Kameishia Wooten is a passionate Director, Writer, and Producer who creates provoking, inclusive, socially impactful stories for TV & Film. She has written, directed, and produced 6 short films and a web series. Most recently, Kameishia was awarded the Inaugural 2022 Women In Film Production Lab Grant supported by Google to direct her next short film, Choices.
Kameishia was also selected as a 2021 Directing Fellow for Alliance of Women Directors’ Black Directors Initiative and 2019 Women In Film/Sundance Financing Intensive. Her feature screenplay, Destiny's Road , was selected as a semi-finalist in the 2021 Female Voices Rock Film Festival, Semi-finalist in the 2021 Screencraft Family Screenplay Competition, 2nd Round for the Macro/Blacklist Feature Screenwriter Incubator, and currently a 2022 Finalist in for the The Stowe Story Labs/Sagindie Fellowship. Her proof of concept short film the feature received the Best Narrative Short Film Audience Award at the 2021 Moorpark Film Festival, Best Short Film Award at the 2020 Black Truth Film Festival, and has screened in over 20 film festivals throughout the U.S. and abroad.
Originally from Goldsboro, North Carolina, Kameishia earned her Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking from Columbia College Chicago and is a proud UNC Chapel Hill undergrad alum. She got her start in the entertainment industry working in various production and business affairs roles at Disney, Paramount, and currently Netflix while simultaneously writing, directing, and producing her own content.
Kameishia resides in Los Angeles where she serves as a Board member for the Alliance of Women Directors. Her mission as a filmmaker is to give a voice to the unheard through content that fosters culture, diversity, and community.
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