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Jehnovah Carlisle

Instructor, Creative Writing

Jehnovah Carlisle is an award winning independent filmmaker based in the Bay Area, California. According to the Daily Cal Carlisle “is an up-and-coming filmmaker with honest talent and a burning passion for his work.” Carlisle graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Film in 2013. Shortly after Carlisle attended California College of the Arts, and graduated with a MFA in Film Production in 2015. Within a year Carlisle sold his first script. As a director, Carlisle strives to explore the language of cinema, employing sophisticated and creative techniques to articulate cinematic stories. Each of Carlisle’s past films are aesthetically unique, and the form of each film is tailored specifically to the story. Carlisle has experience in both fiction and documentary storytelling. His short films have screened nationally and are deeply rooted in the Bay Area community where he currently resides. Carlisle is currently at work on a feature-length project.