Written and Created by Jennings Rice
What if dying was a little like going to the DMV? Sara Clayborne is about to find out.
Next is Written by, Created by, Produced by and starring Jennings Rice. It is her pride and joy to be able to share this film with the world. Orginally she conceived of the concept when she was just 16 after losing close friends. In 2021 she put her pen to paper and wrote the film in just thirty minutes. She called her friend Nina Madzirov to help her produce it and the rest is history.
Next has won many awards and is currently in its festival run. Here are some of its wins:
World Premiere Virginia Film Festival 2023
Official Selection LA Independent Women in Film Awards
Los Angeles Film Awards- Best Actress (Jennings Rice), Best Narrative Film
New York Film Awards- Best Picture, Best Actress (Jennings Rice), Best Actor (David Beatty), Best Monologue (Jennings Rice), Best Narrative Short
Actors Awards- Best Actress (Jennings Rice)