Charneice Fox is an award-winning producer, screenwriter, playwright, published poet, children’s story author, and director of film and theater. The goddaughter of the legendary Gil Scott Heron, she is most known for her documentary The MLK Streets Project, which has aired on AsPIRE TV, has screened internationally and is an official selection of the Iowa State University’s Social Justice library. The MLK Streets Project has been featured on CNN, The BBC America, NPR and The Washington Post. Her play Rose Bushes and Machetes was the winner of Best Ensemble at the American Academy of Community Theater and went on to be produced in a festival off-Broadway.
A lover of food and wanting to promote the idea of pursuing an overall healthy lifestyle, together with Celebrity Vegan Chef Lauren Vonderpool, Charneice produces FRESH, a vegan cooking show for DCN. In 2015, Charniece produced Dawn Hall’s artistic short, Testament of the Shadow, while gearing up to produce the first-ever High 48 Hour Film Project with Executive Producer, Mark Ruppert, co-founder of the international 48 Hour Film Project Competition, the world longest and largest short film competition. The High School 48 Hour Film Project reached over 200 students in Washington DC and produced 13 films screening at the historic Lincoln Theater.
With her writing group, in 2005 Charneice won the BET-Rap-It-Up Competition with the script Multitude of Mercies. Multitude of Mercies won the 2005 POP award for outstanding programming. A few months before winning the competition Charniece and the Straight, No Chaser crew participated in the 48 Hour Film Project and produced the film Paper Trail which was accepted into the Martha’s Vineyard African American Film Festival.
In 2017 Charneice co-wrote the screenplay Love’s Insurrection for the Richmond based production company Souildifly Productions. Later that year Chaneice wrote and directed her first feature film Love Dot Com: The Social Experiment produced in Washington DC. Her children’s cookbook series “Taste Buddies” is set to be published by Owl Publishing in the fall of 2018 with the first book called “The Bread Monster.”
Charneice’s website: https://www.charneicefox.com/