2022 Yale Writer's Workshop alum Phenice Arielle is an author, screenwriter, artist and producer. Having worked at BET, MTV and in the production company in her living room, Phenice aims to produce culturally diverse projects, featuring grounded sci-fi stories driven by BIPOC POV's and led by strong women like herself.
To aid in her goals, Phenice founded "Like I Matter" Productions. Fully: Treat Me – Hear Me – See Me: Like I Matter.
As a journalism major at the Pennsylvania State University, Phenice self-published her first novel in 2013 (about a NYU student who discovers her roots during a trip to South Africa). She then began producing content out of her living room and soon purchased her first camera.
Phenice is self-taught in video editing software (premiere pro and after effects) .
Currently, Phenice is working to develop and produce several teleplays, feature screenplays and shorts.
As a Semifinalist, Phenice Arielle's SISTER placed in the TOP 3% of all submissions and reached #4 in family shorts on Coverfly’s Red List.
For photo stills from previous projects please visit: https://www.likeimatter.com/