Goldie Jones is a nonbinary (she/they) Wyoming born writer/director, aerialist, and artist, with an award winning career in commercial production under their belt. Their gritty genre stories center characters across the gender spectrum reclaiming their power to define themselves, their lives, and the worlds they live in. They’re a Universal Writers Program Finalist, Stowe Launch Fellow, and WIF Mentee in the Director’s Circle. She’s won over 100 accolades as a writer/director including 2nd place at Slamdance and Cinequest, Second Rounder for the 2023 Sundance Development Track and the Lynn Shelton “Of a Certain Age” Grant, Austin Film Festival Semi – Finalist, Top 5% for The Writers Lab 2023, and Top 5 finalist for production grants from WIF and ISA. Her recent short film I’M SORRY, I TRIED, I LOVE YOU – starring Finnerty Steeves of ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK – was a Hollyshorts Screenplay Competition Finalist, winner of the WIF Seattle Professional Grant and premiered at Dance with Films.