MIMI JEFFRIES holds an M.F.A. with distinction in Film from Columbia University and a B.A. in Theater Studies from Yale. A New York based filmmaker, her work has been recognized by the Alabama Shakespeare Festival (Titus Andronicus: The Kindergarten Class of Woodside Elementary Proudly Presents – 2008 Southern Writers’ Project), Columbia University (Going Om, Winner, Faculty Selects – 2014 Columbia University Film Festival Screenplay Competition), HollyShorts Film Festival (Open Roads, Winner – 2014 HollyShorts Short Screenplay Competition) and the Nantucket Film Festival (Open Roads, Winner – 2014 Nantucket Film Festival Short Screenplay Competition, On Cloud Nine, Finalist – 2015 Nantucket Film Festival 30 Minute Pilot Screenplay Competition). A Michigander at heart, Mimi focuses on capturing small moments between individuals and always chooses pop over soda.