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Mary Wells

Jamaïque

English


Mary Wells is an independent Director /writer and Producer currently based in Jamaica. She has worked for government broadcasting, US cable TV, a private production company and has some twenty years experience in Television and Film production. She is constantly doing production work of all kinds and has developed, produced and directed films for mainly the Caribbean region, specialising in many documentary works. She studied in the USA, did Television Production and the Theatre Arts.  Among the many films she has Directed, Wrote and Produced: 





"KINGSTON PARADISE" (2009).  Her first feature length movie, now in post-production. It takes us through the chaotic violent lives of disenfranchised youth in Jamaica…  "NOW JIMMY!" (1999).  A short documentary that explores land rights issues.  Awarded: "Outstanding Documentary from the Caribbean" by the Sheryl Lee Ralph, Jamerican Film & Music Festival.  Accepted in the prestigious "Toronto Int'l Film Festival", 2002.  Also chosen by UNESCO to be a part of an int'l selection of films for the new Radio-Television Afghanistan.