JAMAL HODGE is a multi-award winning filmmaker and writer. Since May of 2016 Jamal Hodge's films have been an official selection in over 90 Film Festivals, and have won 30+awards including Best Director @The Hip Hop Film Festival, Best Short Film @The People’s Film Festival, And the Audience Choice Award @Blackstar Film Festival. In 2005 a documentary film he shot 'BULLETS IN THE HOOD' won the Sundance Audience choice Award. Also in 2018 he directed the first season of Investigation Discovery Channel's 'Primal Instinct' and came on as a Producer on the Animated feature film 'Pierre The Pigeon Hawk' starring Nick Cannon, Whoopi Goldberg, and Howie Mandel.
As a writer his short screenplay 'Mourning Meal' won 5 awards (including best short screenplay at NYC Horror Film Festival 2018) and was featured as a finalist in 7 writing competitions including (Shriekfest, Crimson Screen, Nightmares Film Festival). While his feature film Screenplay ‘The Kind Ones’ has been a finalist at Shriekfest and Crimson Screen in 2019. Jamal's horror poetry has been featured in SPACE AND TIME MAGAZINE, And he's been the featured writer in April 2019 at ACT UP! at Harlem's National Black Theatre. In 2020 he is gearing up to launch a Sci-fi Novel series, and a book of poetry edited by 5-time Stoker award winner Linda Addison.
Motivated by his accomplishments, Hodge has blossomed to take his talents to the next level. Jamal's tone of work, or what he calls, "Inspirational Darkness", can be described as a melding of genres. The Psychological Horror, Thriller, and Inspirational genres are Jamal's usual forte of film making. His mission is to add value to people’s lives through his unique brand of cinema. He’s excited to continue to grow outstanding partnerships to create memorable and impactful cinematic experiences for audiences across the world.
http://www.directorhodge.com/About.html
Audience Choice Award
A Happy Divorce
Ocktober Film Festival
New York
2019
Best Cinematography
A Happy Divorce
Validate Yourself Film Festival
New York
2019
Best Director, Best Actress
A Happy Divorce
Queen City Film Festival (NJ)
Plainfield , NJ
2019
Best Director
A Happy Divorce
Hip Hop Film Festival
New York City
2019
Bronze Award Winner
A Happy Divorce
Spotlight Short Film Awards
Atlanta, Georgia
2019
Audience Choice Award
A Happy Divorce
The People's Film Festival
New York City
2019
Award Winner
Mourning Meal
13HORROR.COM FILM & SCREENPLAY CONTEST
2018
BEST SHORT FILM
Knockout Game
Validate Yourself Film Festival 2018
New York City
2018
Best Director, Best Actor
Knockout Game
THE PEOPLE'S FILM FESTIVAL 2018
New York
2018
Best web-series
The Last Doctor
The Short Film Awards 2018
new
2018
AUDIENCE CHOICE, Best Actor
Knockout Game
Hip Hop Film Festival 2018
New York City
2018
best crime drama
Knockout Game
Los Angeles Film Awards 2018
Los Angeles
2018
Best Dark Drama 2018 Winner
Knockout Game
Macabre Faire Film Festival 2018
105 - North Forrest Drive Milford, PA
2018
Best unscripted Short screenplay
Mourning Meal
NEW YORK CITY HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
NYC, 23rd street and 8th avenue
2018
Nominated: Best Short, Best Writer
Knockout Game
Ocktober Film Festival 2017
New York
2017
Honorable Mention
The Kind Ones
Tabloid Witch Awards
Santa Monica, CA
2017
Silver Award winner
Knockout Game
Spotlight Short Film Awards 2017
Atlanta, Georgia
2017
Audience Choice Award
The Kind Ones
NYC Horror Film Festival
New York City
2016
Gold Spire Award Winner
The Kind Ones
Spotlight Horror Film Awards
Atlanta, Georgia
2016
Best Adapted Short Screenplay
Mourning Meal
BOOBS and BLOOD Film Festival
Runner up best Short Screenplay Competition
Mourning Meal
BIG APPLE FILM FESTIVAL, HORROFEST AND SCRIPT COMPETITION
Creative Innovation In Filmmaking Award
A Happy Divorce
International Filmmakers Festival of New York
New York
Best Inspirational Film
A Happy Divorce
LA Film Awards
New York City
semi-finalist
The Last Doctor
Atlanta Docufest 2017
Atlanta
Best Indie Actress
A Happy Divorce
LA Film Awards
Los Angeles
Birth Date
April 22
Birth City
New York
Current City
New York
Hometown
New York
Height
6'3
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Black, African American,
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Taurus
Married To
N/A
Children
0
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