Charis Joy Jackson

Charis Joy Jackson is a writer, director, producer and teacher working with The Initiative Production Company. During the day she makes movies and in her spare time writes short stories and novel. She's a self-proclaimed nerd who wishes she could live in Hobbiton. You can follow her on Instagram @charisjoyjackson

A Fun Short Film With Incredible Heart

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Adapting An Indie Screenplay Into A Novel: Part 3

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Adapting An Indie Screenplay Into A Novel: Part 2

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