Gessica Geneus

  • Birthplace: Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Biography

Gessica geneus was only 17 years old in 2002 when she had success in his first major feature film through Barikad, Richard Senecal role. Since then, other doors opened and have won several other major roles on the scenes of the best Haitian and foreign filmmakers. that will be in long or short films, commercials or movies social awareness. His most recent role is that of "Virtuous" in Toussaint Louverture biopic produced by France 2, a French television channel. 

 

Along the way, this young actress, for his outstanding and natural play has attracted to her eyes of the public, the media and those in the diaspora. In 2003, she received the Golden Ticket, his first award for best actress for Barikad. She is crowned best actress again in 2006 for Cousin, also Richard Senecal at Brooklyn International Film Festival in New York. In 2007, President he has AIDS, Arnold Antonin received the Paul Robeson Award for Best Film and the Grand Prize at FESPACO Diaspora. 

 

In 2010, after the earthquake, Gessica looking to get involved in the recovery of his country, and is hired by the United Nations. With 70 young social workers, she accompanies Miyamoto (a Japanese company specializing in anti-séismiques- constructions and engineers from the Department of Public Works in the assessment of buildings in the most disadvantaged areas of Port-au-Prince, to identify potential beneficiaries of the program of emergency housing launched by one of the UN agency, UNOPS. 

 

In parallel, Gessica wins a scholarship to Actorat Acting International in Paris. His curly studies, she returned to Haiti and founded his production company 'Ayizan Productions' and began writing several projects documentaries and dramas. She currently lives between Haiti, Montreal and Paris where an agency called Talent Box takes care of her acting career.

 

Brooklyn International Film Festival
Year Category Movie Win/Nominated
2006 Certificate for Outstanding Achievement - Best Female Actor Cousines Win


Haitian Entertainment Awards
Year Category Movie Win/Nominated
2003 Favorite Female Actress of the Year Barikad Nominated

Comments (1)

  • lenord pompilus

    lenord pompilus

    29 March 2015 at 00:14 |
    I just saw an American movie, skeleton key, there is a black actress looks just like Jessica cineus, I swear that was her.

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