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Hey, I'm Jumai!

Ashland, Massachusetts

Jumai graduated from Harvard College in May 2016 with a B.A in Neurobiology, yet to the surprise of everyone decided to pursue a career in Film and TV. As a Director, she hopes to combine her love of science and art through film. She is drawn to genre filmmaking (sci-fi, fantasy, horror), and since she is a Muslim, Nigerian immigrant, she always strives to bring the stories and characters of underrepresented minorities to the screen.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Juana Doe

El Paso • Short
Drama, Fantasy

A forensic anthropologist discovers her supernatural abilities when working with unidentifiable remains of migrants.

94%

This project got the green light!

Higher Methods

Providence • Feature
Mystery, Thriller

Searching for his missing sister, an actor enters a nightmare world he can't escape and confronts how far he will go to pursue his passion.

80%

This project got the green light!

Pay to Stay

New York • Short
Horror, LGBTQ

A couple take a mini-vacation to repair their relationship, unaware the AirBNB they rented may lead to their untimely end.

82%

This project got the green light!

SOBER OCTAVES

Providence • Short
Music, Experimental

An extended visual album following the journey of three young black men as they battle with societal conformity.

99%

This project got the green light!

Futureboy

New York • Short
Comedy, Sci-Fi

Billy comes from the future to stop himself from inventing time travel. Nope. Now to convince a judge, his wife, and himself he's not crazy.

94%

This project got the green light!

Girl Code

Los Angeles • Short
Drama

When girls talk, there's what they say, and what they're REALLY saying.

101%

This project got the green light!

Pearl Rain

Ashland • Short
Fantasy, Romance

A fantasy/romance short film blending West African myth and European fairytale.

103%

This project got the green light!

Groupers

Los Angeles • Feature
Comedy, Drama

A female grad student captures 2 homophobic males to be a part of a controversial experiment at the bottom of an empty pool.

112%

This project got the green light!

INTO NOWHERE

Providence • Feature
Drama

Five close friends leave university to build their own idea of utopia. It’s a far cry from perfection.

91%

This project got the green light!

HH

New York • Feature
Sci-Fi, Thriller

Trapped in a strange facility, prisoners must solve puzzles and learn to trust each other while dealing with the virtual warden, a talking c

105%

This project got the green light!

A Forgotten Place

Los Angeles • Feature
Drama, War

An Igbo boy, living underground during the Biafran War, makes an unlikely friendship with a Yoruba soldier and they go in search of family.

91%

This project got the green light!

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