Marcie Price Jackson

Marcie Price Jackson is a writer, artist, and root beer float enthusiast based in Oklahoma City. She is of Cherokee, Scottish, and English descent, and is proud to be an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation. Marcie was named a 2023 Native America Media Alliance Writers Seminar Fellow.

Her rom-com screenplay “Plus One,” co-written with Kathy Hoyt Lee about a food writer’s disastrous journey to find a wedding date, was a “Second Rounder” at the Austin Film Festival and named “Best Feature Screenplay” at the Austin Revolution Film Festival. Her screenplay “Number Two Pencils,” a romantic comedy about an unlucky-in-love art teacher and the zany rural school where she works, has been named “Best Feature Screenplay” at the Austin Revolution Film Festival.

Marcie was also selected as one of twelve screenwriters statewide to participate in the 2016 deadCENTER Film Festival Screenwriting Intensive, and she’s been named to the Austin Revolution Film Fest Hall of Fame. Marcie has also served as a screenplay competition judge for the Nightmares Film Festival. Marcie has been involved in the independent film communities in Oklahoma and Texas for 15 years in roles ranging from featured actress to assistant director. Her role as “Omaha” in the Outsiders Production web series “Rough Cut” earned her a Best Female Supporting Actor award at the 2017 Red Dirt Film Festival. She has also been named Best Actress in a Feature Film at the Silent River Film Festival for the Wintershine Productions film “Bloom.”

Marcie earned her BFA in Graphic Design and Illustration from the University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma. While in school, she reignited her life-long love of storytelling by serving as an award-winning cartoonist for the school paper, The Trend. As a student, she was one of the hosts of the campus television show, Studio 18. After college, Marcie worked as a children’s book illustrator, a graphic designer, and a potato chip mascot for one very long day. Currently, she is a Visual Communications Manager for a large public library system and she also creates freelance visual marketing pieces for some Oklahoma-based bands. Marcie has served her alma mater by volunteering with the USAO Alumni board as a board member and committee chair.

Marcie enjoys various forms of storytelling, and in addition to screenwriting, she also writes sci-fi, rom-com, and mystery novels for both teens and adults as well as humorous slice-of-life comic strips. She finds inspiration for her work in all sorts of media, including shows and films like Veronica Mars, Only Murders in the Building, Reservation Dogs, Abbott Elementary, Never Have I Ever, Strange New Worlds, and You’ve Got Mail. Marcie has attended the CCH Screenwriter’s Academy with Columbia College Hollywood, the Dallas Ft. Worth Writer’s Con, and she frequently attends writing workshops hosted by Manuscript Academy. As a neurodivergent and chronically ill writer, Marcie aims to focus on projects that are comprised of funny, moving, female-driven stories that feature indigenous, neurodivergent and complex characters in a modern way.