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Jennifer Potts

Film & Theatre Director - Producer - Production Designer


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Jennifer Potts is an independent filmmaker specializing in directing, producing, screenwriting, and production design. Jennifer graduated from Drew University with a BA in Theatre Arts. She co-founded and ran Cornerstone Performing Arts Center in Fitchburg, MA, where she oversaw a small non-equity theatre company and directed/produced multiple productions every year. Jennifer continued her education studying film/video production at Fitchburg State University for two years and then completed an MFA in Writing for the Stage and Screen from New Hampshire Institute of Art (NHIA). Jennifer has written and directed four short films, which have screened at film festivals around the world and taken home multiple awards. Jennifer completed four feature-length scripts and one full-length play and continues to write and work on film projects in different capacities. Jennifer is currently in development (writer/director) for her feature film The Extraordinary World of Cecily Blinkstop, in post production (producer) for the feature film The Compatriots, and in post-production (producer/director) for a short documentary film about Afghan families who resettled in Worcester, MA. Jennifer lives in Worcester, MA, with her husband of 34 years. They have five grown children and a dog named Stewart. IMDb

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Written and directed by Spencer Cohen, The Compatriots filmed for 20 days in Massachusetts and is currently in post production. Logline: Javi is undocumented, gay, and on the verge of being deported when he bumps into his estranged best friend Hunter, a boisterous bachelor yearning for connection. Together, they fight to keep Javi in the only country he’s ever known. The Compatriots will be premiering on August 3rd at The Woods Hole Film Festival.


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