#screensparks: jess prepares for a 2017 start date for ‘chicken shit’ shoot

NYU Tisch alum Jess dela Merced inches closer to an early 2017 start date for principal photography on her first feature outing Chicken Shit. Jess’ screenplay, about a girl in inner city Detroit who enlists a group of boys to stop arsonists from burning down the city, was selected on NYU’s Purple List this year. Jess has Chris Columbus’ Maiden Voyage Pictures on board to produce