Like Mother, Like Daughter

Like Mother, Like Daughter Atlanta Comedy Film Festival Fall 2017

Artist Statement

Like Mother Like Daughter 2 Screenwriter Taelor Smith Atlanta Comedy Film Festival Fall 2017

I write because talking can be exhausting sometimes. I write because I can go back and edit. I write because I can create my own reality. I write because it's fun. I write because I'm kind of funny. I just love to write.

"Like Mother, Like Daughter (A Series)" written by Taelor Smith 


The 27 page screenplay "Like Mother, Like Daughter" by Screenwriter Taelor Smith is an official selection of the Atlanta Comedy Film Festival: Fall 2017. Would you like to read this screenplay? Please click this link.


"An ex-porn star turned mother, Shante "Honey Hennessey" White moves to one of the whitest suburbs in the country to give her daughter a better life. However, after being embarrassed the the neighborhood's Back-To-School bash, Shante is offered a job to work at her neighbor's sex shop. Little does she know the sex shop is also a cocaine distribution center. Her daughter Angel is aware of all of this and decided the best thing to do is make a profit. So as a 15 year old high school student working illegally at a sex shop as a manager and drug dealer, moving to the suburbs may not have been the best decision."

Writer's Bio

This gorgeous queen is Taelor C. Smith, an alumni of Columbia College Chicago with a BFA in TV executive producing and entrepreneurship. Taelor loves everything about tv, production, and media and is taking the necessary steps to achieve her goal of becoming an executive producer of her own hit television show. She has interned for the popular court TV show, Judge Mathis, as a production assistant and was a content writer and production assistant for a web based company called Celebtv. Her most recent role is serving as a digital media producer for the Apostolic Church of God where she creates and curates post for social media. Taelor also has a passion for storytelling, directing, and acting, which resulted in the creation of her comedic webseries, two black girls that she writes, directs, and stars in. With creativity, dedication, optimism, and a lot of different wigs, she plans to take the entertainment industry by storm.

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