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Hank Jones, is a writer and Mason alumnus. Originally from Ambler, Pennsylvania, Henry “Hank” Jones moved to Los Angeles to pursue his passion for scriptwriting after earning a Master of Arts degree in English (Teaching of Writing & Literature) from George Mason University. Jones harnessed his skills working as an assistant on shows like Dear White People, The New Edition Story, and `blackish. He went on to write eight episodes of the Netflix animated show Motown Magic, executive produced by Smokey Robinson and streaming later this year.

Join Jones in conversation about his career with Film and Video Studies program Professor Peter Kimball and members of the 2021 Willamette Writers FilmLab Writers Room. For more information and clips of Jones’ work visit the Visiting Filmmakers website.

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