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Jamie Burton-Oare

Jamie Burton-Oare is an award-winning Writer/Director/Actor whose feature film directorial debut, "Doing The L.A. Thing," was the winner of the HBO Best Feature Award at the Martha’s Vineyard African-American Film Festival (MVAAFF.) Jamie’s short film "The Bully," garnered the Best Short Film Award at the Boca Black Film Festival. Jamie’s latest film, "Soulful Steps: A Soul Line Dance Journey With J&J," is her first feature-length documentary. As an actor, Jamie has starred and appeared in many independent films, including notable television and theater roles. Jamie has a BBA in Marketing from Howard University, completed film school at Los Angeles City College, and earned an MFA in Screenwriting, from Cal State University-Northridge. Her films are produced through her production company Jomaja Films, and she is a native to Flint, Michigan, which provides the foundation for much of her work.

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