Recent Posts


The Downtown LA Film Festival virtual read of “The Creator” was a great success. Picked up by and HollywoodSoapbox, it thrilled fans of Roddenberry

Revisiting SHOOT Magazine Honor

Colleen was honored as an emerging director by SHOOT Magazine in 2017. Her work screened at the DGA along with other acknowledged directors and teams.

Winner Sci-Fi Film “Ride the Wave”

Directed by Colleen Davie Janes, EP Brooklyn Rose films, Produced by Leaving Normal and November Entertainment, “Ride the Wave” is surfing through the festival circuit!

Nominees for Best!

Thank you to the NYC Independent Film Festival for the recent nominations of BEST DIRECTOR and BEST SHORT FILM! The Best Director nomination was both feature and short projects so this is a particular honor.

New York City Independent Film Festival Official Selection

“Ride the Wave”, a dark comedy about the effects of social media, directed by Colleen Davie Janes and produced by Leaving Normal Productions and EPd by Brooklyn Rose Films, is an official selection of this powerhouse film festival. Look forward to meeting you all there! Drop a comment if we can plan on seeing you.

CDJ Directed films – stream until you pass out!

It’s exciting, and an indie filmmaker, to get your films in front of your fan’s eyeballs. And now, wherever you live – Turkey, USA, South Africa, France and beyond, you can now watch Colleen’s films online.

Tribeca Screening World Premiere – trailer

RIDE THE WAVE – a dark comedy about social media in a not too distant future, will be having a private red carpet screening in December 2019 at the Tribeca screening room. This brings things full circle for director Colleen Davie Janes, who arrived in New York to work on “A Bronx Tale” with Jane Rosenthal and Robert DeNiro. See the trailer here!