Writer, Director, Producer, Actress, Author, Motivational Speaker & Acting Coach
Schelle Purcell is a native of Gulfport, Mississippi. She is the CEO of HWF Productions Inc. her own film production company run by family and a few close friends. Schelle is also founder of a non-profit organization M.Y.T.E.A.M., Inc (motivating youth through education, the arts and mentoring) designed to service the total child with academic enrichment with mentoring and tutoring as well as opening windows of therapy with the performing arts.
In 2011 Ms. Purcell released her first book titled “Open Your Eyes”; an adult fiction novel that gained a five-star rating from Black Literature Magazine. In March 2013, Schelle Purcell was crowned Ms. Black North Carolina and enjoyed an active reign as queen; touring, mentoring and motivating all ages with her humor and true love for people.
In June 2014, Schelle wrote, produced and released a drama trilogy of short films that are currently being shopped at a number of film festivals nationwide. She has written and produced a number of stage play productions and short films. Her future agenda is to release her 1st feature film “Two Wrongs”. Schelle is also working on a collaboration with a team of writers and producers from North Carolina, producing two additional back to back feature film productions. Her resume is constantly growing and she is working diligently; writing and producing to leave her personal mark in the entertainment industry.
Schelle’s 1st love; her girls (Bria & Chanel) keep her focused. “They love me for me, flaws and all.” She looks forward to writing, directing, producing, acting, mentoring and motivating as long as she can. Filling her joy of working with youth, she is also currently an acting coach at The Actor’s Scene in Buford, GA, “It just feels so good, doing something I love. And I believe my gifts have made room for me.”
Selfie With Schelle