mystery

Virtual Screening

December 10, 2022

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