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 100 Film Festivals, and have won 40+awards including The Vanguard Award (Best of The Fest) at the Hip Hop Film Festival (2020), Best Director at the Chelsea Film Festival (2020) Best Director at Genre Blast (2020), Best Director at The Hip Hop Film Festival (2019), Best Short Film at The People’s Film Festival (2019), And the Audience Choice Award at the Blackstar Film Festival (2016). 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 and Whoopi Goldberg.
As a writer, his 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. Jamal's horror poetry is featured in the historical all-black issue of Star*line Magazine and has been featured several times in SPACE AND TIME MAGAZINE, PENUMBRIC Speculative Fiction Magazine, and in the upcoming anthology CHIRAL MAD 5 alongside such greats as Linda Addison, Sharee Renee Thomas, & Jack Ketchum.

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.
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Best of The Fest- Vanguard Award, Best Social Horror Film
MOURNING MEAL
Hip Hop Film Festival 2020
New York
2020
Best Director
MOURNING MEAL
Chelsea Film Festival
New York
2020
Best Director
MOURNING MEAL
Genreblast Film Festival
Winchester, VA
2020
Best Actor
A Happy Divorce
San Antonio Black Internantional Film Festival (SABIFF)
San Antonio, Texas
2019
Audience Choice Award
A Happy Divorce
The People's Film Festival
New York City
2019
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
Best Director, Best Actor
Knockout Game
THE PEOPLE'S FILM FESTIVAL 2018
New York
2018
AUDIENCE CHOICE, Best Actor
Knockout Game
Hip Hop Film Festival 2018
New York City
2018
Best web-series
The Last Doctor
The Short Film Awards 2018
new
2018
best crime drama
Knockout Game
Los Angeles Film Awards 2018
Los Angeles
2018
BEST SHORT FILM
Knockout Game
Validate Yourself Film Festival 2018
New York City
2018
Award Winner
Mourning Meal (Short Screenplay)
13HORROR.COM FILM & SCREENPLAY CONTEST
2018
Best unscripted Short screenplay
Mourning Meal (Short Screenplay)
NEW YORK CITY HORROR FILM FESTIVAL
NYC, 23rd street and 8th avenue
2018
Best Dark Drama 2018 Winner
Knockout Game
Macabre Faire Film Festival 2018
105 - North Forrest Drive Milford, PA
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
Gold Spire Award Winner
The Kind Ones
Spotlight Horror Film Awards
Atlanta, Georgia
2016
Audience Choice Award
The Kind Ones
NYC Horror Film Festival
New York City
2016
Best Adapted Short Screenplay
Mourning Meal (Short Screenplay)
BOOBS and BLOOD Film Festival
Runner up best Short Screenplay Competition
Mourning Meal (Short Screenplay)
BIG APPLE FILM FESTIVAL, HORROFEST AND SCRIPT COMPETITION
semi-finalist
The Last Doctor
Atlanta Docufest 2017
Atlanta
Best Inspirational Film
A Happy Divorce
LA Film Awards
New York City
Best Indie Actress
A Happy Divorce
LA Film Awards
Los Angeles
Creative Innovation In Filmmaking Award
A Happy Divorce
International Filmmakers Festival of New York
New York
Best Actress, Best Score
MOURNING MEAL
Tabloid Witch
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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