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Jacqueline Elyse Rosenthal (Dir. BACKLOG)

Jacqueline Elyse Rosenthal is a DGA Award-winning Director best known for her film BACKLOG (Winner, Cleveland International Film Festival - Oscar Qualifier, Cannes), a 2024 nominee for Best Drama Series by the Television Academy, and a writer whose Feature length script of the same name is in development as an official selection of Athena Film Festival's Writers Lab and a finalist for the Chinonye Chukwu Emerging Writer Award. Jacqueline, a recent Graduate of USC's Masters in Fine Arts in Film and Television Production (John Huston Scholar for Outstanding Directing), is gearing up for her next film, EUROPA, a sci-fi odyssey about humanity's relationship to the universe, that goes into production at Sony Studios this month. Repped by 3 Arts Entertainment. Jacqueline is also a NEXT GEN mentor in the 2023 cycle!

The BACKLOG feature is currently a Finalist in Stage 32/Catalyst Studios' Empowering Women Script Competition and was a recent Official Selection of Athena Film Festival's Spring Writer's Lab. The short is nominated for Best Drama Series by the Television Academy at the 43rd Annual College TV Awards this April. 


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