Haitian-American Film Director: Pharah Jean-Phillipe
BabyGirl Filmworks, LLC, a New York-based production company, will
launch its sophomore film entiltes "Till Death Do Us Part"
in October. The movie is based on a young woman who is
forced to examine the true definition of love as she faces
an uncertain future.
is the President and CEO of BabyGirl Filmworks, LLC.
Pharah is a Brooklyn Native of Haitian descent with a
diverse entertainment background which includes acting,
writing, directing and producing. A participant of the
Neighborhood Playhouse Writer's Lab, it is her hope to
create work that will excite, inflame and heal the African
Diaspora at large with an emphasis on women.
Pharah has worked
with many film production companies and festivals such as:
African American Women In Cinema Film Festival (AAWIC),
Urban World Film Festival, Media Threat, LLC, and JPL
Production Company (just to name a few) in a variety of
In the past two years, Pharah has worked in the capacity of Director,
Writer, Producer, Production Manager, Production Liaison, and
Recently, she donned the
hats of writer/director/producer/actor for Mardi Gras, her
first screenplay and second endeavor into filmmaking. In
addition, she has written yet another short screenplay, Till
Death Do Us Part, currently in pre-production. Till Death Do
Us Part made it to the 100 top screenplays and now onto the
quarter finals in the American Gem Short Screenplay Contest -
out of 978 entries!
Pharah is also working on the project: Black Book, a stage
play in two acts.
Haitian-American Entrepreneur Takes the Film Industry by
Storm, with the Launch of BabyGirl Filmworks, LLC
New York, NY, July 15,
2004- BabyGirl Filmworks, LLC, an independent film production
company, was founded in March of 2004, by Haitian-American
Actor, Writer, Producer, and Director, Pharah Jean-Philippe.
Pharah is quoted as saying "we are interested in creating
films that illustrate how our world really looks. The face of
America has changed considerably and we believe that the
American Cinema should reflect that. We want to create movies
that are fair in its assessments and yet do not rely on
stereotypes to tell its story. We like to tell stories that
help us express our struggle to understand ourselves, and the
world around us. It is my hope to create work that will
excite, inflame and heal the African Diaspora at large with an
emphasis on women.
We at BabyGirl Filmworks love the profound laughter that comes
from character and social insights. We're all for finding the
simple truths within our complex lives. Right now, our
challenge is to create innovative movies that satisfies, yet
breaks the rules of cinematic tradition."
objectives are to create a safe haven where industry
professionals and students alike can meet, explore and produce
works that enrich, inspire and provoke them and their
audiences. They seek help in their mission to develop work
that documents where they are today as a people and as a
Hitting the ground running, BabyGirl Filmworks, LLC is
currently in pre-production for a short film entitled Till
Death Do Us Part which is slated for film festivals and art
houses throughout the country later this year. Merely a few
weeks ago, this screenplay also notably won great acclaim as
one of the chosen finalist of The American Gems Screenwriting
BabyGirl Filmworks, LLC is a young company with vigor, and
experienced seasoned professionals with a tenacious visionary
perception of the film industry and where it should ultimately
Contact: V. Săun Alerte