About us

Candice Edwards-Marchrones

Executive Producer, Writer, Actor

The founder and owner of JewMaican productions LLC.

Why the name JewMaican?! Well Candice has a Jewish and Jamaican heritage, so she thought the combination of both these words Jew- Maican would fit together perfectly.

 

Candice is a British born actress, that hails from Manchester. She gained her  BA(Hons) Degree in Media and Performance at The University of Salford, United Kingdom.

Candice recently finished a 2 year acting conservatory program at The Michael Howard studios, where she was taught acting and story telling skills by industry's finest - Gabrielle Beirberich and Greg Chwerchak.

Candice's first film 'Naked Ambition' is in post-production now, and being submitted for the 2020 film festival circuit.

Mai Iskander

Director

Mai Iskander (PRODUCER, DIRECTOR, CINEMATOGRAPHER) is the producer, director and cinematographer of the award-winning documentary films 'Garbage Dreams' (SXSW, IDFA) and 'Words of Witness' (Berlinale, Los Angeles Film Festival).

Her first documentary feature film 'Garbage Dreams' was shortlisted for the 2010 Academy Awards in the category of Best Feature Length Documentary, was nominated for the 2010 Best Documentary by the DGA, and won 26 international awards including the Al Gore Reel Current Award and IDA Humanitas Award. 'Garbage Dreams' aired on PBS/Independent Lens and PBS/Global Voices. Funded by the John S. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 'Words of Witness' won numerous awards and aired on AlJazeera America.

Mai’s recognizable visual watermark and innate understanding of diverse storytelling has also landed her in the director’s chair for the campaigns of major commercial clients such Whirlpool, Liberty Mutual, and Apple. Her ‘Care Counts’ campaign for Whirlpool was awarded four Lions at the 2017 Cannes Festival (Grand Prix, a Gold Lion, and two Bronze Lions).

Please click on the link below to see her work.

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