YO. is this my joseph year?

you all know the story of joseph, right? old testament joseph who had big dreams + after immense challenges, came out on top. + it happened suddenly. talk about starting from the bottom + leveling up...is this my joseph year?

hey there!

it's definitely been a minute but i promise, i've been on my grind. first quarter of 2019 has been a blessed one.

in january, we picture locked SHIELD the film + moved to the next phase of post. while all that was going on, in february, i received an e-mail that i initially thought was spam-- i was named one of the inaugural grant recipients of the Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment and New York Foundation for the Arts (MOME NYFA) ‘Made in NY’ Women’s Fund in Film.

check out some of the news coverage from this inaugural launch!
VARIETY - New York Awards Inaugural ‘Made in NY’ Grants for Female-Focused Projects

Women and Hollywood - Made in NY” Women’s Film, TV & Theatre Fund Presents $1.5M to 63 Projects

Broadway World - 63 Women-Led Projects Receive Total Of $1.5 From 'Made In NY' Women's Film, TV & Theatre Fund

it's may + i announced last month that i am coming out with another book next month-- just received my proof of A LIFETIME, IN ONE ACT, a stage play that's a little too real for the playwright submission season. so i put it in a book. everybody got a lemonade story in them... you have to get your copy as soon as the book launches. i'll keep you all posted.

full month of may is on the horizon + full of possibilities... SHIELD the film is just about done with post + gearing up for the film festival submission season ahead! here's a few stills to get you all excited to see this beautiful little film!

i will be sure to keep you all updated in the upcoming months, but until then, thank you so much for rooting for me in prayer + support. it means so much. xo. with love, thankfulness + gratitude.

onward.

-DE

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