Talent Guide

Jerrell Rosales

  • Discipline:Director
  • Program Year:Project Involve 2019


Jerell Rosales directed a feature-length TV movie, High School Lover, starring Lana Condor, François Arnaud, and James Franco that premiered on Lifetime/A&E Networks in 2017. He’s a HUMANITAS Prize award-winning screenwriter and a festival favorite whose seven short films have garnered numerous awards and have played in over ninety-five film festivals worldwide. Rosales is best known for his diverse character-driven stories centered around young adults and is currently adapting a YA novel, Where You Are, by J.H. Trumble. A proud Filipino-American, Asian-American, and LGBTQ+ filmmaker, Rosales holds an MFA in Writing/Directing from UCLA and teaches directing classes at UCLA Extension.