Jehnovah Carlisle is an award winning independent filmmaker based in Los Angeles, California. Carlisle graduated from the University of California, Berkeley with a B.A. in Film. Carlisle also graduated from California College of the Arts with a MFA in Film Production. As a director, Carlisle strives to explore the language of cinema, employing sophisticated and creative techniques to articulate cinematic stories. Carlisle has experience in fiction and documentary storytelling. His short films have screened nationally and are deeply rooted in the Bay Area community where he was born and raised. Carlisle is currently working on a feature length production as an artist in residence at the San Francisco Film Society. Carlisle also teaches screenwriting at Mount Saint Mary's University in Los Angeles, California.