Darnice Wright is the Founder and CEO of 811 Productions, LLC, a Movie & Television Production Company that specializes in propelling independent projects to the big screen.
As a Humanitarian and Filmmaker, her very first film, Fishnets was recently awarded the Social Awareness Award, Award of Merit; Best Film for Europe Film Festival, Finalist in the 11th Annual Charlotte Black Film Festival, Nominated for Best Screenplay in the Urban Film Festival and earned the title of 2021 Honorable Mention for the London International Film Festival.
Following the production of Fishnets, Darnice created the DC Young Filmmakers program to empower youth 16-18 by teaching the art of storytelling through the creative aspects of digital filmmaking and media production. This program enlightens their knowledge of media technologies and develops participants' leadership skills, creativity, and critical thinking skills through the artistic process of action-based filmmaking.
Darnice is a strategic problem-solver who identifies social issues and develops programming solutions in the community. After 18 years of being a knowledgeable professional of Procurement and Consumer Relations for the District of Columbia Government, she decided to pursue her dreams as a Social Entrepreneur. She has served for many years as a dedicated Court Appointed Special Advocate for abused and neglected children for DC Superior Court and earned her Paralegal Certification from Howard University.
Although Darnice has received many prestigious honors, her most rewarding honor is being a mother. Throughout her life she has continued to live by the motto, One Life Changed, One Family Saved.
DC Office of Cable Television, Film, Music, and Entertainment
RECOGNIZES DARNICE WRIGHT AS THE FEBRUARY 2021 FILMMAKER OF THE MONTH
For information visit: entertainment.dc.gov/page/filmmaker-month.
We are incredibly proud to announce that your amazing project is an Award Winner at the VEGAS MOVIE AWARDS™,.
You've been awarded a prize in the following categories:
- SOCIAL AWARENESS AWARD - Award of Merit
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