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   Justice Bell Contest Winner

And the winners are…
The Justice Bell 2020 Committee is excited to announce the winners of the “Let Justice Ring” Video Contest!
  Finding Movieland

Taylor, a winner of the 2018 Virginia Screenwriting Competition, is a self-admitted science fiction nerd who began her writing career exploring futuristic themes — early work that, in her mind, was not ready for prime time. “But I was learning,” she says, and gaining confidence (she received some validation after being named a finalist in the 2008 Virginia Screenwriting Competition). “That’s something that I had to get over before I entered competitions. Do not be ashamed of your writing. If it’s good enough to be put down on paper, it’s good enough for someone to read. You have to believe that.”

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  RAMONA TAYLOR

Ramona L. Taylor, Caring Field Films’ founder, has been writing for decades. In 2008, Camp DOA, her first produced screenplay premiered. Since 2008, several of projects have been recognized across the nation. Her screenplay, Blind Justice, was a winner in the 2018 Virginia Governor’s Screenwriting Competition. 

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  2018 VIRGINIA SCREENWRITING COMPETITION WINNERS

Blind Justice tells the story of a blind black lawyer, George Washington Fields.  Fields must face the dark parts of his past life as a runaway slave, when in 1912, he agrees to represent Virgie Christian, a black girl accused of murdering her white boss. It is based on true events.

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   Waynesboro Short Film Festival winners on city cable-access channel

Relativity Redux was written, directed and produced by Ramona Taylor,  co-founder of Shockoe Productions and founder of Caring Filed Films.  It was screened at the Charlotte Black Film Festival and was a winner at the 2013 North Carolina Black Film Festival. In addition to writing, filming and producing, Taylor does location scouting, camera, and script supervision, for local filmmakers.

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  THE ADVICE SHE NEEDED TO HEAR

When Ramona Taylor, L’00, separated from her husband, she quickly learned how difficult it can be for a woman without means to get legal services. So she went to a legal library, researched, and presented her own case. Impressed, the judge suggested she apply to law school.

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