Queen Bee of the Middle School

This is a scene from my pilot script for a 1/2 hour comedy-drama series, The Elite 8. The teenage actors & I rehearsed & filmed in Zoom. (Click on CC in bottom right of screener for subtitles.)

  • Jeryl Parade
  • Jeryl Parade
  • Sarah Kathryn Makl
    Key Cast
    Divorce (HBO)
  • Vivian Poe
    Key Cast
  • Fin McCahill
    Key Cast
  • Anya Jones
    Key Cast
    "Mean Girl 1 (Pink Lockers)"
  • Danielle Jones
    Key Cast
    "Mean Girl 2 (Blue Lockers)"
  • Kylie Miller
    Key Cast
    "Mean Girl 3 (Yellow Lockers)"
  • Project Type:
    Short, Web / New Media
  • Runtime:
    1 minute 46 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    December 21, 2020
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
  • Language:
  • Shooting Format:
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • 2022 Fargo Film Festival
    Fargo, North Dakota
    March 15, 2022
    Official Selection 2-Minute Movie Contest
  • 2021 Vienna International Film Awards
    Official Selection Best Female Director
  • 2021 Mindfield Film Festival
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    United States
    Best Supporting Actress Diamond Award to Sarah Kathryn Makl
  • 2021 Drive-In Events
    Long Island, New York
    United States
    Award Winner
  • 2021 Carolina Short Film and Showcase
    Asheville, North Carolina
    United States
    June 4, 2021
    Official Selection
  • 2021 New Cinema Film Festival
    Semi-Finalist, Best Super Short Film
  • 2021 Mindfield Film Festival
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    United States
    Best @Home COVID-19 Short Film Bronze Award
  • 2021 Sweet Life Film Festival
    Licosa Island
    Official Selection Web New Media
  • 2021 Like It Film Fest Presented by Rizzle
    Boston, MA
    United States
    Honorable Mention
  • 2021 International Film Festival with Alternative Media (FICMA)
    Mexico City
    Official Selection Zoom Narratives
Director Biography - Jeryl Parade

I am the writer/director of the award-winning Web series, The Elite 8. In 2019-20, The Elite 8 was an official selection at film & Web festivals in Italy, France, New York City, Moscow, Mexico City, The Hague, Israel, Bilbao, Geneva, Santa Monica & Los Angeles. I have written the pilot script for The Elite 8 as a 1/2 hour show.

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