Jennette McCurdy grew up acting as a child and had successful leading roles on shows like Netflix’s "Between" and Nickelodeon’s "iCarly." Not totally satisfied with the work she did as an actress and wanting to take charge of her own creative narrative, McCurdy began writing/directing her own projects in 2017. McCurdy's first short film "Kenny" was featured on Short of the Week and in The Hollywood Reporter, and is an official selection for the 2019 Florida Film Festival, where it’s nominated for the Grand Jury Prize for Best Short Film. Her newest short film, "Strong Independent Women," is about a mother who puts all her energy into helping her daughter overcome an eating disorder.

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