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Hey, I'm Naomi!

New York, New York

Naomi McDougall Jones is an award-winning writer, actress, and producer based in New York City. She is currently in post-production on her second feature film, Bite Me, with producers Jack Lechner (Blue Valentine, The Fog of War) and Sarah Wharton (That's Not Us), which she wrote and also starred in opposite Christian Coulson (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets, Love is Strange, Nashville), Annie Golden (Orange is the New Black), and Naomi Grossman (American Horror Story). Naomi’s first feature film, which she also wrote, produced, and starred in, was the 12-time award-winning Imagine I'm Beautiful. The film received a theatrical release and is now available on iTunes, Amazon, and GooglePlay (www.imagineimbeautiful.com). A pilot she wrote, The Dark Pieces, is now in development for Canadian television after having been named on The 2016 WriteHer List as one of the top 16 unproduced pilots by a female screenwriter. Naomi was one of the writers for Amazon’s prestige series The New Yorker Presents, which premiered at Sundance. Naomi has become an advocate and speaker for bringing gender parity to cinema. In November 2016, she gave a TEDxTalk, The Women in Film Revolution Begins With You, which can be seen on YouTube. She additionally hosts the podcast Fear(ful)less: Filmmaking From the Edge about her adventures as an indie filmmaker, available on iTunes and GooglePlay. More at www.naomimcdougalljones.com.

My Projects

Projects I'm Supporting

Paris is in Harlem

New York Feature
Drama, Musical

A multi-character mosaic set in 2017, on the day the infamous Cabaret or No Dancing Law was repealed in NYC.

111%

This project got the green light!

The Rehearsal

New York Short
Drama, Transmedia

After a scandal rocks her reputation, twenty-something actress Anne is poised for her comeback role in a buzzy NYC production of Miss Julie.

86%

This project got the green light!

Endless Light

Fairbanks Feature
Drama, Sci-Fi

Returning home, a bipolar woman attempts to decipher her brother's suicide through occult intervention with Alaska's wilderness.

101%

This project got the green light!

White Crow

Los Angeles Feature
Mystery, Thriller

A sickly young woman's life unravels when she receives a heart transplant and begins to take on her donor's personality traits.

89%

This project got the green light!

Passion & Progress

Lakeland Series
Documentary

When people of color set out an ambitious goal to reach their highest potential, only to be faced with societal barriers.

110%

This project got the green light!

STiGMA

Atlanta Series
Drama

As Senator Ingram stares down an easy reelection, things become unstable when he is diagnosed with a mental illness.

113%

This project got the green light!

The Last Stop

New York Series
Drama, Comedy

What happens to those weird and wonderful New York City subway characters after they leave the train?

102%

This project got the green light!

My Dinner With Schwartzey

New York Short
Comedy, Drama

When a starry-eyed teen enters the NYC rock scene w/ a powerful music producer, she is tempted by the glamour, until a mystery woman arrives

102%

This project got the green light!

Magpie

Cary Feature
Comedy, Drama

Maggie is a 43-yr-old PR Exec who has it all until a chance encounter with her childhood best friend triggers a hilarious existential crisis

106%

This project got the green light!

2 WEEKS

New York Short
Drama, Horror

2 WEEKS accompanies Tanya as she explores what it means to be asexual in a committed relationship and an actor in a “sex sells” world.

101%

This project got the green light!

We Are Gathered Here

Los Angeles Feature
Comedy, Drama

On the eve of his wedding a declaration of love from an ex forces Ben to decide if gaining a steady future is worth losing an exciting past.

82%

This project got the green light!

Bad Ally

New York Series
Comedy, LGBTQ

Mix, a white trans person, and Harriet, a black cis woman, navigate NYC as artists, allies, activists, and fierce, femmillenial friends.

88%

This project got the green light!

Wise Gals

Boston Short
Crime, Drama

In an alternate 1980s underground, organized crime is ruled by women. Up-and-coming mobster Sophia is ready to take the throne.

100%

This project got the green light!

RAT PARK

Burlington Series
Drama, Crime

After his brother overdoses, skyler seeks out the dealer that sold him the fatal bag, and along the way discovers some surprising truths.

82%

This project got the green light!

Mutiny

New York Short
Horror, Thriller

There's no running from the enemy inside you

91%

This project got the green light!

Millennial Renaissance Media

New York Company
Film-related Business, Filmmaker Resource

Join us in illuminating the voices of millennial women and people of color through high-quality multi-media production services.

99%

This project got the green light!

Bite Me

New York Feature
Comedy, Romance

A subversive romantic comedy about a real-life vampire and the IRS agent who audits her

101%

This project got the green light!

The Pet Peeve Police

Los Angeles Series
Adventure, Comedy

Ridding the world of inconsiderate douches one pet peeve at a time.

90%

This project got the green light!

The Resistance

New York Short
Action, LGBTQ

In 2020, the USA is now The Regime Republic. Galvanized by the increasing lack of freedoms, two friends start a resistance movement.

84%

This project got the green light!

Forever Red

Baltimore Short
Drama, Mystery

Two former intelligence operatives from the cold war reunite 40 years later and are forced to confront a dark secret from their past.

80%

This project got the green light!

Marisol

New York Short
Drama, Foreign Film

When a young mother takes a risk to provide for her daughter, a stranger turns her transgression into a nightmare.

101%

This project got the green light!

The Gift

San Francisco Short
Fantasy, Drama

In a parallel universe, an isolated girl who is bullied for her uncommonly large ears finds solace in an unusual friendship with a crow.

105%

This project got the green light!

The Inner Edge

Old Bridge Township Feature
Drama, Fantasy

A NJ cop struggling with changes in her life, has to save a suicidal stranger to unlock what powers lie within her.

122%

This project got the green light!

Little Evil Bookshop

Seattle Feature
Comedy, Satire

When the world's most powerful occult leader visits a modest mystic bookshop, its owner must impress him at all costs.

83%

This project got the green light!

Seed of the Free

Baton Rouge Short
History

This is a story about Sojourner Truth's love for her son. A love that transcended racial and social boundaries.

82%

This project got the green light!

The Ring Thing

New York Feature
Drama, LGBTQ

Saying yes to the future means letting go of the past.

129%

This project got the green light!

If Only

New York Short
Drama

On the day before she moves into hospice, Vera's three children show her the time of her life.

131%

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!

e.ro.sion, noun

Jersey City Short
Romance, Sci-Fi

Following the ending of a relationship, a girl slips into a parallel reality where her heart and soul slowly disappear before her eyes.

103%

This project got the green light!

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