Success Comes in Small Packages - Morgan Alana Taylor
Morgan Alana Taylor, Best Actress - 168 Film Festival 2012, for "Static" produced by Brandon Carmichael, Alan Tregoning and Jason Walter Vaile, Director: Luke Boney
After the successful launch of 6 year-old Maggie Elizabeth Jones' career, the 168 Film Festival is becoming a MUST for young actors and actresses. Miss Jones was noticed by the media upon winning the 2010 Best Actress Award for her work in "The Party." Casting directors then gave her the nod for a role in "Footloose," "We Bought a Zoo" and in Fox TV's "Ben & Kate."
Maggie Elizabeth Jones, Presenter at the 168 Film Fesitval 2012
Now, all eyes are upon this year's Best Actress winner, Morgan Alana Taylor, who began acting at the age of 7 in community theater and has appeared on stage, feature films and television. Her ongoing training includes scene study with 2011 Best Actor, Kevin Sizemore ("Transformers Dark of the Moon," 168 Best Actor 2011).
Regarding her experiences, Morgan said, "Through the 168 Film Project, I got to know more people and be seen. It gave me great confidence and helped me to stretch as an actor, to give it all to the audience emotionally. All the new people I have met through the 168 have motivated and inspired me and I can't wait to be a part of it again."
Now that Morgan has been recognized for her acting talent her plans are to complete her studies with Sizemore and to continue working. The 168 community is eager to see more from the young actress.
Morgan just finished a trailer for an untitled feature film slated for 2013 with perennial award-winning filmmaker, Mark Blitch
("Take a Hike"
) and Best Write of Passage Screenwriting Competition Writer 2011, Jason Walter Vaile
("New Year's Resolution"
) Her next project is a feature film, which will be announced soon.
Morgan is signed with The Campbell Agency
and lives in Dallas, TX.