Jerry LaMothe, is Writer/Director/Producer, Born and raised in East Flatbush Brooklyn. Since releasing his debut award winning film “Amour Infinity“, which he wrote, directed and starred in, the film is regarded by many as an underground cult classic. He has since gone on to build a very distinctive body of work . (Blackout, Nora’s Hair Salon, Amour Infinity and The Tombs)
Following in the footsteps of his directorial debut, LaMothe wrote/directed and produced the independent film, “Blackout”. The film boasted an impressive ensemble which included Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Saldana, Melvin Van Peebles, Saul Rubinek and Michael B.Jordan. Blackout premiered at the 2007 Tribeca film festival. Several festival appearances would follow, including Urbanworld, where Lamothe received the “Director's spotlight” award.
LaMothe has also directed many other talent, including, Jenifer Lewis, Tatayana Ali, Tamala Jones, Lil Kim and the late Whitney Houston.
His short film, “The Tombs” enjoyed a successful Festival circuit run in the states as well as abroad, such as Act Now/New Voices at BAM, and the Martha’s Vineyard African-American film festival, where LaMothe won the HBO best short film award. The Tombs was also nominated for a 2012 Black Reel award for Best Independent short film.
LaMothe is also an ABC/DGA directing program finalist, for the 2012-2014 season. In addition, The Newark Museum awarded him The 2012 Paul Robeson award for Best short film, presented by Bank of America.