Jerry LaMothe, is a Writer/Director/Producer, Born and raised in Brooklyn, East
Flatbush. Since founding Tru Life Films in 2000 and 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
Following in the footsteps of his directorial debut, which won numerous film festivals,
in 2007 Lamothe wrote/directed and produced the independent film, “Blackout”.
The film boasted an impressive ensemble which included Jeffrey Wright, Zoe Saldana,
Saul Rubinek, Jamie Hector, Latanya Richardson‐Jackson, Michael B. Jordan and film
maverick, Melvin Van Peebles.
“Blackout” premiered and was an official selection at the 2007 Tribeca Film
Festival. Several festival appearances would follow, including the Chicago
International Film Festival, The Zurich International Film Festival and
Urbanworld, where Lamothe received the “Director's Spotlight” award. Follow him on Twitter: @sleepstudyent