writer | director | producer
writer | director | producer
Charneice Fox is an award-winning producer, screenwriter, playwright, published poet, children’s story author, and director of film and theater. She is the October 2018 Washigton, DC Filmmaker of the month. The goddaughter of the legendary Gil Scott Heron, she is most known for her documentary The MLK Streets Project, which has aired on AsPIRE TV, has screened internationally and is an official selection of the Iowa State University's Social Justice library. The MLK Streets Project has been featured on CNN, The BBC America, NPR and The Washington Post. Her play Rose Bushes and Machetes was the winner of Best Ensemble at the American Academy of Community Theater and went on to be produced in a festival off-Broadway.
In 2016 Charneice directed 10 Public Services Announcements for the National Education Association's campaign, “Do You Hear Me?” In 2017 Charneice wrote and directed her first feature film, Love Dot Com and is currently in post-production and scheduled to be released in September 2018. Love Dot Com was Executive Produced by Soulidifly Productions. With a group of DC-based artist, Charneice is developing a web series called CAPACITY and will begin production in the fall of 2018. The central focus of the show is how humans manage the capacity to love one another.
As a dynamic producer and a communications expert, Charneice has managed campaigns and productions with budgets ranging from $500 to $3 Million dollars for nonprofit organizations, community art-based programming for young people, video and film productions, public services announcements for national media outlets and government agencies. (use the contact page to request a list of organizations Chanreice has worked with or for) Currently, Charneice attends Lesley University in Cambridge, MA, where she is pursuing an MFA in creative writing for Stage and Screen.
A lover of food and wanting to promote the idea of pursuing an overall healthy lifestyle, together with Celebrity Vegan Chef Lauren Vonderpool, Charneice produces FRESH, a vegan cooking show for DCN. In 2015, Charniece produced Dawn Hall's artistic short, Testament of the Shadow, while gearing up to produce the first-ever High 48 Hour Film Project with Executive Producer, Mark Ruppert, co-founder of the international 48 Hour Film Project Competition, the world longest and largest short film competition. The High School 48 Hour Film Project reached over 200 students in Washington DC and produced 13 films screening at the historic Lincoln Theater. (You can watch the Good Day Washington Story on The High School 48 by clicking HERE )
With her writing group, in 2005 Charneice won the BET-Rap-It-Up Competition with the script Multitude of Mercies. Multitude of Mercies won the 2005 POP award for outstanding programming. A few months before winning the competition Charniece and the Straight, No Chaser crew participated in the 48 Hour Film Project and produced the film Paper Trail which was accepted into the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival.