JENNIFER KONAWAL, Personal Manager, Washington Square Films

Q&A/Sides with a Reader ONE on ONE

Monday, January 14, 2019, 6:30pm

This event is in the past.

Jennifer is interested in meeting fresh new actors without any specificity to type or ethnicity.

After a Q&A she'll see Sides with a Reader ONE on ONE

***The Sides for this seminar are available through your Actors Connection account. A link to the Sides will appear upon registration. You may choose one of Jennifer's sides that she has provided or use your own 2-3 page film/TV scene.***

Jennifer Konawal

Jennifer is a Manager/Producer at the Top Bi-Coastal Management Company Washington Square Films. Previous to this position, Jennifer spent 15 years at The Gersh Agency, representing Talent and Literary clients.

Jennifer works with a diverse roster of Actors, Writers and Directors at Washington Square Films. Some of Jennifer's clients include Ruby Sparks‘ Zoe Kazan, Martha Marcy May Marlene‘s Louisa Krause and King Kelly director Andrew Neel. The Washington Square Films roster includes talent such as Kerry Washington, Dule Hill, Sarita Choudhury, Victor Rasuk, Antonio Campos, Sean Durkin, Josh Mond and Nicole Kassell.
 
Washington Square Arts & Films is a production and management company with offices in New York and Los Angeles. Most recently the company produced All Is Lost, starring Robert Redford as a man lost at sea, battling the elements to stay alive. The film, directed by JC Chandor, earned a Golden Globe for Best Original Score and is a current Academy Award nominee for Best Sound Editing. Other recent projects:  Listen Up Philip, starring Jason Schwartzman, Elisabeth Moss, Jonathan Pryce, and Krysten Ritter, which premiered to five sold-out screenings at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival.  Francine, starring Academy Award-winner Melissa Leo, premiered at the Berlin International Film Festival, and was nominated in the category of Breakthrough Director at the 2012 Gotham Independent Film Awards; and Margin Call which starred Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, and Stanley Tucci. Margin Call garnered an Academy Award nomination for Best Original Screenplay and won the 2012 Independent Spirit Award for Best First Feature.

Other notable projects include And Everything Is Going Fine, a critically acclaimed documentary by director Steven Soderbergh about the life of Spalding Gray, Billy Strayhorn: Lush Life which won the Emmy Award and Peabody Award for Best Documentary, Wendy and Lucy starring Michelle Williams which premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and was nominated for Best Picture at the Independent Spirit Awards, The United States of Poetry, a five part series for PBS which was called, “Possibly, the most important program about the spoken word ever produced,” by The New York Times, and feature films Old JoyAdrift in Manhattan and Love Ludlow, all of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival. Most recently, Robert Levi’s documentary Playwright: From Page to Stage aired on PBS for their Independent Lens series. The Boston Globe hailed the documentary, written and directed by Levi, “absorbing and illuminating”.

The following disclaimer is provided specifically at the request of and in accordance with SAG/AFTRA: Seminars or classes are for educational purposes only and will not secure or provide opportunity for employment in the field or representation by an agent or casting director.