Author Jennifer Zahlit and Larkin Bell

Jennifer Zahlit and Larkin Bell

Jennifer Zahlit is a theatre and film director who has just returned to LA after directing the sold-out NYC run of Michael Weller’s Moonchildren. She attended the Directors Lab West (2017) and co-founded the bicoastal play reading series and theatre company Plays for the People. Larkin Bell is an actress, artist, and filmmaker who recently starred in the feature film Hatchback and the short film Honor Council, produced by Josh Hutchinson and Indigenous Media. She has performed onstage in Los Angeles with The Theatre @ Boston Court and IAMA Theatre Company. Both women are alumnae of the USC School of Dramatic Arts and recently shot their first 20-minute short film together. A Female Lens, a new podcast spotlighting women in film, has officially launched under the creative direction of LA-based filmmakers Jennifer Zahlit and Larkin Bell. The weekly show, is cohosted by Zahlit and Bell, and features interviews with women across various disciplines in film and a topical news segment. A Female Lens focuses on making the film industry more accessible to women and aims to grow a supportive community of female creatives poised for real-world collaboration.