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Bythewood, Jina Prince (1969–)

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BYTHEWOOD, JINA PRINCE (1969–). Writer, director. This graduate of the UCLA film school began her career writing for numerous television series, including NBC’s A Different World , and the Warner Brother network’s Felicity . She served as story editor of Fox’s South Central , executive story editor of NBC’s Sweet Justice , and became a writer and coproducer on the CBS series Courthouse , in 1995. Bythewood made her television-directing debut with the CBS Schoolbreak Special Presentation What about Your Friends? , 1995. Her feature film debut, Love & Basketball , 1998, was screened at the 2000 Sundance Film Festival and received rave reviews. After this success and notoriety, Bythewood was selected to direct the film adaptation of Terry McMillan’s highly successful novel Disappearing Acts , 2000, for HBO. She is married to writer, director Reggie “Rock” Bythewood.

Filmography: Stitches , 1991; What about Your Friends , 1995; Bowl of Pork , 1997; Progress , 1997; Damn Whitey , 1997; Love & Basketball , 2000; Disappearing Acts , 2000; I Know This Much Is True , 2008.

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