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Writer, Director, and Producer

Biography

  

Originally from Goldsboro, North Carolina, Kameishia Wooten earned her B.A. in Media Studies at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and M.F.A. in Film Writing and Directing at Columbia College Chicago.
 

Kameishia has written, directed, and produced 6 short films.  THE TEST received first runner-up in IFP's Fly-Over Zone Film Festival. SOUTHERN CROSS placed as a semi-finalist in the HBO/Chase Film Legacy challenge and has screened in over 20 film festivals around the world, including Chicago International Children's Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival's Emerging Showcase.  Most recently, her feature screenplay, DESTINY'S ROAD, was selected as 1 of 12 projects for the 2019 Women In Film Financing Intensive. Also, she wrote, directed, and produced a proof of concept short film of the same name that will be touring the festival circuit in 2020.
 

Kameishia resides in Los Angeles where she also works as a film delivery specialist for Netflix’s Original Studio Films division. She’s a member of The Alliance of Women Directors, Women In Film, and Film Independent. Kameishia's mission as a filmmaker is to create content that fosters culture, diversity, and community.